Pennie, head book buyer at Costco, has made her choice for her January book and this one has a touch of resolution about it. It''s Jen Lancaster's third memoir, Such a Pretty Fat. Here's what Pennie has to say about it:
If 15 minutes of laughing burns 10 to 40 calories, I recommend Jen Lancaster's Such a Pretty Fat as a New Year must-have weight-loss tool. The memoir, Lancaster's third, chronicles her quest to lose weight. She succeeds, but not without some swearing, body aches and a few late-night, Ambien-induced online purchases. Lancaster's sometimes caustic wit had me laughing out loud - and nearly falling out of my chair. I imagine I'm not alone in relating all too well to her experiences with gyms, weight-loss programs and wavering self-control. Whether Lancaster's words hit home or not, I dare anyone to read this book and not laugh.
And if those two pitches didn't get you, I dare you to watch this video and not be charmed by Lancaster (make sure to watch it all the way through to hear her husband, he's hilarious). I need to make a Costco run, so I'm definitely going to pick this up as well. It's a great book group pick to vote on this month as everyone is in their New Year/New You frame of mind. You can get it at Costco warehouses, or online.