The CBC News Network is airing what looks like a great documentary on TV tonight. Guilty Pleasures is a light-hearted look at the world of romance novels and the impact they have on an amazing cast of characters who read them, write them, and work for them. Click on this link to watch the promo. Please check TV listings for actual channel listings and times.
With Valentine's Day fast approaching us, I thought I would share with you some of my all-time favorite romantic books and movies with you. I hope you enjoy the list!
The Bride by Julie Garwood: This book still ranks as one of my all-time favorite romantic stories. Jamie is the youngest daughter of an English baron who is forced to marry the arrogant but devilishly handsome Alec Kincaid, a Highlander laird. Tons of misunderstandings, good ol' fashion intrigue and lots of steamy romantic scenes will keep you riveted to the pages.
Sugar Daddy by Lisa Kleypas: A beautiful but self-sacrificing heroine determined to make her way into the world and raise her sister only to be caught between two very handsome and powerful men who are both in love with her. Can we say, jealous much?
Wedding Singer: After our nice but lovable hero is dumped by his trashy fiance, he begins to spiral out of control until his sweet colleague convinces him to help her plan our ultimate wedding. Great 80s soundtrack coupled with a guest appearance by Billy Idol, what's not to love?
Matchmaker: Strong-willed and highly intelligent political aide is dispatched to Ireland to track down Irish relatives to help a candidate gain Irish votes in a Massachusetts riding. Of course, timing is everything and our intrepid heroine ends up in the middle of a matchmaking festival. Hi-jinks naturally ensue.
You are cordially invited to attend the "From the Vault: Archives on the Big Screen" at the Regina Public Library Film Theatre (2311 12th Avenue) on Wednesday, February 3 at 7:00 p.m.
Join Master of Ceremonies, Fred Clipsham, and other special guests for an evening of education and entertainment featuring short films from archives in Saskatchewan.
Feature presentation will be a screening of the romantic film A Prairie Romance. Partially filmed at the Motherwell Homestead, this film tells the love story between a beautiful and intelligent young woman and an ambitious young man wanting to leave Saskatchewan to seek his fame and fortune. Will she convince her beau to stick around in Saskatchewan or will they be parted forever? Find out next Wednesday night at 7 pm...