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A humorous and clever look at the day-to-day travails of being a teenage girls a normal girl to do?
Paperback, 202 pages
Published July 20th 2010 by Random House Australia
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Kalliste
Dec 26, 2013 Kalliste rated it did not like it
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May
Mar 13, 2012 May rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

Wow, this book was amazing. The only unsatisfactory bit about the story that bumped it down to 4.5 was that the conclusion didn't feel complete in the sense that we knew exactly where she was heading after that in terms of life. Besides that, I thought the book was great. The author had recommended this to me personally while I was at a book fair and I had finally gotten down to reading this. I think the part about the book that was the most realistic to me was the characterisation. Jam
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Heather
Jul 03, 2016 Heather rated it liked it
Whilst I didn't always like Anonymity Jones, the character, I did enjoy the book. Anonymity is a strong female character with a mostly realistic voice who will appeal to teenage girls, despite the fact that I found her irritating it times. Dealing with some confronting themes, this book is written with a nice blend of humour and honesty, although none of the adults are portrayed in a good way. The story deals with friendship, trust, relationships and family, however, I would only recommend it ...more
ISS Singapore
Once, in a street not very far from yours, there lived a girl called Anonymity Jones.

Anonymity's life is falling apart. Her father has left to have a mid-life crisis, her mother's new boyfriend is a definite worry, her Europe-bound sister has changed her name (just to make a point) and all her girl friends are now girlfriends, with boyfriends.

And then there's the art teacher.

Anonymity is losing control, and it's decision time. Does she hang on, get out, or get even?
Alison
Jan 18, 2013 Alison rated it really liked it
Great opening line, great plot lines converging, great title. I found James Roy very clever in title choice but her friends and family never actually spoke her name so Anonymity isn't actually the girl's name, it's her state of mind or being.
Samantha-Ellen Bound
Anonymity Jones is a good choice for those who want all the angst without the supernatural love affair.

Full review at:

http://bookgrotto.blogspot.com/2011/0...
Kyle Turpin
Nov 30, 2012 Kyle Turpin rated it did not like it
This is actually the worst book I have ever read in my entire life.
And I've read Twilight.
Simply awful; don't waste your time.
Sarah Johnston
Dec 29, 2015 Sarah Johnston rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction
This read for teens covers some topical issues and handles them well.I found the ending a bit disappointing but nevertheless an good read.
Beth
Sep 16, 2015 Beth rated it did not like it
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Amanda Curtin
Mar 26, 2010 Amanda Curtin rated it really liked it
I found Anonymity and her anarchic sister, Raven, smart, charming and original characters. Roy tackles some pretty serious issues in an understated way.
LauraW
May 28, 2010 LauraW rated it liked it
Shelves: young-adult
I like the writing style, but I am uncomfortable with the topic, so I skimmed the last part of the book. I wish I had more courage.
Isabeau
Isabeau rated it it was ok
Jul 06, 2013
Mrs Mac McKenzie
This was a quick and enjoyable read covering some pretty huge issues in a great voice.
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I need to talk to someone about Sam.
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