Go Ask Alice by Anonymous

Available At: DCC (HS), Eagleview, Liberty, Pine Creek

Categories: Drug Abuse, LGBTQ+, Sexual

Description: A fifteen-year-old drug user chronicles her daily struggle to escape the pull of the drug world.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains inexplicit sexual activities including sexual assault and prostitution involving minor; drug abuse; alcohol use; profanity and derogatory terms; and suicidal commentary.

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Page 7: “Last summer at Marion Hill’s slumber party someone brought a Playboy magazine with a story in it about a girl sleeping with a boy for the first time and all I could think about was Roger. I don’t ever want to have sex with any other boy in the whole world ever…ever…I swear I’ll die a virgin if Roger and I don’t get together.”

Page 27: “I hope it’s not strange for a girl to feel that way about another girl. Oh I hope not! Is it possible that I am in love with her?”

Page 30: “Anyway, a little while after we got there Jill and one of the boys brought out a tray of coke and all the kids immediately sprawled out on the floor on cushions or curled up together on the sofa and chairs.”

Page 36: “Well he introduced me to torpedoes on Friday and Speed on Sunday.”

Page 41: “Well, last night it happened. I am no longer a virgin!…I wonder if sex without acid could be so exciting, so wonderful, so indescribable.”

Page 61: “He teases me and says I’m oversexed because I’ve been bugging him to let me try sex without being stoned first.”

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