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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Sep 4, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 296 pages
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A lonely obese boy everyone calls "Butter" is about to make history. He is going to eat himself to death-live on the Internet-and everyone is invited to watch. When he first makes the announcement online to his classmates, Butter expects pity, insults, and possibly sheer indifference. What he gets are morbid cheerleaders rallying around his deadly plan. Yet as their dark encouragement grows, it begins to feel a lot like popularity. And that feels good. But what happens when Butter reaches his suicide deadline? Can he live with the fallout if he doesn't go through with his plans?

With a deft hand, E.J. Lange allows readers to identify with both the bullies and the bullied in this all-consuming look at one teen's battle with himself.

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Some parts of this book was really hard to read. - Goodreads
The writing was superb. - Goodreads
The characterization was amazing. - Goodreads
The premise and execution work with the characters. - Goodreads
It's a premise you can't quite believe someone wrote. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Katy Noyes - Goodreads

4.5 stars. Everyone calls him Butter. He's so large that he's beyond bullying at school. His dad has stopped talking to him. His mum can't stop cooking him comfort food. Butter has passed 400lbs. His ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chantelle - Goodreads

SIGNED COPY OF BUTTER UP FOR GRABS!!!! FROM MAY 13-19 I AM HOLDING A GIVEAWAY ON MY BLOG!(US only) The full review can be found here. Butter was utterly captivating; from the cover, to the blurb, to ... Read full review

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ERIN JADE LANGE is a news producer in Phoenix Arizona. Butter is her debut novel. www.butterslastmeal.com