The Wish - Nicholas Sparks

The Wish

By Nicholas Sparks

  • Release Date - Published: 2021-09-28
  • Book Genre: Contemporary
  • Author: Nicholas Sparks
Our rating: 5/5 stars

4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 1,955 Ratings)

The Wish Nicholas Sparks read online review & book description:

With exclusive travel photos and a special letter from the Author, only available for e-readers.

From the author of The Longest Ride and The Return comes a novel about the enduring legacy of first love, and the decisions that haunt us forever.

1996 was the year that changed everything for Maggie Dawes. Sent away at sixteen to live with an aunt she barely knew in Ocracoke, a remote village on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, she could think only of the friends and family she left behind . . . until she met Bryce Trickett, one of the few teenagers on the island. Handsome, genuine, and newly admitted to West Point, Bryce showed her how much there was to love about the wind-swept beach town—and introduced her to photography, a passion that would define the rest of her life.

By 2019, Maggie is a renowned travel photographer. She splits her time between running a successful gallery in New York and photographing remote locations around the world. But this year she is unexpectedly grounded over Christmas, struggling to come to terms with a sobering medical diagnosis. Increasingly dependent on a young assistant, she finds herself becoming close to him.

As they count down the last days of the season together, she begins to tell him the story of another Christmas, decades earlier—and the love that set her on a course she never could have imagined.

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  • The Wish

    By Valikaye
    Another wonderful book from Nicholas Sparks. My most favorite author!
  • The Wish

    By Marine Chick
    Uplifting and magical.
  • My first Nicholas Sparks book

    By akcincotta
    While I’m familiar with all the movies based on his books. This was my first read of his and oh my goodness. I ended up figuring out what was going to play out before I read it but even then was I not prepared for the way it was portrayed. Beautiful, tear jerking, passionate. I loved every minute of this book. I finished it in one day!
  • Sad face

    By alyissa .
    Big big sad
  • Can’t stop crying.

    By MLinette
    I always love his books. This was was especially good.
  • Rediscoverinmg a sentimental favorite author

    By waldhaus1
    Years ago I read notebook and one or two of his other books and then for some reason lost track of his work. Then I saw this title on the best seller lists and couldn’t resist. Somehow I’d combined notebook and bridges of Madison sounty in my mind. I gues that can happen as you get old. Ocracoke is a place that has always fascinated me. Blackbeard the pirate spent some time there as I recall. The islands of the outer banks have always appealed to me. They used to be a great place for boardsailing - probably still are. And of sourse Kitty Hawk isn’t far away. The story of Maggie and Bryce is a great love story and the way it is told in pieces makes it more poignant. The end wasn’t surprising. Some of the other twists were easy to guess but the story was still heart warming. It seemed particularly appropriate to read it at Christmas time. I also enjoyed the exploration of photography. Since retiring from my real job - my calling - I have enjoyed developing my skills as a photographer. She talks about phots ultimately being an individual expression of how a photographer experiences the world and I found that well stated.
  • Wrecked Beyond Belief

    By SummerLeighGrey
  • The Wish

    By pink dreams
    Another great one. It reads like a movie and feels like real life. A great read!
  • Touched my heart

    By Zamarina
    Very well written. “Love is stronger than fear” and this book will touch your heart in ways unimaginable. It will take you on a love journey that has turns and twists but in the end love wins and lessons are learned.
  • Amazing

    By Lollillckbdbdbdb
    Out of all of Nickolas Sparks’ books, this was my all time favorite. The past/ present views make you so in tune with the narrator of the story. I could not put this book down and ended up finishing it in a day. Sparks does it again!

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