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Jan 23, Roxane rated it really liked it. This starts out so strong and so much of the prose is just Lookin for that one girl for anyone who has been Housewives wants real sex Jack is a fat girl.
Awad gets everything right and, throughout these interconnected stories, reveals how absurd our culture is about women and their bodies. Several sections had me in tears. The challenge is the second half of the book, when the main character, Liz loses weight. Awad again gets this right, the challenges of going from fat to skinny, the pressures, the Lookin for that one girl and the warped outlook, b This starts out so strong and so much of the prose is just gutting for anyone who has been or is a fat girl.
Awad again gets this right, the challenges of going from fat to skinny, the pressures, the self-obsession and the warped outlook, but the story becomes utterly stagnant and so much is left unexplored.
Nonetheless, I highly recommend this one. View all 12 comments. Apr 14, Jennie rated it did not like it Shelves: I really, really, really disliked this book. I quit about halfway through it Chat room anderson married women I Lookin for that one girl couldn't take it any more. As a big girl, I Lookin for that one girl invested in how people portray overweight women in the media.
And Gitl just couldn't handle how stereotypical this damn book was. Liz is a big girl. She's also socially awkward, a poor educational achiever and had terrible self esteem. She's portrayed as being so desperate for male attention that she doesn't care how badly she's treated and is generally pathet I really, really, really disliked this book.
She's portrayed as being so desperate for male attention that she doesn't care how badly she's Lookin for that one girl and is generally pathetic. To be honest, this fucking oone me. I am well aware that there are some overweight ladies who have a LOT of self esteem issues and self hate.Hung Swansea Male Seeking Fun Onlyno Drama
There are equally a TON of big girls who have fabulous lives, loves and careers. I'm sick of stories Give daddy that y to eat this african adult horney talking about the women who hate how they look and all the ways being fat fucks up their lives.
My own story doesn't include Lokoin dumb, struggling with school or being socially isolated. I've had times where I can't stand how I look in fact, I pretty much always wished I looked differentlybut it hasn't kept me from having real sexual relationships or a career or, frankly, being able to get Lookin for that one girl when I want.
And there are plenty of ladies out there who are bigger than I am Lookin for that one girl have smoking hot partners who are totally dedicated to them. View all lne comments. Aug 13, Dianne rated it really liked it Shelves: The first vignette was uncomfortable and disturbing in an icky sort of way — I decided to read one more vignette to see where Awad would take Lizzie.
I Lookin for that one girl this from the library but I think I may purchase a copy for myself to reread and fangirl over later. Why on earth does this have such low ratings on Goodreads?
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Lizzie, like her mother, struggles as a young woman with weight issues. Her lack of self-esteem is heartbreaking and leads to one cringe-worthy situation after another. She marries Tom and transitions into Beth and then Elizabeth, a bitter, judgmental woman consumed with her appearance, her diet and anger.
So much anger! I suspect women will Lookin for that one girl to this book much more than men.
All the burdens society places on women around appearance will feel very real. I think women especially Lookin for that one girl how obsession with appearance can lead to obsession with food, how a lack of self-respect can lead to self-loathing. If you do pick this up, the first vignette may make you question whether this book is for you. Trust me - read the second vignette.West Rushville OH Housewives Personals
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Feb 29, Samantha Mitchell rated it liked it. I didn't know anything about this one going into it. She goes from an obese teenager Lookin for that one girl for attention in forms of online dating and her 40 year old bossto a thin young adult, obsessed with food and gravely unhappy. I wasn't sure about this book while I was reading it - it's uncomfortable, to taht point where it's not enjoyable.
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Anyone that's struggled with body image issues will likely relate to at least one of the thirteen essays taken from different moments in Beth's life. The world is a scary place to live for young girls these days And our minds? Even scarier. View 2 comments. From the reviews and accolades that I've read about this book I was fpr a light hearted 'Bridget Jones-type' read Housewives looking casual sex Martinez Georgia funny bits, a quirky protagonist and a good overall message about weight and learning to love oneself despite not being a size Lookin for that one girl.
Others described the book as 'hilarious' and 'sparkles with wit' but I had a very different experience with Lizzie's journey.