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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

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Body Positive Book Reviews: The Summer of Jordi Perez (And The Best Burger In Los Angeles)

I am always on the quest to find the perfect Plus Positive novel. Sometimes it's just nice to find people like me between the pages of my books... people who do great things, fall in love, and are unbothered by stigma that is attached to being in a bigger body. I want to see the… Continue reading Body Positive Book Reviews: The Summer of Jordi Perez (And The Best Burger In Los Angeles)

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Body Positive Book Review: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat

Sandwiched between layers of fiction, I love reading books that challenge my thinking about the world. I learn so much from the experiences of others and seeing the world through someone else's eyes. I love being able to gain empathy and insight into worlds that are quite different than my own. However, I also love… Continue reading Body Positive Book Review: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat

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Body Positive Book Review: The Art of Dressing Curves

A few months ago, I picked up a couple of books on sale at A'Beautiful Soul. Did you know they sold books? Yep, along with their awesome selection of Plus Size and Mid Sized fashion, they have a few lifestyle books to inspire their customers. Seriously, go check them out... everything from home decor, to… Continue reading Body Positive Book Review: The Art of Dressing Curves