By Liza Palmer

ISBN-10: 0446693952

ISBN-13: 9780446693950

Everyone is getting on with their lives other than Maggie. At 26, she's nonetheless serving espresso on the Beanery espresso condominium, whereas her pals are becoming married, having infants, and having genuine careers. Even Olivia, Maggie's ally from formative years, is getting married to the general practitioner with whom she lives. Maggie's roommate? Her puppy Solo (his identify says it all). the guy in Maggie's existence? good there's not one, other than the fellow she has a weigh down on, Domenic, who works together with her on the espresso store as a bus boy.Maggie and Olivia were top acquaintances considering they have been in grade university. either fatties, they befriended one another whilst not anyone else might. Now grown-up, Maggie continues to be purchasing within the "women's part" whereas Olivia went and had gastric-bypass surgical procedure looking for the elusive measurement 2, the holy grail for ladies all over. So now Olivia's skinny and blonde and getting married, and Maggie's the fats bridesmaid. Ain't lifestyles grand? during this exceptional debut novel that's guaranteed to remind readers of Jennifer Weiner's sturdy In mattress, Liza Orr is either witty and clever, giving voice to girls in every single place who want for only once that they can ignore their weight.

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I just know She's just batty enough to make up some crazy shit like that.? And you know this because. Cole interrupts. Sir? I'd like The leader of the foursome starts in when there is a perceived lull. I ask. Knowing when to stop talking about something has never been one of my strengths. Sir?? the leader of the stylish foursome interjects. Cole picks up his espresso mug, which looks like a child's tea set piece in his mitt of a hand, makes eye contact with the man, and turns his back on my question and me.

It is difficult to keep my head cocked at just the right angle and still be mindful of my reflection in the mirror behind me as Domenic talks. I tend to wear shirts that fall over my apron, even though I secretly know this makes me look bigger than I am. That way there is no illegal tucking involved. Not only is my Area the 33 Conversations with the Fat Girl 27 problem, but also now a whole extra piece of thick fabric is added to the mix. The logic is that maybe people will think it's all apron.

What's not to believe? I say, diving chest-first into a pot of fresh coffee. Poor, stupid, little Maggie He called me little. Cole continues. I look over the coffeepot in time to see Domenic Brown amble into the empty coffeehouse, his black hair flipping just right. Little flips right by the ears. Little flips I just want to bite off, they're so perfect. His pale skin only accentuates those dark features. His pants are low-slung, and I can see that brown leather belt just peeking out where his thrift store, secondhand T-shirt is hitched up in the back.

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