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Books like All the Bright Places

Enjoyed All the Bright Places? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to All the Bright Places. Here are 41 books that you may like if you liked All the Bright Places.

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13 Reasons Why
Jay Asher - 2016-12-27 (first published in 2007)
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A high school student receives a mysterious package containing cassette tapes recorded by his classmate and crush, who recently committed suicide. In them, she reveals 13 reasons why she decided to end her life, including Clay Jensen. As he listens to the tapes, he becomes a firsthand witness to her pain and discovers secrets that will change his life forever.
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Holding Up the Universe
Jennifer Niven - 2016-10-04
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This powerful novel follows two high school students struggling to fit in. Libby has been labeled "America's Fattest Teen" and is dealing with grief after her mother's death, while Jack is hiding a secret - he can't recognize faces. When they are thrown together in a cruel game, they begin to discover a deep connection and a chance at true friendship. With themes of acceptance and self-discovery, this book will leave you rooting for Libby and Jack until the very end.
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Patron Saints of Nothing
Randy Ribay - 2019-06-18
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A powerful and moving coming-of-age story about a Filipino-American teenager's search for the truth about his cousin's murder in the Philippines. As he grapples with grief, guilt, and the complexities of family, Jay Reguero must confront his own role in the tragedy. This book is a finalist for the National Book Award and has been praised by acclaimed authors for its honesty and heart.
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Ellen Hopkins - 2007-01-23
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This powerful novel follows the journeys of three troubled teens who have attempted suicide and are now in a psychiatric hospital. Vanessa, Tony, and Conner each have their own struggles, but together they may find the strength to fight their demons and strive for a better life. Will they be able to overcome their past and find hope for the future? Explore the raw and emotional themes of Impulse.
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Stephen Chbosky - 1999-02-01
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Experience the highs and lows of high school in this coming-of-age tale. Follow the journey of a teenager as he navigates first dates, family drama, new friends, and the thrills and dangers of sex and drugs. Along the way, discover the power of friendship and the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity. Don't miss out on this poignant and wild ride of growing up.
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Cheryl Rainfield - 2010-03-24
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A teenager struggles with the aftermath of childhood sexual abuse, haunted by memories of her attacker's identity. With the constant fear of being watched and followed, Kendra turns to cutting to cope. Support comes from unlikely allies, but the truth will have explosive consequences. Scars is a gripping and unforgettable story about a young girl's terrifying journey to find the truth.
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Ellen Hopkins - 2004-10-01
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This novel explores the dark and twisted relationship between Kristina and the monster - crystal meth, also known as "crank". After being introduced to the drug by her unreliable father, Kristina discovers her alter-ego, Bree, who will do anything to keep the steady flow of crank coming - even if it means putting herself in danger. A gripping and thought-provoking read that dives into the dangerous world of addiction.
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The Fault in Our Stars
John Green - 2012-01-10
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A heart-wrenching yet witty tale about Hazel, a terminally ill teen who finds unexpected love in Augustus at a cancer support group. This powerful story explores the beauty and pain of life, love and mortality in a bold, raw, and insightful way.
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All the Bright Places
Jennifer Niven - 2015-01-06T00:00:00.000Z
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Mental health and young love collide in this gripping YA novel about a boy who can't escape thoughts of death and a girl trying to move on from loss. When their paths cross, they embark on a project to explore Indiana's hidden wonders and find solace in each other's company. But as their feelings deepen, one begins to shrink away. Fans of John Green and Rainbow Rowell won't want to miss this heart-wrenching story, soon to be a major motion picture.
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It's Kind of a Funny Story
Ned Vizzini - 2007-05-01 (first published in 2006)
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This book follows the journey of a determined New York City teenager who, after the pressure of succeeding becomes too much, finds himself in a mental hospital. There, he meets an array of interesting characters and is finally able to address the sources of his anxiety. Written by a former psychiatric hospital patient, this is a touching and unexpected tale about the road to happiness.
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When You Were Everything
Ashley Woodfolk - 2020-03-10
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"When You Were Everything" explores the complexities of friendships and the aftermath of their demise. Cleo and Layla's friendship is over, but when Cleo is assigned to tutor Layla, their past comes back to haunt them. This emotional story alternates between past and present, highlighting the beauty of self-forgiveness and the power of new beginnings. Readers will be inspired to remain open to love despite life's obstacles.
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