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B as in Beauty

3 Ratings: 1.7
A book by Alberto Ferreras

Move over, Ugly Betty; Fat B's in town and she's just as bewitching, bodacious and beautiful as the unconventional Latina TV star. In Ferreras's dazzling debut, Cuban-American Beauty Maria Zavala—B to her friends—bounces off the page like … see full wiki

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Author: Alberto Ferreras
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
2 reviews about B as in Beauty
review by . April 19, 2009
I really enjoyed B as in Beauty, from B's weight struggles to work politics to trying to shine next to her beautiful friend, B has an authentic and relatable life. And then everything changes, she meets a woman that takes her on a journey to self acceptance, confidence and pride.    While the premise sounds like your normal enjoyable chick-lit title, he takes in a direction I definitely wasn't expecting but definitely enjoyed. I won't give anything away here, it's better to let …
review by . April 18, 2009
I love chick lit and I really love chick lit with a weight related storyline. This is the state of mind I eagerly started reading this book. The fact that it is written by a male also made me very curious as to how this book would turn out.    Unfortunately, I just thought it was average. I hated the way the main character seemed to be talking at me instead of simply telling me the story as it unfolds. For example: "I work in an ad agency in New York...in case you don't know …
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