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The world of K-Pop has never met a star like this.
Debut author Lyla Lee delivers a deliciously fun, thoughtful rom-com celebrating confidence and body positivity―perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Julie Murphy.
Skye Shin has heard it all. Fat girls shouldn’t dance. Shouldn’t wear bright colors. Shouldn’t call attention to themselves. But Skye dreams of joining the glittering world of K-Pop, and to do that, she’s about to break all the rules that society, the media, even her own mother, have set for girls like her.
When Skye nails her audition in an internationally televised competition looking for the next big K-Pop star, she’s immediately swept into a whirlwind of countless practices and shocking performances. What she doesn’t count on are the highly fat-phobic beauty standards of the Korean pop entertainment industry, her sudden media fame and scrutiny, or the sparks that soon fly with her fellow competitor, Henry Cho. But Skye has her sights on becoming the world’s first plus-sized K-Pop star, and that means winning the competition without losing herself.