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At First Sight
At First Sight
Author: Nicholas Sparks
ISBN-13: 9780446532426
ISBN-10: 0446532428
Publication Date: 10/18/2005
Pages: 277
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 491 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 6
I love Nicholas Sparks and I must say that this is one of his finest. I laughed, cried and was completely absorbed in the story. Amazing writer, who consistently produces page turners and characters that are so realistic you feel their story in your soul.
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Helpful Score: 6
Many of you will remember that Jeremy Marsh and Lexie Darnell fell in love in "True Believer." This was a totally unexpected happening in Marsh's life. He's a divorced man in his mid thirties, a columnist, used to life in the big city. But he has moved to the small rural town of Boone Creek, N.C. to start a new life and marry Lexie, a librarian, who is expecting their child.

Fatherhood, home owner, small town dweller - all at once it's a bit much for Marsh to accommodate. To top it off he develops a bad case of writer's block, and begins to receive email saying Lexie isn't all she pretends to be.

Will the two be able to overcome these obstacles for the sake of love? It's a teary trail to the answer, but Sparks fans will relish the trip.
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Helpful Score: 5
I usually love Nicholas Sparks' books but this books was hard for me to really like because it was very sad! The story was wonderful but I really wish it could have ended different.
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Helpful Score: 4
Decent book...horrible ending. I was disappointed overall.
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Helpful Score: 3
Deffinetly a tear jerker.. :(
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Helpful Score: 2
A really sweet love story, very realistic to real life. I love how the author builds his characters into these real people. Noone is perfect. The ending is terribly sad, even as Nicholas Sparks goes. I really didn't see it coming.
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Nicholas Sparks is so predictable. Most of his stories are about love and they have some tragedy wrapped up in the plot. I love most of them because they are set in North Carolina, my home. I chose this one because I was in the mood for a gushy love story that would make me cry. This one was different.

Yes, it was about love. There really wasn't any great tragedy. And I really did not like it.

Basically Jeremy starts to doubt his relationship because of rumors and some drama. It was all very boring and silly to me. I did not enjoy it at all and I am surprised I even finished it.

I give it 2 out of 5 stars, simply because of the love aspect to the story and it being set in NC.
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Helpful Score: 2
The only book of his that I have ever had to struggle through to finish.
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Helpful Score: 2
By the best-selling author of MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE, THE NOTEBOOK, A WALK TO REMEMBER and A BEND IN THE ROAD. Another vivid tale of lives that are changed and rearranged by memorable people.
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The second book of Nicholas Sparks' that I have read....as good as the first one!! It drew me in and kept my attention until the very last page.....the end was a tear jerker! I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a good, fairly quick read with great characters.
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Wonderful! A followup to True Believer.
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Nicholas Sparks works his magic again...a wonderful story teller. Simply loved this book!
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I almost didn't finish listening to this audio version of AT FIRST SIGHT because, midway through the story, it seemed to get bogged down with far too many uninteresting details. I kept listening, however, and I'm so glad that I did. It's a wonderfully bittersweet story, and it has an unexpected ending which is very heart-throbbing. This story, by the way, is the sequel to TRUE BELIEVER which tells of how Jeremy and Lexie met and became engaged.
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This book seemed to be written like a diary; most of it was set-up for the final chapters and the epilogue. Many events in the book were stand-alone events and didn't relate to anything else--almost like page fillers. I had to make myself finish reading this book.
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Classic Nicholas Sparks, hard to put down, great story, you fall in love with the people in the book. This is a great beach read!
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I love all of Nicholas Sparks books. His writing is so full of emotion and you get drawn right into his stories. This book is a sequel to true believer so make sure you read that book first. This is definitely a tear jerker and you will want to have an entire box of tissues nearby!
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This was the first Nicholas Sparks book I've read. I found it very hard to get in to and ended up just skimming the remainder of the book just to get through it. I've heard great things about this author but maybe this book was not one of his best.
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I really enjoyed this book. It was definitely better than "True Believer," but have your tissues ready.
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Not my favorite Sparks novel but a good story. If you're a fan, you'll like the characters and plot with its twists and turns. Listeners of the audio version may find the narrator humorous as he implements a southern drawl to all the men and women. If you get impatient, keep reading/listening...the ending is worth it!
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What a great book!! Very surprised at the end. Very quick reading!
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I didn't care for this one as much as I have all other Sparks' books - don't want to give anything away so I won't comment more about the story line. Maybe the expectation for sequels is just too high.
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Wonderful story by Nicholas Sparks - A story of learning to trust and how much you may or may not know the person you love.
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A wonderful story - provocative, yet heart warming
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I enjoyed this much better than True Believer, which has the same characters in it. Nicholas Sparks has a way of reaching right in & grabbing hold of your heart, & then twisting it with heart-ache. An ending I wasn't expecting at all. I really enjoyed the story, heart-breaking though it was. Jeremy Marsh returns to Boone Creek to marry Lexi, the woman he fell in love with while there. You will experience the ups & downs of their pregnancy, & the adjusting to each other lives. Great story.
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continuation of one of Sparks' previous novels, it is a nice story of Jeremy Marsh and Lexie's romance and marriage
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There are several things Jeremy Marsh was absolutely sure that he would never do: he'd never leave New York City; never give his heart away again after barely surviving one failed marriage; and never become a parent. Well, Jeremy is now living in the tiny town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, engaged to the love of his life, Lexie Darnell, and anticipating the start of their family. Jeremy Marsh's life had certainly taken quite an unexpected turn.

