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The Wedding (The Notebook #2)

3.98  ·  Rating details ·  125,131 Ratings  ·  5,483 Reviews
After thirty years of marriage, Wilson Lewis, son-in-law of Allie and Noah Calhoun (of The Notebook), is forced to admit that the romance has gone out of his marriage. Desperate to win back his wife, Jane's, heart, he must figure out how to make her fall in love with him... again. Despite the shining example of Allie and Noah's marriage, Wilson is himself a man unable to e ...more
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Published (first published 2003)
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Louise Domiano because it tells the story of Noah's and Allie's daughter and how her parents love story is engrained into her relationship. It also continues with…morebecause it tells the story of Noah's and Allie's daughter and how her parents love story is engrained into her relationship. It also continues with where Noah is at in his life with the passing of Allie.(less)
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Nov 23, 2008 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
A friend of the family loaned me two Nicholas Sparks books. The friend is very nice. However, reading Nicholas Sparks, to quote Tommy Smothers, makes me realize why some animals eat their young.
Apr 15, 2008 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
The Wedding almost seemed like it was specifically written for me to hate - and it's been a long time since I've disliked a book this much. There's no real art to it (people are "white as paper" and so forth), but it's written for people who don't exactly have alternative lifestyles or world views. The baby boomer housewife married her husband because he respected her desire to be a housewife at a time when "most people our age wanted to change the world," and she knew he'd be a good provider. A ...more
Beatrice Masaluñga
Dec 26, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned
Most Nicholas Sparks' books are tear jerkers and heartbreaking, I just didn't expect this one to make me cry a little. It's more of happy tears than sad ones. I'm just incredibly touched with the story.

Noah Calhoun's words helped Wilson Lewis to become a better man to his wife, Jane. Realizations of how much time he lost because he's too busy at work and doesn't pay much attention to his family. Wilson made a mistake of forgetting their wedding anniversary and hurts Jane's feelings. To make up
Apr 23, 2011 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
So this is basically part 2 of The Notebook, the book and movie which made grown men cry.

OK. So, Wilson forgets to bring a big bouquet of flowers and an expensive bottle of perfume through the door on their 29th anniversary. He has forgotten. Jane pouts until bedtime when she tells him what he has done now. That is the beginning of all the trouble.

Then, Jane runs off to spend time in her son's out-of-state flat. Apparently thinking about leaving Wilson, The Husband Who Has Forgotten Their Anni
Sep 26, 2007 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes love stories.
I read this book right after I read Twilight because I was on a romance kick (very rare, I promise) and I couldn't get my hands on New Moon. At first I was worried it was going to be lame because it makes it seem like it's going to be another story about what a jerk the main guy is and how he's neglecting his wife. However, I really liked the way the author made Wilson not a bad guy, but a good guy who just doesn't know any better. I usually don't like mushy books because it always seems like it ...more
Kimmie Cocchiola
This was my very first Nicholas Sparks book. I never had time nor made time for reading, other than educational reads for health and career. I decided to choose a book in the airport before boarding the plane. I figured it may keep my mind off of flying- I never in my life thought I would spend the next 3 days unable to put the book down. From that day on I continue to read Nicholas Sparks books. For me I find his books to be captivating, always drawing me in and keeping me there as I continue t ...more
Tabby Kat
May 14, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nicholas-sparks
Noah is now living at Creekside, where he and Allie had moved toward the end of her life. He spends his time feeding a lone female swan, distinguished by a dark patch of color on her chest. Noah feels that this is Allie come back to him, and his children feel that he's lost touch with the world. Noah, however, never gives up on his theory and insists that it is his dear beloved wife.

Noah and Allie's oldest daughter, Jane, is married to Wilson Lewis. They've been married for nearly 30 years and h
Tatiana Khaykina
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Jan 02, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: shelf-09, contemp-rom
Opening Line: "Is it possible, I wonder, for a man to truely change?"

