Ada's Rules: A Sexy Skinny Novel

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Thorndike Press, 2012 - Fiction - 457 pages
16 Reviews
Ada Howard, the wife of the preacher at Nashville's Full Love Baptist Tabernacle, has a whole lot of people to take care of. There's her husband and the flock that comes with him, plus the kids at the day care center where she works, two grown daughters, and two ailing, wayward parents. It is no wonder she can't find time to take care of herself. Then it comes: the announcement of her twenty-five-year college reunion in twelve months' time, signed with a wink by her old campus flame. It sets Ada to thinking about the thrills of young love lost, and the hundred or so pounds gained since her college days, and she decides it's high time to change her body, and her life.

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Review: Ada's Rules: A Sexy Skinny Novel

User Review  - Nakia - Goodreads

"Ada's Rules" definitely pulled me out of my reading slump. Public health advice disguised as a funny, uplifting, life-changing novel? I'll take it. Ada receives word of her impending college reunion ... Read full review

Review: Ada's Rules: A Sexy Skinny Novel

User Review  - Maggie K - Goodreads

Ada is a sassy, fat, preacher's wife, who's marriage is running on empty. But a school reunion in the offing kick-starts her into loosing weight. I loved this book. The drip feed of information about ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Alice Randall is the author of the "New York Times "bestseller "The Wind Done Gone," "Pushkin and the Queen of Spades," and "Rebel Yell." Randall lives with her husband in Nashville and is currently writer-in-residence at Vanderbilt University. Like Ada, she's done battle with her weight.

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