Romantic but confusing: Woman falls in love with the very man who helped destroy her family bookstore -- so perhaps the message is, love conquers all? Messages about corporate power over mom-and-pop business.
Positive Role Models & Representations
Some references to a man dating women way younger than him; two characters email each other and chat online and acquainted without their respective partners knowing; and there's a passionate embrace and kiss in the end. Discussions of infidelity and cybersex.
Infrequent use of “ass” and “hell.”
Prominent logos for Starbucks, Baby Gap, America Online (and the tell-tale sound of its dial-up service), Zabar's, VISA, etc.
Ease of Play
Social drinking, primarily wine, at events and restaurants.