Although not the best book in Nicholas Sparks's collection this is an easy and sweet (sometimes sickly) read without the usual gut-wrenching heartbreak at the end. I found it amazing and a credit to Sparks as a writer that he was able to craft an entire book out of the simple premise of a wedding and a few flashbacks. This is almost like a Seinfeld episode in that it's about nothing but still intriguing to watch unfold. And eve
May 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was different in two ways. First, it was written in one person's point of view, the male character. Second, it is not a story about two people meeting and falling in love. No. These couple met and married each other. And the story starts off thirty years later. This book was so adorable. I thought it was realistic and it had zero percent cheesiness. I learned a lot about marriage from Wilson, the husband. I learned that marriage is a battle everyday where you have to fight to keep the ...more
Sep 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nicholas Sparks: the author who never disappoints.
Once again I was blown away by a book written by Sparks. It was so intense, so pure and the ending was a great surprise for me. Books like this one change the way people think.
It was so perfect... in all the ways possible. I don't know why I didn't read this book sooner.
I don't have words to describe what this book made me feel. But peace, tranquility, love and special seem to be the suitable words.
Jun 13, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: hopeless romantics who enjoy happy endings.
Shelves: fiction
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Mia  Bakhthiar
Oct 23, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Most love stories happen before and end with marriage, and the story ends and they've supposedly lived happily ever after. This book, however, shows that even after the rocky path that follows marriage, there's still a loving ending.

The concept of the book is so beautiful, but the way it was presented was very difficult to get into at first. I also found that after reading many of his books, they start to become very similar, and predictable.

The story was incredibly heartfelt, nonetheless, and
Sep 12, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cont-romance
What an amazing read, I enjoyed every page. Actually it will be really hard to rate this book as I feel I loved it but it wasn't as deep and tragically as most Spark's books usually are. I have been dying t read this book for years as I heard it was the only one with a HEA this author wrote. Well, I'm happy to tell you guys that's true. Not a single person dies in here which is usually how Spark's books go. This has pro's and con's. While I enjoyed everything being happy and nice, I missed those ...more
Oct 21, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: rereads
It's been a really long time since I've read this (probably about 12 years ago) and I thought since this is my wedding year it would be a good time for me to read it again! Although I remembered what happened, I loved reading this in a whole new light! I could definitely use some help from Wilson to finish planning my own wedding!
Kristy Trauzzi
Mar 25, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: romantics :)
Is this book a sequel to the Notebook? Because it makes references to the Notebook, but maybe he's just trying to get your interest piqued so that you want to go and find his other books and read.

I loved this book. It was so cute. I want to find rose petals all throughout the house and find a cute dress and high heels. I don't even need to be picked up in the limo. I think a great romantic night planned would be absolutely incredible! I swooned when I read it.

While I personally don't agree with
May 27, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
2 stars is a bit harsh, I'd give it another half if I could. It's not that I didn't kind of enjoy this book, it's just that it seemed a little, okay a lot contrived. There is no way a man would ever behave this way...even a good and decent and worthwhile one. Even a romantic one. I just think books like this contribute to divorced women who sit at home reading sappy romances and wondering why they can't find a man like that. Give the guys a break. How does Nicholas Sparks come up with this stuff ...more
Ninoska Goris
Mar 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Adoré esta segunda parte de El cuaderno de Noah.

Es la historia de la hija de Noah, Jane.

Tiene una sorpresa que, por ser tan inesperada, sorprende.
Okay so nobody died. Yay! Still, it was boring.It was basically this guy who was making calls the whole year to get things in order. I was waiting for a conflict but there was none whatsoever. That's a lot coming from someone who doesn't like conflict very much. It also got predictable halfway through the book. As in I knew, somehow, who the wedding was for. I think it was because she said her daughter would regret it if she didn't have a "proper wedding" ... but that's just me.

