“If the Shoe Fits” is a body-positive Cinderella story that launches the Meant To Be book series that redefines classic fairy tales into modern romantic comedies. Today we were joined by Julie Murphy, the author of the New York Times # 1 bestseller “Dumplin” (now a Netflix movie), among other books.
“If the Shoe Fits” is Julie’s first foray into adult novels. Here she writes about a Cinderella character and what it means for a plus-size heroine to step into the proverbial glass slipper. It’s also for reality TV and fashion fans!
If the shoe doesn’t fit you, it’s time to make your own!
After just graduating with a shoe design degree and trying to put her feet up on the ground, Cindy works for her stepmom, who happens to be the executive producer of America’s favorite reality show, Before Midnight. When a spot on the show needs to be filled as soon as possible, Cindy volunteers, hoping it might help jumpstart her fashion career, or at least give her something to do while her peers drop out. jobs in the world of high fashion. It turns out that being the only plus-size woman to enter a reality dating contest is causing a stir, and soon Cindy becomes an icon of body positivity for women around the world. Ultimately, Cindy learns that if the shoe doesn’t fit on her, maybe it’s time to design yours.
IF THE SHOE IS SUITABLE FOR YOU is the first title in the new adult series, Meant to be. Books designed to reinvent some of Disney’s best-known storytelling works by releasing new versions written by diverse talents.
About the Author:
Julie Murphy lives in North Texas with her loving husband, adoring dog, and tolerant cats. After several wonderful years in the library world, Julie now writes full time. When not writing or reliving the glory days of her reference office, she is found watching made-for-TV movies, searching for the perfect slice of cheese pizza, and planning her trip. next big travel adventure. She is also the New York Times No.1 bestselling author of novels for young people including Dumplin ‘(now a Netflix movie), Puddin’, Ramona Blue, Faith Taking Flight, Side Effects May Vary and Dear Sweet Pea. . If The Shoe Fits is Julie’s first foray into adult romance.