By Kelly Barson
Listed below are the numbers of Ann Galardi's life:
She is 16.
And a measurement 17.
Her ideal mom is a measurement 6.
Her Aunt Jackie is getting married in 2 months, and needs Ann to be a bridesmaid.
So Ann makes up her brain: Time to lose forty five kilos (more or less).
Welcome to the realm of informercial vitamin plans, marriage ceremony dance classes, never-ending run-ins with the cutest man Ann's ever seen—and a few surprises approximately her not-so-perfect mother.
And there's yet another thing—it's all approximately feeling cozy on your personal skin—no topic the way you upload it up!
K.A. Barson's gleaming debut is "deliciously relatable, with loads of laughter at the side." — Rita Williams-Garcia, long island occasions best-selling writer
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58 See if you can make your hair lie down again, then go to 14. 58 You are standing within a megalithic ring — but one very different from the henge at Salisbury Plain. There are fewer stones and those are smaller and more ancient. All around you, stretching as far as the eye can see, is a vast wilderness. sun shines brightly in a clear green sky. Green? You look up again. ) Wherever you are, you are certainly not in Avalon, quite possibly not even in the known world. But wherever you are, it's pointless staying put.
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53-54 53 You are approaching a broad, swift river with some rather peculiar-looking trees growing along the edge of the bank. The air feels fresh here and the trees are full of birdsong. Altogether a very pleasant place, which makes you instantly suspicious. Closer inspection convinces you that the river is too deep and fast to risk swimming, so you park yourself on a nearby rock and consider your alternatives. The most obvious of these is to make yourself a raft, launch it on to the water and see where the river takes you.
45 Pounds (More or Less) by Kelly Barson