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Thinner Thighs In Thirty Years

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After twenty years of the American Dream, this AADD afflicted heroine is suddenly alone, left to review where she went wrong. She has mastered her dread of expressway driving but can't sleep without the radio. She despairs that she cooked seven thousand evening meals but sometimes, she misses that awful deadening life. She thinks aerobics and weight training might be the a ...more
Kindle Edition, 21 pages
Published April 21st 2011 (first published April 2nd 2011)
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Diane Kidman
Dec 14, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I first heard about Thinner Thighs in a short Wired Magazine article. I was intrigued by the notion that someone could write a short story and self-publish it as a Kindle Single. Baehr is an excellent example of why we shouldn't ignore the short story. Beautifully written, Baehr's work has a unique voice that's both humorous and compact. I'll definitely be looking for more from her.
Amy
Mar 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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This short was really enjoyable. It was like chatting with a good friend and went by quickly. Thinner Thighs in Thirty Years was written very well and moved along smoothly. Made me want to read more by this author. It was the ramblings of a just getting divorced mother of three. How her day went and what was going through her mind in different situations. I would recommend thios one for anyone wanting a read of something comfortable and relaxing.
Margaret
Mar 20, 2012 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: NO ONE!!
One of the dumbest books I've ever read. Thank goodness it was short!!
Gayle England
Aug 13, 2018 rated it liked it
Manic Depressed woman and off her meds!!

Funny, random, fast-paced... Divorced woman trying to adjust to life as newly single and living alone in her new place. I enjoyed this VERY short, random- thoughts read. Weird, huh?
Trixie Fontaine
I read this in two breakfasts; really liked it during my first breakfast, then felt "blah" about it during the finishing breakfast.

It has a very spoken-word feel, was funny and pretty tight. Technically worth four stars, but personally a three for me. I liked it enough that I want to try something else by this author and learn more about her.
Lisa
Aug 15, 2011 rated it liked it
Just a tiny book that was easy to read on the kindle app on my phone. Funny in parts; I think if have enjoyed it more as audio book.
Dona
Feb 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Connie's writing is comedic, well-paced and touches a nerve or three. Read her books for the real thing!
Donna Gaffke
May 09, 2011 rated it liked it
Enjoyed this. Had some funny moments.
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