The Best of Me

    • 3.9 • 155 Ratings
    • $19.99

    • $19.99

Publisher Description

In this #1 New York Times bestselling novel of first love and second chances, former high school sweethearts confront the painful truths of their past to build a promising future—together.

"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 their small town in 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 home 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 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?

Sean Pratt
hr min
October 11
Hachette Audio

Customer Reviews

lauraboo33 ,

Sadly disappointed :(

I am a avid Nicholas Sparks fan...I've read every book the second it came out. I was so excited to see a new one. I bought it for my Ipod so I could listen while I cleaned and Drove. I was very disappointed. It was not very light hearted and loving like all his other books, and it was VERY perdictable. I knew everything before it happened. I definitley think everyone should read it but don't pay the money for the audiobook. The Narrator did a great job, but in my opinion this wasn't one of Sparks Best books. As always I will look forward to the next one. Sad I could't give this 5 stars. Cause he is a 5 star writer.

Can't live without it ,

Not his best but good

Not the best of his books but worth reading. I'm a huge fan but the books are getting a little predictable. Would love to see something unexpected from Mr. Sparks.

Nick Name What ,

Not his best, but very good

I really liked it. I don't know if anything he can ever write will compete with "Three Weeks with My Brother", but this was very good.

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