30 Teen Books That Changed Our Lives #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/classic-teen-books#slide-9 It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned VizziniIn this rather groundbreaking semi-autobiographical novel, author Vizzini openly writes about teenage depression in a way that hadn't really been captured or talked about before. The book's honest dialogue on this omnipresent issue will be integral to teens for generations to come.
Jennifer Niven: Life is too short to be closed off to possibility
The Guardian names #AlltheBrightPlaces their teen book of the month and interviews @jenniferniven "I also hope it inspires us to look deeper at the people and places around us. And I hope it inspires discussions about teen mental health."