First published in , Eat Me became an instant international bestseller—and caused a scandal in the is a photographer, Chantal edits a fashion. Praise. “Eat Me is the sexiest thing to come out of Australia since Mel Gibson. And it’s funnier, too.” –Glamour “[Jaivin’s] light touch prompts even. Making fun of both cliches about single women and conventions for erotica, Eat Me follows their love lives and the stories they tell one another about them.
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EAT ME by Linda Jaivin | Kirkus Reviews
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. If slight, however, it is also fun, a pleasant afternoon’s entertainment. Julia, a photographer, adores younger men–even if they do exhibit a frustrating refusal to commit.
No me siento en absoluto identificada con ellas Preview — Eat Me by Linda Jaivin. Praise for Linda Jaivin and Eat Me.
I was also confused as to why all the characters were okay with giving an, ahem, blow-by-blow account of their sexual fantasies. Also full of colorful characters. Jan 08, Ashke rated it liked it.
I have to say, though, I didn’t really find anything that risque or even all that interesting about it. Fantastic if you like erotica and a good intro if you’ve never read it.
My best friend, Elizabeth, gave me this awesome book for Christmas while in college.
I thought the novel revolved around Julia, Chantal, Helen and Phillpa? Eat Me was published inwell and truly llnda past now, as it’s difficult to remember a world in which talking loudly on your Mobile Phone about “E-Mail” made you sound like a wanker. Ah well, at least it was short. No Sleep till Doomsday.
Her first nove Linda Jaivin is the author of eleven books, including the new novel The Empress Lover, published in April and the travel companion Beijing, published in July Four thirty-something Sydney women form a close circle of friends: Nov 08, Mandy rated it really liked it.
There are four lady friends, and they all date around, deal with new boyfriends, exes, overlapping dating, etc. I appreciate details like splitting a Eat Me was published inwell and truly the past now, as it’s difficult to remember a world in which talking loudly on your Mobile Phone about “E-Mail” made you sound like a wanker. I can say, however, Caveat emptor: Eat Meit beckons. Considering she’s also written Rock’n’Roll Babes From Outerspacethe novel equivalent of the bizarrest of the bizarre sleazy B-movies, just reinforces the fact.
By the same token, Eat Me hits jqivin close to home; being single in your 30s sounds terrifying. So bad on so many levels. Please provide an email address. There were a few brief attempts to introduce a plot and character development but it was so poorly done and veiled that I was surprised the writer bothered with adding it all.
It was a little of both at times I’ll definitely be blushing the next time I visit the produce section at Whole Foods View all 4 oinda.
Eat Me (Linda Jaivin) – book review
But it’s not enough to distinguish itself from any other erotica in the end, and not enough to disguise that this is the kind of book that will drop lines like “She looked every bit the fashion editor she was”. Deliciously naughty and from a woman’s point of view.
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Ultimately, if you’re looking for a sexy read, I’d stick with Anais Nin, but if you’re looking for something with more modern pop culture and fashion references, then I guess this works.
Stay in touch Lind to our newsletter Read our blog Become a member Come to an event. This outrageous, irresistible, and utterly original debut, which led Entertainment Weekly to call Jaivin “one of the most creative people in entertainment,” is the juiciest book you will read this year.
Maybe it was recommended to me, maybe the title grabbed me May 12, amy rated it did not like it Shelves: The characters and their neuroses are so well captured here. The is the only erotica book I’ve read Eat Me is basically erotica disguised as a novel – from the descrip eatt think there was a plot line, but as in porn movies, there isn’t much of one.
They clash a bit and the ending is somewhat weak.