Friday, June 26, 2009

Friday Giveaway - The Note Book by Nicholas Sparks

Congratulations Carol! You are the winner of the Friday June 19th giveaway for "My Lord Vampire."

There's a new giveaway today. I'm trying to clear out my book shelves so a paperback copy of "The Notebook" is up for grabs. Is there anyone out there who hasn't read this shamelessly sentimental love conquers all story. Leave me a post and I'll pick a winner next Friday.

From the author's website:
". . . is an achingly tender story about the enduring power of love, a story of miracles that will stay with you forever. Set amid the austere beauty of coastal North Carolina in 1946, THE NOTEBOOK begins with the story of Noah Calhoun, a rural Southerner returned home from World War II. Noah, thirty-one, is restoring a plantation home to its former glory, and he is haunted by images of the beautiful girl he met fourteen years earlier, a girl he loved like no other. Unable to find her, yet unwilling to forget the summer they spent together, Noah is content to live with only memories. . . until she unexpectedly returns to his town to see him once again. Allie Nelson, twenty-nine, is now engaged to another man, but realizes that the original passion she felt for Noah has not dimmed with the passage of time. Still, the obstacles that once ended their previous relationship remain, and the gulf between their worlds is too vast to ignore. With her impending marriage only weeks away, Allie is forced to confront her hopes and dreams for the future, a future that only she can shape.

Like a puzzle within a puzzle, the story of Noah and Allie is just beginning. As it unfolds, their tale miraculously becomes something different, with much higher stakes. The result is a deeply moving portrait of love itself, the tender moments, and fundamental changes that affect us all. Shining with a beauty that is rarely found in current literature, THE NOTEBOOK establishes Nicholas Sparks as a classic storyteller with a unique insight into the only emotion that really matters."



Jo said...

Ohh, I haven't read The Notebook, which is awful considering it's my favourite film! I'd like to enter please. Great contest :)

Email: joannestapley[at]googlemail[dot]com

Gail said...

Okay Jo you are entered.
Good luck! Gail