Conversations With the Fat Girl
, Adult Fiction
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
I've been re-reading this book for years. It has become a comfort read, and mainly that's because I saw parts of me in Maggie from beginning to end. Who hasn't been unhappy with their appearance or their current place in life? And who hadn't had someone who was once a best friend that you can feel y...
One extra star for writing about a fat girl's life without shaming her or doing the old "weight loss = happiness" nonsense. That's definitely needed and important in the "Chick-Lit" genre. But the writing of this book was hard to handle. Why are "books for women" written like we have the IQ of a 10-...
Oh my sweet pancakes, this book was ATROCIOUS. One paragraph in and I knew it was going to be a long and hard journey. Narrated in first person Maggie, the alleged fat girl, can be summed up into two categories: whiney and spineless.Read the full review at: http://tipsyreader.com/books/reviews/book-...
More of a three and a half. Having always been a fat girl myself, I am picky about stories about them, and I mostly liked this one. It's a bit didactic at times and there's a bit of typical chicklit magical-thinking in it--narrator Maggie goes to a personal trainer and apparently almost effortlessly...
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