Sometimes you need to take a chance…on yourself.
Plus-sized Rachel Simon has settled into her life. But in a lifetime (so far) of not-quite fitting in, and battling demon food issues, she has given up on finding love despite the well-meaning nagging of her close circle of friends.
Now she has received some big news: a fashion blog, which she secretly wrote on the side, has caught the eye of a major fashion magazine, who not only want her to write a column, but are giving her an award at an upcoming banquet. The problem? She used Lisa's picture on her bio and believes they expect a tall beautiful blond to walk through the doors of the magazine.
Rachel asks Lisa to pose as her at an upcoming meeting, as well the awards banquet, believing Rachel would lose everything if they knew someone who looks like her was behind the writing.Then, she meets Nathan: cute, smart, and just a little bit weird, but she's absolutely convinced men like that don't ask out "fat girls" like her and places him decidedly in the Friend Zone.
To her dismay, she finds that her best friend has decided to date him. Along Rachel's journey toward love, self-acceptance, and being true to oneself, she learns that sometimes, "Men Do Make Passes at Girls Who Wear Glasses."