Fat Chance
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Fat Chance


Meet Zoe and Greg Milton, a married couple who have let themselves go.

Zoe was a stunner in her high school days, but the intervening decades have added seventy pounds, and removed most of her self-esteem.

Greg's rugby-playing days are well and truly behind him, thanks to countless beers and fast food.

When Elise, a radio DJ and Zoe's best friend, tells them about a new competition, it seems like the perfect opportunity to turn their lives around. Fat Chance will pit six hefty couples against one another to see who can collectively lose the most weight and walk away with a large cash prize.

So begins six months of abject misery, tears, and frustration—that just might turn out to be the best thing that ever happened to them—in another laugh-out-loud look at the way we live now from bestselling author Nick Spalding.

Title:Fat Chance
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:288 pages

    Fat Chance Reviews

  • Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
    Sep 25, 2014

    When Zoe's best friend Elise is heading up a program on the local radio station called "Fat Chance" she gets talked into forcing her husband Greg to join in with her. The grand prize after all is 50,0...

  • Joanne Sheppard
    May 26, 2015

    I bought this book because I wanted something light, easy and funny to read when my concentration was completely destroyed by a two-week bout of illness. It’s not a genre I often read, but I quite l...

  • Siv30
    Oct 03, 2016

    אחד הספרים המצחיקים ביותר שקראתי. חבל שמידי פעם הסופר לא מתאפק ומנסה לחנך את הקוראים בעקרונות הדיאטה והספורט. ...

  • Daniella Salt
    Feb 21, 2017

    2.5 - 3 stars, ish....

  • Victoria
    Oct 31, 2014

    This is actually not the first book that I have read with this title - but it is certainly the first book that I have read that is basically a The Biggest Loser-remake. Zoe and Greg have been a couple...

  • Lisa
    Mar 28, 2015

    A funny and entertaining read but it was a bit too sweary and crude for my taste....

  • Cai
    Sep 02, 2015

    While the book does address some important topics - Western society and its fat phobia, as well as institutional classism where healthy foods and exercise opportunities are limited to those with highe...

  • Kathy Cunningham
    Sep 23, 2014

    Nick Spalding’s FAT CHANCE is definitely a funny, irreverent, and politically incorrect look at being fat in the 21st century. Zoe and Greg Milton are an overweight thirty-something couple who agree...

  • Quirky Omega
    Mar 01, 2017

    I am a little shocked with how well this one turned out to be. Yeah that sounds so horribly condescending but in my defence I was having a really terrible luck at randomly picking up books. Fat chance...

  • Kat
    Aug 27, 2014

    This is a 2.5I liked the idea of the plot and most of the writing but found the mention of forced sex in a comedy sense offensive. When did it become the norm for that to be funny?Despite this I will ...