1) The wish
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"1996 was the year that changed everything for Maggie Dawes. Sent away at sixteen to live with an aunt she barely knew in Ocracoke, a remote village on North Carolina's Outer Banks, she could think only of the friends and family she left behind . . . until she meets Bryce Trickett, one of the few teenagers on the island. Handsome, genuine, and newly admitted to West Point, Bryce gradually shows her how much there is to love about the wind-swept beach...
In January 2003, Nicholas Sparks and his brother Micah set off on a three-week-trip around the world. It was to mark a milestone in their lives, for at 37 and 38 respectively, they were now the only surviving members of their family. As they travel the globe, the intimate story of their family unfolds in the details of the untimely deaths of their parents and only sister. Against the backdrop of the wonders of the world, the Sparks brothers band together...
From the world's most beloved chronicler of the heart comes this astonishing story of everlasting love. As a science journalist with a regular column in Scientific American, Jeremy Marsh specializes in debunking the supernatural and has a real nose for the strange and unusual. A born skeptic, he travels to the small town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, determined to find the real cause behind the ghostly apparitions that appear in the town cemetery....
In The Notebook, Noah Calhoun is haunted by images of the girl he lost more than a decade earlier. At twenty-nine socialite Allie Nelson is about to marry a wealthy lawyer, but she cannot stop thinking about the boy long ago who stole her heart. Thus begins the story of a love do enduring and deep it can turn tragedy into triumph, and may even have the power to create a miracle. Also a 2004 award winning motion picture.