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Weight loss fiction recommendations?

Discussion in 'Slimming World Off Topic' started by ceebeee, 14 April 2014 Social URL.

  1. ceebeee

    ceebeee Silver Member

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    I love a good book and read Mum on the Run by Fiona Gibson a while ago and loved it, despite not being a mum myself. It's not really a weight loss book, rather a "sorting your life out and getting fit" book but it inspired me a while ago and made me laugh. I'm looking for some similar stuff. A nice feel good read would be great.

    So just wondering if anyone has any book recommendations for funny fiction about losing weight (or trying to)?
     
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  3. sunlightbub

    sunlightbub Full Member

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    Jemima J by Jane Green - read a while ago and enjoyed
    You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sarra Manning - loved this

    I've got these to read, but both were recommended to me:
    The Next Big Thing by Joanna Edwards
    Conversations with the Fat Girl by Liza Palmer

    The Boot Camp by Kate Harrison ( Not read this either but like her other books)

    Hope that helps :)

    ETA
    Good in Bed - Jennifer Weiner - not a fav of mine, but i know lots of people who enjoyed it
     
  4. jogirl

    jogirl Silver Member

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    I really enjoyed The Dieter by Susan Sussman - it is funny but also very moving.
     
  5. lickthelid

    lickthelid Lives here....

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    Not fiction but I recommend:

    Confessions of a reformed dieter by A J Rochester
    Adventures of Diet Girl by Shauna Reid.

    Both excellent reads and there are so many parallels between their journeys and the average dieters that they are really relatable.
     
  6. DiamondSW

    DiamondSW Full Member

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    Another fan of Jemima J by Jane Green, I think I've read it about three times :D
     
  7. ceebeee

    ceebeee Silver Member

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    Thanks, I'll look them up :)
     
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