The Notebook

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Grand Central Publishing, Jan 5, 2000 - Fiction - 224 pages
1698 Reviews
Includes 20 photos from the movie and a reading group guide.

Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book. It is a celebration of how passion can be ageless and timeless, a tale that moves us to laughter and tears and makes us believe in true love all over again... At thirty-one, Noah Calhoun, back in coastal North Carolina after World War II, is haunted by images of the girl he lost more than a decade earlier. At twenty-nine, socialite Allie Nelson is about to marry a wealthy lawyer, but she cannot stop thinking about the boy who long ago stole her heart. Thus begins the story of a love so enduring and deep it can turn tragedy into triumph, and may even have the power to create a miracle...
 

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This is possibly one of the worst books I have ever read (you will probably hear me saying that a lot). I loved the movie in high school, but it's possible that reading the book has actually ruined ... Read full review

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So poorly written. The simplicity of language is not masterfully austere or poetically sparse. It just reads as though the author has a grade 9 vocabulary. The plot is formulaic. Even the character's ... Read full review

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With over 100 million copies of his books sold, Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved storytellers. His novels include 12 #1 New York Times bestsellers. All his books have been New York Times and international bestsellers, and were translated into more than 50 languages. Ten Sparks novels have been adapted into major motion pictures, with The Choice coming in February 2016.

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