When I started to read this book I found myself unable to put it down (I finished it in less then 24hours). I found myself enthralled in the characters in the book and all the different relationships they have with each other. Aunt Mira is a wonderful character whose obsession with wrestling, cards and anything that's not working properly makes her very interesting, whilst Norman collects sunglasses and Morgan and Isobel are the best of friends but seem to constantly fight.
All these characters revolve around Colie whose mum is Kiki Sparks - fitness guru. Whilst she's away in Europe doing her FlyKiki Fitness Tour, Colie goes to stay with her aunt. Having never had a friend because of her 'fat' past, Colie has low self-esteem and confidence making her distance and unsure of the people she meets at the beginning of the book. As the book progresses, Colie finds out what she has never had and she is gradually transformed into a happy and confident fifteen-year-old, finding out what it's like to be part of the crowd and how to be noticed for the right reasons, not forgetting falling in love.
The book deals with friendship, bullying (even with adults) and most of all hope, reminding us that a little faith never hurt. It brings hope to the people who have never had the chance to be the prettiest girl in the class or the person who just didn't fit in.
This book is truly uplifting and unique in all its quality, which includes the characters, issues, feelings and not forgetting style of the writer. Sarah Dessen's style makes this book as good as it is!!! And I would beyond doubt recommend it