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The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian

by:Alexie, Sherman

Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Editions:130  Date:2006 - 2018  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Young adult works, Diary fiction, Diary Fiction, Juvenile works

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Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

by:Kinney, Jeff

Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.

Editions:64  Date:2007 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Humorous fiction, Juvenile works, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Diary fiction

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Nausea

by:Sartre, Jean-Paul 1905-1980

Winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize for Literature, Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher, critic, novelist, and dramatist, holds a position of singular eminence in the world of letters. Among readers and critics familiar with the whole of Sartre's work, it is generally recognized that his earliest novel, La NauseĢe (first published in 1938), is his finest and most significant. It is unquestionably a key novel of the twentieth century and a landmark in Existentialist fiction. Nausea is the story of Antoine Roquentin, a French writer who is horrified at his own existence. In impressionistic, diary form he ruthlessly catalogues his every feeling and sensation. His thoughts culminate in a pervasive, overpowering feeling of nausea which "spreads at the bottom of the viscous puddle, at the bottom of our time -- the time of purple suspenders and broken chair seats; it is made of wide, soft instants, spreading at the edge, like an oil stain." Roquentin's efforts to come to terms with life, his philosophical and psychological struggles, give Sartre the opportunity to dramatize the tenets of his Existentialist creed.

Editions:816  Date:1900 - 2018

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Diary of a wimpy kid : dog days

by:Kinney, Jeff

In the latest diary of middle-schooler Greg Heffley, he records his attempts to spend his summer vacation sensibly indoors playing video games and watching television, despite his mother's other ideas.

Editions:55  Date:2008 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Diary fiction, Diary fiction

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Bridget Jones's diary : a novel

by:Fielding, Helen

This laugh-out-loud chronicle charts a year in the life of Bridget Jones, a single girl on a permanent, doomed quest for self-improvement--in which she resolves to: visit the gym three times a week not merely to buy a sandwich, form a functional relationship with a responsible adult, and not fall for any of the following: misogynists, megalomaniacs, adulterers, workaholics, chauvinists or perverts. And learn to program the VCR. Caught between her Singleton friends, who are all convinced they will end up dying alone and be found three weeks later half-eaten by an Alsatian, and the Smug Marrieds, whose dinner parties offer ever-new opportunities for humiliation, Bridget struggles to keep her life on an even keel (or at least afloat). Through it all, she will have her readers helpless with laughter and shouting, "BRIDGET JONES IS ME!"

Editions:283  Date:1987 - 2018  Genre(s):Diary fiction, Diary fiction, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction

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Rodrick rules

by:Kinney, Jeff

Greg Heffley tells about his summer vacation and his attempts to steer clear of trouble when he returns to middle school and tries to keep his older brother, Rodrick, from telling everyone about Greg's most humiliating experience of the summer.

Editions:50  Date:2007 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Humorous fiction, Humorous fiction, Diary fiction, Humorous fiction

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The diary of a nobody

by:Grossmith, George

This is an unforgettably comic and nostalgic picture of London at the turn of the century.

Editions:302  Date:1892 - 2019  Genre(s):Diary fiction, Diary fiction

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Life as we knew it

by:Pfeffer, Susan Beth

Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions.

Editions:35  Date:2006 - 2012  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Science fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, Diary fiction

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The perks of being a wallflower

by:Chbosky, Stephen, 1970-

A coming of age novel about Charlie, a freshman in high school who is a wallflower, shy and introspective, and very intelligent. He deals with the usual teen problems, but also with the suicide of his best friend.

Editions:158  Date:1999 - 2019  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans, Epistolary fiction, Bildungsromans, Juvenile works

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Suzanne's diary for Nicholas : a novel

by:Patterson, James

Katie Wilkinson believes she has found the perfect man, until he vanishes, leaving behind a diary penned by a woman named Suzanne who wrote it for her baby boy Nicholas.

Editions:73  Date:2001 - 2015  Genre(s):Love stories, Diary fiction, Diary fiction, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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