Crystal Maldonado ☆ 1 SUMMARYI love this coverI love this titleI love this synopsis2021 needs to come and save us from the mess of 2020 and this book is the first step to ecovery Disclaimer I Mein wildes Geheimnis 03 received this book from Edelweiss This has not impacted myeview which is unbiased and honest TW fatphobia Ein Goldfisch räumt auf restrictive eating of a side characterFat Chance Charlie Vega is an entertaining hilarious and heartfelt debut I ended upeading this one in about a day because I was so captviated Not only is Charlie incredibly elatable but
she is so endearing Fat Chance Charlie Vega is a multi facetedis so endearing Fat Chance Charlie Vega is a multi faceted Featuring conversations about Charlie s biracial identity the ways her mother is trying to change Charlie s weight and the ways our fears can hold us back this story delivers a ange of emotions Charlie wears her heart of her sleeveAt the heart of Fat Chance Charlie Vega is that The Worst Weather on Earth: A History of Mount Washington Observatory relatable fear we have of being picked second Of being someone s lastesort Charlie s own feelings are only complicated by the fact that she always feels like she s coming up second best to her best friend Amelia To everyone One of the strongest part of the story was the friendship between Amelia and Charlie Not only was it endearing and hilarious but the tensions and that unwary feelings of A London Home in the 1890s resentment wereelatable Edelweiss sent me an arc of this book in exchange of an honest eviewI felt so connected to Charlie and her body acceptance journey it was truly a blessed mind reviewI felt so connected to Charlie and her body acceptance journey it was truly a blessed mind be having a glimpse of it she has such a strong and sensitive heart that it made me very emotional for The Most Part Of The most part of the It gave me the feeling as being the one living those moments of heartbreak and of mending I apreciate when an author puts that kind of feelings into words so well doneIt has the ight amount of cliches that I ve always wanted to ead about and also so many important discussions of never accepting to be the second and always putting yourself first that it brought me to tearsBrian and Amelia were so importan to Charlie and even though I think Amelia could hade dealt a little better with her friend being so happy well they are teenagers so that s it They make mistakes overreact are silly and so hopeful ARE YOU SEEING THIS COVERjesus christ I LOVE WOMEN Disclaimer An eARC was provided via the Publisher and Edelweiss Plus in exchange for an honest eview The Thoughts opinions feelings expressed in the Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds review are therefore my own This. Coming of age as a Fat brown girl in a white Connecticut suburb is hard Harder when your whole life is on fire though Charlie Vega is a lot of things Smart Funny Artistic Ambitious FatPeople sometimes have a problem with that last one Especially her mom Charlie wants a goodelationship with her body but it's hard and her mom leaving a billion weight loss shakes on her dresser. Contemporary YA novel was EXACTLY what I didn t even know I needed to de stress with everything that s been going on So many amazing and important themes explored in this light breezy contemporary YA novel weight issues anxiety and self esteem issues that Is That Even a Country, Sir! result when one isn t conforming to the societal s normal standards as well issues of jealousy and friendship that will not onlyesonate with many of its うそつきリリィ 3 [Usotsuki Lily 3] readers no matter what their age maybe but also leave you with a sense of beingecognised and seen And trust me that is a powerful feeling Charlie is an exuberant young teenager with a zest for life that she tries The Prince really hard to not let go of even if everywhere she turns from her mother to her best friend she is faced with the fact that she doesn t exactly adhere to society standards of beautiful that somehow she isn t enough just by herself Charlie s feelings and anxiety as well as fears leaps out of the page and it becomes highly effective in pulling theeader to empathise with Charlie from the get go As a once overweight teenager and now an adult myself the feelings the self esteem issues feel like a mirror is held to my own the author has done an amazingly wonderful job of putting across
theemotions felt by the protagonist in a way that becomes easy to elate and empathise As for the plot since this book is part of the YA genre you can expect a little over the top drama as well as some cheesy cliches but in the end it is the Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival representation of sapphic character and the breeziness of the plot while maintaining the seriousness of the issues faced by the MC that makes for aeadfelt by protagonist in a way that becomes easy to elate and empathiseemotions felt by
That Would Definitely Be Liked By Many For Reviews Visitwould definitely be liked by many For Lifting reviews visit The Love of Fictional Worlds Do come join us at For The Fictional Worlds Facebook Page Twitter Instagram Goodreads 4 starsThank you to Edelweiss and the publisher for providing this arc foreviewing purposes Fat Chance Charlie Vega was exactly the kind of insightful and thought provoking Mathruhridayam read I needed to close off my July There were so many important themes explored within this story and I enjoyed it all the knowing that the author was speaking from her own experiences by way of this character The storyline and plot wereeally a testament to high school and that period of time where we all struggle with our identities and strive for authenticity In certain parts however the story felt a little slow for me and I would. Doesn't help The world and everyone in it have ideas about what she should look like thinner lighter slimmer faced straighter haired Be smaller Be whiter Be uieter But there's one person who's always in Charlie's corner her best friend Amelia Slim Popular Athletic Totally dope So when Charlie starts a tentative elationship with cute classmate Brian the first worthwhile guy Have loved if the pace had picked up a bit I also would have liked a deeper conversation to happen between Charlie and her mother It felt like any inevitable confrontation between the two of them was overshadowed by the omance between Charlie and her love interest Given that so
much time was taken to show the different sides of their mother daughter elationship it needed a certaintime was taken to show the different sides of their mother daughter elationship it needed a certain of closure beyond what was given Besides that this book was eally stimulating
and got me thinking about a lot of different things Give this agot me thinking about a lot of different things Give this a if that s something you e interested in Okay but Why do I feel so powerful just by looking that coverI can t wait to The House That Had Enough read this The ARC of this book was provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honesteview I was very interested to The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes From Left Field read this new YA novel I wanted to love Cha A uiet lower stakes YA that gives a glimpse into the life of a fat brown girl living in the suburbs as she navigates accepting herself as she is with the pressures from her mother and greater society to shrink herself down or see herself as always second best Charlie s best friend Amelia is a pansexual black girl while Brian is Korean The theme of finding one s voice here is great and Charlie s writing works well without overtaking the story What sheeally wants is to have her first kiss and accept herself on the way to both she ll have stumbling blocks and as someone who grew up fat and feeling so many of these feelings her observations and astute understanding of being in that space between what she deeply believes and what she s told she should believe The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the 1st Marine Division ring so so true One of the best fat girl YAs I veead and that it s deeply intersectional is a huge boon This is a Pimpinella Meerprinzessin 1: Ankunft im Muschelschloss (German Edition) romance so you ll get to see a happily ever after too And in no way does Charlie sacrifice who she is for it In fact sheeally leans into who she truly is and gets to Das kurze Leben der Sophie Scholl revel in it This was fun I m kind of tired of contemporary YA books where the fat main character has a badabusiveelationship with their mother Also the big Défendre Jacob relationship drama was kind of overblown Maybe it feltational from
a teenage perspective but not to me as an adult The endingteenage perspective but not to me as an adult The ending a whole also just felt Darfur's Sorrow: A History of Destruction and Genocide rushed I would ve liked time for that to settle But the writing was gripping and Ieally liked Charlie in general and the ways it explored balancing a Black Gold in North Dakota romanticelationship and a friendship for the first tim. O notice her everything is perfect until she learns one thing he asked Amelia out first So is she his second choice or what Does he even eally see her UGHHH Everything is now officially a MESSA sensitive funny and painful coming of age story with a wry voice and tons of chisme Fat Chance Charlie Vega tackles our elationships to our parents our bodies our cultures and ourselv.