There’s a lot of harmful stereotyping of fat people in this popular children’s book series loved by all. Read this post to find out how problematic the representation of fat people is in Harry Potter.
I received a copy of this book from the publicist in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I warn you in advance, reader. This is going to be the snarkiest review I’ve given a book, especially a review copy. But I finished reading this dumpster fire of…… Continue reading 8 1/2 Stone by Liz Jones: Raging fatphobia masked as body positivity
I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Happy Like This was one of my anticipated literary fiction/anthology reads of 2019. I was so happy when my request was approved on NetGalley. I went in to this book with…… Continue reading Happy Like This by Ashley Wurzbacher
I’ve always been overweight. Growing up fat in India is traumatic and any fat Indian person can vouch for this. I’ve been shamed for being fat by family, friends, neighbours, kids at school, and random strangers. It took me ages to accept my body for the way it looked. It certainly didn’t help that I…… Continue reading Overweight, underrepresented: Where are all the fat people in literature?
I received a copy of this book from Midas PR in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis: In today’s world of supplements, celebrity diets and social media, it’s very easy to be hard on ourselves about the way we look. With all this pressure to…… Continue reading Am I Ugly? by Michelle Elman
Banned Book Club is a meme I host where we read one historically challenged book a month. We support free speech and fight censorship every chance we get. Join our Goodreads group and DM me on Twitter to join our group chat. Book of the month: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things…… Continue reading Banned Book Club’s July BoTM: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler