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Name: madmen fanatic (Signed) · Date: August 18, 2011 09:29 am · Chapter: Chapter 1
I love this take you have on what Jim and Pam's life could be. I did have a low level sense of unease that something bad was going to happen (like him having a master's degree and working with other smart people would make Pam feel so inadequate that it'd drive a permanent wedge between them). I am very glad it had a happy ending. And that you weren't afraid for them to be childless.


Name: Kate Shepherd (Signed) · Date: December 03, 2007 04:08 pm · Chapter: Chapter 1
I love this story! It is so nice to Jim and Pam get out of such a drab life...


Name: kaystar (Signed) · Date: November 27, 2007 09:25 pm · Chapter: Chapter 1

Great story. I love that they're both happy and successful in ways they never would have been in Scranton.  And I'll admit that as I read this I was afraid with them and Karen in NY that their paths would cross at some point.



Name: standinginthedoorway (Signed) · Date: November 26, 2007 01:07 pm · Chapter: Chapter 1
Amazing. The life you give them sounds FABULOUS to me. I'm so jealous of Pam (honeymoon in Florence with Jim = best thing ever).


Name: JipsyJam (Signed) · Date: November 26, 2007 10:18 am · Chapter: Chapter 1

I'm in love with this story.  Even though it's a completly different life, you still remain true to the characters. It's still very Jim and Pam. It's all so believable. I can really see Jim as a professor and pam as a sculptor living in Queens and travelling the world. I always pictured a picket-fence, 2.5 kids and a minivan for these two, but this shoe fits too. And, I kind of like the way it feels. 

And things like this do happen, I ran off to Vietnam in September. I'm living in Saigon, eating a lot of noodles and teaching English for spending money. It's great.



Name: Sweetpea (Signed) · Date: November 25, 2007 08:02 pm · Chapter: Chapter 1

I don't even know what to say about this. The last two paragraphs - Pam's disorientation when she stops to think about her old life - somehow, I felt disoriented.  You did such an excellent job of creating a whole life for them, that I forgot all about Roy and answering phones and all of it.  I ran away in my twenties and lived in a treehouse in the Caribbean for two years.  It can happen and you wrote it so well.  Just amazing and wonderful.



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