Bet Me [Jennifer Crusie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Crusie’s. Jennifer Crusie’s newest, Bet Me, is straight-up proof women’s Bet Me is both a sentimental and joyful book, a bit of a departure for this. Min Dobbs knows that happily-ever-after is a fairy tale, especially with a man like Cal Morrisey, who asked her to dinner to win a bet. Cal Morrisey knows.
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If possible, I enjoyed this even more on my second read. Recommended to Lisa Jayne by: July 4, Publication Date: I really like how different their relationship was.
Gossamer Obsessions: Book Review: “Bet Me,” by Jennifer Crusie
The closeness of jejnifer friends also emphasises the complete and utter wrongness of the novel’s villains: Any book that can rouse my hunger for both chicken marsala and serious shoe shopping at the same time is a winner. Your review was great!!! In one scene, Nanette scolds Min for wearing white cotton underwear, because only sexy, lacy underwear will attract and keep a husband.
I love Crusie titles generally and this one in particular. English Choose a language for shopping. August 17, – 5 stars. Dabney Grinnan February 12, at 9: Need I add anything?? Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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When Min decides to take on her friends challenge and meanders over to meet the admittedly attractive man, she freezes in horror when she overhears Dumpee Dave making a bet with sexy new man, Cal Morrissey, that he can’t get Min to sleep with him in a months time. There was no interest from the publishing industry, and Crusie put the manuscript away.
She loved it so I one clicked it. So Jennifre starts off hating Cal right away and is quick to shoot down his charming ways.
I love that he loves her when she eats and acts ebt a total boss bitch.
And they definitely hate each other. And okay, in the men department, she’s a bit lacking too. This article’s lead section does not adequately summarize key points of its contents.
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And make you feel good, it does. Calvin Morrisey always plays to win.
He made her eat. Find someone who teaches you to cook Chicken Marsala. Because I’m in a good mood today. The Best Books of Es que era leer una escena suya y yo ya estaba suspirando.
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If you can overlook the dated tech and social commentary, it’s comfort food for your brain. It’s all up to you to find out if it’s really like that. Cynthie was a psychologist studying dating and mating habits. It’s fun fluff with a plus size heroine and a hot hero who loves her to distraction.
Made me giggle more than once, made my heart stop in anticipation and envy, and left me with a beet on my face every time I stopped the disc.
He was walking away. Crusie allows Min to question her long-held beliefs about her own attractiveness as Cal shows that he is not only not disgusted by her body, but he is actually turned on by her enjoyment of food.
She accepts the invitation to dinner and insists he hand over the money he earned from fulfilling the bet. View all 9 comments. Crusie appears to give credence to this theory, describing Cal’s “light-headed” moments when he catches a glimpse of Min’s new red lace bra, before shattering it when Jennifer tells – and shows – Min that he finds her equally attractive in scruffy sweats as in fancy lace.
She certainly lucks out. She may have been crabby at times. Truly loved that dream of a book boyfriend. I loved how Mim stood up to Cals family and never made him feel stupid because he was dyslexic. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Did my Mother stop completely? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Dec 29, Mar 02, bibliophile Romance Addict rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Cal is not ready for a woman who will tell him “NO”.