Go Ask Alice

A teen plunges into a downward spiral of addiction in this classic cautionary tale.

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0689832494

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 192

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A teen plunges into a downward spiral of addiction in this classic cautionary tale. January 24th After you’ve had it, there isn't even life without drugs… It started when she was served a soft drink laced with LSD in a dangerous party game. Within months, she was hooked, trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her comfortable home and loving family to the mean streets of an unforgiving city. It was a journey that would rob her of her innocence, her youth—and ultimately her life. Read her diary. Enter her world. You will never forget her. For thirty-five years, the acclaimed, bestselling first-person account of a teenage girl’s harrowing decent into the nightmarish world of drugs has left an indelible mark on generations of teen readers. As powerful—and as timely—today as ever, Go Ask Alice remains the definitive book on the horrors of addiction.

Go Ask Alice

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the acclaimed, bestselling first-person account of a teen girl’s harrowing descent into drug addiction—as heart-wrenching, shocking, and timely as ever, this cautionary tale now has a brand-new ...

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1534483675

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 176

View: 637

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the acclaimed, bestselling first-person account of a teen girl’s harrowing descent into drug addiction—as heart-wrenching, shocking, and timely as ever, this cautionary tale now has a brand-new cover. January 24th After you’ve had it, there isn’t even life without drugs… It started when she was served a drink laced with LSD in a dangerous party game. Within months, she was hooked, trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her comfortable home and loving family to the streets of an unforgiving city. It was a journey that would rob her of her innocence, her youth—and ultimately her life. Read her diary. Enter her world. You will never forget her.

It Happened to Nancy

The editor of the classic GO ASK ALICE has compiled the poignant journals of a 14-year-old date-rape victim who contracted AIDS and died.

Author: Beatrice Sparks

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 006201272X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

View: 565

The editor of the classic GO ASK ALICE has compiled the poignant journals of a 14-year-old date-rape victim who contracted AIDS and died.

Jay s Journal

A withdrawn adolescent boy's initiation into the occult draws him ever deeper into the bizarre world of witchcraft, voodoo, and satanism until, at age sixteen, he commits suicide.

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442480947

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 766

A withdrawn adolescent boy's initiation into the occult draws him ever deeper into the bizarre world of witchcraft, voodoo, and satanism until, at age sixteen, he commits suicide.

Breaking Bailey

In the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky, this heart-wrenching story chronicles a girl’s fatal experience with testing her moral limits and the dangers of addiction.

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon Pulse

ISBN: 1534433090

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 384

View: 273

In the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky, this heart-wrenching story chronicles a girl’s fatal experience with testing her moral limits and the dangers of addiction. Bailey welcomes a fresh start at the prestigious boarding school, Prescott Academy, far away from the painful memories of her mother’s death and the unendurable happiness of her father and his new wife. She expects rigorous coursework and long hours of studying—what she doesn’t expect is to be inducted into the Science Club, a group of wealthy and intelligent students who run a business cooking up drugs in their spare time. Suddenly, Bailey has everything she’s ever wanted, including a sweet and handsome boyfriend named Warren, the brainy lead chemist in the Club. But as she wades deeper into the murky waters of their business, Bailey finds herself struggling to reconcile her new lifestyle with moral dilemmas she just can’t ignore. Can she have it all without breaking?


Calling Maggie May

A dark and edgy first-person cautionary tale about how one girl’s seemingly minor choices quickly spiraled into a life as a sex worker in the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky.

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481439022

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

View: 950

A dark and edgy first-person cautionary tale about how one girl’s seemingly minor choices quickly spiraled into a life as a sex worker in the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky. She had a normal life, until one small decision changed everything. Suddenly, there were new possibilities and new experiences. But not all of those experiences were good. Read her shocking story in the diary she left behind.

The Anonymous Diary Collection

Three riveting, life-changing diaries of addiction and heartbreak in the tradition of Go Ask Alice are now available in one collectible boxed set.

