the moth diaries

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Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen

For more stories of troubled teenagers and big questions, try these…

The Moth Diaries by Rachel Klein for a disconcerting story where it’s never clear what is real and what is in our protagonist’s mind

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides for a claustrophobic tale of urban discontent

Where The Moon Isn’t by Nathan Filer for a moving, prize-winning story of schizophrenia and mental institutions (AKA The Shock Of The Fall)

Loud in the House of Myself by Stacy Pershall for a memoir of a girl suffering with borderline personality disorder

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A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

For more charismatic heroines against the odds, try these…

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett for the original story of an abandoned girl and school politics

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor for a complex heroine in a supernatural story

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys for complicated mother/daughter relationships in an historical setting

The Moth Diaries by Rachel Klein for a dark story of school cliques and unexplained events

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