Jimmy and Gret DON'T Do Sex: An Unconventional Love Story (50% True)
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Jimmy and Gret DON'T Do Sex: An Unconventional Love Story (50% True)

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From the best selling author of The Night My Bum Dropped comes this hilarious and unforgettable celebration of friendship.

When a clairvoyant tells Gret that she has only a week to live, Gret seeks reassurance from Jimmy - ex-boyfriend, ex-womaniser, big fibber, now reluctant best friend. Instead of offering hope and comfort, however, Jimmy responds by saying that he too su...more
Paperback, 235 pages
Published 2010 by Penguin
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Lisa Birch

You want to like Jimmy and Gret, but it's virtually impossible. Seeing as 53% of the book is 'made up', tyhere is far too much license to write nonsense for cheap laughs. Jimmy is much easier to like, but the plot and flashbacks are far to intertwined to make any sense.
Well this book is supposed to be about ow Jimmy and Gret become closer together after a psychic tells Gret she hasn't got long to live and Jimmy gets paranoid and has every test under the sun because he too thinks he is going to die. Or something along them lines. I made my self keep reading even though she/Gret was jumping back and forth through memories. Which was pointless and confusing. I forced my self to read up to the 100 page mark, which I did and it still hadn't got to the main story at...more
Lyn Battersby
My husband bought me this book for Christmas, even knowing that I don't celebrate the holiday. I think he wants a divorce.

I finished it New Year's Eve which was wonderful as I didn't have to take it into the New Year with me.

Worst. Book. Ever. I hated the protagonists. Two of the most awful people to work the Earth and they don't have long to live.

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Gretel is a well-known Australian stand-up comedian, former long-time host of Big Brother Australia and writer of humorous young adult fiction.
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