Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill of Breaking The Spine. This event highlights the upcoming books that we’re eagerly anticipating.
For the fans of Nicholas Sparks books, here’s the new book that for sure we’ll all love it!
Author: Nicholas Sparks
trouble. At ninety-one years old, in poor health and alone in the world,
he finds himself stranded on an isolated embankment after a car crash.
Suffering multiple injuries, he struggles to retain consciousness until a
blurry image materializes and comes into focus beside him: his beloved
wife Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she
forces him to remain alert by recounting the stories of their lifetime
together – how they met, the precious paintings they collected together,
the dark days of WWII and its effect on them and their families. Ira
knows that Ruth can’t possibly be in the car with him, but he clings to
her words and his memories, reliving the sorrows and everyday joys that
defined their marriage.
A few miles away, at a local rodeo, a
Wake Forest College senior’s life is about to change. Recovering from a
recent break-up, Sophia Danko meets a young cowboy named Luke, who bears
little resemblance to the privileged frat boys she has encountered at
school. Through Luke, Sophia is introduced to a world in which the
stakes of survival and success, ruin and reward — even life and death –
loom large in everyday life. As she and Luke fall in love, Sophia finds
herself imagining a future far removed from her plans — a future that
Luke has the power to rewrite . . . if the secret he’s keeping doesn’t
destroy it first.
Ira and Ruth. Sophia and Luke. Two couples who
have little in common, and who are separated by years and experience.
Yet their lives will converge with unexpected poignancy, reminding us
all that even the most difficult decisions can yield extraordinary
journeys: beyond despair, beyond death, to the farthest reaches of the