Books Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson Paperback, 6 pages, Speak, List Price: $9.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleWintergirlsAuthorLaurie Halse Anderson Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Estranged best friends Lia and Cassie both struggle with anorexia and bulimia. When Cassie dies, Lia must find a way to hold on to hope, and eventually to recover. Genres: Young Adult Fiction Also by Laurie Halse Anderson Speak The Impossible Knife of Memory Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Wintergirls Summer Books 2012 Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels August 7, 2012 More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.