Synopses & Reviews
I'm, um, LARGE.
Yes, "large" just about covers it,
although to be quite honest,
not many things do -- cover it,
Angelica Cookson Potts, better known as Angel, loves food, both cooking it and eating it, and plans to be a famous chef someday. But she thinks she's just too "big --" her mother is a skinny ex-model, her best friends are all smaller than she is, and she feels like a huge, wobbly whale in comparison. In addition to food, Angel also loves Jamie Oliver (the Naked Chef) and Adam (who doesn't know she's alive). In order to get Adam's attention, she tries making major Life Changes, including a cabbage-only diet that has...well, explosive results. Through it all her best friends, Minnie, Portia, and Mercedes, are there with her, and when the school fashion show comes around, Angel discovers that her size might not be such a bad thing after all.
Everyone knows an Angel, and readers will laugh out loud at her take on life.
Angel's own recipes are included so that other "foodies" can cook along with her.
YM Will remind you of Bridget Jones' Diary.
Angelica Cookson Potts has the most divine life: Divine friends. Divine family. Divine housekeeper (who makes the most looovely custard tarts). True, her friends can be so perfect it hurts, and her mother is an annoyingly skinny ex-model type. But they are all so delightful that Angel forgives them their "perfections."
What is not so delightful is that Angel feels like a big wobbly whale whenever she is around said friends, family, and custard-tart creator. And with the school fashion show quickly approaching, Angel is determined to make Life Changes by starting a healthy new diet -- sans tarts.
Adam, the school hottie, is sure to be at the show. If Angel can just get Adam to notice her, she knows he'll fall hopelessly, madly, totally in love. And he'll realize that there's more to Angelica Cookson Potts than her delightful friends, family, and custard tarts. In fact, Angel is rather divine herself!
About the Author
shoe collection has increased dramatically since a recent trip to Morocco with her husband. When she's not rearranging her footwear or waiting for her two beautiful daughters to become fabulously famous, she can be found upside down in her Kentish flowerbeds, weeding. Sometimes Lily the boxer helps, but not often.
Cherry loves Vogue magazine, lacy underwear, and face cream, and would like to become a style icon when she grows up.