This modernized version of The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things includes a new cover, bonus materials, and a teaser chapter of the long-awaited . The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things is an award-winning young adult novel by Carolyn Mackler. It follows the life of Virginia Shreves, who lives. Carolyn Mackler (born July 13, in Manhattan) is an American author of young adult literature. She has written nine novels including Infinite in Between; Love and Other Four-Letter Words; The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round.

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I read this exclusively because I got an ARC of the sequel, which is inexplicably coming out this year. It’s the only way I’ll be able to carry on. This book was earhh, but not much more than that.

Carolyn Mackler

Retrieved 8 August I also hated the way she obsessed about Virginia’s weight and encouraged her to go on unhealthy crash diets. They spoke to me in a way that nothing maciler did. That’s just a too perfect ending.

They helped me feel less alone. Feb 18, Jami rated it really liked it Shelves: On paper, Virginia has it all. I wasn’t prepared for the emotional maclker coaster of emotions that I went through.


Return to Book Page. To survive, she decides to follow the ‘Fat Girl Code of Conduct’ to make herself acceptable, unnoticed Want to Read saving….

Jan 26, The struggles teens, families, and people face. I really enjoyed her narration! And I’m not totally keen on how they were handled.

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

At age ewrth, I hasten to repeat, meaning you are just barely old enough to start having sex at all and have literally decades ahead of you to see if maybe, just maybe, a dude will want you to be his girlfriend no matter what you weigh. This book is terrible on multiple levels, so many I might even have forgotten some. Carolyn Mackler I usually don’t feel self-conscious about my writing once it’s done By not letting myself get hurt now, it ripples into much bigger pain later. Later, that vice principal told me that before I arrived for the meeting, he’d mentioned that it wasn’t just big behaviors and failing grades that was getting the girl in trouble but small things as well such as gum chewing.

Carolyn Mackler (Author of The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things)

Dec 13, I feel like the author could have taken the last 50 pages or so and flush them out to make a longer book. Her mother read to her often and her father told her stories of his own life.


Her mum is a child psychologist, but legit praises her daughter for getting an eating disorder also her MUM has an eating disorder. It reminded me of Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson because Virginia learnt how to be more independent and make new friends rather than stick to the one she’s always been with. InMackler married her husband and they now live in an apartment in Manhattan with their two sons. I was disappointed that the author felt she had to put so much language in the book.

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Carolyn Mackler Goodreads Author. She also realizes that she must understand who she is caropyn the inside and that this is much more important than external appearances.

Infinite in Between 3. Virgina has always thought of her brother as a role model, but when he get kicked out of collage for a sex party. Now though, round butts are a trend so I guess the Kardashians did something good idk.