“Diet Drama is a book that’s right on the money and shows [tweens and teens] that getting a handle on their health is doable, no matter who they are or what they weigh.” -National Association of Parenting Publications
“Body Drama should be center stage in every young woman’s life. It will make you love every little thing about your body: your sags, your tags, your lumps, your bumps. It’s a book of liberation and it’s fun.” -Eve Ensler, author of the Vagina Monologues
“Nancy Redd has done it again! Diet Drama is ‘real talk’ about what’s most important for girls and young women to lead healthy balanced lives.”
- Dwayne C. Proctor, Ph. D., Director of the Childhood Obesity Program at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
“This honest, funny, and lucidly-written book is the perfect antidote to a culture constantly teaching young women to angst about their bodies. This liberating call speaks directly to the worries and concerns that most of us have, offering a perspective and solutions that will help girls and young women figure out what REALLY matters to them. And maybe the world will be that much saner as a result.” -Judy Norsigian, Executive Director of Our Bodies Ourselves and co-author of “Our Bodies, Ourselves”
“For girls and women facing the mixed messages, double standards, and perfection pressures of our culture, there is no better corrective than Diet Drama, and no better person to write it than Nancy Redd. With humor, authenticity, and compassion, Nancy deftly manages to balance the messages of body acceptance and getting healthier, without the self-hatred and the unrealistic expectations. She’s been there, and her warmth, enthusiasm, and smarts jump off every page.” -Irin Carmon of Jezebel.com
“Body Drama…should be on the shelf of every family, school, and doctor in America.”-Nancy Brown, PhD, Professor of Adolescent Sexuality at Stanford University, senior research associate at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Research Institute.
“Demystifies female bodies and shows them as they really look: curvy, sometimes pimply and never perfect.” - GLAMOUR magazine