After her first therapist has a meltdown, Alice MacLeod and her new therapist Alice, I Think, an unusual first novel by Susan Juby, falls in the latter group. Alice, I Think is the first in a trilogy of comic novels written by Susan Juby. It was first published in It is set in Smithers, British Columbia and describes the. Revised from a work published in the author’s native Canada, this very funny first novel makes use of the same pseudo-diary format as Louise Rennison’s.

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I still do that today. And at this stage I don’t know if there’s going to be another one. So her mom pulls her out of school and “homeschools” her although there isn’t much teaching going on She has a therapist, a government-sponsored one this is no tale about a spoiled rich brat who Alice, I Think is a quirky story about a quirky fifteen-year-old girl called Alice MacLeod, who records her day in her journal in her original style.

Jul 30, Wealhtheow rated it it was ok.

I developed a bit of a substance abuse problem when I was thirteen and Zusan ended up getting clean and sober when I was twenty.

Chapter 3 As for me and my life goals. And of course I don’t remember any of them. So, those were the early years. She’s someone who has learned mature concepts without actually understanding them, and likes to think she’s ausan than she really is. That there’s a lot of hatred that goes on between a writer and their work?

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Lists with This Book. When somebody finally sent me a rejection letter with a personal element.

Accidental ‘Alice, I Think’

Jul 10, Phoebe rated it really liked it. Also her role model is a her cousin who is adicted to drugs and thats just the start of her cousins problems. Independent media needs you. Until I tried the teen fiction route. We did a lot of books about things like twig furniture and irritable bowel thinkk. Absolutely beautifully written, going nowhere.

Alice, I Think

Jan 15, Kjerstin rated it it was amazing. Well, there’s so much frickin’ boring literary fiction. Nov 24, Zia rated it did not like it. I might be interested some day in trying to write for television, but I don’t do it now.

I like it like that! I quit riding when I left home to go to college, but part of me always thought I alive have been a “contender”. Melvin Burgess is not always perfect, but he pushes the thing.

Please don’t show this to me again. It was alright, but nothing amazing. And he’s in the closet, basically.

And there’s no real danger. And I just adore those books. The plot was boring and essentially had no plot. Most Emailed Alberta vs. Send this article to: I have passions, but they can’t get in the way of my TV-watching.

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After I finished it my dad picked it up and he thought it was hilarious. Alice wants to make sure that her therapist is pleased with her out of fear of making him go crazy so she tells him that she is planning to go to school. Did you ever see [the Canadian documentary] Project Grizzly?

She’s also trying to read The Lord of the Ringsbut only manages five pages in a week. The age of six or seven?? What’s the next project? The Tyee’s Photo Pool. I watched some of the editing process. It takes the reader into the life of Alice Macleod who is struggling to define who she is.

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She died early, and I think she stayed alive just to complete Black Beautywhich I didn’t realize until much later, until my adult reading of it. Discover what to read next. My next teen novel is called “The Truth Commission”.

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