Lesley Arfin kept a diary during the apocalypse that was her adolescence, chronicling her depression from being bullied in the 10th grade and her discovery of heroin. Lesley told her diary everything. Now in her 20s, Lesley has returned to her journal and added new comments that only an adult looking back on their own life can perceive. Most of these are in the vein of What the hell was I talking about?' Lesley's hilarious updates remind readers how heavy it all seemed back then and how irrelevant it all really is in the face of adulthood.'
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ksimon - LibraryThing
When I first picked up Dear Diary from a stack of vacation reading, I thought it was going to be a funny read. The idea/gimmick is that the author goes through the diary she kept through her teen ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nohablo - LibraryThing
Candy-fluff with a razor edge. 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 ... Read full review