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Publisher's Summary

The Best of Me: Booktrack Edition adds an immersive musical soundtrack to your audiobook listening experience! Get swept up in a timeless story of lost dreams and redemption, in which former high school sweethearts get a second chance at first love - from the number one New York Times best-selling author of The Notebook.

In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love. Though they were from opposite sides of the tracks, their love for one another seemed to defy the realities of life in the small town of Oriental, North Carolina. But as the summer of their senior year came to a close, unforeseen events would tear the young couple apart, setting them on radically divergent paths.

Now, 25 years later, Amanda and Dawson are summoned back to Oriental for the funeral of Tuck Hostetler, the mentor who once gave shelter to their high school romance. Neither has lived the life they imagined...and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever changed their lives. As Amanda and Dawson carry out the instructions Tuck left behind for them, they realize that everything they thought they knew - about Tuck, about themselves, and about the dreams they held dear - was not as it seemed.

Forced to confront painful memories, the two former lovers will discover undeniable truths about the choices they have made. And in the course of a single, searing weekend, they will ask of the living, and the dead: Can love truly rewrite the past?

Booktrack is an immersive format that pairs traditional audiobook narration to complementary music. The tempo and rhythm of the score are in perfect harmony with the action and characters throughout the audiobook. Gently playing in the background, the music never overpowers or distracts from the narration, so listeners can enjoy every minute. When you purchase this Booktrack edition, you receive the exact narration as the traditional audiobook available, with the addition of music throughout.

©2019 Nicholas Sparks (P)2019 Hachette Audio

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  • Katie Scholl
  • 2021-08-30

Love story

I don't know who thought to add classical music to the reading of this book but it ruined it for me It was extremely loud in comparison to the Is reader and very annoying it was so hard for me to pay attention at times to the actual story please think about people like me before doing this in the future

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  • 2021-01-04

Wow!!!!

Worth every penny!!!! It was like listening to a Movie. If you have ever been separated by true love when you were a Teenager... and prayed for a second chance. Then this is the book for you!

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  • debbie
  • 2019-05-16

His Best Book Yet

This book is by far his best yet. You may think you have the end figured out but trust me you don’t! I finished this book in one day it was so good!

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  • Rebecca Hutchins
  • 2021-03-03

true love

The Best of Me was simply amazing! I Would definitely re-read again and again!! ❤

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  • Cassie
  • 2020-12-31

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I have seen the movie so many times ... i love the movie i think personally more but is still good book. The only thing I don’t like is how in movie dawlson accidentally kills his friend on prom night but in book it is total different situation how he ended up in jail.

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  • daniel
  • 2020-08-21

Sad but engaging

Narration was excellent. Story was sad but engaging and enjoyable. I was hoping for a different ending but was it was still woth the listen.