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It was a very interesting book.
This is probably now one of my favorite books, even if you are not dealing with a weight issue, you can still relate to this. good job cherie!
I like that the thing that makes her get fat is not real, because there are so many things in life that can make you fat that are real.
I thought the author did a great job demonstrating just how the numbers on the scale can control a person's life. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Xacerb8
I am near 30, a mother, and someone who has dealt with weighty issues most of her life. I found this book, meant for teens/YA though it is, to be incredibly profound and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Nostoneunturned
This book is told in first person which I love. We go through Lara's journey from thin to fat. It's a great story and I would defiantly recommend to anyonePublished 13 months ago by D. Martinez
This was an AMAZING book. Definitely 5 stars. I would recommend this to everyone. It is a great way to understand why you shouldn't make fun of somebody.Published 14 months ago by alsip library
life in the fat lane was ok i guess, i just thought Lara was a little too "pageanty". i mean, come on, when you talk to someone who you really don't like, are you really going to... Read morePublished on March 8, 2012 by Yellsy
Junior in high school, Lara Ardeche, has the perfect life. Beautiful, popular and thin, Lara has spent her life competing in and winning beauty pageants. Read morePublished on May 16, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Lara is pretty much the perfect teenage girl. Smart, beautiful, kind. She is what many girls would love to be, right down to the moment she is crowned homecoming queen. Read morePublished on April 24, 2011 by Tiffany A. Harkleroad
This book is entirely fictional and feels it, but that's okay. The life lessons and issues surrounding the main characters very fictional disease are very real. Read morePublished on July 13, 2010 by R. Mace
Synopsis: Lara Ardeche is perfect; a former beauty queen, and now, the homecoming queen. To top it all off, she has the perfect family, perfect boyfriend, and a really popular... Read morePublished on June 14, 2010 by Jillian R