I couldn't put it down. Merkl writes a story that is funny, honest and heartfelt. I loved the pure transparency about the constant frustrations about weight and food.
Interesting story ... the underlying search for middle ground is unearthed in a compelling read. --Angie Mangino, Freelance Book Reviewer
Filled with witty dialogue as well as well-placed character development, "Fat Chick" is a story that could change your life. -- Girlfriendbooks.com
I'd recommend this book to people who enjoy chick lit with a weight and/or diet main story line with a bit of glamour, bad behavior, WW points obsession and stereotyping thrown in for good measure.
Overall, this book was a decent read! -- Rian Montgomery
This is a great debut novel that handles dieting, body image and love with wit and compassion. --The Chick Lit Club
From the Back Cover
Fat chick or skinny bitch. These have always been the only options for advertising account executive, Trish Collins, who desperately needs to find some middle ground -- with her weight as well as her life. (added by author)