However, just as his life seems to be settling into a blissful pattern, a mysterious and disturbing email sends him into a tailspin. It also sets into motion a chain of events that will irrevocably change the course of this young couple's relationship. It raises several questions in Jeremy's mind: just how well do we really know the ones we love? How do we handle the inevitable doubts and fears concerning impending parenthood, and the various stumbling blocks that are sometimes placed in our way?

Continuing the story of Jeremy Marsh and Lexie Darnell - the young couple introduced in Nicholas Sparks' bestselling True Believer - At First Sight manages to capture all the heartbreak, tension, romance and surprises of couples who are newly married. This is an astonishing tale about the love between a man and a woman and between a parent and a child, At First Sight is about endings that bring new beginnings . . .tragedies that lead to unexpected joy. . . and, most of all, the magic of everlasting love.

This is second book by Nicholas Sparks that I've read, and I haven't actually read True Believer. In my opinion, though, I didn't really need to - this worked very well for me as a standalone story. I really enjoyed this book; granted that the story wasn't necessarily about anything earth-shattering; but it was a poignant and heart-warming story nevertheless. This author certainly knows how to develop an unexpected story; the plot was slightly mysterious and was an engagingly quick read for me. I give At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks an A+!
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Not my favorite Sparks book but still a good read.
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A classis Nicholas Sparks that is perfect for light summer beach reading.
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I was a bit disappointed in this book. I usually get into his books rather quickly,but this one took me half way through. As always in his books, someone dies. The ending took me by surprise but still had me in tears.
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I usually like Sparks books but this one I couldn't even finish. I kept getting bored and finally read to the end and then it was kinda ruined.
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THIS IS A GREAT BOOK AND THEN YOU NEED TO READ SPARKS "TRUE BELIEVE" AS THE FIT TOGETHER. GOOD READING
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Wonderful read. Kept me wondering if things would work. But a very surprising ending.
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Another Nicholas Sparks love story. A good book!
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I love Nicholas Sparks. His characters become good friends before you are done reading.
His plots always are well developed.
Good Read.
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This is a typical Nicholas Sparks book - a well-written, good love story. I moved to North Carolina 8 years ago and especially enjoyed the book's setting in Boone. The main characters were introduced in an earlier Sparks book which I have not read. That did not take away from enjoyment of At First Sight.
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Truly enjoyed this continuation of "True Believer" as Jeremy and Lexie start their life together. Found this book hard to put down.....
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As with all Nicholas Sparks this is one of his best....about endings that bring about new beginnings and the magic of everlasting love.
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Another winner.
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A great love story with some twists! Great book!
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This was not my favorite Nicholas Sparks book.
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All I can say is I love love love Nicholas Sparks. I never tire of his books. Awesome read.
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I read this book before reading TRUE BELIEVER (by accident) but really enjoyed the book. It is a wonderful, heartwarming story that's sure to have you reaching for the tissues in the end.
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It's a good book, but I will warn you that it will make you cry. Really, really hard. You should probably read the first book, True Believer, first, though.
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This book is ok but definitely not Sparks' best. I fyou want his best that would be The Notebook and A Message in A Bottle.
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Easy read - typical Nicholas Sparks plot however.
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i just checked this out at my local library and finished it in 2 days its a really great book i highly recommend
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Another favorite book of mine by Nicholas Sparks! AT FIRST SIGHT is about endings that bring new beginnings, tradegies that lead to unexpected joy and most of all, the magic of everlasting love! This book brought tears to my eyes - may be because I'm a mother!
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Not That Great.
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I enjoyed this book.
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Another fantastic book by Nicholas Sparks. This is the follow up book to True Believer.
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This is the continuation of the love story of small-town librarian Lexie Darnell and big-city science writer, the skeptical Jeremy Marsh. In the course of a whirlwind six weeks, Jeremy Marsh has done the impossible: he's found someone he wants to spend the rest of his life with, and he is going to be a father. All her life Lexie has wanted to raise a family in her hometown, the dying Boone Creek, North Carolina, and Jeremy is willing to sacrifice New York for her.

