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The Rescue

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

41 out of 45 people found this review helpful.

Ahhmazzing

WOW! This would have to be one of the best books I've read in awhile. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys the author or is just looking for a fantastic book, which keeps you on your toes. picked it up every free second I had. Once again Nicholas...
WOW! This would have to be one of the best books I've read in awhile. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys the author or is just looking for a fantastic book, which keeps you on your toes. picked it up every free second I had. Once again Nicholas Sparks keeps on pleasing his readers.This novel includes all of his writing trademarks, secretive pasts, a new love, tragedy, and a pleasing but shocking end. One day Denise and her speaking impaired son Kyle were in a tragic accident. Then Taylor, a volunteer fireman came along Denise and rescues Kyle. After some time together, they both have to face their pasts in order to make their love for each other to work out. Taylor tries to overcome the guilt of the tragic losses of two important people in his life and learning how to love and stay committed to a woman. Denise learns to let go of her wounded pasts and fears of her mother, Kyle's dad, Kyle, and letting someone get close to him.So in my opinion, from the ones I've read, The Rescue would be one of the best books Nicholas Sparks has written. I would put on my list of my top five favorite books. I loved the book and didn't find one negative thing about it. Every time you turn the page, something more shocking and unexpected happens. More secrets are revealed.If you're looking forward to reading a wonderful romance, then you should read this book. I promise you will love it. It's a wonderful book and ties the plots and characters perfectly together to form a marvelous love story.Read it, and when you finish, you won't be disappointed.

posted by ilovechar on January 7, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

10 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

Bland

This book tells the story of Denise Holton, an isolated, poverty-stricken single mother of a handicapped four year old boy who is rescued by Taylor McAden, volunteer fireman and construction worker during a storm in North Carolina. As you can expect, the two eventually ...
This book tells the story of Denise Holton, an isolated, poverty-stricken single mother of a handicapped four year old boy who is rescued by Taylor McAden, volunteer fireman and construction worker during a storm in North Carolina. As you can expect, the two eventually get to know each other and fall in love. This book was okay. It moves awfully slow, with long, drawn-out scenes heaped with exaagerated melodrama. Neither Taylor or Denise are very likeable characters in my mind, and the ending (before the epilogue) is messy. But it's your basic sappy love story and I enjoyed some parts of it.

posted by Anonymous on August 19, 2003

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 22, 2013

    Another hit from Sparks

    I found this book like nothing else. New story line very interesting.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2012

    I think its an amazing book, i love anything by sparks

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2012

    Recommend

    A good read that you will enjoy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2012

    Easy read

    I enjoyed the book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2012

    Great read

    Wow what an excellent book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2012

    Highly recommend

    Nicholas Sparks always has great story lines. The Rescue was very enjoyable. Check it out.

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    Posted June 28, 2012

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  • Posted June 10, 2012

    Highly recommend

    Great book-highly recommend

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2012

    Highly Recommend

    Great book! It was a little slow in the beginning, but I enjoyed this book!

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  • Posted June 8, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    I love Nicholas Sparks, this is a great read. I like the characters and the story is great. For Mothers working with a special needs child there is a story for you and someone understands.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2012

    High Recommended

    Love Nicholas Sparks books, this one was not a disappointment also. Read in two days, just really kept my interest.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2012

    The book reader

    I love this book it was great,it is now one of my favorite booksi have read almost all of nicolas spars books they are great and he defanently should make another one i will for shure read it. If you are debating on buying or even reading this book defanenly should!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2012

    Great story

    Lot of repeat pages at the end

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  • Posted May 9, 2012

    This book is great! If you are into the romantic, sentimental ge

    This book is great! If you are into the romantic, sentimental genre then this would be the perfect book for you. I loved that Nicholas Sparks added so many twists to this story- it has such a variety of emotions and events that play along with the story. Anyone that is interested in a calm, yet intriguing, novel should pick up "The Rescue." I highly recommend it to teenage girls and young women who are into the fairytale-love story type of books. The roller coaster ride of emotions keeps you highly entertained while wanting to live the lives of the characters being portrayed! Heart throb, drama, and a LOT of romance is the absolute best part of this fantastic book.

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  • Posted April 13, 2012

    This book was pretty good overall. I am a HUGE fan of Nicholas S

    This book was pretty good overall. I am a HUGE fan of Nicholas Sparks' books but this one wasn't as great as some of his other amazing novels (The Notebook, Dear John, The Lucky One etc;). I found it to be a little slow at the beginnging, but it picked up midway and was a real tearjerker towards the end. Like other people have mentioned, I didn't find the hero (Taylor) to be all that likeable, but I guess that makes it more realistic because everyone has their faults. The epilogue ending was a little surprising and abrupt. But like I said, overall a good book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2012

    Great read

    Such a great story line with just enough mystery to keep you guessing.

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  • Posted October 22, 2011

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    Excellent story of hope and love

    I loved this book, being that it is about a true rescue, in the end you are wondering who rescued who. I love this story from beginning to end. It was the first book I bought of Sparks. The first of many.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2011

    Very touching

    Great book loved it

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  • Posted August 23, 2011

    In the middle!

    Ok, so im in the middle of the book, and it's really good. Im at the part where Denise is in the hospital and where they called the fire station to see whats goin on.. great book

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