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Skinny: The Teen Girl's Guide to Making Choices, Getting the Thin Body You Want, and Having the Confidence You've Always Dreamed Of

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Skinny pulls back the curtains on a teenage girl’s secret life, giving the reader a naked picture of what eating disorders, self-harm (cutting), depression, and all around self-destruction look like. It is a compassionate, vulnerable, and transparent account of one girl’s struggle with her body and weight, and the surprising way she finally got the body she yearned for and ...more
Kindle Edition, 126 pages
Published January 18th 2016 by Difference Press
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Elizabeth
Jan 22, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: mental-health
If put in front of the right person, in the right situation, this book had the potential to be quite good.

The "right person" being a girl aged between 12-18 who is struggling with body image and/or eating disorders. If you don't fit that demographic, reading this book feels like you're an intruder who should be reading something else. I read it anyway.

It reads sort of like a memoir, in that the author spends much of the book describing her experiences in life. Including sexual assault, self harm
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