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 desires Ann to be a bridesmaid.
So Ann makes up her brain: Time to lose forty five kilos (more or less).
Welcome to the area of informercial nutrition plans, marriage ceremony dance classes, unending 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, ny occasions best-selling writer
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Ike picked up a piece of paper. “His name is Thomas Finnemore, goes by Tom. His band calls itself Plunder and they’ve been on the road for a few weeks. Finnemore and four other clowns, most from around here. There’s no website. The lead singer is a former drug dealer I met years ago, and I managed to track down one of his current girlfriends. She wouldn’t say much, but she thinks they’re in the Raleigh, North Carolina, area doing cheap gigs in bars and fraternity houses. She did not act as though she missed her boyfriend that much.
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