Another Great Read

I just finished, Three Weeks with My Brother by Nicholas Sparks this morning. He’s the author of other well-known books, several which have been made into movies. A few of his best known works are  The Notebook, Message in a Bottle, and Nights in Rodanthe. I picked it up at the Goodwill for 50 cents but got 100 times my moneys worth.

He tells about a three-week trip he took around the world with his brother, but more importantly he shares his autobiography. Knowing that Nicholas Sparks is such a successful author and having aspirations of writing a novel myself, I was interested in reading his memoir. I had to plow through some of the stuff about his trip with his brother, but the story of his own life, kept me engaged and reading more. He’s been through a lot of pain, and many times I found myself reaching for a Kleenex as I read through my tears. I saw how he took the pain of his own life and used it to channel energy into his writing. If you like biographies, this one is worth reading.


2 thoughts on “Another Great Read

  1. Seen all three of these movies…loved them mostly, but decided to rewrite my own ending for Message in a Bottle and Nights in Rodanthe…..just cause I needed my own ending there. (But, Richard Gere and Kevin Costner… there anything really blah about either) Sorry, I know, I know….I’m your mother , but come on……..

  2. Lisha, thanks for sharing. You know, I’ve had that book in my hands several times only to put it back and purchase a different one – think I’ll give it a try! I’ll be needing some good road trip reads.

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