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A New York Times BestsellerFrom the author of the New York Times bestseller All the Bright Places comes a heart-wrenching story about what it means to see someone—and love someone—for who they truly are.Everyone thinks they know Libby Strout, the girl once dubbed “America’s Fattest Teen.” But no one

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Author Jennifer Niven

Pages 400

Publisher Random House Children's Books

Published Date 2016-10-04

ISBN 0385755929 9780385755924


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meghan_sue_bentley shared a tip "3/5 ⭐️ for me I don’t see all the hype, although good story"

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brooke_bartscher shared a tip "Not one of my favorites but still a good read. I felt like the book was short and the end felt off. Otherwise I liked it."

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olivia_littlejohn shared a tip "I just couldn’t get into this book, this was an ok book but I personally wouldn’t recommend it."

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ella_eckerley shared a tip "Loved !! My teacher recommended this to me and it was so good!"

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sewergirl16 shared a tip "It was a cute love story. I wish there was a little more depth to the storyline."

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alyssa_woody shared a tip "it’s just a genuinely sweet read about a highschool relationship"

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emilee_rossetto shared a tip "My favourite book ever, a very easy read, definitely a novel that will help you get back into the grove of reading!!"

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bekka_valladares shared a tip "Beautiful ♡"

bryanna_charbonneau shared a tip "It was an easy read with a good story. Popular boy unpopular girl kind of love story."

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charity_giles shared a tip "Anticlimactic. lowkey boring, cute story though. just not a fan"

gimani_leslie shared a tip "I genuinely could not stop. I read this in 4 days and it usually takes me at least a week to read half a book."

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Veliex shared a tip "Realistic and really good! I really enjoyed this book. Totally recommend !"

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arabella_gonzalez shared a tip "Absolutely loved this book, was actually my new favorite 💙"

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emily_markham_3016 shared a tip "Loved this book!! So amazing and very cute."

carof shared a tip "This book was about opening yourself up to love and empowerment. It was a great read."

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alexis_sanchez_5047 shared a tip "The audiobook performance is incredible! I loved every single moment of this story ❤️"

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alexis_sanchez_5047 shared a tip "The audiobook performance is incredible!"

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jasneet_lakhat shared a tip "Love this book. It truly showed that true love with always stand by doing difficult times"

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its__maria shared a tip "Very lovey and inspiring"

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elienne_grossman shared a tip "Amazing book full of deep and thoughtful insights about our world and how we see ourselves and others."

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clg_gilbert shared a tip "Good story very motivational and inspiring. Not very satisfying at the ending though."

poopy_butthole shared a tip "You will cry happy tears, it reminds me so much of Eleanor and Park. Goosebumps in the best way."

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sailor_roberts shared a tip "i loved it so much! i could not stop reading it"

devan_kersey shared a tip "It was really good"

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rachel_halbach shared a tip "A beautiful story, that I couldn't put down. Well written and helps put things in perspective. Great for young and old:) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐"

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poppy_friel shared a tip "I read this in one sitting it was so good!"

alexandra_7224 shared a tip "Haven’t read it yet saved it for suggestions but looking forward to it!"

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julia_campbell_2804 shared a tip "It’s a really good book if you like teen romance or people being brave"

meredith_hughes_4560 shared a tip "Easily the funniest book I have ever read. Also, it is so sweet and cheesy (in a good way)!"

denise_henriquez shared a tip "The book I’m really into right now is “The summer I turned pretty” by Jenny Han! It’s a really good book!"

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madison_graham_3695 shared a tip "⭐️ 3/5"

ashley_dalaviras shared a tip "Super easy read and very interesting. 9/10"

f0xbt3 shared a tip "Learning how to be just yourself. And liking that person."

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xiomara_ramirez_7081 shared a tip "made me so excited to read! couldn't put it down I just loved it so much"

paloma_villa shared a tip "i like"

ella_heiliger shared a tip "the love aspect seemed unnecessary but it was really good"

desiree_friend shared a tip "Finished it quickly really good if ur into high school love story"

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alyssagoretzka shared a tip "didnt like, was unrealistic and just didnt do it for me"

pascale_anderson shared a tip "@chelseawrightreads yes! It’s a easy read and I enjoyed the plot. Bonus you get a small plot twist"

wendi_segal shared a tip "was kinda hard to stay interested in, but overall cute and good message ❤️"

audrey_1445 shared a tip "ABSOLUTELY AMAZING 10/10 DEFINITELY RECOMMEND"

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