Diary of an Adorable Fat Girl: The Complete, Full-length Novel
Mary Brown is funny, gorgeous and bonkers. She’s also about six stone overweight. When she realises she can’t cross her legs, has trouble bending over to tie her shoelaces without wheezing like an elderly chain-smoker, and discovers that even her hands and feet look fat, it’s time to take action. But what action? She’s tried every diet under the sun.
This is the hysterical story of what happens when Mary joins ‘Fat Club’ where she meets a cast of funny characters and one particular man who catches her eye.
The story is laugh-out-loud funny and will resonate with anyone who has dieted, tried to keep up with any sort of exercise programme or spent 10 minutes in a changing room trying to extricate herself from a way too-small garment that she ambitiously tried on and is now completely stuck in.
Bernice Bloom is the big, new name in comedy writing…this is the first full-length novel after her series of laugh-out-loud mini books.
I’d like to thank Rachel’s Random Resources and Bernice Bloom for including me in this blog tour.
Never before have I read a book that has made me laugh quite so much, quite so loudly and quite so many times!
Diary of an Adorable Fat Girl is such a good read, you very quickly feel as if Mary is someone you actually know in ‘real life’ Think Miranda and you’re pretty much there!
For anyone who has ever been on a diet or battled with their weight, they will definitely feel an infinity with Mary. There is a really lovely mixture of humour within the pages of Diary of an Adorable Fat Girl but also the bittersweet reality of someone who is confident on the outside, but very insecure within.
If you are having a down day I can not recommend this book enough! The pickles that Mary (and her friends) get themselves into are second to none.
Bernice has created a character who you will never tire of, I will definitely be coming back for more.
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All about Bernice
Hello, my name is Bernice Bloom and I am a writer (I write light-hearted rom-com style novels and also work as a magazine journalist and advertising copywriter) and jewellery designer. My recent series of novels is called ‘Adorable Fat Girl’ and it features a heavily overweight woman called Mary Brown. She is bright, funny, friendly and bonkers. She’s also fat. The books blend the comedy of her efforts to lose weight with a more serious backstory about what happened to her in the past that had led to the issues that make her prone to over-eating. I’m fascinated that there are so few overweight heroines in literature. Women can be manipulative, evil, even murderers in fiction, but not fat! Certainly not fat and beautiful with loads of friends! Then along came Mary and she’s developed quite a fan base of people who love the fact that the heroine is large. She gets lots of letters and I have ended up taking her on lots of adventures!
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