Naked The best place to hide is in a lie I could never fit in to the life my parents demanded By the time I was thirteen it was too much I ran away to New York City and found a nightmare that lasted three

  • Title: Naked
  • Author: Stacey Trombley
  • ISBN: 9781633750074
  • Page: 308
  • Format: Paperback
  • The best place to hide is in a lie I could never fit in to the life my parents demanded By the time I was thirteen, it was too much I ran away to New York City and found a nightmare that lasted three years A nightmare that began and ended with a pimp named Luis Now I am Dirty Anna Broken, like everything inside me has gone bad.Except that for the first time, I have aThe best place to hide is in a lie I could never fit in to the life my parents demanded By the time I was thirteen, it was too much I ran away to New York City and found a nightmare that lasted three years A nightmare that began and ended with a pimp named Luis Now I am Dirty Anna Broken, like everything inside me has gone bad.Except that for the first time, I have a chance to start over Not just with my parents but at school Still, the rumors follow me everywhere Down the hall In classes And the only hope I can see is in the wide, brightly lit smile of Jackson, the boy next door So I lie to him I lie to protect him from my past I lie so that I don t have to be The Girl Who Went Bad.The only problem is that someone in my school knows about New York Someone knows who I really am.And it s just a matter of time before the real Anna is exposed

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    1. Stacey Trombley

      Stacey Trombley lives in Ohio with her husband, new baby boy and the sweetest Rottweiler you ll ever meet Any chance she has she s off doing or learning something new She went on her first mission trip to Haiti at age twelve and is still dying to go back Her places to travel list is almost as long as her books to read list Keep a look out for her debut novel NAKED, coming from Entangled Teen in 2015

    233 thoughts on “Naked”

    1. "A teenage prostitute looking for redemption must face her secrets before they destroy her…" This could go terribly wrong or be really good.

    2. This review was originally posted on The Moonlight LibraryI received this book for free from YA Bound Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my reviewMMARYAnna has spent three years living in New York as an underage prostitute. When she’s sent back home, she hopes she can keep the secret of her old life as she tries to adjust to her new one. WORLDBUILDINGWell, although I didn’t like Anna very much, I completely accept the wo [...]

    3. Wow, this was so hard to review. I had read all these amazing reviews about how gritty and realistic this book is, but I found it completely the opposite. The main character is a girl, Anna, who ran away from home at 13, after having become a little wild child at age 12, sleeping around and partying, and gets mad because her parents treat her like she's a possession. She heads to New York City, gets raped, gets picked up by a guy whom she falls in love with and who eventually becomes her pimp, a [...]

    4. The very first thing that drew me to Naked was the stunning cover. It's simple yet it's impactful. I love when authors touch on subjects that are outside of what's usually written about, and Naked falls into that category. It's the story of Anna, who runs away from home at the age of thirteen and becomes a prostitute. After being caught by the police and returned home Anna meets Jackson, and realises that this could be her chance to start over. But there's no way she can tell Jackson the truth. [...]

    5. My Thoughts:Naked is an excellent debut by Stacey Trombley. It is the powerful and eye opening story of Anna Rodriguez. Anna ran away from her dysfunctional family at the young age of thirteen. She left with the naive dreams of a young girl hoping to become a star in New York. Instead, she ended up being thrust in to a life of teenage prostitution and misery. When Anna is sixteen, she is discovered as the runaway that she is, and returned to her family.Anna's parents expect her to live a "normal [...]

    6. My Review:I received an e ARC of Naked from Entangled Teen via Net Galley , in exchange with an honest review.So far,Naked is the best book that I have read this year ! Not only does the author discuss a topic that many writers stay away from, but also she does it perfectly !We follow the story of Anna, an underage prostitute, and the things she dealt and will deal with. The writing style reminded me of that in Poison Study by Marian V. Snyder. You get to follow the story after she goes back to [...]

    7. This book tackled a lot of serious issues and even though I thought the resolution was a bit too optimistic I liked the story. I would have liked to have read more about Anna's past though. But overall I liked the book.

    8. I wasn't exactly sure what to expect by Stacey Trombley's Naked. I knew it would be more of a serious book, but I didn't realize how much it would capture me. This story is one of those that will grab you by the throat and take your breath away. If you're looking for a lighthearted read, this book isn't for you. This is a darker story, with darker and more mature themes, and a lot of the time, that type of story really smothers me. The author handled these situations so well, however, that the b [...]

