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Subject: WANTING books like this.
Date Posted: 4/17/2009 2:24 AM ET
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If anyone has ever read any of Ellen Hopkins books Crank Glass Impulse Burned Identical I like books with that kind of plot and stuff. I have two credits left to use and does anyone have any recommendations on god books like hers.
Date Posted: 4/20/2009 1:07 PM ET
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I've yet to read Crank, but I do "know" of the book.

My suggestions would be: Go Ask Alice, Almost Lost, Jay's Journal, and other various "anonymous" diaries by Beatrice Sparks.  Also Cut by Patricia McCormick or Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. 

Date Posted: 4/21/2009 10:08 AM ET
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I think you might like Tweak by Nic Sheff. It's a memoir, but deals with meth addiction.

Other suggestions:

Street Pharm by Alison van Diepen

Smack by Melvin Burgess

 



Last Edited on: 4/21/09 3:08 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 4/22/2009 3:11 PM ET
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