30 Oct Skinny by Donna Cooner. Skinny tells the story of a morbidly obese teenager who decides to have surgery in an attempt to lose weight. Fifteen. Find your voice. Hopeless. Freak. Elephant. Pitiful. These are the words of Skinny , the vicious voice that lives inside fifteen-year-old Ever Davies’s head. 12 Sep Skinny by Donna Cooner. Ever Davies weighs pounds and she has a voice inside her head that she calls Skinny that likes to torment her.

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We welcome guest posts and our book review policy can be found here. And I understood Ever’s decision to have the operation. Donna Soinny was born and raised skinny donna cooner Texas.

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Withdrawn and depressed, Ever believes she’s ugly and unlovable. Where were you when she needed to hear how beautiful she was when she was still fat?!

After her operation, Ever has a skinby minor side effects, and soon she’s off to the mall for a new wardrobe. Published October skinny donna cooner by Point first published September 1st Kinda like saying “no one will EVER like you unless you skinny donna cooner it this way. Ever often struggles with her new diet and exercise requirements and wonders if she made the right decision.

I had akinny lot of problems with this book. There is some good discussion about the pros, cons, difficulties and fears associatied with weight loss surgery, although in this case she obvioulsy opts to have the skinny donna cooner and it proves to be the right choice for her. He claims, ultimately, that she dropped him, stopped speaking to him, except he definitely pays NO attention to her until she drops the pounds.


I would love an opportunity to read this before I buy for the collection. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Mar 28, Taschima rated it really liked it. The Mortal Instruments 1: Her surgery, initially undertaken for the wrong reasons, give her a second chance to discover who she truly is and to work at developing and sharing her true voice – skinny donna cooner voice that sings. View all 4 comments.

This book just sends the wrong message to kids. One thing I didn’t liked about the book is that it doesn’t continue with another skinny donna cooner in the same author.

The 2-stars come from the very accurate portrayal of gastric bypass surgery.

Skinny donna cooner this book was going to have a year-old character have skinny donna cooner bypass surgery, then gastric bypass surgery needed to be more of the book. Jun 18, Abbie rated it really liked it Shelves: The book tackles bigger issues about self esteem and ronna self doubt that skinhy teens experience. It’s coming out in paperback on the 4th of February and can be pre-ordered from Amazon. This is such a good book to read if you’ve ever had any confidence – not just weight – problems.

Ever wants him back, as more than a friend, but she knows her weight is the issue. Skinny by Donna Cooner.

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But then you get these skinny donna cooner into the characters souls and then you realize that they aren’t as cookie cutted, they are more complicated dlnna you might first think. Character revelation that she’s not-nice?

You have to be informed when you donns this choice. A line that was paraphrased as maybe Kristen would have confidence if she were hanging upside down on poles like her mother. I really felt that author Donna Cooner should have contained an author’s note skniny a little more in depth about gastric bypass surgery. There’s one sentence about how she’s in danger for diabetes and heart problems. But I did enjoy reading it, so if you’re just looking for a cute, quick read with a more serious subject matter, you should give Skinny a skinny donna cooner.


And skinny donna cooner never one moment skinny donna cooner apology in terms of this? Yet it was obvious that Ever was deeply affected by her mother’s death and her father’s remarriage later on.

The aspect of “Skinny,” the disco Second star earned because Cooner picked a very interesting topic – not the weight issue, per se, but the gastric bypass surgery process.

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SKINNY mostly skinny donna cooner on why Ever chooses to have gastric bypass surgery and what her life is like in that first year after the surgery. Jun 23, Wendy Darling rated it liked it Shelves: It’s straight from 0 to risky surgery. With the realization of the voice in Ever’s head always putting her down when it really blocked her view skinny donna cooner life and the way people judged her, Evers realization was that it was not others who were putting her down, but her self.

And when it comes to YA books about weight lose, I think you need to tread very carefully. Where was you when she was getting bullied?!

But in this book she expresses her emotions and can hear negative voices. I was so excited to watch her journey.