    9. "Everyone's been through something I mean, what's normal, anyway?"First of all, that cover is amazing. It's so simple, but still beautiful. Secondly, I think that this is a very strong debut novel! This book faces a tough issue that I haven't seen written about in many YA novels - teenage prostitution. Anna was a runaway and got tangled up with the wrong people. Though when you can come to understand why she ran away, you cant really blame her. Sometimes, you have to escape. Unfortunately for An [...]

    10. Grade: CAt age thirteen, Anna runs away from her abusive father and into the arms of her savior, a pimp named who she thinks is her boyfriend. Now three years later, she's back home and trying to fit into high school. Her father's still abusive, but she has a new ally in her now stronger mother. She's making friends including a possible love interest. But someone is leaving notes in her locker, calling her by her hooker name, threatening to expose her and ruin the life she's trying to buildKED i [...]

    11. Thank you Netgalley for providing me a free review copy in exchange for an honest reviewThis is exactly what I want in a dark, emotional contemporaries Naked not only gave me the fix I needed, but managed to blind side me. I just finished and my heart won't stop beating for Anna. From page one to the final scene, everything about this book was perfect. The tone. The character. Everything was handled with such grace and maturity, I was honestly stunned.Naked is the third book I've seen so far rev [...]

    12. If I were to describe this book in one word, it would be brilliant. I am so impressed with how well done this book way. Stacey Trombley approached such a touchy subject--underage prostitution in an excellent style. The writing, plot, and character development coupled with the contemporary aspects were just so goooooddd.I don't even know where to begin with this review because everything was just amazing. I think the thing that stuck out to me the most is the character development we see in this [...]

    13. This book was really powerful. I think having books that talk about real issues and don't hold back on what really happens or can happen to people and kind of refreshing. Like this stuff needs to be known. This book is about a victim of child prostitution and how she deals with the aftermath. Also deals with how school rumors can be so degrading and heartbreaking and can really hurt anyone. I thought that Anna was really strong to be able to keep going after the horrors she has been though and t [...]

    14. I think what made me select Naked for review was that I was looking for something dark and real after having finished All the Rage by Courtney Summers. In All the Rage the subject matter was rape, and how society criminalizes the victims. Naked was about teenage runaway’s and teenage prostitution. You can’t get much more dark than either of them, honestly.There was a lot that I liked about Naked. First, there was Anna’s reactions to cops and social workers, in the beginning. I’d like to [...]

    15. Anna grew up with a rough childhood which resulted in her running away to the city of her dreams, New York. Only did that result in her working as a child prostitute. Three years later the law finds her and takes her back home to her parents. Now she has the chance to live a better life, but is that even possible with her past?I wasn't expecting much when I requested this novel, but what I read was just so good I went in for the simple yet intriguing cover and my sad taste for sad books. Naked i [...]

    16. The full review can be found at The Book Bratz Naked isn't an easy read. Not in the sense that it is hard to read, it is thought provoking and raw. Anna's story is one of many, I think it is easily forgotten that in large cities there are young girls who are sold for the pleasure of other men. Naked is both beautiful, and an eye opening debut novel.First off, that cover. It is beautiful. I love how Naked follows the lines of the girl's body, it is a beautiful representation of this novel and Ann [...]

    17. This book has made such an impact with me it's hard to begin my review on this as it is such a powerful story.There are so many themes running through this story, hopelessness, empowerment, hurt, loss, betrayal, love, secrets, second chance, what is normal? and naivety. There is something in this story for almost everyone to relate to.Anna was a teenage runaway, she ran away from her family at age 13 because of her controlling father and his inability to allow her any freedom in her life, and a [...]

    18. Naked is very intriguing at the first glance. Trying hard to run away from disturbed pasts and trying even harder to build a pleasant future is a hit theme, and it works every time. Just the title and cover of the book are so interesting that it's worth a thousand glances. And once the story is told and everything falls in place, both start looking even more perfect. Naked is a book that demands to be read and deserves a try. Anna runs away from home at the tender age of thirteen, when everythin [...]

    19. This seemed like such an interesting read, but for some reason it just didn't speak to me like I expected it to. The plot was an interesting one - a girl who ran away to New York, and ended up becoming a prostitute ends up back at home, trying to live a normal life, but I just never felt invested in Anna. She spends a LOT of time talking about Luis, and while I can sort of understand her infatuation with him, and I can understand that she obviously didn't know that what he did was wrong, it just [...]

