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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sarai Walker Narrator: Tara Sands Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2015 ISBN: 9781622316137
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The diet revolution is here. And it's armed. A reclusive young woman is saving up for weight-loss surgery when she gets drawn into a shadowy, feminist, guerilla group called Jennifer. Equal parts Bridget Jones's Diary and Fight Club. "A giddy Download and start listening now!

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  • “Witty and wise.”

    People

  • “Finally, the feminist murder mystery/makeover story we’ve been waiting for.”

    O, The Oprah Magazine

  • “A thrilling, incendiary manifesto disguised as a beach read…It’s a giddy revenge fantasy that will shake up your thinking and burrow under your skin, no matter its size. Grade: A.”

    Entertainment Weekly

  • “It will guarantee that you never look at a lipstick or a pair of stilettos or a bathroom scale the same way again.”

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • “Sarai Walker deftly marries body insecurities and humor in her satirical debut.”

    Us Weekly (A Hot Summer Novel Pick)

  • “A tale teeming with both sarcasm and honesty…Dietland transports readers to the front lines of the diet wars—a place where body positivity and a gratifying read are guaranteed.”

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  • “An edgy and exciting mix of mystery, crime, and social critique of gender and beauty standards at breakneck speed. Vivid characters and sometimes surprising acts of violence make the story pop.”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • “Hilarious, surreal, and bracingly original, Walker’s ambitious debut avoids moralistic traps to achieve something rarer: a genuinely subversive novel that’s also serious fun.”

    Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

  • “Tara Sands’ versatile performance captures the powerful message and feminist themes of this compelling story…Sands’ range and command of voices dramatically capture the diverse characters…Sands’ deft control of pacing and volume conveys an air of ironic nonchalance that accentuates the story’s shocking actions against women as well as the satire of this entertaining story. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”

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  • One of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2015 in Popular Fiction
  • One of O Magazine’s Ten Titles to Pick Up Now
  • A USA Today Notable Book
  • A 2015 Amazon Best Books of the Year Selection for Debut Authors
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
  • A Vulture.com Pick
  • On the New York Post’s “Required Reading” List
  • An Indie Next List Selection
  • An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of 2015
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About the Author

Sarai Walker received her MFA in creative writing from Bennington College. Her work has appeared in Seventeen, Glamour, and Mademoiselle, among others. She was an editor and writer for Our Bodies, Ourselves and has taught creative writing and literature at several universities.

About the Narrator

Tara Sands is an American actress, television host, and voice talent who has won nine AudioFile Earphones Awards for narration. She is well known as the voice of Anna Kyoyama in Shaman King, Mokuba Kaiba in the English adaptation of the second series Yu-Gi-Oh! anime, as well as Chase on Fighting Foodons. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, and raised in New Jersey, She studied theater at Hofstra University and has had a steady stream of voice acting work since high school. Much of her work is in anime dubbing, with multiple roles in such franchises as Slayers and Pokémon. She has also narrated numerous audiobooks, including Wendelin Van Draanen’s Sammy Keyes series and Ellen Potter’s Olivia Kidney series. In addition to providing voiceovers, she has appeared on-camera in commercials, including as the ‘Office Cheerleader’ in a series for Lipton’s Cup-a-Soup and television series, including, Everybody Hates Chris. She is also a successful television host whose credits include: Cartoon Network’s weekly block, Fridays and major red carpet premieres.