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Cupid, draw back your bow January 26, 2007

Posted by sneaks in adult, display topics, DVDs, winter.

For a grown-up Valentine’s Day display, pick your fiction by color – a table or rack full of pink, white, and red books is bound to deliver the message: romance starts here!

Or for something a little different, pull your dessert cookbooks and add in some “date movie” DVD’s.

Click “more” for lists of movies and nonfiction that will make for a super-romantic evening!

Romantic movies:

  • Before Sunrise / Before Sunset – Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy
  • Bridget Jones: the edge of reason – Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant
  • Brokeback Mountain – Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger
  • Casanova – Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller
  • Failure to Launch – Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew McConaughey
  • Finding Neverland – Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet
  • The Illusionist – Edward Norton, Jessica Biel
  • Just My Luck – Lindsay Lohan, Chris Pine
  • The Lake House – Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves
  • Last Holiday – Queen Latifah
  • The Legend of Zorro – Catherine Zeta-Jones, Antonio Banderas
  • Must Love Dogs – Diane Lane, John Cusack
  • The Notebook – Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams
  • The Princess Bride – Robin Wright Penn, Cary Elwes
  • Tristan + Isolde – Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell

Romantic food:

Perfect light desserts: fabulous cakes, cookies, pies, and more made with real butter, sugar, flour, and eggs, all under 300 calories per generous serving by Nick Malgieri and David Joachim. 641.86 M

The New York Times dessert cookbook, edited by Florence Fabricant. 641.86 N

The sweet life: desserts from Chanterelle by Kate Zuckerman. 641.86 Z

One cake, one hundred desserts: learn one foolproof cake recipe and make one hundred desserts by Greg Case and Keri Fisher. 641.8 C

The all-American dessert book by Nancy Baggett. 641.86 B

Dessert university: more than 300 spectacular recipes and essential lessons from White House pastry chef Roland Mesnier by Roland Mesnier with Lauren Chattman. 641.86 M

The essence of chocolate: recipes for baking and cooking with fine chocolate by John Scharffenberger and Robert Steinberg with Ann Krueger Spivack and Susie Heller. 641.6374 S

The chocolate connoisseur: for everyone with a passion for chocolate by Chloé Doutre-Roussel. 641.3374 D

Chocolate chocolate by Lisa Yockelson. 641.6374 Y

The New interCourses: an aphrodisiac cookbook by Martha Hopkins and Randall Lockridge. 641.563 H



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