Too fat or too thin, and you get locked up until the "problem" gets resolved.
First of all, notwithstanding her somewhat effective projections of current social behavior, Reed has not created a very believable future society.
So much could have been done with this idea without going off the deep end with it, as she did.
My friend told me I should read this, I ended up really liking it, and I hope the world doesn't take a turn towards this.Published 19 months ago by Alyssa Greatbanks
"You are a genius, a sculptor, perfecting the one thing you can change." says Annie. This book is all about one's body and being perfect in other people's eyes. Read morePublished 22 months ago by kara
The premise of "Thinner Than Thou" is awesome and the sole reason I picked this book up. I tried reading Kit Reed's "Enclave" and found it...crappy, to put it nicely. Read morePublished on August 29, 2012 by Kris Irvin
This book, I thought, was fairly fast-paced, good at building the story and the mystery of what's happening. I enjoyed the book, right up until the ending. Read more
This is really a 3.75 roundup to 4. Reed's handling of the ideas is well-done and her juggling of tenses and voices is unconventional and refreshing. Read morePublished on January 4, 2009 by Michael Delong
I was tremendously conflicted trying to decide on a rating for this book--in part, because the potential of this story was so great and, in part, because the story was told so... Read morePublished on April 9, 2006 by Sheri in Reho
This dark novel has an excellent premise – a dysfunctional near-future society in which our current obsessions with beauty reach destructive and murderous levels. Read morePublished on December 18, 2005 by doomsdayer520
This book left me with very mixed feelings. To begin with, I got into the plot fairly quickly, which says a lot, seeing as how i am afflicted with ADD. Read morePublished on December 7, 2005 by StrangePainter
Thinner Than Thou is one of those books you want to appreciate for so many reasons. The subject matter is a very enticing part of what gave the book such potential: a future where... Read morePublished on June 18, 2005 by Craig R. Estrella