Sunday, March 7, 2010

Literary Feast Invite: Fat Cat

Fat CatAs Monica hinted at a few days ago, our next literary feast will be on Robin Brande's Fat Cat.

I'll admit, I'm about 20 pages in already and I'm pretty amused.  But I thought I'd post some of the cover information to get all-ya-alls interested.

Cat is a devoted scientist.  For one of her most challenging classes, she randomly selects an image of ancient Homo erectus that she has to base her big class project around.  In a last minute moment of inspiration, she decides to live like a cavewoman:  eat what they ate, avoid modern technology, etc.  As Cat begins her research, she begins to lose weight, a piece of data that a lot of the boys in her school are taking note of, including that seemingly nice (but truly vile) Matt McKinney, who Cat will battle for the top science prize.

For those of you out there who are science oriented and not opposed to laughing, this may be the book for you.  So, please join us in our discussion of Fat Cat beginning with the first 81 pages on

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