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I read books for entertainment and I thought this was a fun read.
The most annoying part of this book is the way the author narrates from time to time, explaining the upcoming scene or the characters' feelings, in third person.
I did not like the message that so many novels about overweight women are sending to readers - lose the weight or you won't get the guy (well, in some cases).
I read Jemima J back in high school.
At the time, I was overweight (I am in no way skinny now, but I am much smaller) and this book hit the nail on the head for me. Read more
Maybe if I has read a decade or two ago when social media was new and internet use still fairly new to the masses it wouldn't have seemed so ridiculous.Published 20 days ago by Amylilbits
Once again (well, a bit ago as this is an older novel) JG wraps her story telling into philosophy of life with comedy, pathos and wit! Read morePublished 28 days ago by Barbara Peschl
This is one of the best novels I have read in a while! It's a classic ugly duckling turned beautiful swan story. Read morePublished 1 month ago by drea
I started to put it do wn in the beginning because of her negative attitude towards herself. Bu t hang in there.Published 1 month ago by kerry
So...Once again, she loves herself more after starvation and brutal exercise. Hm. Nothing new here.Published 1 month ago by Texas baglady
The book is very unrealistic, I believed more in "Twilight". Her weight loss and perfect men were very unreal, I also didn't know this book was based in the 90's! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Solange Tejeda