3 New Books About Teenage Angst That’ll Make You Grateful for Adulthood
This Friday marked the official date of the Harry Potter epilogue, and thousands gathered to wish our favorite teen saga well as it rode off into the sunset on Platform 9 ¾. Well, something about the trials and tribulations of teenagehood must stay with us, because books about adolescent angst and teen survival against all odds are always popular. Teenage life can represent the powerlessness we feel when we’re facing one of those cruel, impenetrable systems seemingly designed to make us fail. It can also represent coming into oneself, developing a resolute moral compass despite the easier alternative. These three new book club novels all present teen protagonists trying to get through life and maintain friendships through their changing lives.