Thick. Heavy. Big-boned. Plump. Full-figured. Chunky. Womanly. To Emery Jackson, these phrases are just nice euphemisms for the big F word of fat. But to her workout fiend dad, underwear model sister, and former Laker Girls mother, they are unacceptable states of being. Emery's cash-strapped family's solution? Signing up for a reality TV show in which Emery will have to lose fifty pounds in fifty days in order to win a million dollars. As the pounds start to drop and the ratings skyrocket, Emery feels the weight of success. And she must figure out how to turn the truths she uncovers--about beauty, love, fame, and family--into the keys to more than just fortune.
How I Got Skinny, Famous, and Fell Madly in Love
Running Press Book Publishers
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)