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Message in A Bottle

Sparks, Nicholas

Book - 1998
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Message in A Bottle
Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to "Catherine," signed simply "Garrett." Challenged by the mystery and pulled by emotions she doesn't fully understand, Theresa begins a search for this man that will change her life. What happens to her is unexpected, perhaps miraculous-an encounter that embraces all our hopes for finding someone special, for having a love that is timeless and everlasting.... Nicholas Sparks exquisitely chronicles the human heart. In his first bestselling novel, The Notebook, he created a testament to romantic love that touched readers around the world. Now in this New York Times bestseller, he renews our faith in destiny, in the ability of lovers to find each other no matter where, no matter when...

Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c1998
ISBN: 0446523569
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 322 p. ; 22 cm


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Sep 23, 2012
  • Drekbe31 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I've only read two books by Nicolas Sparks, The Notebook and Message in a Bottle, and am not a fan of how he ended either story. His endings are one of the elements of his writing I strongly dislike. Message in a Bottle was an easy read and overall a captivating story.

Sep 25, 2011
  • Riceyy rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

this was one of Nicholas Sparks' sadder novels, that took me a while to get into. it turned out to be very excellent, with a surprising ending that i definitely did not anticipate, because of how he usually writes his novels. great book overall.

Mar 07, 2011
  • dragonsnakes rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Another romantic title which I enjoyed.

Jan 09, 2011

A wonderful Sparks story EXCEPT for the ending. I didn't think the ending fit with the rest of the story; there seemed no point to it.

Sep 04, 2010
  • Nubia rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A really suprising book! When I started reading the book I was really happy with the story. I was really suprised with the end too. Like always Nicholas Sparks knows how to get a person interesting with his books. Highly recommend it, not just this book but all his books,especially "Dear Jhon", and "A Walk to Remmember"

Jan 16, 2010
  • khuang rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Maybe it was the mood I was in when I read this, but despite liking previous Nicholas Sparks works (they brought me to tears), this one didn't do anything for me. I found it rather trite and the characters shallow. I didn't enjoy this.

Sep 19, 2009
  • Brittany rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Message in a Bottle" was a very touching story. I found myself mesmerized whenever I'd read those letters starting off as "My Dearest Catherine". They were filled with such love, sorrow, and passion.


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