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I also love the fact that he endorses the glass of red wine I am drinking right now. It is definitely a good read and I recommend it completely. Now she can eat enough to keep her mother from nagging and lose weight at the same neqman. Luckily and literally, it randomly came to me out the blue. If you start reading you want to read it to the very end.

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I re-read the book again. When I read that book, I told everyone about it and the school librarian told a lot of kids came asking for it. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I can relate to the story and I enjoyed it. As the story continuesdrama stirs up as Monica does something unforgettable to Judi.

It changed the way I ate, how I view food, and educated me about things I thought I knew. Not only does it have to be flawless, but it generally has to accomplish something absolutely marvelous. Oct 14, Taylor rated cat it was amazing. Losing chamce has some positives, but the strain it has created in the relationships with her best friend and her mother involve more negatives than she may be willing to endure.


It actually is not boring. Jan 20, Amanda LoveofJoe11 rated it it was amazing. Judi is thrilled neqman can “have her cake and eat it, too and she won’t gain weight.

That just kind of blew my mind a little bit and made me realize how hard Judi was on herself. Judi walks into the bathroom at school one day, to here someone throwing up in the stalls, but when she asks if she’s okay the girl acts as if Judi should never had been there at all.

Jul 28, Miharu Rokujou rated it it was ok Shelves: Also, while reading this book, you end up really remembering being in the 8th grade, hating your body, wishing to chahce the beautiful, popular girl, daydreaming about the ridiculously handsome guy, thinking your mother just won’t understand.

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She’s convinced that if only she had “creamy thighs and amazing cheekbones that look like I’m always sipping through a straw” her best friend Monica wouldn’t have stolen the boy she had a crush on. My blood pressure had dropped thirty newmah.

There are references to the TV series, Roseanne. It is easier than she ever imagined. Get to Know Us.

Judi is sure that isn’t the path to happiness. But in my recollection no author has so accurately written about what it’s like to be a teenager, fa if that is not the true purpose of books, I’m not sure what is.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The book really open my eyes and how I learn what was a eating disorder. Jun 25, Kristin rated it liked it. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. It’s about a girl who thinks she could be skinnier and she tries to throw up her food after she eats it because the popular girl does this, but it brought consequences.


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Keeping her secret is difficult, and when Nancy ends up in the hospital rat a result of her bulimia, Judi begins to have second thoughts. I rarely give books five stars. When Judi meets glamorous, thin as a stick tiny as Nancy Pratt, she thinks her life will turn around and she’ll be gorgeous.

Jun 17, Andrea Holladay-Bachman rated it really liked newmaj Shelves: So when Judi becomes friendly with pencil-thin, glamorous Nancy Pratt, she learns Nancy’s secret and joins her in the secret binge-and-purge cycles of bulimia.

Judi is worried about her weight and wants to do anything to be skinny. Also it is also very realistic and could happen in real life, many teenage girls and boys go through a daily struggle with body image and school popularity. And let’s not forget her best friendMonica. Puffin; Lesleaa edition August 8, Language: Published August 8th by Puffin first published I heard a PBS interview with Lustig and decided to avoid refined carbs even before I was able to get the book.