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Dearly Beloved Book List

Dearly Beloved Booklist
Recommendations complied by Gere Staff
All summaries are publishers’ summaries

My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding
By: P. N. Elrod
813.08 Elr
An ordinary wedding can get crazy enough, so can you imagine what happens when otherworldly creatures are involved? Nine of the hottest authors of paranormal fiction answer that question in this delightful collection of supernatural wedding stories.

A Wedding To Die For: A Yellow Rose Mystery
By: Leanne Sweeney
Sweeney (M)
From the author of Pick Your Poison comes a crazy case of matrimonial murder and a broken-hearted bride-to-be when a family guest gets hit over the head with a gift. The bad reception only gets deadlier for Houston PI Abby Rose, enlisted to resolve the wedding fiasco.

DVD Bridesmaids
Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love.

The Accidental Bride: A Romantic Comedy
By: Janice Harayda
Lily Blair, 27, a newspaper reporter and free spirit, has become engaged in haste and refuses to repent at leisure. Shortly before her wedding to "the third richest man in the second largest city in Ohio," she decides to call the whole thing off, but can she?

Bridget Jones’s Diary
DVD Bridget Jones's diary
In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love.

The New Yorker Book Of True Love Cartoons
By: The New Yorker
741.5 New
Here is the dance of true love captured at all its most outrageously funny moments--the graceful and the awkward, the blissful and the tormented.

The Sweet Potato Queens' Wedding Planner/Divorce Guide
By: Jill Conner Browne
306.8 Bro
The Sweet Potato Queens are bona fide experts at planning a marvelous marriage (and ending one—flip this book right on over if you're looking for advice on dumping a deadweight hubby!), so who better to provide this handy wedding planner?

Must Love Dogs
By: Claire Cook
Following up on themes from her debut novel, Ready to Fall, which looked at the pitfalls of cyberspace romance, Cook here chronicles the perils of various tried and true dating ploys, from personals ads to the use of adorable pooches as date bait.

Mamma Mia!: The Movie
DVD Mamma Mia
20 year old Sophie is preparing to marry at her mother's hotel on a Greek island. She has a carefree life, a loving fiancée, and great friends. She is only missing one thing: a father. By reading her mother's diary she discovers that she has three possible fathers. Sophie secretly invites all three men to the wedding in a desperate bid to discover which of them is her father.

The Taming Of The Shrew
By: William Shakespeare
822.332 TamOx
A raving misanthrope is transformed into a model of wifely deportment — but not without a struggle. Fast-paced dialogue and earthy humor contribute to the enduring popularity of this tale of a 16th-century battle of the sexes.