Post #18: Discussion: Body Positivity in YA – Where’s the Love For Curvy Women?

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I know, this is another blog post about YA books, but so much of what we authors discuss pertaining to books can also be applied to real life. This one’s about body positivity, being comfortable in our own skin and the image society provides for us about what’s normal.

Lillie Marcheggiani: Discussion: Body Positivity in YA – Where’s the Love For Curvy Women?

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