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Miss Invisible
Miss Invisible
Author: Laura Jensen Walker
Convinced that her larger size relegates her to wallflower status, Freddie Heinz hides behind the wedding cakes she creates as a professional baker. But life is about to change for Miss Invisible. — First of all, Freddie's found a new friend who encourages her to come out of her shell. Then Hal, the cute veterinarian, starts showing interest in t...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781595540683
ISBN-10: 1595540687
Publication Date: 3/13/2007
Pages: 310
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 92 ratings
Publisher: Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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daredevilgirl013 avatar reviewed Miss Invisible on + 746 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 11
An awesome read! And it had a surprise ending.

This book is about a plus sized woman who works by making cakes. Her whole life people have ignored her or treated her badly due to her size, and because of this she is afraid to date. Her only friends are those that work with her at the bakery, except her boss who does not want anyone to see the main character working there because her size will create a bad image.

During the main character's catering set ups, she meets another plus size woman who runs her own catering service. The two quickly become friends, and through their friendship lessons grow and are learned.

This is a great book for anyone whether they are plus sized or not, and it is a Christian book.
hugbandit7 avatar reviewed Miss Invisible on + 51 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This is one of the funniest books I've read in awhile. The main character is a cake baker and a larger woman. She puts up with an abusive boss while looking for love and possibly a new career and finds it all. This is light Christian Chick Lit but very enjoyable
ishmael avatar reviewed Miss Invisible on + 2 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
I really wanted to like this book after reading a description and the reviews of it but after reading the first few chapters I found I did not like it at all. The book is riddled with cliches and steroptypes. It did not sit right with me when I read the main character proclaim that "black fat is better than white fat." Oh yeah? Why is that? The African American female character in the book that the main character seemed to look up to so much seemed like a sterotype or charicature of an African American woman. I mean I am happy to see a character that is larger and is confident and proud of her body, but that does not automatically mean that all African American larger women are. And there are many who do not share the feeling that "black fat looks better than white fat." And believe me, contrary to the main character's feelings, not all black men prefer larger women. These issues aside the book just did not feel sincere and I am sorry to say I did not enjoy it.
reviewed Miss Invisible on + 125 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I really enjoyed this book. I bought it on a friend's recommendation not realizing it was 'christian' bases (which I usually try to avoid since I've found a lot to be too preachy). I'm christian so the underlying message wasn't offensive and in a story where the c haracter is christian and trying to change her life by dealing with her past and accepting being overweight and 'invisible' to others because she's fat, that aspect of the story was perfectly logical and all the characters have their own personalities. this book had a few 'sad' places but overall I laughed at most of it and the way this author expresses herself/the character. myfirst by this author but I plan on reading more.
Modaba avatar reviewed Miss Invisible on + 75 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Delightful! Freddie will always live in my heart as a very dear friend! Although Laura Jensen Walker's style of writing is very simple and easy to read, she manages to create a very realistic heroine in this novel of faith. A very enjoyable read!
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