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The Best of Me
The Best of Me | Nicholas Sparks
IN THEATERS OCTOBER 17, 2014!Starring Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Luke Bracey, and Liana Liberator"Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen."In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love. Though they were from opposite sides of the tracks, their love for one another seemed to defy the realities of life in the small town of Oriental, North Carolina. But as the summer of their senior year came to a close, unforeseen events would tear the young couple apart, setting them on radically divergent paths.Now, twenty-five years later, Amanda and Dawson are summoned back to Oriental for the funeral of Tuck Hostetler, the mentor who once gave shelter to their high school romance. Neither has lived the life they imagined . . . and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever changed their lives. As Amanda and Dawson carry out the instructions Tuck left behind for them, they realize that everything they thought they knew -- about Tuck, about themselves, and about the dreams they held dear -- was not as it seemed. Forced to confront painful memories, the two former lovers will discover undeniable truths about the choices they have made. And in the course of a single, searing weekend, they will ask of the living, and the dead: Can love truly rewrite the past?
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brit91
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The Best Of Me💖

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brit91
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The Best Of Me💖💖💖💖

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brit91
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The Best Of Me💝💝💝

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brit91
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The Best Of Me💖💖💖

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brit91
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The best of me💖💖💖

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
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brit91
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The best of me💌💌💌

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Eggs
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So tell me you love me, if you don't then lie, oh lie to me
And call it true, call it true love
Call it true, call it true love🎶

#truelove #julycoldplay

RenePenn Just checked out the audio version of this one. 4mo
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ReadingIsMyHobby
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I cried so much reading this book, it was emotional. But I love this author and he‘s good at what he does.

brit91 I loved this book and the movie is really good also!! 5mo
ReadingIsMyHobby Yes it is. 5mo
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ReadingIsMyHobby Thank you 5mo
jenniferajanes Welcome to Litsy! 🎉📚 I don‘t think I‘ve ever read a Nicholas Sparks book that didn‘t make me cry! 5mo
ReadingIsMyHobby Thank you. Yes I agree. 5mo
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these_dreams
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Thank you, Nicholas Sparks, for reminding me why I haven‘t touched your books in a really long time.

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swilson95
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Typical NS romance... easy read and helped me get back into reading after constantly letting myself get dragged into Netflix rather then picking up a book

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KristenDuck
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This was cute, typical Nicholas Sparks, and yes, highly predictable.

But I absolutely loved listening to the audiobook.

Amanda and Dawson were high school sweethearts. With very different lives who veered off onto very different tracks. Now, years later, fully grown, they find themselves back in their hometown together.

Does one really ever get over their first love?

I really appreciated Sparks‘ attention to character detail on this one!

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LoverOfLearning
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I thought this book was fantastic. I have never read this story nor have I watched the movie. I thought the storyline was deep and engaging. I liked that the characters were relatable and their decisions questioned my beliefs at times. I was sucked into the story from chapter one. I throughly enjoyed The Best of Me.

The story is about love, friendship, anger, grief, and an overwhelming desire for pure happiness that is packed full of emotion.

Curiouser_and_curiouser I'm just doing a stocktake of my books shelves atm and I have Nicholas Sparks copy of Bend in the Road. I will have to keep an eye out for this one on my next op shop visit 😉 7d
LoverOfLearning @Curiouser_and_curiouser very nice! I have never read or heard of a bend in the road. I have to tell you though the best Nicholas Sparks movie I've ever seen was The Longest Ride. So good and such an interesting character mashup. I would like to read that book soon 7d
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Sally5
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The ending was unexpected...

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Sally5
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“The grass is greenest where it is watered”

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LoverOfLearning
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Just started reading! I really like the story line already!

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Book_Lover95
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Definitely did not have the ending I was expecting!

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Victoriahoperose
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This was good - pretty standard Nicholas Sparks. Sad and romantic with a twist. The story was very interesting even though it was pretty predictable. Overall, it was a quick read and I liked it.

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MoMogrl
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I read this for #booked2018 #beachread. (Yes I am very far behind, yay work) I tend to read Nicholas Sparks a lot in the summer since they are easy, if not somewhat predictable reads. Once again I enjoyed his book. I did figure one thing out at the end, but it wasn't as predictable as I expected.
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Cinfhen A beach read in December is perfect, even if you aren‘t at the beach 😉I just read a really “light”book and it was so much fun 11mo
MoMogrl @Cinfhen that book sounds so fun. I just stacked it. 11mo
Cinfhen Yay!!! I read it in a day....total #braincandy 🍬🍭🍬🍭🍬 11mo
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Vinnies haul on Thursday. I shopped so hard. Best and Less had bras and undies for under $3 and I got lots of Xmas preparation done at the Reject Shop. I got to watch my parent‘s race horse come fourth. Morning tea was at my favourite Icky Sticky and dinner was at my favourite pub the Old Victoria Inn.

