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Love @ First Site

March 31, 2010

Author: Jane Moore

Title: Love @ First Site

Genre: Women’s Lives and Relationships

Publication Date: 2006

Number of Pages: 368

Geographical Setting: London, England

Time Period: Present time

Series: Not part of a series

Plot Summary: Jess Monroe is thirty four with a burgeoning career in television, great friends, a wonderful flat and no boyfriend. No boyfriend in the past year, six months, or on the horizon. Her friends decide it’s high time she find love and sign her up for the world of Internet dating. She endures horrible dates, confusing suitors, and a tragic blow to her family. Jess finally faces the reality that the dream relationships of her sister, parents and friends takes real work and sacrifice and whether or not she is ready for a true partner.

Subject Headings: London, Romance, Internet Dating, Relationships, Family, Friendships, Sisters, Illness

Appeal: Humorous, sarcastic, love and romance, sarcasm, linear plot, measured, reflective, first person, measured, sensible, determined, surprise ending.

3 terms that best describe this book: Sardonic, romantic and direct

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1. I Can’t Believe I’m Buying This Book: A Commonsense Guide to Successful Internet Dating by Evan Marc Katz  (Katz, founder of the world’s first online dating consultant firm, guides a novice through the world of internet dating and what they can expect; internet dating, sarcastic, true life experiences)

2. Vibrational Harmony: Why We Don’t Get What We Want and How We Can by Beverly Nadler (Nadler gives tips on how to recognize defeating self programming and overcome those obstacles to get what you really want; self realization, goals, well being, actionable steps for personal success)

3. Dead-End Lovers: How to Avoid Them and Find True Intimacy by Nina Brown (Brown advises readers on how to ditch the pointless relationships in their lives and how to open themselves up to find a true parter; maintaining relationships, introspective, boundary building, changing illusions)

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1. Manhunting by Jennifer Cruise (Kate sets up a business plan to find the perfect man; dating, love, self-discovery, strong female characters, determined)

2. Reinventing Mona by Jennifer Coburn (Mona is determined to make her crush fall for her, but does her dancing partner Mike have other ideas in mind? surprise love, determined woman, self-discovery, love)

3. Love the One You’re With by Emily Giffin (Ellen wonders if she could have had a better life with her ex than with her husband; self-fulfillment; love, unresolved feeling, self-discovery)

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