    20. This was definitely interesting and suspenseful. Full review to come. Updated on July 12, 2015 Naked was definitely a unique book. It was unlike anything I'd ever read before. It follows Anna, who ran away from her family at age thirteen. She ended up in New York City, dating a guy named Luis who taught her to sell her body in order to make money and keep the two of them afloat. Of course, Anna believes that Luis wasn't telling her what to do, because he "loved" her. After getting caught by the [...]

    21. Short and Sweet: I loved this emotional and deep story!To Elaborate… I am soooo happy to be on this blog tour because I can’t recommend this book enough. NAKED follows Anna, a teen prostitute who is just reunited with her family (and not quite so happily). She’s been gone for three years, and she doesn’t know how to fall back into the normal life they expect her to, not to mention that the one boy who is kind to her hates liars, and she’s trying to keep him from the truth. When someone [...]

    22. This book sounds really daring and gritty on paper, I was surprised to find it in the YA section, but once I read it I was more surprised at how tame and completely unrealistic it was. No upper middle class parent of a returned runaway who has been on the street selling he body for 3 years is going to put their kid on a bus and send her off to public school a few days after she gets home. Counseling and probably a strict private boarding school or attitude adjustment camp for entitled teens is m [...]

    23. I liked certain aspects of this book, but generally speaking, I had different expectations. It sounded to me like it would be a total tear jerker, a brutally honest account of how this young girl overcame such a horrible thing. I was prepared for it to be powerful and emotional, I wanted this book to evoke so many feelings but it didn't. First of all, I had a hard time thinking of Anna as a prostitute, or rather, believing that she actually went through that. Since the book starts pretty much wi [...]

    24. This was such an amazing read. This book addresses a tough issue. The story is beautifully written. Trombley really captures Anna and her struggles after returning home from a life of prostitution. There's a lot of depth and pain to the characters, and I really liked Anna and Jackson's relationship. Jackson is just so sweet and I wanted Anna to open up to him so badly. I couldn't put this down, because when I did, it would haunt me until I picked it up again.

    25. Its a book that tugs at all your emotions. Very strong characters with a very good story. Keeps you reading.

    26. Über Debüt-AutorInnen in einer Rezension zu schreiben, ist meist ein undankbarer Job. Die Informationen, die man über diese AutorInnen findet, sind oft wirklich mickrig und gehen selten über das hinaus, was der Verlag und die Schreiberlinge selbst zusammengestellt haben. Bei Stacey Trombley ist das nicht anders. Ihr Erstling „Naked“ wurde mir vom Verlag Entangled Teen als ARC zur Verfügung gestellt (es erscheint voraussichtlich am 07.07.2015), worüber ich mich sehr gefreut habe, weil m [...]

    27. I received an eARC of this from Entangled Teen for the blog tour.I have to say, this is a pretty edgy story for a YA novel. Not that that’s a bad thing, not at all. In fact, I liked that it pushed the envelope, that it brought into play something that you never think about in relation to a teenager. Prostitution. A young girl thrown into a dangerous world, who falls in love with the wrong guy and is pressured into having sex with men for money. It’s horrible to think about, something that yo [...]

    28. I really wish I could give this book a higher rating because I wanted to really like the story. It had such great potential in telling a taboo topic in the young adult genre. Teenage runaways, prostitution, PTSD, abuse and self worth are all topics dealt with in this book. I think my mine problem was the character of Anna. I wanted more back story on why she ran away. What was the final straws in sending her out to New York City on her own at only 13 years old. Nothing felt plausible in this sto [...]

    29. I won this book in a box of goodies from Brenda Drake. Less than 24 hours have passed, and not only did it rocket to the top of my read list (past even a borrowed book I was already reading), but I've read every wonderful word already. It was easy to identify with the character Anna. "I'm not this girl, and it doesn't matter what she would think of me now." Anna is referring to her younger self in that passage, which wss the most relatable moment I've ever experienced via fiction. By the way, th [...]

    30. 3-3.5 stars.Naked by Stacey Trombley won’t be for everyone but I don’t shy away from stories that have difficult to read situations. If you’re the same, consider checking this one out. Anna has never gotten along with her parents. Her father is strict and really only ever worries about the impact her decisions will have on the way people see him and their family. As overbearing as he is, her mom is pretty much one who does whatever he tells her to do and doesn’t really stand up for herse [...]

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