Friday, June 17, 2011

Safe Haven

When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships: one with Alex, a widowed store owner with a kind heart and two young children; and another with her plainspoken single neighbor, Jo. Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to let down her guard, putting down roots in the close-knit community and becoming increasingly attached to Alex and his family
I haven't done many book reviews lately because I feel like I am stuck into a rut.....a rut of reading "mediocre" books! So in addition to this review if you have any book suggestions for me....Bring em on! I picked up this book because it is Nicholas Sparks.....I mean a sure bet that it will be enjoyable and it did not disappoint. I will say that within 50 pages I was like ok I know where this is going but did that hinder my enjoyment? Not at all! The end was partly what I assumed but another part was a pleasant surprise! This was a quick read and I couldn't put it down ...... I just could not wait to find out what was going to happen next! So guys.....this is a perfect summer read that looks like it is set to become a movie in a few years according to imdb!


The Burtons said...

Ohhh I'll have to check this one out! I'm currently reading Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner and it's really good so far! I'll do a book review when done, but all her books are great!

Sarah and Chris said...

If you have not read it yet I am almost finished reading Something Borrowed. Its a fast read and I am looking forward to its squeal Something Blue. Im going to post a book review on my blog sometime this weekend. Have a nice weekend.

Natalie said...

I'm in a rut also! Everything I read I could put down half way through and not care. Which so is not like me at all. I might have to give Nicholas Sparks another try since you said you liked this one! Hope Book Club was fun!


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