Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) Genre: Romantic Comedy Grade: B Surprisingly I’ve never read the book on which the movie is based and which spawned a whole new literary style. I’ve read plenty of other Chick Lit books and love the genre but, the grandmother of them all is still on ... more >
The Kerres have seen Richard's love for Rose and now her family gets a taste of it. Rose has had her chance to do the "Lady Strang" thing in Exeter so I would hope that this will lessen in scope for any future novels. As well, despite the fact that Richard is *so* private about his feelings for Rose, he's let them show so damn much that the whole country ought to know of them by now. Just get them the matching tattoos done and T-shirts to wear and drop this.
Dear Ms. Kelly, At last, at last the final book in the Brandon Sisters series. Eldest sister Nan found love with a naval Captain, middle sister Laura married a naval doctor and now it’s youngest – by quite a few years – sister Polly’s turn. But instead of the Navy, ... more >
Bend it Like Beckham (2003) Genre: Comedy/Drama/Romance/Sport Grade: A- Jess: Anyone can cook aloo gobi, but who can bend a ball like Beckham? What better time to post this review then during the World Cup? Though as I’ve stated before footie/soccer isn’t a sport that gets me excited, I do ... more >
Dear Ms. Beecroft: When Sarah Frantz recommended this book to me, I knew that agreeing to review it would finally ensure that I read one of your books sooner rather than later (review books take precedence over pure leisure books in my personal hierarchy of reading these days). That it ... more >
Dear Ms. Lindsey, Despite being one of the grand dames of romance, I haven't ever read one of your books before. I don't know why. It's just worked out that way. When I picked up That Perfect Someone, I was going into it blind but excited about the story based on ... more >