Many years, In April, when the wind blows from the sea and mingles with the scent of lilacs, Landon Carter can’t forgot his last year at Beaufort High. It was 1958, and Landon had already dated a girl or two. He understood that he had once been in love. Certainly the last person in town he thought he'd fall for was Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's Baptist minister
Seventeen year old Veronica "Ronnie" Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York City to Wilmington, North Carolina. Three years later, she remains angry and alientated from her parents, especially her father...until her mother decides it would be in everyone's best interest if she spent the summer in Wilmington with him. Ronnie's father, a former concert pianist and teacher, is living a quiet life in the beach town, immersed in creating a work of art that will become the centerpiece of a local church.
When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the close-knit community and becoming increasingly attached to Alex and his family.
This book is about an older lady Adrienne whose husband leaves her for a younger women. After her struggles with her life she goes to Rodanthe, North Carolina, to help at her friends inn. There is one guest that checks into the inn, a guy named Paul. There is a storm brewing and is about to hit so they get ready for the storm. Paul comes here to try get over his problems with his son. During the book they start to have a more friendly relationship and become really close to each other during the storm. This love that they start stays with them for the rest of their lives and they haveeach other.
Is there really such thing as a lucky charm? The hero of Nicholas Sparks's new novel believes he's found one in the form of a photograph of a smiling woman he's never met, but who he comes to believe holds the key to his destiny. The chain of events that leads to him possessing the photograph and finding the woman pictured in it is the stuff of love stories only a master such as Sparks can write.
An angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his lifeuntil he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah. Their mutual attraction quickly grows into the kind of love that leaves Savannah waiting for John to finish his tour of duty, and John wanting to settle down with the woman who has captured his heart. But 9/11 changes everything. John feels it is his duty to re-enlist. And sadly, the long separation finds Savannah falling in love with someone else.
The Best of Me’ follows former high school sweethearts, who come from opposite sides of the tracks in their small hometown. While the two don’t meet again until they return home for a funeral, neither one has forgotten their first love. As the two reunite and reminisce about their past, they ponder if they have a future together. Denise DiNovi will produce the film version of ‘The Best of Me’ with Sparks and his literary agent, Theresa Park.
In the book True Believer, by Nicholas Sparks, Jeremy Marsh is a journalist in New York. He gets a letter from a resident at Boone Creek, North Carolina asking Jeremy to investigate some lights that have been appearing at a cemetery which people believe are caused by ghosts. When he arrives at Boone Creek he goes to the library where he meets a beautiful librarian named Lexie. Her personality and the way she spoke to him grabbed Jeremys attention. After spending time together for only a couple days their love towards each other start growing. The only problem is that Jeremy lives in New York and Lexie lives in the little town that she loves and she knows she will never leave. Lexie finally breaks it to Jeremy that their love can never be.
This book is the heart-rending story of two small-town former high school sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks. Now middle-aged, they've taken wildly divergent paths, but neither has lived the life they imagined . . . and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever altered their world. When they are both called back to their hometown for the funeral of the mentor who once gave them shelter, they will be forced to confront the choices each has made, and ask whether love can truly rewrite the past.
Ira Levinson is in trouble. At ninety-one years old, in poor health and alone in the world, he finds himself stranded on an isolated embankment after a car crash. Suffering multiple injuries, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes and comes into focus beside him: his beloved wife Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she forces him to remain alert by recounting the stories of their lifetime together – how they met, the precious paintings they collected together, the dark days of WWII and its effect on them and their families. Ira knows that Ruth can’t possibly be in the car with him, but he clings to her words and his memories, reliving the sorrows and everyday joys that defined their marriage.
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