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon Pulse

ISBN: 9781481415835

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 880

View: 587

Three riveting, life-changing diaries of addiction and heartbreak in the tradition of Go Ask Alice are now available in one collectible boxed set. Lucy was a good girl, living a good life. One night, one party, changed everything. Ana was an athlete with a bright future. She only wanted to lose a few pounds. David had everything: family, friends, a girlfriend, an undefeated football team...and a secret that was destroying him. Read their devastating stories in their own words, in the diaries they left behind.

Go Ask Malice

Original. 25,000 first printing. (Tie-in to the syndicated television series, created by Joss Whedon, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Marston, Alyson Hannigan, Nicholas Brendon, & others) (Horror)

Author: Robert Joseph Levy

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416915877

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

View: 464

Growing up with an imaginary friend as her only companion, Faith is removed from her home by social services before being approached by Diana Dormer of the Watchers Council, who reveals Faith's destiny as a Chosen One. Original. 25,000 first printing. (Tie-in to the syndicated television series, created by Joss Whedon, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Marston, Alyson Hannigan, Nicholas Brendon, & others) (Horror)

Letting Ana Go

Required by her cross-country coach to keep a food diary, an insecure teen finds that writing helps organize her thoughts, especially about issues that she, her best friend, and her mother face related to weight and eating.

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442472138

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 229

Required by her cross-country coach to keep a food diary, an insecure teen finds that writing helps organize her thoughts, especially about issues that she, her best friend, and her mother face related to weight and eating.

Lucy in the Sky

A diary by an unnamed 16-year-old drug addict from an upper middle-class neighborhood in Santa Monica documents the ruination of her life after experimenting with drugs and alcohol at a party, after which she rejects everything she once ...

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442451874

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 267

View: 142

A diary by an unnamed 16-year-old drug addict from an upper middle-class neighborhood in Santa Monica documents the ruination of her life after experimenting with drugs and alcohol at a party, after which she rejects everything she once cared about. By the author of O. Simultaneous.

Dear Nobody

"Mary Rose's diary is a heart-wrenching tale of a young girl trying to figure everything out."—VOYA "The writing style has a beautiful lyricism... Readers will appreciate this unflinchingly honest work."—School Library Journal

Author: Gillian McCain

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402287593

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 336

View: 331

A real teen's diary so raw and edgy it will not be forgotten. They say that high school is supposed to be the best time of your life. But what if that's just not true? More than anything, Mary Rose wants to fit in. To be loved. And she'll do whatever it takes to make that happen. Even if it costs her her life. Told through the raw and unflinching diary entries of a real teen, Mary Rose struggles with addiction, bullying, and a deadly secret. Her compelling story will inspire you—and remind you that you're not alone. "Mary Rose's diary is a heart-wrenching tale of a young girl trying to figure everything out."—VOYA "The writing style has a beautiful lyricism... Readers will appreciate this unflinchingly honest work."—School Library Journal


Rule Of The Bone

Chappie is a punked-out teenager rejected by his mother and abusive stepfather.

Author: Russell Banks

Publisher: Vintage Canada

ISBN: 0307375641

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 538

Chappie is a punked-out teenager rejected by his mother and abusive stepfather. Out of school and in trouble with the police, he drifts through crash pads, doper squats, and malls until he finally settles in an abandoned school bus with Rose, a seven-year-old child, and I-Man, an exiled Rastafarian who will dramatically change his life. Together they begin an amazing journey...

The Book of David

His secret is his downfall.

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1442489871

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 288

View: 735

His secret is his downfall. A riveting, first-person tale in the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky. The author of this fictional diary began writing for a class assignment, but soon it became much more to him. As the star player of his high school football team, he faces a lot of pressure and expectation. Not to mention the secret that he’s harboring inside. The secret that could change everything. And as David quickly learns, nothing stays secret forever. His innermost thoughts and feelings are chronicled in the diary he left behind.

