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Caroline Hogg has worked in publishing for almost ten years, at Little, Brown Book Group and more recently at Avon, HarperCollins. She's currently at Pan Macmillan as Senior Commissioning Editor for Commercial Women's Fiction. She knows her stuff!
Today's question comes from a Novelicious reader who asks:
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What is your favourite rom com movie and why?
Caroline says: What a great question! And very easy for me to answer. There’s a little known movie called Til There Was You starring an actress called Jeanne Triplehorn (trivia fans: she was supposed to get the female leads in Four Weddings and Pulp Fiction but had to turn down both roles at the last minute) and the very gorgeous Dylan McDermott. I can’t quite remember how I stumbled on it for the first time but I absolutely love how it tells the story of two characters who are clearly perfect for each other – if they could just meet. But they keep missing each other by a hair’s breadth – at school, at university, through mutual friends in LA. It also has Jennifer Aniston and Sarah Jessica Parker in it, being funny and gorgeous. All in all, it’s rom com heaven and should be rented immediately if you’ve never seen it.