The diet revolution is here. And it’s armed. Plum Kettle does her best not to be noticed, because when you’re fat, to be noticed is to be judged. Or mocked. Or worse. With her job answering fan mail for a popular teen girls’ magazine, she is biding her time until her weight-loss surgery. Only... show more
The diet revolution is here. And it’s armed. Plum Kettle does her best not to be noticed, because when you’re fat, to be noticed is to be judged. Or mocked. Or worse. With her job answering fan mail for a popular teen girls’ magazine, she is biding her time until her weight-loss surgery. Only then can her true life as a thin person finally begin. Then, when a mysterious wo
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
I don't think I've ever read a character quite like Plum before, certainly no one that spoke to me in the way she did. As a fat woman, even though I never went through the dieting hell that Plum puts herself through, I definitely went through the shame of having a body that (society tells us) doesn'...
I bought this book shortly after it came out but moved it up the queue when I learned it's being made into a TV series helmed by Marti Noxon (of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and UnREAL fame); having read it now, I'm excited for the show. Here's a synopsis of the book from the Entertainment Weekly articl...
Dietland was the first pick in The Militant Baker's book club. I liked the premise of the story so I picked it up, and I enjoyed reading it in parts. Having finished today, it feels like I read two different books fused together and they didn't even out. This is the story of a young woman called P...
* I received this as a free eBook from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. *Alicia (Plum) Kettle was a chubby child, a heavy adolescent and now as an adult she tips the scales at the 300-pound mark. She is convinced that Plum is not the “real her” and that “thin Alicia”, living inside her, ...