The Longest Ride
by Nicholas Sparks
Hardcover- $16.61

In the tradition of his beloved first novel, The Notebook, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with the remarkable ...

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  "Nice Story" by brnoze (see profile) 01/13/14

As usual Nicholas Sparks writes a good story about love, relationships and family. If you are looking for epic or fast moving this isn\'t it, but if you want a nice love story with good characters you might like this one.

  "The Longest Ride" by booklady72 (see profile) 03/19/14

The book had an interesting plot with an unexpected twist at the end. My husband thought the action was a little slow but he liked it well enough to urge me to read it. A seemingly hopeless situation is resolved happily for the lovers because of their basically humane action.

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  "The Longest Ride" by peggyfitz (see profile) 05/20/14

A very true to life sorry

  "The Longest Ride" by alanna (see profile) 05/20/14

Everyone really liked the book. It was a nice read.

  "book revie-longest ride" by cynthialee16 (see profile) 06/15/14

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  "" by Burgo49 (see profile) 04/29/15

Realizing I was reading a Nicholas Sparks book, I had my tissues ready. However, this time tears fell over the simply beautiful love story between Ira and Ruth.

While the end of the book was predictable, I wasn't disappointed. It left me with a feeling of peace and happiness, a romantic notion of what I hope life is all about.

One of the things I loved most about this book was the simple details Sparks includes in his writing, like Ruth's dialogue. Because English was her second language, having her speak without contractions helped bring her character to life even more.

Using parallel love stories was another brilliant style of this book. I especially enjoyed how the elderly couple's relationship was told from the end looking back, while the younger's was from the beginning liking forward. I also liked how he left out the details of the bedroom scenes, since those weren't intricate to the story at all.

However, this book doesn't leave a lot of room for discussion in a book club. For that reason, I do not recommend it for a club. For your own personal enjoyment, absolutely!

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  "The Longest Ride" by brintelman (see profile) 10/22/15

Our group was looking for a light-hearted book as we had been reading some fairly serious literature in the past several months. This book was well written with a romantic and endearing story.

  "Great story!" by mytime (see profile) 01/13/16

I loved this story, Nicholas Sparks writes a fantastic novel...again!

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