Tag: ken baker

May 01
{Review+This or That+Giveaway} How I Got Skinny, Famous, and Fell Madly in Love by Ken Baker

{Review+This or That+Giveaway} How I Got Skinny, Famous, and Fell Madly in Love by Ken Baker

How I got Skinny, Famous, and Fell Madly in Love is part social commentary, part coming of age, and completely hilarious. I loved all of the pop culture references and the main character, Emery is such a wise ass. I loved her. I lost count of how many times she made me laugh out loud. She does not hold back. At all. She is very self deprecating- it’s her coping mechanism. How she deals with her family and the world. Her mom seemed nice enough, but it was easy to see that both of her parents favored Emery’s sister, Angel. She was the “pretty” one. It was kind of sad really. But Emery is strong- I knew she would be fine no matter what. How I Got Skinny, Famous, and Fell Madly in Love centers around a family style reality show and a weight loss competition all rolled into one. If Emery can lose 50lbs in 50 days then her and her family win 1 million dollars. Emery is a… Read more »

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