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There are also “interviews” where she reconnects with people from her past. The cover is what made me buy this book.

leslwy Get drunk”, I was a bit uncomfortable with the idea of young girls using this as a guide or something to relate to. Jan 11, Renee rated it it was ok Shelves: Aug 13, courtney rated it really liked it.

When you like a boy but then he starts to like you and you stop liking him.

But it just didn’t. Refresh and try again.

Was there ever a temptation with Girls to end on a high note? Jun 28, Naomi rated it it was ok Recommends it for: This was a pretty tedious read, and the only thing I liked about it was the Vanessa Davis illustrations.


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Lesley Arfin’s journal entries and especially diray observations from an older age really rang true to me, capturing the insecurities and desperation to please that I think all young girls go through.

Oh PS, Gay is not a pejorative adjective.

Nov 03, matt. Arfin wants to appeal to reader nostalgia by recalling the awkwardness of youth, but with a glut of memoirs on the market, it should contain some insight into human nature. She made an effort, in the afterward, to explain her point in publishing this diary, but it really didn’t speak to me. Overall, an easy, zero-pound read of teenage-girl drama – small shit that through rational eyes are pretty much guaranteed non-incidents, non-invents but which somehow A collection of a girl’s funniest diary entries from 12 to 25 years old.

Well it was speedy. These “updates” didn’t necessarily give any insight, but just kind of explained who people were and what was going on. You need to let other people talk for a while and pay attention to their world for a sec. I thought feminism meant burning your bra. And have you ever considered documenting these photographically?

I feel like when she revisits the past she still isn’t mature in some ways until you reach the every end. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’m reading this book 9 years after it was published.


Kids and teens are going to do drug and act irresponsibly anyway, no need to encourage them talking about how cool drug are. I didnt care for the cover too much, but just assumed it was there because the author was still so young and immature.

Sometimes they become new enemies. May 31, Monica Fastenau rated it it was ok Shelves: Candy-fluff with a razor edge. I actually got out my old diaries and started reading them because of that.

Dear Diary

There’s a lot of talk about how she hopes this book will help creative, neurotic young women avoid her mistakes, but since a lot of what she writes is cloaked in multiple artichoke layers of irony, I have no idea if she was being sarcastic or not.

First of all, there are a million typos. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.