But as the weeks pass, Jeremy loses his writing touch, the money spent on buying and renovating their house seems more than they can spare, and Jeremy can't help but feel like Lexie is keeping things from him. His good friend Alvin keeps warning him that he's gone into this too fast, he barely even knows Lexie, he shouldn't throw his life away for her.

But doubtful friends are the least of their worries, it turns out. As their child's expected date of birth nears, complications arrive which could threaten their small family's happiness forever. Tragedy, acceptance, and joy combine in this sweet tearjerker.

I wasn't a huge fan of TRUE BELIEVER, the prequel, and AT FIRST SIGHT didn't leave a much better impression on me either, except for the ending.
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A great follow up to "True Believer". The story follows Jeremy Marsh and Lexie Darnell as they begin their new life together in Boone Creek, North Carolina.
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A good read but not one of his best
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Very good enjoying read
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What a great book! I read it in one day...I couldn't put it down!
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This is a sequel to another one of Nicholas Sparks books. It was really great like all his other books
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Another excellent book by Nicholas Sparks!!!
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a wonderful story written. any fan of sparks must read.
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It was hard for me to get into the book after reading a James Bond/Indiana Jones type book.But after a few pages you got to wondering what will happen and ending you won't expect..
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Romantic story set in small town, much like the authors style. Not his best but an easy read.
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Wonderful story!
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I really enjoyed this book although it made me cry while I was work. Another good Nicholas Sparks book.
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This is a story that will take you from happiness to heartbreak and to joy. This is an easy read.
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Very good book!
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I really enjoyed this book. It is kind of a tear jerker as most of Nicholas Sparks books are.
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This book was really good. It was a really good book to read and it kept me on the edge of my chair as I was reading it. The ending was not what I was expecting which is sometimes unusual from Nicholas Sparks because a lot of his books can be predictable. Everyone should read this book!
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This read is not one of my favorites. I read this one after reading "A Bend in the Road'. I was soooooo engrossed by "Bend" that I thought I'd delve into "First". It was a quick read, but no much depth like "Bend". After reading the additional reviews I now realize that "First" is a sequel to one of Nicholas' other books. Maybe I should've read that one first.
I've enjoyed 'A Message in the Bottle', and will begin "The Notebook" soon. I'll update you soon after.

Ciao and happy reading.
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I'm addicted to Nicholas sparks books. This one though was a bit of a hard starter for me. It was fairly vanilla until near the end. Overall a great story, just slower moving hat what I'd like.
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Great follow up story to True Believer. Nicholas Sparks never disappoints!
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Adjusting to small town life after the big city. Relationship and pregnancy spine tingling. Tears shed towards the end. Enjoyed the book a lot. Hard to put down once started.
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This is the continuation of the love story of small-town librarian Lexie Darnell and big-city science writer, the skeptical Jeremy Marsh. In the course of a whirlwind six weeks, Jeremy Marsh has done the impossible: he's found someone he wants to spend the rest of his life with, and he is going to be a father. All her life Lexie has wanted to raise a family in her hometown, the dying Boone Creek, North Carolina, and Jeremy is willing to sacrifice New York for her.

