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Top Ten Books Dealing With Tough Subjects (abuse suicide, grief etc or something personal hard for you)
The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams: A very solemn book that talks about the abuse a polygamy town.
Glimpse by Carol Lynch Williams: This was a hard story for me to read. It is about two girls dealing with an abusive mother.
Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder: This is about a girl trying to put herself back together after her boyfriend commits suicide! It is very sad but beautiful story.
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo: There are a lot of tough subjects in this book. The characters go through a lot!
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys: This is about girl trying make a new life for herself. Her mother is a prostitute, and she wants to leave town and go to college.
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys: A historical fiction about a family suffering through Stalin's atrocities.
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher: A girl who commits suicide leaves behind 13 tapes to her classmates telling each of them how they contributed to her suicide.
Lord of the Flies by William Golding: It is hard to believe our humanity could turn into something horrible. This book makes my stomach queasy.
Animal Farm by George Orwell: Some scary thoughts in this book about our society and following the crowd.
Hold Still by Nina LaCour: A somber story about a girl who has lost her best friend to suicide.