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1101974079
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9781101974070
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Fitness Junkie

Fitness Junkie

by Lucy Sykes, Jo Piazza

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Overview

A Good Morning America Summer Must-Read! 

From the bestselling authors of The Knockoff, an outrageously funny novel about one woman's attempt—through clay diets, naked yoga, green juice, and cultish workout classes—to win back her career, save her best friend, and lose thirty pounds.

     When Janey Sweet, CEO of a couture wedding gown company, is photographed in the front row of a fashion show eating a bruffin—the delicious love child of a brioche and a muffin—her best friend and business partner gives her an ultimatum: lose thirty pounds or lose your job. Sure, Janey has gained some weight since her divorce, and no, her beautifully cut trousers don't fit like they used to, so Janey throws herself headlong into the world of the fitness revolution, signing up for a shockingly expensive workout pass, baring it all for Free the Nipple yoga, and spinning to the screams of a Lycra-clad instructor with rage issues. As Janey eschews carbs, pays thousands of dollars to wellness gurus, and is harassed by her very own fitness bracelet, she can't help but wonder: Did she really need to lose weight in the first place?


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ISBN-13: 9781101974070
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/26/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 498,803
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

LUCY SYKES has worked in the fashion industry consulting for top designers Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren as a spokesperson for TJMaxx becoming the The First Maxxinista on a nationwide commercial. Lucy worked as on staff fashion editor at Town and Country and Allure magazine. For six years Lucy was the fashion director at Marie Claire magazine, and was most recently fashion director for Rent the Runway. She has appeared on fashion segments for Good Morning America and The Today Show. Her own children's clothing line, Lucy Sykes New York, was sold in more than a hundred department stores worldwide, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, and Nordstrom. Together with her twin sister Plum, Lucy moved from London to New York City in 1996, where she now lives with her husband and two sons.
 
JO PIAZZA is an award-winning reporter and editor who has written for the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the New York Daily News, New York Magazine, Glamour, Marie Claire, Elle and Salon. She has appeared on CNN, NPR, Fox News, the BBC and MSNBC. She received a master’s degree in Journalism from Columbia, a master’s degree in Religious Studies from NYU, and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed If Nuns Ruled the World, Celebrity Inc: How Famous People Make Money, and How to Be Married: What I Learned from Real Women on Five Continents About Surviving My First (Really Hard) Year of Marriage. She currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and their giant dog.

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