9780140276909

Jemima J

Green, Jane

ISBN 10: 0140276904 / 0-14-027690-4
ISBN 13: 9780140276909
Publisher: Penguin Putnam~trade
Publication Date: 1998
Binding: Softcover
Editorial Reviews for this title:
Synopsis:
Number one best-seller Jane Green - author of "Babyville" and "Straight Talking" - explores reinvention and self-discovery in "Jemima J." Jemima Jones is overweight. About seven stone overweight. Treated like a slave by her thin and bitchy flatmates, lorded over at the Kilburn Herald by the beautiful Geraldine (less talented, but better paid), her only consolation is food. What with that and her passion for her charming, sexy colleague Ben, she knows her life needs changing. But can Jemima reinvent herself? And should she? "Jemima J." is a brilliantly funny, honest novel about ugly ducklings and swans, attraction, addiction and the meaning of true love. "Green writes with acerbic wit about the law of the dating jungle". ("Sunday Express"). "The kind of novel you'll gobble up in a single sitting". ("Cosmopolitan"). "The ultimate makeover novel". ("Sunday Times"). Bestselling author Jane Green has captured the imaginations of readers in the UK and the US with her frank and funny approach to those day-to-day issues that affect women everywhere. Other titles also published by Penguin include "The Other Woman", "The Love Verb" (published as "Promises to Keep in the USA"), "Girl Friday" ("Dune Road"), "Life Swap" ("Swapping Lives"), "The Patchwork Marriage" ("Another Piece of My Heart"), "Spellbound" ("To Have and to Hold"), "The Beach House", "Second Chance", "Mr. Maybe", and "Bookends".

Review:
Jemima Jones is overweight. About one hundred pounds overweight. Treated like a maid by her thin and social-climbing roommates, and lorded over by the beautiful Geraldine (less talented but better paid) at the Kilburn Herald, Jemima finds that her only consolation is food. Add to this her passion for her charming, sexy, and unobtainable colleague Ben, and Jemima knows her life is in need of a serious change. When she meets Brad, an eligible California hunk, over the Internet, she has the perfect opportunity to reinvent herself?as JJ, the slim, beautiful, gym-obsessed glamour girl. But when her long-distance Romeo demands that they meet, she must conquer her food addiction to become the bone-thin model of her e-mails?no small feat.
With a fast-paced plot that never quits and a surprise ending no reader will see coming, Jemima J is the chronicle of one woman's quest to become the woman she's always wanted to be, learning along the way a host of lessons about attraction, addiction, the meaning of true love, and, ultimately, who she really is.

From the Inside Flap

Review:
"Cleverly probes the world of a very smart, very funny, very fat reporter . . .Americans will enjoy this confection and appreciate how Green renders a certain humor-impaired California earnestness about health, happiness, and love."
USA Today
"A brilliantly funny novel about something close to every woman's heart
her stomach." Woman's Own

"The kind of novel you'll gobble up at a single sitting."
Cosmopolitan

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