But as the weeks pass, Jeremy loses his writing touch, the money spent on buying and renovating their house seems more than they can spare, and Jeremy can't help but feel like Lexie is keeping things from him. His good friend Alvin keeps warning him that he's gone into this too fast, he barely even knows Lexie, he shouldn't throw his life away for her.

But doubtful friends are the least of their worries, it turns out. As their child's expected date of birth nears, complications arrive which could threaten their small family's happiness forever. Tragedy, acceptance, and joy combine in this sweet tearjerker.

I wasn't a huge fan of TRUE BELIEVER, the prequel, and AT FIRST SIGHT didn't leave a much better impression on me either, except for the ending.
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Another spectacular Nicholas Sparks book. I have read all of his novels and this one is no exception to his great ability.
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Very good book. Sequel to "True Believer".
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unlikely romance between a New York City man and a small town Southern woman
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True Believer & At First Sight.. WOW! What a touching set of books. I can't believe this story was never made in to a movie like some of Nicholas Sparks' other books.
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Another great book by Nicholas Sparks. Make sure you read True Believer first.
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Great book.
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Must read True Believer first to understand the depth of the characters. Have tissues handy also!!! I loved it!
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****POSSIBLE SPOILERS*****

I loved True Believer and wast really excited to continue on the journey of Jeremy and Lexie's love.

First off I did have a gap of a couple of months of reading True Believer to At First Sight. I read both of them within 48 hours, however I didn't feel the same passion that there was in True Believer. This one leaves you hanging, almost like a soap opera except the characters never sell you on the story.

it's too episodic with a bunch of he said/she said. So when you finally get through all of the drama you just want things to end peacefully.

Overall not his best and it may have even damaged True Believer for me as well.

Just go into reading this book with an open mind but don't expect greatness.
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this book was good!! sad but true to life!!
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Read it for book club awhile back. Typical Sparks. If you like his stories, you'll like this one too.
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This book was pretty good, some parts were slow and I thought that At First Sight and True Believer could have been combined into one. The ending was terribly sad and it actually made me cry..(I have only been moved to tears by one other book and that was P.S. I Love You.) I will keep this book but may swap my copy of True Believer, I really don't think you would be missing anything by skipping that one and only reading At First Sight. My favorites by Nicholas Sparks are still Message in a Bottle and The Guardian.
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Typical Sparks. at least a one hankie book
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Very sweet story with an ending I was not expecting.
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Large print version. Sparks does it again.
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this was a very good story very touching. the last 10-20 pages were not expected and kind of disapointing. the ending the author chose made me very mad.
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Hmmm, can there really be love at first sight???
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What a geat read! But yet all of Sparks books are great!
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I liked this book, but definitely not as good as his others.
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Good book, hard to put down.
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Although I'm a huge Nicholas Sparks fan, I did not care for this book as much as his previous ones. All in all, still a very touching book.
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Another Sparks tear jerker. A story about love, family and life. Loved it, I didn't want to put it down and didn't want it to end
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Another great Nicholas Sparks book with an ending I did not see coming! Very good read that I would recommend reading.
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Nicholas Sparks has a way of writing a book that will definitely make you feel emotions. Laughing, crying..mainly crying haha! I love reading his books because they are stories about everyday real life things. This book in specific was one that was a real tear jerker. It was very good and I would recommend reading it! Definitely! :D
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great book
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Another great Nicholas Sparks book with a surprise ending that made me cry...he does that a lot.
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I loved it! Leaves you wanting more page after page....yet feeling satisfied after the last sentence is finished.
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I liked this book (I listened to the audio version) but felt that I didn't really get connected to the characters until the end of the story.
Sparks weaves a compassionate tale about love, marriage and trust. Stick with it and you'll be gratified.
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What can i say, Nicholas Sparks is AWESOME! Another great book!
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Sparks does it again and again, captivating
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good quick read.
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ANother heart jerker and great work by Sparks.
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Nicholas Sparks does it again. He is brilliant at weaving together a tail of love and loss. I won't spoil this one for you, you'll have to read it yourself.
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Another great book from Mr. Sparks. It will bring tears to your eyes.
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It amazes me how Nicholas Sparks' books can reach out and grab your heart! This was another wonderful book by him!
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Have just recently (in the past 8 months) begun reading Nichols Spark's books,and I can honestly say that I am a fan I have found that I can get lost in his novels and lose all my worries. AT FIRST SIGHT kept me involved and also thinking about where the book was taken me and where it would end. It was absorbing and felt that it was real, things like this do happen in real life and I was interested. My only regret is that the final pages came too quickly!
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This is the continuation of the love story of small-town librarian Lexie Darnell and big-city science writer, the skeptical Jeremy Marsh. In the course of a whirlwind six weeks, Jeremy Marsh has done the impossible: he's found someone he wants to spend the rest of his life with, and he is going to be a father. All her life Lexie has wanted to raise a family in her hometown, the dying Boone Creek, North Carolina, and Jeremy is willing to sacrifice New York for her.