Annie s Baby

When Annie discovers she's pregnant by her boyfriend, she's devastated.

Author: Beatrice Sparks

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062012665

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 256

View: 174

When Annie discovers she's pregnant by her boyfriend, she's devastated. She has never felt so alone. With no one she can talk to, she pours her heart out to her diary, confiding her feelings of panic, self-doubt, and the desperate hope that some day she can turn her life around. She decides she wants to keep her baby and dreams of loving and caring for this little person. But after the baby is born, it's in her diary that she faces the agonizing question: Can she really raise this child on her own?

Junk

One day, somehow, finally you have to come down. Commissioned and produced by Oxford Stage Company, Junk premiered at The Castle, Wellingborough, in January 1998 and went on to tour throughout the UK in 1998 and 1999.

Author: Melvin Burgess

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408148706

Category: Drama

Page: 80

View: 427

Tar loves Gemma, but Gemma doesn't want to be tied down - not to anyone or anything. Gemma wants to fly. But no one can fly forever. One day, somehow, finally you have to come down. Commissioned and produced by Oxford Stage Company, Junk premiered at The Castle, Wellingborough, in January 1998 and went on to tour throughout the UK in 1998 and 1999. "John Retallack's excellent adaptation of Melvin Burgess's controversial Carnegie Medal winning novel is splendidly unpatronising...a truly cautionary tale" (Independent)

Treacherous Love

Then, slowly, Jennie's diary becomes a record of her loneliness, pain, and confusion. Will it also offer her a way to escape from this treacherous love?

Author: Beatrice Sparks

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062012770

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 176

View: 299

Fourteen-year-old Jennie's life is turning upside down. Her father has walked out, and her anguished mother seeks solace in pills. Her best friend practically abandons her to be with a boyfriend. It seems like Jennie's real best friend is her diary. Then she meets Mr. Johnstone, the substitute math teacher. Jennie has never met such a charismatic teacher. She feels honored when Mr. J. seems to single her out for special attention, and begins to fantasize about him as her boyfriend. When Mr. J. first reveals his feelings for her, she is thrilled by the relationship that grows outside the classroom walls. Then, slowly, Jennie's diary becomes a record of her loneliness, pain, and confusion. Will it also offer her a way to escape from this treacherous love?

The Gin Closet

The Gin Closet marks the debut of a stunning new talent in fiction.

Author: Leslie Jamison

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439157879

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 839

AS A YOUNG WOMAN, Tilly flees home for the hollow underworld of Nevada, looking for pure souls and finding nothing but bad habits. One day, after Tilly has spent nearly thirty years without a family, drinking herself to the brink of death, her niece Stella—who has been leading her own life of empty promise in New York City—arrives on the doorstep of Tilly’s desert trailer. The Gin Closet unravels the strange and powerful intimacy that forms between them. With an uncanny ear for dialogue and a witty, unflinching candor about sex, love, and power, Leslie Jamison reminds us that no matter how unexpected its turns, the life we’re given is all we have: the cruelties that unhinge us, the beauties that clarify us, the addictions that deform us, those fleeting possibilities of grace that fade as quickly as they come. The Gin Closet marks the debut of a stunning new talent in fiction.

Anonymous Diaries Left Behind

Four riveting, life-changing diaries of addiction and heartbreak in the tradition of Go Ask Alice are now available in one collectible boxed set.

Author: Anonymous

Publisher: Simon Pulse

ISBN: 9781534446434

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 1248

View: 424

Four riveting, life-changing diaries of addiction and heartbreak in the tradition of Go Ask Alice are now available in one collectible boxed set. Lucy was a good girl, living a good life. One night, one party, changed everything. Ana was an athlete with a bright future. She only wanted to lose a few pounds. Maggie’s one decision opened up new possibilities and experiences…but not all of those experiences were good. Bailey was happy for a fresh start at a new school with new friends. She couldn’t have anticipated the consequences that would follow. Read their devastating stories in their own words, in the diaries they left behind.