Jennifer Weiner’s suspenseful sequel to the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Littlest Bigfoot finds three misfits in the Big Apple, each trying to solve the mystery that binds them together.

Twelve-year-old Alice Mayfair has a secret. She’s not human, but who, or what, is she? As her best friend Millie Maximus, a tiny Bigfoot with a big voice, prepares for auditions for The Next Stage, the Bigfoot Tribe's secret past comes crashing into the present. And it is left to Jeremy, Millie, and Alice to find cryptic clues, uncover old alliances, and meet allies—and enemies—who are not always who they seem, as they learn what it means to be a hero ... and a true friend. 

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finalist for the pen/diamonstein-spielvogel award for the art of the essay

"You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll want to read it again." — TheSkimm

"Her honesty, charm, and buoyant spirit come through on every page of this hilarious, wise, putting-it-all-out-there book." — BookPage

"Generous and entertaining" — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Fiercely funny, powerfully smart, and remarkably brave." — Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild

“I'm mad Jennifer Weiner's first book of essays is as wonderful as her fiction. You will love this book and wish she was your friend." — Mindy Kaling, author of Why Not Me?

 
 

"Skinny Women Who Eat CHeeseburgers in Magazines"
the new york times

If you are a woman in America who spends any amount of time thinking about her body — which is to say, if you are a woman in America — then you know that it’s August, not April, that’s the cruelest month. In April, you can wear a cardigan. In August, you’ve got to either bare your flesh to sun and scrutiny, feigning body confidence in your swimsuit, or cower in your cover-up and risk being shamed for your shame.