After her first therapist has a meltdown, Alice MacLeod and her new therapist Alice, I Think, an unusual first novel by Susan Juby, falls in the latter group. Alice, I Think is the first in a trilogy of comic novels written by Susan Juby. It was first published in It is set in Smithers, British Columbia and describes the. Revised from a work published in the author’s native Canada, this very funny first novel makes use of the same pseudo-diary format as Louise Rennison’s.

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That just sounds dreadful, doesn’t it? Pastoring a shrinking church in First Reformed.

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Some of the goals Alice set for herself include: I found myself with mixed feeling about Alice upon the completion of her story. They just sort of happen, like brown eyes or flat feet. I laughed a lot at this book, I certainky recommend it.

Average that out, and you still get a weird, laugh-out-loud, 4-star contemporary that holds a special place in my heart. Those books are just so sad now. There were no standards in place. There are some people who love this book; I am just not one of them.

Alice, I Think

Oct 18, Jenny added it Shelves: But my mother had a sewing room that I used to spend time breaking into. Feb 06, Stella Chen rated it did not like it Shelves: Alice finds out that there are consequences to being weird. Maybe I didn’t give it a fair chance.


It’s a diary of this home-schooled girl who is friends with a lot of strange people and is in love with someone she calls “Gooseboy. I had a hard time coming up with anything to write about for my English report.

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And was based on what’s increasingly being exploded as a cultural myth. Not all of us were meant to be social butterflies Is it sad or scary that I related to Alice so well? They don’t know how much of that was added through the editorial process, because it’s a packaged book. Please don’t show this to me again. I screamed with laughter, it was so good.

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So that’s something I had to work on. At the same time, it’s there.

Absolutely beautifully written, going nowhere. Alice, I think is a novel written by Susan Juby. I was waiting for the opinionated, outspoken Alice of her diary to push through to the real world and she never thijk. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

I find Alice annoying and I really thinm relate to her. However, in order to make her new counsellor feel successful about himself he’s clearly insecureshe agrees to go back to school and is sent to an alternative school where, lo and behold, that same bully who threw rocks at her is there. The writing style for me, and the conversations and events of the book seemed superficial.

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You weren’t thinking of it being any particular genre or being a young adult book or anything like that? Anyway, I got a nice pay day when Alice, I Think was made into a TV series, and the first thing I did was rush out a buy a horse and start working on a book about two young dressage riders.

The basic characters come across. While I did find the book humorous, and even laugh-out-loud funny at times I felt unsatisfied at the end. So the paranoia about sexuality is wildly misplaced. At least, there were parts where Alice proved to be quite funny and engaging though. Chapter 4 summary Home-based learners: I always admire an insane project.

But I aliec do it to the degree that other people do it. The problem is Alice.

All the hardboiled American uuby guys. I certainly wouldn’t have worn those clothes or had the nerve to go to my first day of school covered in poorly applied makeup!!