Book Reviews, Fashion, Fat Fitness, Other Stuff

The Essential Fat-Positive Library

* This post is intended to be a work in progress. As I read books that I believe are essential fat-positive reads, I will add them to the post and push it to the top. I’d love any suggestions you may have for me to read and add. Books are wonderful things, aren't they? Books… Continue reading The Essential Fat-Positive Library

Book Reviews, Fashion

Body Positive Book Review: Yes, You Can Wear That

I’ve been following Abby Hoy, @ThePennyDarling, on Instagram for several years. It’s easy to fall in love with her page and draw inspiration from it. Hoy’s content is positive, joyful, colorful, and loaded with musical theatre humor. Plus, her philosophy of style is absolutely in line with my own… unapologetically wear what makes you happy… Continue reading Body Positive Book Review: Yes, You Can Wear That

Book Reviews

Body Positive Book Reviews: If The Shoe Fits

Let's be honest... I want to be a Disney Princess! I'm not sure where a fat, 40-something fits into the canon, but a girl can dream, can't she. For years, Plus Sized characters have been relegated to the Villain and Comedic Side Character categories. Well, hold on to your hats, friends, because Disney's first Plus… Continue reading Body Positive Book Reviews: If The Shoe Fits

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Body Positive Book Reviews: Fat Chance, Charlie Vega

The summer reading binge continues with another Fat Positive YA fiction novel. This summer, I have really been focusing on reading books that will add diversity to our school library. Whether they be the voices of diverse bodies, genders, religions, ethnicities, or socioeconomic backgrounds... representation is important! I am so glad to be sharing, Fat… Continue reading Body Positive Book Reviews: Fat Chance, Charlie Vega

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Body Positive Book Reviews: Pumpkin

Welcome back to Clover City High School! (The setting of two of my favorite YA books, Dumplin' and Puddin'.) Clover City is a small Texas town, steeped in Southern Tradition. You know... sassy old ladies who love to gossip, football worship, sweet tea, and pageant queens. It sounds idyllic, but also a little scary for… Continue reading Body Positive Book Reviews: Pumpkin