"Bridget Jones's Diary" (2001)--A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary. I so love this movie!

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"Bridget Jones's Diary" (2001)--A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary. I so love this movie!

Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)... book turned into a movie. I love the movie so much I wonder if I would like the book as well.

10 Lovely Modern Versions of Jane Austen Classics

Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)... book turned into a movie. I love the movie so much I wonder if I would like the book as well.

14 laugh-out-loud books about finding love, including Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding.

14 Books About Finding Love That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

14 laugh-out-loud books about finding love, including Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding.

Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason 1/30/13  They're running around in a fountain - not sure if this constitutes swimming!

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason 1/30/13 They're running around in a fountain - not sure if this constitutes swimming!

As Bridget careers towards baby-deadline, tortured by Smug Mothers miming her ticking biological clock, a series of classic Bridget Jones moments finally leads her into pregnancy - but just not quite as intended. It's a pregnancy full of cheesy potatoes, outlandish advice from Drunken Singletons and Smug Mothers, chaos at scans and childbirth classes, high jinks and romance, joy and despair - but all of it dominated by the terribly awkward question - 'who's the father?'.

As Bridget careers towards baby-deadline, tortured by Smug Mothers miming her ticking biological clock, a series of classic Bridget Jones moments finally leads her into pregnancy - but just not quite as intended. It's a pregnancy full of cheesy potatoes, outlandish advice from Drunken Singletons and Smug Mothers, chaos at scans and childbirth classes, high jinks and romance, joy and despair - but all of it dominated by the terribly awkward question - 'who's the father?'.

I didn't know when I grabbed this at an airport, that it would prove to be the catalyst for the entire chick-lit genre (or so I've read).  It was pure fun, smartly written, absent of what usually irks me about books of its type.  The same can't be said for the sequel, unfortunately...

8 Books to Read with a Broken Heart

I didn't know when I grabbed this at an airport, that it would prove to be the catalyst for the entire chick-lit genre (or so I've read). It was pure fun, smartly written, absent of what usually irks me about books of its type. The same can't be said for the sequel, unfortunately...

“I don’t think you’re an idiot at all. I mean, there are elements of the ridiculous about you… you tend to let whatever’s in your head come out of your mouth without much consideration of the consequences… But the thing is, um, what I’m trying to say, very inarticulately, is that, um, in fact, perhaps despite appearances, I like you, very much. Just as you are.” Mark Darcy (Bridget Jones’ Diary)

“I don’t think you’re an idiot at all. I mean, there are elements of the ridiculous about you… you tend to let whatever’s in your head come out of your mouth without much consideration of the consequences… But the thing is, um, what I’m trying to say, very inarticulately, is that, um, in fact, perhaps despite appearances, I like you, very much. Just as you are.” Mark Darcy (Bridget Jones’ Diary)

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