Dumplin' by Julie Murphy: EW Review

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Julie Murphy, New York Times best-selling author of Side Effects May Vary, is back with another tale touching on a heavy subject — this time body acceptance rather than cancer. Texan teenager Willowdean may call herself “fat,” but she’s never been uncomfortable about her weight. If other people have a problem with it, then it’s just that— their problem. She’s just gotten a driver’s license and a new job at a fast food restaurant, and her former beauty queen mother is now organizing the yearly pageant, which means less parental supervision.

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