I have some exciting news! My memoir, Skinny Girl, is now out and available for purchase. More than ten years in the writing, this book tells the story of my journey through anorexia.

Here’s an overview.

“When twenty-year-old Sydney girl, Sue Hutchison, discovered her sister was engaged, she thought her life would fall apart. How could she manage without her best friend? And when would someone love her the way her sister was being loved? Desperate for attention, Sue began dieting, chasing after the ideal figure of the 80s—lean and athletic. Her determination quickly turned to obsession and she became caught in a relentless cycle of extreme calorie counting and exercise. Sue’s body grew thinner and weaker, yet she rejected every offer of help, withdrawing further into her own protective shell. Meanwhile, her university friends prayed and plotted over how to intervene—before it was too late.

This is a story of friendship, faith and impossible breakthroughs. Readers will journey with Sue as she faces the dark roots of her eating disorder and learns how to forgive and take responsibility for her own choices.

For every girl who’s judged herself by her appearance, struggled with an eating disorder or been wounded in relationships, here is hope for healing. Honest, enlightening and ultimately uplifting, Sue’s story will remind you that, with the right support, a teachable heart and plenty of prayer, freedom is possible.”


Here are some of the comments I’ve had from readers:

“Thank you, Sue. Your book has provided a road map for healing.” Tanya

“This is a book for everyone – anyone can read and understand it, including and especially frail and fragile people. Such a powerful testimony to God’s goodness and healing. I cannot express how well written and gripping it is. I could not put it down.” Susie

“This is a high quality, world-class book and I’d love to see it reach as many people as possible. I can’t speak of it highly enough.” Jenny

“It provides a true story of someone’s experience in a way that is relatable and easy to read. This book is great for both teens (like me) and adults.” Essie

If you’d like to buy a copy of “Skinny Girl”, I’ve listed some suppliers below. I hope you’re blessed by reading my story. Please pass it around and share the message of hope.


*Publisher, Daughters of Love and Light

*Koorong. At present, Koorong do not stock “Skinny Girl” in store, but will order it on request. It takes one week to arrive from suppliers in Melbourne.

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*Book Depository



Amazon UK, UAE, Germany, Japan, Spain and so on.

Barnes and Noble



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