The book was well
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This is a sequel to Sparks’s incredibly popular The Notebook. This book focuses on Noah and Allie’s oldest daughter, Jane, and her husband Wilson. After forgetting their anniversary, Wilson spends the next year trying to figure out how to make it up to Jane, with some sage advice from his father-in-law, Noah. But when their daughter announces she’s getting married on their anniversary, all Wilson’s plans are circumvented.

I’ve read a couple of books by Sparks. I actua
Imene Tl
Aug 25, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nicholas Sparks sure knows how to keep things real. Marriage isn't always roses and butterflies, even between those deeply in love. There will be hardships and doubts and moments of dispair, but anyone can find their way back if they fight for what they are sure is true love.
Miss Kim
Some of my friends here know how I feel about Mr. Sparks, and may wonder, "why the hell is she trying another of his books?" Well I ask myself the same question! However, I saw it on my shelf and the swans on the cover drew me. (Yes, sometimes I am easy). I blew off the dust (I've had it forever), and peeked at page one... 10 mins and 20 pages later I realized, "Well, I 'spose I'm giving Ole Sparks a chance again".

If you are a fan of The Notebook, you may enjoy this sequel. Having been married f
Harish Kumar Challapalli
Aug 12, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: romantic fiction lovers!!
Awesome!! I loved the book!! its one of the best romantic books i have ever read!! Though its a sequel to "The Notebook" , there is no compulsion that one shud that before reading this!! Frankly, i liked the sequel more than the prequel!! I am sure that people in their mid 40s wud def feel connected!!
Ruth Hyland
Feb 06, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
way too sappy for me. i do like feel good books, but not sappy love stories. i just didn't buy that all their relationship issues were his fault. as a feminist i believe women are accountable for their happiness and if they aren't happy with their relationship they need to speak up/do something about it. i do believe that people can change and that theme in the book was good.
Ahmad Sharabiani
The Wedding (The Notebook, #2), Nicholas Sparks
عنوان: عشق گمشده؛ نویسنده: نیکلاس اسپارکس؛ مترجم: نفیسه معتکف؛ ویراستار: حمیده رستمی؛ مشخصات نشر: تهران، نشر علم، 1383، در 358 ص، موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان امریکایی
Sep 11, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
On a rare ocassion, I tend to read a Sparks book that hasn't been made into a movie, so that the story still sounds fresh and new to me. Unfortunately, this one disappointed me. This was a rather stagnating story; meaning that nothing much happened besides the musings of fifty-something man, Wilson, who's married to Jane, the daugther of the eldery Noah Calhoun (and Allie) who were the main characters of the Notebook.
After a thirty years of marriage, Wilson has finally realized that maybe his w
Nov 17, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i have to admit that at first i didnt really want to read this book, for some reason a long time ago i bought it because i love nicholas sparks but the back description of the book bored me to death. Well, i'm glad I finally took the time to read it because i absolutely love it! and i mean LOVE it! It was better than the notebook. Definitely now in my tops of nicholas sparks and i've read them all.

The Wedding is a story about a couple that has fallen out of love because the Husband chooses work
Mar 30, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012, library
First off, I like Nicholas Sparks books usually. I know many people scoff off at his name. But amongst the books of his that I have read, I have liked a few while others have been average. If you are into travel, you should read ‘Three weeks with my brother’, I really liked it.

About this book, it was good to begin with, and then it slowed down considerably in the middle. It’s been quite some time since I picked up a Nicholas Sparks so I forgot how it read like. I have got so used to fast-paced
Adela Cacovean
Nunta este o continuare a cărții Jurnalul unei iubiri, în care ginerele lui Noah, Wilson Lewis încearcă să recâștige dragostea soției lui, după 30 de ani de căsnicie în care s-a ocupat în mare parte de carieră. Așa că după ce uită de aniversarea lor de 29 de ani, timp de un an întreg pune la cale o surpriză pentru Jane, sperând că aceasta îl va ierta și că dragostea lor va renaște. În paralele cu asta, Wilson își reamintește cum s-au cunoscut și multe momente importante de la începutul relației ...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

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