Parents from Hell 10 teen books with unreliable parents Your parents may drive you crazy, but chances are, they have nothing on these horrible guardians. 1. The Opposite of Amber Gillian Philip 2. Fifteen Minute Bob Catherine Forde 3. Flowers in the Attic V C Andrews 4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain 5. Homecoming Cynthia Voigt 6. Roxy's Baby Cathy MacPhail 7. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 Sue Townsend 8. Wintergirls Laurie Halse Anderson 9. Wasted Nicola Morgan 10. Coraline Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell (Illus) Tags: parents, family View the discussion thread.