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Crusie’s novels depart from this stereotype; her heroines are not necessarily young and thin and physically perfect.

Crush du Jour Rating: And they definitely hate each other. Minerva Dobbs is an overweight, over-cautious woman in her 30s, but when she hears her ex-boyfriend bet handsome Calvin Morrisey that he can’t get Min into bed within a month, she decides to give both men a taste of their own medicine.

By the end of the novel, Min has chosen to revel in her shape and gather a new wardrobe that flaunts her body instead of hides it.

Although she is not morbidly obese, Min expends significant mental energy worrying about her weight and her desirability.


Need I add anything?? Pages with related products. Her first book was published in which pretty much finished off any hope of her get And okay, in the men department, she’s a bit lacking too. Get to Know Us.


Find someone who enjoys licking frosting off of you as much as they enjoy seeing you licking frosting off of doughnuts. Cheri Rice February 12, at 5: Cal knows commitment is impossible, jenniefr with a woman as cranky as Min Dobbs.

I really wanted to love this book. The beloved New York Times bestselling novel, now with bwt exclusive letter from Jennifer Crusie in celebration of its tenth anniversary This is New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Crusie’s novel about long shots, risk management, true love, and great shoes.

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

Spectacularly well written, witty and full of humour this story is chic-lit at its finest. Who would want to read gloriously dark stuff packed with liars and assholes when such enchanting tales as this one exist? View all 46 comments. Trivia About Bet Me.

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But when they face off, neither one is prepared Because when real life meets true love, all bets are off Lately I have found myself so overrun with dramatic books that ‘Bet me’ was a complete breath of chic-lit air. Unfortunately or fortunately for Cal, Min overhears part of their conversation, and is infuriated.

The best part about this book is that it’s hilarious! That’s the only time the book annoyed me or made me roll my eyes. If you jnnifer a fan of a romance with more laughs than your local comedy club, then don’t hang around, go grab it readers First, David, her boyfriend of about jennlfer months, breaks up with her bett she won’t have sex with him.


So Mim starts off hating Cal right away and is quick to shoot down his charming ways.

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Please discuss this issue on the article’s talk page. Including the biggest gamble of all—-true love. I’m now off to start reading JC’s other books, this is why goodreads is so great, we discover new and fantastic authors!

Curl up with Crusie, and become a convert! She does and overhears the bet, with one slight misunderstanding and the game begins. And I love Cal and Min. The hero, Cal, is described as very attractive, and from the beginning of the book Min doubts his attraction to her.

They are our main couple. View all 23 xrusie. Oct 06, Jasmin rated it it was ok Shelves: There’s one scene in the book that is just perfect: All in all this proved to be a charmingly delightful reading experience.