Genre Archives: Romance

Every Day

February 23, 2018
This film originated from a New York Times bestseller by the same title, a young adult fantasy romance by David Levithan. The novel has been highly acclaimed as an eye-opener for teens to consider gender issues, especially as it relates to identity by presenting the idea that our personhood is not [...]

A Christmas Kiss II

Dove Approved for All Ages

Christmas Kiss II is not named for a sequel but because there are two very distinct kisses that bookend the film. This endearing Cinderella storyline that is also reminiscent of Sabrina fuses a timid but talented fashion assistant wannabe designer, Jenna (Elisabeth Harnois), with the pompous and [...]

Runaway Romance

Dove Approved for All Ages

In the blink of an eye, Ann Stanway’s identity is crushed to pieces. And believing that her reality show-life was actually real didn’t make her feel any less foolish. Once a small-town girl, Ann arrived in Hollywood as a caterer. While serving at a Hollywood party, she meets Scott Adsen, a hot [...]

Runaway Romance

January 7, 2018

Dove Approved for All Ages

In the blink of an eye, Ann Stanway’s identity is crushed to pieces. And believing that her reality show-life was actually real, didn’t make her feel any less foolish. Once a small-town girl, Ann arrived in Hollywood as a caterer. While serving at a Hollywood party, she meets Scott Adsen, a [...]

Finding Father Christmas

October 3, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

Miranda is hardworking and never takes time off—even for Christmas. But when she receives a suitcase that belonged to her mom, she finds a hidden picture. Is this some connection to the father she never knew? It surprises her friends when she takes off to Carlton Heath, Vermont, from the state of [...]

Heaven Sent

February 21, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Heaven Sent" is an intriguing movie, centered around Taylor, a little angel with a secret. Her quest is for a couple contemplating divorce to stay together and to have a happy life. This movie features good acting, an interesting story, and good use of scenery, not to mention terrific direction. [...]

The Debutante Queen (Book)

November 26, 2015

Dove Approved for All Ages

“The Debutante Queen” is a novella based in Helena, Mont., during the late 1800s. The main character, Calista Blythe, is a beautiful, humble young woman with a compassionate heart. Calista is drawn into the world of street orphans and newsies (boys who sell newspapers and do odd jobs to help [...]