You can instantly connect with them emotionally and start feeling for them through the twists and turns of the novel. Perhaps its this that detracted from the tension of the black moment between the two. After questioning the locals, he learns that his lucky charm is Elizabeth Green, a single mother and teacher living with her grandmother.
When Elizabeth finally discovers the story of the photo, she is scared and enraged. In order to give his new life some purpose, he decides to backpack across the country and find the woman who brought him so much luck.
Years of inquiring and searching for those still unaccounted for yielded nothing. Describe each character in one word: How would you feel if, like the author, you were suddenly hearing from family members survival stories such as the ones she heard the night of the family reunion in ?
Kind of far from here. He was likeable, yes, and a great character, yes, but this contemporary was just so…unrealitic to me. Will their relationship survive? The ending, especially the final sentence, left me reeling.
Its not enough to evoke the famed Sparks-inspired tears, but theres enough here that Id be interested to peruse Sparkss substantial back list.
However, The Lucky One was very predicable. But Logans luck seems to be tied to a photograph of a young woman found during one of his patrols: There were many descriptions and psychological thinking when I wanted more dialogs and well… romance.
Her books are also an immediate auto buy for me as soon as they are released. Even though it is written in the third person, you get a fair idea that each chapter defines the person mentioned in the title of that chapter.
And indeed, this novel follows the pattern I expected, although fortunately without a Miley Cirus in sight, and rather reminds me of Diane Chamberlains work. The more she heard of this unfathomable story, the more she realized it was one that must be told.
Yet, can you really ever have to much of that story line? While this was not the saddest Sparks book, the ending did get me for a little bit. Did this cause you to read the book differently than you would have otherwise? However, the pacing picked up in the final quarter or so of the novel, drawing a shocking final conclusion that floored me.
But, somehow, Logan made it sound just right. There are some beautiful quotes and a lot of contexts that has been expressed brilliantly. I knew what was going to happen from the very beginning. Logan has his doubts, but keeps the picture safe nonetheless. This is one of them.
Soon Thibault experiences a sudden streak of luck—winning poker games and even surviving deadly combat that kills two of his closest buddies. Only his best friend, Victor, seems to have an explanation for his good fortune: Caught off guard by the attraction he feels, Thibault keeps the story of the photo, and his luck, a secret.In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life.
Originally published in hardcover inthe movie version of THE LUCKY ONE, starring Zac Efron, is scheduled to be released by Warner Bros. on April 20, Book Reviews The Lucky One – Book Review.
June 10, ; No comment; SHARES. Share Tweet. I love Nicholas Sparks from the moment I finished reading ‘A Walk to Remember’ years ago. Since then, I have been reading Sparks, giving good enough breaks in between so I can enjoy all his books with the same intensity.
The Lucky One was. Before reading The Lucky One, my knowledge of the books of Nicholas Sparks was limited to what I knew of the many film adaptations of his work.I knew to expect passionate romances against all odds, characters split apart by dark secrets, gasping professions of love followed by some sort of lengthy embrace (usually involving rain or someone being lifted in the air and spun around), progressive.
WE WERE THE LUCKY ONES – Book Review & Discussion Questions Occasionally, you find a book that moves you, that stays with you, that demands you share it.
A story that is simultaneously heart wrenching and gratifying. The Lucky One has everything I need in a book for me to be moved and emotionally kicked (always in a good way, of course). But there was something missing, “In the blink of an eye, something happens by chance - when you least expect it - sets you on a course that you never planned, into a /5.
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