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Speed Shrinking by Susan Shapiro

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Also by Susan Shapiro:

What's Never Said, August 2015
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Overexposed, August 2010
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Speed Shrinking, July 2010
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Speed Shrinking, August 2009
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Speed Shrinking
Susan Shapiro

Thomas Dunne Books
August 2009
On Sale: August 4, 2009
320 pages
ISBN: 0312581564
EAN: 9780312581565
Hardcover
$23.99
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Self-Help

‚ÄúProust had a cookie. Susan Shapiro has a cupcake‚ÄĒand a really hilarious book.‚ÄĚ

‚ÄĒPatricia Marx, author of Him, Her, Him Again, the End of Him

 

In Susan Shapiro’s laugh-out-loud funny fictional debut Speed Shrinking, Manhattan self-help author Julia Goodman thinks she’s got her addictive personality under control. Then her beloved psychoanalyst moves away at the same time her husband takes off to L.A. and her best friend gets married and moves to Ohio.

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Feeling lonely and left out, Julia fills in the void with food, becomes a cupcake addict, and blimps out. This is a huge problem‚ÄĒespecially since she‚Äôs about to go on national television to plug her hot new self-help book about how she conquered her sugar addiction.

¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Navigating her insurance network, Julia desperately sees eight shrinks in eight days, speed-dating for Dr. Replacement‚ÄĒor any other new guru‚ÄĒto help shrink back her body and anxiety in time for her close-up.

 

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