Skinny

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Dec 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 256 pages
15 Reviews
Do you ever get hungry? Too hungry to eat?

Holly's older sister, Giselle, is self-destructing. Haunted by her love-deprived relationship with her late father, this once strong role model and medical student, is gripped by anorexia. Holly, a track star, struggles to keep her own life in balance while coping with the mental and physical deterioration of her beloved sister. Together, they can feel themselves slipping and are holding on for dear life.

This honest look at the special bond between sisters is told from the perspective of both girls, as they alternate narrating each chapter. Gritty and often wryly funny, Skinny explores family relationships, love, pain, and the hunger for acceptance that drives all of us.
 

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Kinda Boring

User Review  - MorganCouture - Borders

This book just wasn't very good in my opinion. It was very boring. Nothing really dramatic happens. I would recommend Perfect, it is about an eating disorder but it is way better. Read full review

One of my favorite books.

User Review  - Princess Jazz - Borders

I can't even begin to really describe how well written & intriguing this book is. It definately lets you delve into the life of a young women with an eating disorder. The chapters alternate between ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
16
Section 3
23
Section 4
29
Section 5
32
Section 6
38
Section 7
41
Section 8
61
Section 22
152
Section 23
157
Section 24
165
Section 25
171
Section 26
177
Section 27
178
Section 28
181
Section 29
186

Section 9
65
Section 10
71
Section 11
75
Section 12
76
Section 13
82
Section 14
92
Section 15
95
Section 16
106
Section 17
114
Section 18
119
Section 19
129
Section 20
136
Section 21
140
Section 30
195
Section 31
202
Section 32
212
Section 33
219
Section 34
223
Section 35
230
Section 36
234
Section 37
238
Section 38
240
Section 39
243
Section 40
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Section 41
247
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About the author (2008)

Ibi Kaslik is a freelance writer and novelist.  She has an MA in creative writing and lives in Toronto, Canada.  Her first novel, Skinny, was short listed for both the Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award and the Canadian Library Association's Young Adult Book Award. Visit her Web site at www.ibikaslik.net.

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