BET ME. Jennifer Crusie, Author, Deanna Hurst, Read by, read by Deanna Hurst . Brilliance Audio $ (0p) ISBN 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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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Why haven’t I heard of Jennifer Crusie before now? The heroine of this book ate Chicken Marsala in two different restaurants, twice for takeout, at a wedding, at a dinner with her friends and cooked it 4 times with different levels of success.
Her mother has bullied Min her entire life about dieting and losing weight. Sometimes I find myself discovering a new to me author, and thinking You know me, you know everything about me, and when you leave me, you’re going to be leaving the real me, the me nobody else has ever seen, that’s who you’re going to be rejecting.
Their story was a fairy tale of sorts. Bet Me had a great cast of characters. It’s obvious that she couldn’t care less.
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One thing I thought was maybe a little odd were all the food references. Don’t you just love it when you re-read a book you haven’t read in years and are instantly reminded of a genre you used to adore, and a book you thought was wonderful? To ask other readers questions about Bet Meplease sign up. Right up there with Welcome to Temptation. And how fun it was witnessing Cal discovering a foot fetish You can help by adding to it.
I also really like the fact that there are so many side characters to begin with! Min swallowed “the thing is, im going to spread. Trust me on that one, I read this book, I know what I’m talking about.
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I loved how Mim stood up to Cals family and never made him feel stupid because he was dyslexic. Cynthie was a psychologist studying dating and crussie habits. Bet Me is a funny, upbeat, and smart romance about two likable people. The scene where they’re eating chicken Marsala–umm A perfect, perfect book!
A real feel good book. I also like how they trusted each other despite everything that happened. This review has been bby because it contains spoilers. View all 9 comments. They are both completely adorable, like teddy bears, and perfect for each other. Harry “Harrison”, cutest little dude ever All in all this proved to be a charmingly delightful reading experience.
The story starts off with Min being dumped by a less then perfect boyfriend, David. Ms Crusie writes with such wit jennifed passion and humor, I was literally smiling the entire time I crusiee this book. Books by Jennifer Crusie. But when fate and a strange bet take over their lives, perhaps one of the most famous assumptions – “opposites attract”- will come true.
Instead, she contemplates killing him. Et cetera et cetera I really wanted to love this book.
Cruise does a fantastic job of characterization and dialogue and I couldn’t put this one down. Min Dobbs has everything a girl could want, good, stable job, close friends, who cares if she has less than ideal weight?
The secondary characters were fabulous. Okay, to be honest, it had a few of those. The larger the woman, the more likely it is that she will be ridiculed rather than embraced. Mass Market Paperbackpages.
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