Wednesday, September 9, 2015

"Waiting On" Wednesday - Dumplin'

"Waiting On"  Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week I'm waiting on...  


Dumplin' by Julie Murphy

* Book will be released September 15, 2015


Check out the description from Goodreads:

"Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body. With her all-American beauty best friend, Ellen, by her side, things have always worked . . . until Will takes a job at Harpy’s, the local fast-food joint. There she meets Private School Bo, a hot former jock. Will isn’t surprised to find herself attracted to Bo. But she is surprised when he seems to like her back.  
Instead of finding new heights of self-assurance in her relationship with Bo, Will starts to doubt herself. So she sets out to take back her confidence by doing the most horrifying thing she can imagine: entering the Miss Clover City beauty pageant—along with several other unlikely candidates—to show the world that she deserves to be up there as much as any twiggy girl does. Along the way, she’ll shock the hell out of Clover City—and maybe herself most of all.  
With starry Texas nights, red candy suckers, Dolly Parton songs, and a wildly unforgettable heroine— Dumplin’ is guaranteed to steal your heart."


This book looks like it’ll be a great read. Can’t wait to see this funny take on beauty pageants. It certainly looks different then any of the recent YA books I've read.

8 comments:

  1. So excited for Dumplin'. It sounds wonderful! Thank you for sharing =D

    Happy reading,
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    1. Yes, it does sound awesome. Thanks for stopping by. :)

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  2. So close! I can't wait till next week for this one.

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  3. It does sound like it will be a great read. I've seen it around on blogs too. Nice pick! New GFC follower.
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  4. This sound like it will be a good read. I've heard neutral things from those that have the ARC copy.

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    1. Yeah it sounds like it'll be my kind of book. Can't wait to read it soon.

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