Review: Skinny by Laura L. Smith

Posted February 19, 2010 by Felicia S in 2010 Read, 4.00 Wine Glasses, Reviews / 0 Comments

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Review: Skinny by Laura L. SmithSource: Kindle Purchase

Format: eBook

Skinny by Laura L. Smith


Date Read: 2010

Genre: YA
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Teenager Melissa Rollins seems to have it all, and now she's got the eye of the cute new guy in school. The one thing Melissa doesn't have is a perfect body. Melissa soon finds the consequences of strict dieting devastating, but turning back isn't so easy. Will she hear God's voice before it's too late?

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Publisher: NavPress Publishing Group

My-Thoughts

I had picked up this YA book on a whim and found it to be something I would recommend to both mothers with teenage daughters and their daughters. It was a good reminder on how overwhelming teenage life can truly be and also how hard it is to talk to your parents about some things. I found the story to be believable but tied up rather quickly. It does deal with a subject matter that has become all to relevant in today’s world: eating disorders and body image issues. You get to see the girl’s st…more Skinny by Laura L. Smith: I had picked up this YA book on a whim and found it to be something I would recommend to both mothers with teenage daughters and their daughters. It was a good reminder on how overwhelming teenage life can truly be and also how hard it is to talk to your parents about some things. I found the story to be believable but tied up rather quickly. It does deal with a subject matter that has become all to relevant in today’s world: eating disorders and body image issues. You get to see the girl’s struggle and how she got to that point in the first place. While I don’t think a majority of girl’s have eating disorders almost all have body image issues of some sort.  

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Overall Rating
4 / 5
Story Rating
4 / 5
Character Rating
4 / 5
Overall:
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