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Cal’s not a bad guy. It’s been a long time since I’ve read a JC book. Jenny lives on the Ohio River where she often stares at the ceiling and counts her blessings. I think what I liked most is that her characters felt so real. It was actually quite beautiful to see this part come about, because jenniter was such a subtle change, but remarkable. What did I love? At its core it jennifef extremely hopeful and romantic.

This book reminded me of the screwball comedies of yesteryear. She may have been crabby at times. But he is ticked at the lack of horizontal tangoing in their crusei.

She loved it so I one clicked it. She is angry, but she leaves with Cal because she wants to be rude to him. Martin’s Paperbacks; 1st edition August 31, Language: July 4, Publication Date: Read more Read less.

I’m an avid reader and will pretty much read anything, I never don’t finish a book. They never want to see each other again but fate has different plans for them.


Gossamer Obsessions: Book Review: “Bet Me,” by Jennifer Crusie

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. In fact, there is only one, near the end, that I shan’t describe because you have to read it for yourself to truly enjoy how yummy it is.

Refresh and try again. So Mim starts off hating Cal right away and is quick to shoot down his charmin 4. Min, in particular, is very concerned with her weight – she’s not obese, but she’s definitely not thin, and her hateful mother is convinced that “all men are visual” and that if she and her daughters aren’t Barbie-perfect, their men are bound to cheat on and leave them.

These two had really good friends! The secondary characters were fabulous. Crusir just took them bit of time to figure it out! It brought back memories of my mom playing Elvis records when Beg was younger.

Min is caring and smart and works as an actuary.

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Rather than present her body as an object to be viewed, Crusie focuses on feelings, gestures, and reactions. View all 25 comments. View all 46 comments. The Bet might have be witty, charming, sassy, smart and fabulous but there is nothing quite as nice as LOVE!

Et crusir et cetera I really like how different their relationship was.

The thought and motive were both good, however, it would have worked more if this was a movie. Download it and read it ccrusie View all 39 comments.

They were perfect for each other! However, will they last together? View all 10 comments. This is exacerbated by her mother, who constantly stresses that Min must be thin in order to catch and keep a husband, just as society reinforces the idea that the ideal woman is thin. Even if he is gorgeous and successful Calvin Morrisey. She is a relationship gourou and she is certain that love can be clinically analyzed and she is meant to be with Cal A great funny, sexy, great characters.


A beautiful mess of a book.

Jennifet To learn to love yourself for who you are and how you are wired, not for anyone else’s expectations or approval. Can You Keep a Secret?: This is the part where I swoon, people. The book has Great supporting characters and so many point of views in the book I lost count, just know this; it worked and I loved getting snippets of ‘life’ from all cruske characters.

He also was quick to put Mims mom in her place when it came to her harping all the time to Mim about not eating carbs and dieting.


Lots of fun, loads of jenhifer 5 Stars!! Their road is not an easy one, and they have to consume massive quantities of Chicken Marsala and Krispy Kremes—some might argue too many of each—before they reach their happy ending. Also, how many times can you eat chicken Marsala before you get thoroughly sick of it?