175th out of 455 books — 399 voters
Lean on Me
by Jack Weyland
Five Mormon teenagers form an a cappella singing group in their senior year of high school and help each other deal with family problems, moral dilemmas, and changing personal relationships.
Hardcover, 279 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Deseret Book Co
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This was actually really good! I love the way it's all a flash back and then goes back to the present where the problem is finally resolved! Great, and I'm impressed with all of his books. It made me not expect the ending - at all. Not many books take me by surprise, especially when they've made it seem predictable for the rest of the book ... seriously, you'll just have to read it.
Feb 23, 2008 Heidi rated it 4 of 5 stars
I liked this Weyland because there was a larger group of main characters. I would have loved to have such a group of friends during my high school years. And again I took with me a few lessons from the book.
Jack Weyland is the best-selling author of young-adult fiction for the Latter-day Saint market. In fact, the modern genre of Latter-day Saint-themed popular fiction is one he is largely responsible for creating with his overwhelmingly popular novel Charly. His interest in fiction began with a correspondence course in creative writing taken during a summer at BYU where he was doing research work. S...moreMore about Jack Weyland...