Good Enough




      Good Enough
Before she had an eating disorder, twelve year old Riley was many things an aspiring artist, a runner, a sister, and a friend.But now, from inside the inpatient treatment center where she s receiving treatment for anorexia, it s easy to forget all of that Especially since under the influence of her eating disorder, Riley alienated her friends, abandoned her art, turned running into something harmful, and destroyed her family s trust.If Riley wants her life back, she has to recover.Part of her wants to get better As she goes to therapy, makes friends in the hospital, and starts to draw again, things begin to look up.But when her roommate starts to break the rules, triggering Riley s old behaviors and blackmailing her into silence, Riley realizes that recovery will be even harder than she thought She starts to think that even if she does recover, there s no way she ll stay recovered once she leaves the hospital and is faced with her dieting mom, the school bully, and her gymnastics star sister.Written by an eating disorder survivor, this is a realistic depiction of inpatient eating disorder treatment, and a moving story about a girl who has to fight herself to survive. Free Download Books Good Enough author Jen Petro-Roy – heartforum.co.uk

Jen Petro Roy is the author of the middle grade contemporary novel P.S I MISS YOU releasing by Macmillan Feiwel and Friends in Fall 2017 Jen is a teen librarian who lives with her husband and two daughters in Massachusetts.

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      Good Enough
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  • Kindle Edition
  • Good Enough
  • Jen Petro-Roy
  • English
  • 07 June 2018

10 thoughts on “ Good Enough

  1. rachelwrites007 says:

    I just cried reading this entire thing I tried to read this book last year when Jen started it I don t have an eating disorder any, it s fine, I said I was wrong Page one bothered me but I couldn t figure out why It took me a long time to realize that I was bothered because I still had an ED If I ignored it, no, it didn t go away Jen and lots of other incredible E...

  2. Beth says:

    Finally This is the book about eating disorders that I have been waiting for It s not a how to , an over the top , or a make light of the situation book This book gives an amazing insight into why a child might begin habits that move into an eating disorder, and why he she would continue Parents should read this book too Your heart will break for the main character and the girls in treatment with her It will leave you with food for thought and a feeling of hope Also, read the Finally This is the book about eating disorders that I have been waiting for It s not a how to , an o...

  3. Kelly says:

    A fantastic read about a 12 year old girl named Riley whose parents put her in an in patient treatment center for her anorexia I ve read a number of books that take on eating disorders without shying away from the hard details, but this is the first one I ve read aimed at middle grade readers where, as author, survivor, and recovery advocate Petro Roy herself states she be...

  4. Renata says:

    This is a really moving read that gives you a character to root for and smashes a lot of myths about eating disorders and diet culture in general I also loved the way Riley s journey is rooted in pop culture, taking inspiration from superheroes and Disney characte...

  5. Laurie says:

    Have you ever felt like you weren t good enough Not pretty enough Not skinny enough Clothes not nice enough These are some of the issues that twelve year old Riley are going through She used to have a normal life with her friends, her family, and her art One day all of that changed when a mean girl in her school made fun of her weight Riley vowed then and there that she would lose all the weight that she could and become a fierce competitor in track and field Because of her extreme Have you ever felt like you weren t good enough Not pretty enough Not skinny enough Clothes not nice enough These are some of the issues that twelve year old Riley are going through She used to have a normal life with her friends, her family, and her art One day all of that changed when a mean girl in her school made fun of her weight Riley vowed then and there that she would lose all the weight that she could and become a fierce competitor in track and field Because of her extreme desire, Riley developed an eating disorder called anorexia She began to alienate her friends, her family, and even food to achieve her goal Her parents began to fear for her health so they admitted her to a hospital to receive treatment for this disorder She is so not happy at first, but as she begins to delve deeper into herself through the help of the therapist...

  6. Kelly Hager says:

    I loved Jen s debut novel, PS I Miss You, and so I was waiting for this with no small amount of impatience I m only mildly ashamed to admit that once I knew that egalleys were a thing, I basically pouted and whined and used emojis as a weapon I didn t mean to read this in one afternoon I wanted to savor it, because Jen s writing is gorgeous.But I immediately loved Riley and I worried about her I worried about whether she d be able to have a healthy relationship with food and if she d be able I loved Jen s debut novel, PS I Miss You, and so I was waiting for this with no small amount of impatience I m only mildly ashamed to admit that once I knew that egalleys were a thing, I basically pouted and whined and used emojis as a weapon I didn t mean to read this in one afternoon I wanted to savor it, because Jen s writing is gorgeous.But I immediately loved Riley and I worried about her I worried about whether she d be able to have a healthy relationship with food and if she d be able to talk ...

  7. Chelsey says:

    I can t give this a star rating, because I have very mixed feelings about it There s some technical writing issues the author puts really important conversations into summary, instead of having them in scene, which kills their emotional immediacy and allows the narrator to gloss over difficult topics The author also jumps forward over scenes that should be...

  8. Laura Gardner says:

    I can t control my body and be me 5 for this incredible MG novel about a girl realizing she has to give up her eating disorder to regain her life. Petro Roy explores the following Ups and downs of recovery Fractured relationships with friends and family Eating disorders as a family illness Internal struggle of wanting to recover, but being unable to stop thinking in a disordered wayReality of insurance companies only paying for a minimum stay in a facility and the fear of leaving So I can t control my body and be me 5 for this incredible MG novel about a girl realizing she has to give up her eating disorder to regain her life. Petro Roy explores the following Ups and downs of recovery Fractured relationships with friends and family Eating disorders as a family illness Internal struggle of wanting to recover, but being unable to stop thinking in a disordered wayReality of insurance companies only paying for a minimum stay in a facility and the fear of leaving So powerful Recommended...

  9. Karley says:

    I thought this book was really good Really sad though I still would highly recommend it

  10. Shella says:

    I ve been looking for a book about eating disorders to share with my students The setting is mostly in a hospital setting Very strong protagonist voice great figurative language and most of all important lessons for those that struggle with eating disorders peers of those friends parents teachers anyone that cares and loves young people that are dealing with eating disorders I think some readers may get upset at how the parents are portrayed I thought it was very authentic and real They I ve been looking for a book about ...

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