Size 12 Is Not Fat (Heather Wells, #1) by Meg Cabot

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Or, at least, she did. That was before she left the pop-idol life behind after she gained a dress size or two — and lost a boyfriend, a recording contract, and her life savings (when Mom took the money and ran off to Argentina). Now that the glamour and glory days of endless mall appearances are in the past, Heather's perfectly happy with her new size 12 shape (the average for the American woman!) and her new job as an assistant dorm director at one of New York's top colleges. That is, until the dead body of a female student from Heather's residence hall is discovered at the bottom of an elevator shaft.

The cops and the college president are ready to chalk the death off as an accident, the result of reckless youthful mischief. But Heather knows teenage girls . . . and girls do not elevator surf. Yet no one wants to listen — not the police, her colleagues, or the P.I. who owns the brownstone where she lives — even when more students start turning up dead in equally ordinary and subtly sinister ways. So Heather makes the decision to take on yet another new career: as spunky girl detective!

But her new job comes with few benefits, no cheering crowds, and lots of liabilities, some of them potentially fatal. And nothing ticks off a killer more than a portly ex-pop star who's sticking her nose where it doesn't belong . . .

Title : Size 12 Is Not Fat (Heather Wells, #1)
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ISBN : 0060525118
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 345 pages


Krystal rated it ★★★★☆

August 28, 2007

Meg Cabot has a fan base like no other, and it's really no wonder. All of her books are incredibly enjoyable so long as you're into chick lit and light reads. Don't let the title of this one fool you. The idea that the title gave me and the actually content of the book didn't mesh at all. I wasn't...

Lianne rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 26, 2016

I thought this was pretty typical chick lit, albeit of the mystery variety. It was light, entertaining and didn't require much thinking, which is why I chose it, so no complaints there. I was, however, annoyed by the heroine, Heather Wells, on more than one occasion. Although she saved the day at...

Marije rated it ★☆☆☆☆

December 22, 2012

Okay, let me summarize this book (style-spoiler, but I won't give away anything you couldn't guess after reading the back cover): "I'm a size 12, which is, you know, the size of the average American woman. So I'm totally not fat or self-obsessed. I work in a dorm - I mean, residence hall. My boss...

Chelsea rated it ★★★★☆

April 24, 2017

Yet another re-read! I'm a re-reading machine this month. Also, Meg Cabot is love Meg Cabot is life. I would read her grocery lists and love them.

Rachel Reads Ravenously rated it ★★★☆☆

March 08, 2016

A cute mystery book about a former pop star who becomes the assistant resident advisor to a dormitory excuse me, residence hall. When her residents turn up dead in bizarre elevator accidents, she takes it upon herself to investigate when the police don't. Has the Meg Cabot flair we all loved. Gre...

Sara rated it ★★★★☆

February 07, 2017

Okay, so I don't think everyone would enjoy this book. It's the epitome of chick lit. I like to think of it as Veronica Mars meets Bridget Jones. Our main character is very chatty and the writing style is conversational. The jokes are very repetitive and the mystery is easy to figure out but I ha...

Leila rated it ★★★★☆

May 29, 2008

I decided I wanted to see how Meg Cabot writes for adults, since I like the Princess Diaries so much. And, honestly, what red-blooded American woman wouldn't be drawn in by the title of this book? Size 12 is indeed NOT FAT. So there. The mystery side of the story is compelling--and a little hard t...

Bark rated it ★★★☆☆

April 11, 2013

This is a cute chick-lit book with a side of mystery. Heather is a former pop singer who caught her fiance with another woman and whose mom ran off with her small fortune. She's now working as an assistant director at a residence hall at a college and is doing her best to leave her past behind he...

RavenclawReadingRoom rated it ★★★★☆

June 22, 2017

Trigger warnings: murder, some fat phobia. 3.5 stars. I'd never read anything by Meg Cabot before, but I've been intrigued by this for a while now. And it was...pretty solid? I liked Heather as a character. I liked her investigating the crimes and interacting with Cooper and her being all "HEY, S...

Rebecca rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 04, 2017

The music industry is really ruthless if this book is anything to go by, if they judge people for being overweight rather than the quality of their singing. Oh, humanity. -_- Anyway, this book is alright, probably not a book that I would personally read again but I liked the main character's resil...

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