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…moreHello, i don't think it would be unappropriate for your daughter. There is no description of "making love" in the book. Modesty could be a key word.
Both characters have difficulties about love by trusting and expressing themselves about their feelings.
It is a very beautiful book as Nicholas Sparks often do which offer a very nice vision of love.
I would not say it is unappropriate for a teenager but if you're not sure, the best thing to do may be to read it yourself before she does.
Hope she will enjoy it !(less)
I used to see Mr. Nicholas Sparks as a guy who kills off his characters for sport. Like every time he writes a new story, I picture him rubbing the palm of his hands against each other while madly grinning and asking “Who I am going to kill this time? *insert evil laugh here*” Only after reading this particular novel of his did I learn how wrong I was. I learned that most of his stories’ premises are based from his real life experiences or about members of his family and I believe it takes true ...more
So far,I think this is the best novel I've read of Nicholas Sp ...more
I first read THE RESCUE in 2002 and enjoyed it just as much this time with it's rediscovery. As soon as I opened the first page I was lost, reading continuously for the next 24 hours. Thinking to myself, damn that Nicholas Sparks' he's done it again, sucking me right back into one of the best love stories I've ever read.
Due to a horrific childhood trauma volunteer firefighter Taylor McAden is driven to take disturb ...more
This turned out to be a good choice because this was such a feel-good book. It's about a volunteer firefighter and a single mum but really, it's about how love can rescue you from yourself. The relationships explored in thi ...more
The heroine is a penniless single mom who works the night shift as a waitress and during the day takes care of her disabled 3-year-old. The first time the hero comes to her house--on an unplanned visit--he notes that even though the place is old, it's spotless. From this, of course, we're supposed to infer that the heroine is a hard worker, has high moral fiber, and is good wife material.
Nicholas Sparks has a craft of bringing his characters to lif ...more
I borrowed this book from a friend while on vacation, because I was DESPERATE. She promised it was amazing. It was not.
I did not like Taylor. Denise was a flagrant Mary Sue (did the woman have a single flaw?). Melissa and Mitch's main functions were to push Taylor towards (or back to) Denise. The writing was flat - it seemed rushed, and watered down.
A friend who is a speech therapist had some very critical things to say about the "therapy" presented in the book. I defer to her opinion on th ...more
3rd time reading
She knew that the initial feelings associated with love were almost like an ocean wave in their intensity, acting as the magnetic force that drew two people together. It was possible to be washed away in the emotion, but the wave wouldn't last forever. It couldn't -- nor was it meant to be -- but if two people were right for each other, a truer kind of love could last forever in it's wake. At least, that's what she believed.
Single mom Denise Holton is driving ...more
The Rescue takes place in modern day South Carolina. Denise a young, single mother of Kyle, a five year old little boy with a comprehension disorder as well as a ...more
The title"Rescue " really blend with the content of the book. The protagonist, Taylor is a voluntary firefighter. His life is determined to rescue people.Denise had been rescued by tAYLOR, PHUYSICALLY AND EMOTIONALLY. So is Kyle. Taylor fails in rescuing Mitch, another main event in the story. Taylor tries to rescue Melissa and her kids, tryin ...more
As a note to myself (or reminder so that I don't buy it again), the book is about a fireman and a single mom. The mo ...more
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Eu apenas li um livro de Nicholas Sparks na vida, O Melhor de Mim, e eu adorei. Mas não foi o suficiente para me apaixonar pelo escritor. Tenho mais um livro dele na minha estante para ler, mas sinceramente não sei quando irei o ler. Muitos dos livros de Nicholas Sparks não me chamam à atenção, assim como os filmes. Não considero bem o meu género literário, mas uma coisa é certa, Nicholas Sparks sabe escre ...more
I took the book out of a box in my department on campus. When people retire or leave the job for another reason, often when the office is cleaned o ...more
Denise Holton certainly thinks he is great. After all, Taylor was the one who rescued her from a car accident one stormy night, then found her son Kyle, who had wandered off into the swamp afterward. But it is more than that. It’s the way Ta ...more
I liked the suspense that happened in the beginning of the ...more
The missing Kyle is found by volunteer-fireman Taylor, and Denise discovers that there can be room in her life for someone else, especially since that someone else interacts well with her son and seems to genuinely like to b ...more
El desarrollo de la novela me gustó mucho, no fue apresurado en absoluto, aunque debo reconcomer que era bastante predecible (por eso y porque el epilogo me parecía merecía un poco más de desarrollo le quito una estrella)
Un escritor que sabe llegar al corazón del lector, que sabe mante ...more
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Nicholas Sparks is one of the world’s most beloved storytellers. All of his books have been New York Times bestsellers, with over 105 million copies sold worldwide, in more than 50 languages, including over 75 million copies in the United States alone.
Sparks wrote one of his best-known stories, The Notebook, over a period of six months at age 28. It was published in 1996 and he followed with the n...more