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So You Loved "Dumplin'?" (Read-Alike/Watch-Alike)

December 17, 2018 at 3:26 PM by Jake Bowen



Did you tear up as much as I did while watching Danielle McDonald as Willow in Netflix's "Dumplin'?" As a huge Dolly Parton fan and a fan of the Young Adult book by Julie Murphy, I was super pumped for this movie, and Director Anne Fletcher (27 Dresses, The Proposal) did not disappoint.

Once you've read/watched "Dumplin'" and its sequel, "Puddin'," check out these books and movies: 


   Things Jolie Needs To Do Before She Bites It by Kerry Winfrey 


Covers of Books to Read if You Liked "Dumplin." Collage of American Panda by Gloria Chao, Beauty Queens by Libba Bray, Fat Girl on a Plan by Kelly deVos, and The Sweetheart of Prosper County by Jill S. Alexander

 "Fat Girl on a Plane" by Kelly deVos

 "Upside of Unrequited" by Becky Albertalli

  "American Panda" by Gloria Chau

  "Beauty Queens" by Libba Bray

  "Meet Cute" (short stories) edited by Jennifer Armentrout

  "The Sweetheart of Prosper County" by Jill S. Alexander

  "The Earth, My Butt, and Other Round Things" by Carolyn Mackler 



   "Sierra Burgess is a Loser" starring Shannon Purser (Barb from "Stranger Things") and Noah Centineo

Dumplin' Movie Collage

Collage of film posters for films to watch if you like "Dumplin'" Films include Sierra Burgess is a Loser, To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Love, Simon, and Hearts Beat Loud
  "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo

  "Love, Simon" starring Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Keiynan Lonsdale, and Alexandra Shipp 

  "Hearts Beat Loud" starring Nick Offerman and Kiersey Clemons  

  "Midnight Sun" starring Bella Thorne

  "The Fosters" (TV SHOW) on Freeform (available on Netflix)

  "On My Block" (TV SHOW) on Netflix

  "Atypical" (TV SHOW) on Netflix