Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday #25



Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill at BreakingtheSpine in which we spotlight a new release we can't wait to get our hands on.

Title: Dumplin
Author: Julie Murphy 
Expected Release Date: September 15, 2015
Publisher: Balzer+Bray
Goodreads Link: Dumplin'
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Self-proclaimed fat girl Willowdean Dickson (dubbed “Dumplin’” by her former beauty queen mom) has always been at home in her own skin. Her thoughts on having the ultimate bikini body? Put a bikini on your body. With her all-American beauty best friend, Ellen, by her side, things have always worked . . . until Will takes a job at Harpy’s, the local fast-food joint. There she meets Private School Bo, a hot former jock. Will isn't surprised to find herself attracted to Bo. But she is surprised when he seems to like her back.

Instead of finding new heights of self-assurance in her relationship with Bo, Will starts to doubt herself. So she sets out to take back her confidence by doing the most horrifying thing she can imagine: entering the Miss Clover City beauty pageant—along with several other unlikely candidates—to show the world that she deserves to be up there as much as any twiggy girl does. Along the way, she'll shock the hell out of Clover City—and maybe herself most of all.

With starry Texas nights, red candy suckers, Dolly Parton songs, and a wildly unforgettable heroine— Dumplin’ is guaranteed to steal your heart

Why I need it on my Shelf:

I've been seeing this book all around bookstagram and booktube and it got me intrigued to see what all the fuss was about and as soon as I read the synopsis I was sold. This is not your typical YA book where the main character has the perfect body, perfect hair, perfect everything and I love it. I can't wait to get my hands on it! What book are you excited for? leave a comment below! I would love to hear from you!



  1. That gif is perfect... it's exactly how I feel right now after reading the description for the first time. It sounds AMAZING! Why haven't I heard of this before? Yes, give it to me! Great pick; thanks for getting it on my radar.
    My WOW:

    1. I'm glad I could help your TBR grow! Thanks for stopping by!

  2. So excited for Dumplin and for body positivity! It's available for download right now on Edelweiss! I can't wait to read it soon! Awesome pick this week! My WoW:

    Crystal @ Books Unbound

  3. Did you see that this book is becoming a movie? Disney purchased rights to it!! I have the ARC but I didn't read it yet. I'm really excited to :)

    1. I didn't know it was becoming a movie. This makes me even more excited!