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MoMogrl
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I was going to go outside to the porch to read, but #jack had other plans. Started the tagged book for #booked2018 #beachread. #blackcatsoflitsy

The funniest part about this is I didn't originally have the blanket on my lap. He won't snuggle unless I put the blanket down.

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rather_be_reading
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Love, after all, always said more about those who felt it than it did about the ones they loved.

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#bestforlast
#AdelesMayMashup

One of my favorites ❤️😢😭

vkois88 ❤❤❤ 1y
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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If you have read this then you know about the #barscene 😭😢😭😢

#scenesfromabook

❤️ Dawson

TheBookAddict I think I‘ve only read 2 Nicholas Sparks books and I loved The Last Song. I read it years before the movie came out. I actually have not watched the movie, I wouldn‘t like for it to ruin that story for me. I may have to look into borrowing this one from the library. 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheBookAddict I love his books! I always read them first and then watch the movie ❤️of course the book is always better!! 2y
TheBookAddict @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I usually am not into romance books, but I sometimes delve into it. So I‘ll have to check out some of his books. 2y
JoeStalksBeck 👏👏👏👏 2y
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Eggs
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This was a lovely story, hard to put down. There might be a movie based on it as well.

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Kenziejo
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Panpan

No. No. No. I loved the idea of this. Young lovers reconnect, sweet old dude, cuteness. But, no. This was so annoying. Dawson was so sweet and I couldn't stand Amanda. Then the end? No.

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thereadingunicorn
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Thank you so much @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks for the book and little birthday gifts. I love it 😊💕

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I'm happy you like everything!!! I hope you haven't read it!! 📚💕 2y
thereadingunicorn @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks no I haven't . Can't wait to read it 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Yay!!! I'm so glad!!! 😉💕 2y
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batgirl
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Got to finish yet another #NicholasSparks book! ♡ Yes, I have a habit of not watching the movie without reading the book, thanks for asking.

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Haru
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En 1984, Amanda y Dawson se enamoraron. Aunque eran de clases sociales diferentes, su amor parecía capaz de desafiar cualquier obstáculo. Pero después de su graduación tomaron caminos opuestos. 25 años después, se reencuentran por el funeral de Tuck, quien había protegido su historia de amor. Juntos deberán cumplir con su última voluntad, que les ayudará a darse cuenta de que no todo era lo que parecía. ¿Puede el amor reescribir el pasado?⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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These few came to mind for #lostloves. #jubilantjuly

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WeirdLibraryLady
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Not Sparks' best book. I liked the story of their past, but hated the conflict between Amanda's current marriage and her obvious feeling for Dawson. The ending was 100% unbelievable. 1,000,000 things would have to line up for this outcome to happen and in a "real world" book it is unbelievable.

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CrowCAH
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#bestofjanuary #readjanuary

Thank you, Littens, for upping my litfluence to 2000!!!

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The 1st book finished of 2017 and I wasn't a big fan - found I had to push myself to finish it

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NeverendingTBR
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#currentlyreading #thebestofme by #nicholassparks - trying to get it finished before the end of the year

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#PhotoADayNov16 #Setinasmalltown I immediately thought of Nicholas' books when I read about today's photo, he has several books set in small towns so I ramdonly picked these two. #NicholasSparks #Romantsy

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meek84
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Instead, it had more to do with the sense that somehow she'd lost sight of the person she'd once meant to be, and she wasn't sure she'd ever have the opportunity to find that person again.

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#augustofpages #bookphotochallenge Day 14: book + unique fact about yourself. Almost a year ago, I picked up and moved from NY to PA to be with a guy who I'd only been dating for a handful of months. It was a bold decision, but as it turns out, the best one I've ever made. Now we have a beautiful apartment and are building an incredible life together. He truly brings out the best parts of me, and I love him unconditionally. 💙 #MFEO

LauraBeth When you know you know ❤️ 3y
Jenshootsweddings I always loved what Nicole Kidman says in Practical Magic ... "What wouldn't I do, for love?" ??❤️ 3y
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GinaAnderson Good for you! 💗 3y
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Shortstack About a year and a half ago my boyfriend, who I'd been dating for just a few months moved from PA to CA to be with me and it also worked out great. Life rewards the bold! Happy for your story! 3y
Cinfhen Awww💞 3y
TheSpinecrackersBookClub Lovely story 💞💞 3y
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mikagatsby
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Rating: 5/5.

Please don't read this at 3 in the morning. You'll end up crying a lot. I did. It's about finding love, letting go, falling in love with the same person again and eventually, have to make a few difficult choices.

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AzmatHashmani
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I gave you the best of me 😒❤️

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There's no denying that it's one of the utterly brilliant tales ever told by this author. I like the idea of childhood sweethearts reuniting after so many years.

Full review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1231398122?book_show_action=false