Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose

Fans of Go Ask Alice will devour Dear Nobody, a real teen’s diary, so raw and so edgy that its authenticity rings off every page.

They say that high school is supposed to be the best time of your life. But what if that’s just not true?

More than anything, Mary Rose wants to fit in. To be loved. And she’ll do whatever it takes to make that happen. Even if it costs her her life.

Told through the raw and unflinching diary entries of a real teen, Mary Rose struggles with addiction, bullying, and a deadly secret. Her compelling story will inspire readers—and remind them that they are not alone.

Praise for Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose edited by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain

“A rare, no-holds-barred documentation of an American teenager’s life.” – Publishers Weekly

“The voice is authentic, this book is an experience.” – Kirkus 

“The writing style has a beautiful lyricism…Readers will appreciate this unflinchingly honest work.” – School Library Journal