3. Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher.
Reasons: Drugs/alcohol/smoking, sexually explicit, suicide, unsuited for age group
Stylized as TH1RTEEN R3ASONS WHY, this YA novel investigates the motives behind a high school student’s suicide (the “reasons” refer to the character Hannah’s reasons for killing herself). The book grapples with a range of difficult issues, including depression and rape.
Official book website here.
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