Not the Number on the Scale
The characters in these books may have weight issues, but their journeys to discover who they are outside of that number on the scale is what really unites them.
All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.
Crandell, Craig. The Flawless Skin of Ugly People. 2007.
Edwards, Johanna. The Next Big Thing. 2005. (Adult Chick Lit EDW).
Kimball, Michael. Big Ray. 2012.
Notaro, Anita. WWW Club: A Novel of Sex and Bonbons. 2005.
Schwarz, Robin. Night Swimming. 2004.
Shortridge, Jennie. Eating Heaven. 2005.
Waggener, Andrea Rains. Alternate Beauty. 2005.
Whitehouse, David. Bed. 2011.
All of these titles are located in the Adult Nonfiction section of the Library.
Kulick, Don and Anne Meneley, editors. Fat: The Anthropology of an Obsession. 2005. (362.196398 F).
Joyner, Jennifer. Designated Fat Girl. 2010. (B J897.de).
Klein, Richard. Eat Fat. 1996. (306.4 K).
Klein, Stephanie. Moose: A Memoir of Fat Camp. 2008. (618.92398 K).
Kuffel, Frances. Angry Fat Girls: 5 Women, 500 Pounds and a Year of Losing It—Again. 2010. (616.8526 K).
Makin, Nancy. 703: How I Lost More Than a Quarter Ton and Gained a Life. 2010.
Weiss, Dara-Lynn. The Heavy: A Mother, a Daughter, a Diet--a Memoir. 2013.
What Are You Looking At?: The First Fat Anthology. 2003. (813.0108 W).