Search Results: "Anonymous"


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LUCY IN THE SKY by Anonymous
Released: May 12, 2012

"Both engrossing and titillating; readers curious about drugs and readers who wouldn't dream of touching them will find satisfaction here. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
An unapologetic contemporary imitation of anonymous faux-diary Go Ask Alice. Read full book review >

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BELLE DE JOUR by Anonymous
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 2006

"Mildly alluring in the racy passages, but overall, an emotionally detached and disjointed effort."
The self-indulgent navel-gazing of a high-priced call girl. Read full book review >

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ELIMINATION NIGHT by Anonymous
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"Anyone who has ever watched American Idol, and that will be almost everyone, will have the immense satisfaction of the 'inside scoop,' real or not."
Written anonymously (by an insider?), this thinly veiled account of American Idol's first season with Steven Tyler and JLo is a hilarious tour into the world of reality divas. Read full book review >

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LETTING ANA GO by Anonymous
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 4, 2013

"A disturbing tale that feels meant to titillate rather than caution. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Anyone familiar with the sensationalist pseudo-diary Go Ask Alice knows it won't end well for an anonymous (fictitious) teen who chronicles her eating disorder. Read full book review >

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QUICKSAND by Anonymous
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2009

"An accessible, informative, insider's view, this book reminds readers that there is still a long way to go. (further information, glossary, bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 10-16)"
Ten years ago, there was a dearth of recent books on HIV/AIDS for young people. Read full book review >

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PRIMARY COLORS by Anonymous
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"Mystery insider's view or not, this is a delicious gift for your friends who still believe that politics and politicians have the answers."
A marvelously down-and-dirty chronicle of a presidential campaign that will make your eyes water, and some more famous eyes burn, in recognition. Read full book review >

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THE INCONTROVERTIBILITY OF RAINBOWS by Anonymous
Released: Nov. 11, 2012

"Would be better delivered as manifesto, rather than from the mouths of unconvincing characters."
In this anonymous author's novel, a near-future United States is crippled by gerontocracy until the Young People Party comes to power and wreaks a terrible vengeance. Read full book review >

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THE BOOK OF DAVID by Anonymous
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 3, 2014

"Ten years (or more) ago this might have been an important book; but even with its positive close, today it is an embarrassment. (Fiction. 14-17)"
Texas high school senior and quarterback David has a secret no one can discover. Read full book review >

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Evolution on Trial by Anonymous
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"A defensive and unconvincing argument against evolutionary theory."
A debut work of nonfiction argues that the case for evolution turns out to be much weaker than widely assumed. Read full book review >

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ACADEMY X by Anonymous
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2006

"Anonymously written by a Manhattan prep-school teacher, this debut aspires to social satire, but much of the humor is canned. Stick with the original, Lucky Jim."
A conspiracy to get a rich man's daughter into Princeton ensnares an idealistic prep-school teacher. Read full book review >