Purge

Purge

Book - 2010
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When her parents check sixteen-year-old Janie into Golden Slopes to help her recover from her bulimia, she discovers that she must talk about things she has admitted to no one--not even herself.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Scholastic, [2010], c2009
ISBN: 9780545052375
0545052378
Branch Call Number: YA PB Littm 3558ya 1
Characteristics: 234 p

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KJtheEpicFailure Apr 28, 2014

Janie is a very realistic character, and her thoughts and emotions were very easy to connect to. At times this book made me feel sick -as vomiting is not my favorite thing to read about- but it was interesting to have a little insight on someone who suffers from bullimia.

XxSunshinexX Jul 31, 2013

This was an awesome book, on a bulimic's perspective on her eating disorder! Read this book! It'll keep you turning pages!

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Wildon1
Aug 07, 2012

I actually found this book really enjoyable! I felt like i could really relate to the girl in the book. It has good insight into the mind of some with an eating disorder and the feeling that occur with struggling with this disease. Would recommend for young teen girls and anyone who wants a better understanding of what people with eating disorders go through!

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ohdoor
May 31, 2012

this book is HORRIBLE. As someone who has suffered from an eating disorder for over 10 years, I could hardly finish reading the firs 40 pages. Horribly written. I am embarrassed for the woman who wrote this books, because she obviously has had no experience suffering from a sever eating disorder, nor does she seem to have any experience in going in-patient for treatment. Do not read, you will want to punch a wall.

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stargirl04
Mar 11, 2012

An important topic to be discussed, and a little bit of a different take on how this is written, well done.

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andieallie
Oct 29, 2010

This is a great book about the struggles of everyday life with bulimia. I struggle with it everyday and I feel the author did a great job of capturing the thoughts and emotions of a bulimic. Some of the advice given to the character also helped me with my struggle. Great book! I couldn't put it down!

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haley
Jul 15, 2010

this a great book about ppl with eating disorders. it really made me see wat they go thought. the book takes place in a rehad centre were they r known as either 'stavers' or 'barfers'. it really opend my mind to see wat and why ppl do this

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aliyxo
Jun 11, 2010

This is a great book for understanding buliuma.The only eating disorder fiction I have read is about the "Stravers",so I was really gald to hear a "Barfer"'s prepstivce.This book kept me turning pages in the middle of the night.

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