by Donna Cooner
Published by: Point
Released on: October 1st, 2012
Skinny is the type of novel that makes you look deep inside yourself to find your true thoughts and feelings. The main character named Ever, has a voice that has been created inside of her head, calling her out whenever the voice chooses. Ever has named the voice Skinny. Being overweight and still in school, she battles life everyday dealing with her weight, yet she can't stop eating to prevent her weight gain. She lost her mother and now lives with a stepsister who is popular and ignores her due to her size. I could feel her pain and suffering.
When Ever made the final decision to go under the knife, she thought her struggles would be over. She thought it would make everything better. She hoped to live like a normal teen. What she found was something entirely different, with a best friend and a great guy by her side, Ever learns that what counts is on the inside and having the voice inside named Skinny is up to her to let go.
Received from Destiny Phillipose.