But as the weeks pass, Jeremy loses his writing touch, the money spent on buying and renovating their house seems more than they can spare, and Jeremy can't help but feel like Lexie is keeping things from him. His good friend Alvin keeps warning him that he's gone into this too fast, he barely even knows Lexie, he shouldn't throw his life away for her.

But doubtful friends are the least of their worries, it turns out. As their child's expected date of birth nears, complications arrive which could threaten their small family's happiness forever. Tragedy, acceptance, and joy combine in this sweet tearjerker.

I wasn't a huge fan of TRUE BELIEVER, the prequel, and AT FIRST SIGHT didn't leave a much better impression on me either, except for the ending.
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This book is a sequel to True Believer. Good read.
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This is the continuation of the love story of small-town librarian Lexie Darnell and big-city science writer, the skeptical Jeremy Marsh. In the course of a whirlwind six weeks, Jeremy Marsh has done the impossible: he's found someone he wants to spend the rest of his life with, and he is going to be a father. All her life Lexie has wanted to raise a family in her hometown, the dying Boone Creek, North Carolina, and Jeremy is willing to sacrifice New York for her.

But as the weeks pass, Jeremy loses his writing touch, the money spent on buying and renovating their house seems more than they can spare, and Jeremy can't help but feel like Lexie is keeping things from him. His good friend Alvin keeps warning him that he's gone into this too fast, he barely even knows Lexie, he shouldn't throw his life away for her.

But doubtful friends are the least of their worries, it turns out. As their child's expected date of birth nears, complications arrive which could threaten their small family's happiness forever. Tragedy, acceptance, and joy combine in this sweet tearjerker.

I wasn't a huge fan of TRUE BELIEVER, the prequel, and AT FIRST SIGHT didn't leave a much better impression on me either, except for the ending.
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This was a wonderful book. It is a sequel to True Believer, but it also gives a great review of that book in case you haven't read it. It is a love story with a mystery to the characters lives.
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Nicholas Sparks brings back two characters from his beloved bestseller, True Believer, in this continuing saga of extraordinary love. There are few things Jeremy Marsh was sure hed never do: hed never leave New York City; never give his heart away again after barely surviving one failed marriage; and most of all, never become a parent. Now, Jeremy is living in the tiny town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, married to Lexie Darnell, the love of his life, and anticipating the birth of their daughter. But just as his life seems to be settling into a blissful pattern, an unsettling and mysterious message re-opens old wounds and sets off a chain of events that will forever change the course of this young couples marriage. A Very interesting but true to life story.
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The relationship between journalist Jeremy Marsh and librarian Lexie Darnell that began in True Believer (2005) has now progressed. Jeremy is moving from New York to Boone Creek, North Carolina, as they plan for their wedding and the birth of their child. A friend of Jeremy's warns him that he really doesn't know Lexie, and asks him if he's sure that he's in love. With the seeds of suspicion planted, Jeremy starts receiving mysterious e-mails that also cast doubt on their relationship. Add to that the fact that he is dealing with writer's block and that he has to come to terms with a change in lifestyle as an urbanite now living in the rural South. This is a man under duress. To avoid gossip, he and Lexie are maintaining separate residences and keeping the pregnancy a secret. Lexie is comfortable with the town's rules of behavior, but Jeremy is at a loss and finds himself tense and unsure about the future of what he thought was the perfect match. With his trademark sensitivity, Sparks delves into the nitty-gritty of relationships, and considers the sacrifices that each partner has to make in order to have a successful marriage. And readers beware: this is multiple-hankie romance. Patty Engelmann
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Very good book
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This is a very good book. I didn't realize that it was a continueing story of the two characters, but it didn't seem to matter. I cried a lot and could really see each and every character.
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wasn't sure if it would be good at the end like all of his others but when you least expect it he grabs you and doesn't let go and it was wonderful and once again I cried.
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A sweet love story with unexpected twists and turns. Compelling and yet an easy read.
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Another hit by Sparks!! Get out the kleenex as usual!
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Typical Nicholas Sparks book, easy read and full of emotion.
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Another wonderful story by Nicolas Sparks.
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Direct from the author's website:

Nicholas Sparks, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, brings back two characters from his beloved bestseller, True Believer, in this continuing saga of extraordinary love.

At First Sight
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There are a few things Jeremy Marsh was sure he'd never do: he'd never leave New York City; never give his heart away again after barely surviving one failed marriage; and most of all, never become a parent. Now, Jeremy is living in the tiny town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, married to Lexie Darnell, the love of his life, and anticipating the birth of their daughter. But just as his life seems to be settling into a blissful pattern, an unsettling and mysterious message re-opens old wounds and sets off a chain of events that will forever change the course of this young couple's marriage.
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Wonderful story. Large print.
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Never expect the expected when you pick up a Nicholas sparks novel. You have no idea of the journey your are about to experience...Prepare to laugh, cry and fall in love all over again!
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GREAT READING.... REALLY ENJOYED !!
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excellent
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A story of love between a man and a woman; a parent and a child. A story of endings with new beginnings.
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Great book, couldn't put it down. I only wish that I could find out how their lives continued!
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WONDERFUL BOOK!!!!
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Another Nicholas Sparks book that lived up to expectations. Thoroughly enjoyed it. If you like this book, you need to read True Believer too. It's the first book featuring Jeremy Marsh as the main character.
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This is the continuation of the love story of small-town librarian Lexie Darnell and big-city science writer, the skeptical Jeremy Marsh. In the course of a whirlwind six weeks, Jeremy Marsh has done the impossible: he's found someone he wants to spend the rest of his life with, and he is going to be a father. All her life Lexie has wanted to raise a family in her hometown, the dying Boone Creek, North Carolina, and Jeremy is willing to sacrifice New York for her.

But as the weeks pass, Jeremy loses his writing touch, the money spent on buying and renovating their house seems more than they can spare, and Jeremy can't help but feel like Lexie is keeping things from him. His good friend Alvin keeps warning him that he's gone into this too fast, he barely even knows Lexie, he shouldn't throw his life away for her.

But doubtful friends are the least of their worries, it turns out. As their child's expected date of birth nears, complications arrive which could threaten their small family's happiness forever. Tragedy, acceptance, and joy combine in this sweet tearjerker.

