Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Book Review: True Believer by Nicholas Sparks

Name: True Believer

Author: Nicholas Sparks

Brief summary: Jeremy Marsh is a journalist. He doesn't believe in crazy supernatural stuff, like ghosts, or psychics. After unveiling the truth about a world renowned psychic, he gets a mysterious letter asking him to come investigate a haunted cemetery down in a small town in South Carolina. While there, he meets and falls in love with Lexie, a girl who brings out the best in him. He also meets and makes friends with a variety of different characters.

Grade/Age level: 14 and up

Cautions: There is a brief brief brief mention of unwed pregnancy, and the author mentions that a couple had sex.

If you like this book, you will also like… Even Now by Karen Kingsbury

Personal Opinion: Um, wow. Wow wow wow. This, without question, is the best Nicholas Sparks novel I have read. This had humor, romance, mystery, everything! This was definately the funniest book... who knew that Nicholas Sparks could write romance? Not me, that's for sure.

Rating: 10/10

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

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Friday, August 21, 2009

Book Review: Even Now by Karen Kingsbury

Name: Even Now

Author: Karen Kingsbury

Brief summary: Shane and Lauren are two teenagers head over heels in love with each other. When Lauren unexpectedly becomes pregnant, they know they want to get married. Their parents, however, have different plans. Shane's father is a successful business man, and all his parents can think about is how Shane's life will be ruined if he and Lauren keep the baby, and worse get married so young. So, Lauren and Shane's parents decide to keep them away from each other. Years later, their daughter, Emily, decides to find and get her parents back together. Will Shane and Lauren get their happy ending or will they find happiness from other people or things?

Grade/Age level: 14 and up

Cautions: Teenage pregnancy, they may briefly mention abortion, they talk about life in Afganistan and war and stuff like that.

If you like this book, you will also like… True Believer by Nicholas Sparks

Personal Opinion: Absolutely amazing. I can't wait to read more of Karen Kingsbury's books. I love her writing style.

Rating: 10/10