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Flash back- Deet’s Fave Romantic Movies

( I posted this list back in 2011 but they are still favorites of mine and you may have missed them.  Try to find them on Amazon. You won’t be sorry)

This week, due to the lack of anything remotely interesting on TV, I have been watching my DVD’s of Jane Austen movies and BBC offerings  when I’m not reading.  I can’t get enough of these and I don’t even consider myself one of those obsessive Austen fans.  I love them!!!  I’m still not sure Mr Darcy is good enough for Lizzy, he is so morose.  And if Mr. Knightly had only confessed his love earlier it might have saved Emma from a bit of trouble.

There are other movies that are very romantic that perhaps you have not noticed.   All of these have been out a few years but are still available.

  1. LOST IN AUSTEN– A 21st century British bank teller, Amanda Price (played by Jemima Rooper), literally becomes lost in her favorite Austen book after finding a portal in her bathroom and swaps places with Lizzy Bennet. (witty, light drama)
  2.  THE OUTSIDER– This is more than a western.  Johnny Gault (Tim Daly) is a gunslinger who gets wounded and is cared for by beautiful settler (Played by Naomi Watts).  Who knew Daly was such a hunky guy?  In this he is drool worthy.(drama) Based on the book by Penelope Williamson.
  3. THE LAKE HOUSE- Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock fall in love through letters but they are in two different years.  She is in 2006 and he is in 2004. Can they ever meet?  What would happen if they tried?(drama)
  4. CONTINENTAL DIVIDE- John Belushi plays a reporter sent to the Rocky Mountains to interview a renowned nature scientist played by Blair Brown.  It’s a case of loathe at first sight which adds to the comedy and romance.  Who knew Belushi could play such a romantic character??(comedy)
  5. BLOOD & ChOCOLATE- This one feeds my paranormal craving.  It is a warewolf movie and very, very romantic.  Starring Agnes Bruckner, Hugh Dancy and my all time heartthrob Olivier Martinez.  This is not a comedy, it is a bit dark, but trust me it is a real goody.(drama)Based on the book by Annette Curtis Klause.

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New Year’s Eve Treat from Deet

We are staying home eating guacamole and chips, chicken for dinner, lots of bubbly and a video. Maybe we can stay awake to bring in the new year.

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Humor Video- S%$T Romance Readers Say

We have all said these things…..sigh (just skip the ad)

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Video for your pleasure- Girls Who Read

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I posted this You Tube video about two years ago but I just stumbled across it again and I love it all over again.  Every one of us, readers all, want a man to feel this way about us.  (will all my followers please click on the title of this e-mail to see it at my blog.  You won’t be sorry.)

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Merry Christmas Eve from Deet

Santa scaryI guess not everyone is glad that Santa Claus is coming to town.  But To brighten your holiday here is the United States Navy Band and their hilarious rendition of The Twelve Days of Christmas.

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The Brilliant Ursula Le Guin Championing Genre Books and Writing As Art

On this day before our national day of “Thanks”, here are some words of wisdom for the book community and all those who enjoy and revere this form of communication.

Ursula K. Le Guin is one of science fiction’s greatest writers. She is also an acclaimed author of powerful and perceptive nonfiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. She has received many honors, including six Nebula and five Hugo Awards, the National Book Award, the Pushcart Prize, the Newbery, the Pilgrim, the Tiptree, and citations by the American Library Association. She has written over a dozen highly regarded novels and story collections. Her SF masterworks are THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS (1969), THE DISPOSSESSED (1974), and THE LATHE OF HEAVEN(1971)…-Cynthia Ward, Amazon.com review.

Ursula K. Le Guin accepts the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 65th National Book Awards on November 19, 2014.

 

 

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Friday Hotness- two videos Outlander’s Jamie and Claire and Jensen Ackles

I live where it is HOT year round.  Today was one of the hottest, especially when I went to You Tube.  Do you watch Starz’ Outlander?  Hm-m-m, yes, fanning myself here.  This post is definitely rated “R” or maybe “X”, whatever ….you can thank me by following my blog. Oh yes, and just as a bonus I’m reposting a view of hot Jensen Ackles while Brittany Spears sings.  Oh, oh, I’m out of breath.  Hope you all enjoy this Friday Hotness.

 

And all of you lovelies who are already following my blog you may have to go to my blog to see these vids.

 

 

 

 

 

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Deet’s Life- Dreaming of Period Drama Men

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(I swear I spent at least one former life in Regency England.)

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Deet’s life- Bad Lip Reading’s parody of Game of Thrones

This was so funny.  If you are a Game of Thrones fan I’m sure you will like it.

 

 

 

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Deet’s Life- Loving those Bad Boys in Novels

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What makes us love Bad Boys in Historical Romance novels or any Romance novel?

Confidence with a capital “C”

The thing is, bad boys are uber confident, they know what they want and tell it to their women truthfully. They are totally “take charge” and rarely, if ever, seek approval for their actions. That’s an attractive trait. 

Brawn and Brains, yummy!

Bad Boys are never cowardly in any situation.  They never run from a confrontation. They have superior strength and intelligence. 

Thrill Seekers

There is never a dull moment with a Bad Boy.  There is always adventure and passion or the promise of passion.  They infuse us with the feeling of being adventurous even if our lives are rather 9 to 5.

Consummate Lovers, oh yeah!

Those Bad Boys know all the techniques for seduction and how to put them to good use.

Bad Boys can make us “Bad Girls” (yes they can)

Those of us who read romance novels, like the idea that we can fantasize about those bad boys and maybe fantasize about being a bad girl, then we can go back to being the “good” women we are day to day.  Those novels
can also spice up that “good” woman to act in adventurous ways.  Take note men.

Here is a video that shows us some very bad boys from those Historical Romance novels:

 

 

Movies:
Persuasion
Mansfeild Park
Emma
Sense & Sensibility (1995 & 2008)
Northanger Abbey
Pride and Prejudice (1995 & 2005)
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982)
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Becoming Jane
The Inheritance

Music:
Let It Rock – Kevin Rudolf

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