I wasn't a huge fan of TRUE BELIEVER, the prequel, and AT FIRST SIGHT didn't leave a much better impression on me either, except for the ending.
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Sad but a great read!
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WONDERFUL book!!!!!
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Very good sequel!
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# 1 New York Times Bestseller. Another really good book.
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THIS IS A LARGE PRINT EDITION.
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WOW! I won't give away the ending, but it will move you to tears! This is Sparks' best novel since the Notebook or Message in a Bottle. This story finishes the beautiful love story of Lexie and Jeremy, characters Sparks introduced us to in True Believer. An awesome reading experience!
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Another wonderful story by Nicholas Sparks. This one is a sequal to A True Believer (I think) - following Lexie and Jeremy's love story through their courtship, into marriage and beyond. Nicely told, from Jeremy's point of view, the characters really are beautifully developed and the story engaging.
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What can I say other than Nicholas Sparks is quite an author - I'm a sucker for romance and he sure knows what he's talking about. BUT - he seems to always have different endings (they're definitely not predicitable) and this book was no exception. GREAT BOOK!
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there are few things jeremy marsh was sure hed never do hed never leave new york city never give his heart away after barely surviving one failed marriage and never become a parent now jeremy is living in the tiny town of boone creek north carokina engaged to lexie darnell the love of his life and anticipating the start of their family but just as his life seems to be settling into a blissful pattern a mysterious amnd disturbing email set off a chan of events taht will change the course of this young couple marriage
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Was a good read and enjoyable.
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Great read..one of his best
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Another great N. Sparks book!
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Continuing the story of the young couple introduced in Sparks's bestselling 'True Believer', thei novel captures all the heartbreak, tension, romance and surprises of those who are newly wed. I loved it ~ another good one for Nicholas Sparks
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Another great book by Nicholas Sparks! I really like how Sparks described the relationship between Lexie and Jeremy! It was very believable!
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I loved this book! Another wonderful story by my absolute favorite author. Get your tissues ready.......I cried for the entire last 2 chapters.
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I couldn't get into it even though I liked the first one "True Believer"
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An enjoyable read, however, not my favorite Sparks.
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This is the sequel to True Believer...wonderful continuation of the love story!
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a famous writer gives up everything to move to hicksville North Carolina to be with the woman he loves. He marries, adjustes to a different life without the wilds of New York City.
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This would be a great summer vacation read!
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Not his best work but still an easy fluffy read.
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Very Entertaining Book.
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This is a story about the love between a man and woman and between a parent and child. It is about endings that bring new beginnings, tragedies, unexpected joy and the magic of everlasting love
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Nicholas Sparks does it again in this steamy story of love, lies, betrayal and trust. Love the setting of North Carolina.....
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Nice story.
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Ex library boo....marked accordingly
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Sequel to True Believer - excellent book by Nicholas Sparks. If you like Sparks you will LOVE this one!
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Interesting story. Not my favorite Nicholas Sparks book, but still good.
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This was another GREAT book. I couldn't put it down.
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Excellent! Keeps your attention. Sequel to "True Believer".
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Sequel to True Believer. Not my favorite of this author.
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I loved this book. And it's in excellent condition.
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not one of his best books, but definitely a good read.
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another great read from Nicholas Sparks
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I enjoyed the book.
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excellent
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It's worth the time. Reminds me fo Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas, by James Patterson.
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Follow up to True Believer, this book is an easy read. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Now married, Jeremy and Lexie are expecting a daughter. Jeremy is struggling with writer's block, a new home, a move from NYC to a small town in the middle of no where and the impending birth. I enjoyed the exploration of emotions in the different scenarios. Loss, love and hope are major themes throughout.
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I liked this book
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enjoyed very much, but just when I think I know whats going to happen he does a switch on me, makes it more interesting
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Every book that Nicholas Sparks writes gets better and better. All his books have such a loving story to them.
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Enjoyed this book very much-as I do all of his books!
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very good book but then all of nicholas sparks are good
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Another Amazing book by Nicholas Sparks!
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Like all Nicholas Sparks books, At First Sight, was a beautiful love story from the south with wonderful ghost and second sence.
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A story of love, life and romance. A great book if you love romantic fiction.
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Another enjoyable book by Nicholas Sparks.
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There are a few thngs Jeremy Marsh was sure He'd never do; He'd never leave New York city; Never give his heart away after barely surviving one failed marriage; and never become a parent.

Now Jeremy is living in the tiny town of Boone Creek, NC and engaged to Lexie Darnell, the love of his life, and anticipating the start of his family. But just as everythink seems to be settling into a blissful pattern, a mysterious e-mail sets off a chain of events that will test the strength of their commitment.
AT FIRST SIGHT explores the love between a man and a woman and between a parent and a child and reveals an extraordinary truth: theat the emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.
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Excellent book with a suprise ending, Nicholas Sparks always has me in tears.
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Great book!! Nicholas Sparks just has a wonderful way of keeping you 'hooked'. Loved it!
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A must read. This is a great love story!!!
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A ust read for any Nick Sparks fan....and if you aren't, start here!
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Another great read by Nicholas Sparks.
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A beautiful book from my favorite (and cutest) author on earth!
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Another book that will give you a good cry.
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cholas Sparks brings back two characters from his beloved bestseller, True Believer, in this continuing saga of extraordinary love.
There are few things Jeremy Marsh was sure he'd never do: he'd never leave New York City; never give his heart away again after barely surviving one failed marriage; and most of all, never become a parent. Now, Jeremy is living in the tiny town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, married to Lexie Darnell, the love of his life, and anticipating the birth of their daughter. But just as his life seems to be settling into a blissful pattern, an unsettling and mysterious message re-opens old wounds and sets off a chain of events that will forever change the course of this young couple's marriage.

I have not read the book.