What I Like About Me by Jenna Guillaume


What I Like About Me is an utterly charming YA novel from debut author Jenna Guillaume.

It follows the exploits of lovably awkward Maisie Martin as she holidays with her family on an Australian beach for the summer. Maisie is funny, smart, fat and beautiful. That's right. Fat AND beautiful. Her whole life, Maisie thought that the two terms were mutually exclusive, but over the course of this particular summer, she discovers that beauty comes in more shapes and sizes than she realised.

This book is heartwarming, body-affirming and uplifting. It reclaims the word 'fat' from body-shamers, and encourages readers to view their bodies with joy and self-love. It's also jam-packed with humour, romance and diversity. It's the ultimate holiday read, perfect for fans of Dumplin'‘ and Mean Girls alike.

- Bec