Quando apprende che la nonna Samantha è stata ricoverata in ospedale, Jennifer si trasferisce nella vecchia casa d'infanzia, una magnifica villa sul lago, per assisterla e per starle vicina il più possibile. Lì, nel luogo dove ha trascorso gli anni più spensierati e gioiosi, trova ad attenderla qualcosa che le cambierà la vita: Sam le ha scritto una serie di lettere, attraverso le quali racconta alla nipote la storia della sua vita, una vita ben diversa da quella che tutti hanno conosciuto fino a quel momento. È una storia di intrighi e desideri proibiti, di un segreto di famiglia nascosto per decenni e soprattutto è la storia dell'amore più grande e intenso che Jennifer abbia mai sentito. E Jennifer imparerà a credere in una seconda opportunità.
- ISBN: 8879726765
- Casa Editrice: Corbaccio
- Pagine: 242
Gag. Every cheesy, tearjerker plot ever conceived is contained in this one novel. Among them: (view spoiler) [beloved grandmother in a coma; grandmother was a victim of spousal abuse; heroine is a widow and also suffered a miscarriage; she falls in love with a guy who turns out to have an inoperable brain tumor. Ev (hide spoiler)] Leggi tutto
Yes. I am a fan of James Patterson. Not because of his crime series. Not because of literary forms. It is because, no matter how hard I try, I am still a matronic reader . I invest tears in a book, especially if it is a story worth crying for . Call this corny or cheesy or plain stupid, I wouldn't care Leggi tutto
Sam's Letters to Jennifer is heartwarming and bittersweet. This book definitely gave me more than I expected. The cover, so Nicholas Sparks -ish did not lure me in. Actually it made me question was this a book I really wanted to read. The bittersweet sappy theme usually doesn't draw me in. It usua
Oh I just could not stand it! If I could have given it zero stars I would have! I am not a big fan of overally emotional books, where you feel manipulated by the author in order to have a certain reaction. I just felt like the whole story was over-the-top. Too much. I love books and when I purchase
”Please don’t shut out love- it’s the best thing about life.” The world works in mysterious ways, friends. And I believe in that saying now more than ever. I say this because I do not understand how any agent, editor, or publisher would allow such an abominably written book to be published. Jennif Leggi tutto
Another excellent novel from Patterson. He's a writing machine.
There is something about a guilty pleasure book -- a quick read that is entirely predictable but still tugs at your heartstrings. This is how I would classify Sam's Letters to Jennifer. I was a bit skeptical about reading this book, considering I had read Sundays at Tiffany's earlier this year and wa Leggi tutto
Jennifer was summoned back to her hometown where she was raised by her grandmother. Her grandmother Samantha, took very ill with a heart attack and is in a coma in the hospital. When Jennifer arrives home there, she discovers a pack of letters which have been addressed specifically to her by Sam. In Leggi tutto
If immorality and infidelity are your thing, this book is for you. The whole basis of the story is an unhappy woman who has a secret affair for years and after her husband dies, she marries him, secretly. Sam writes letters to her granddaughter, Jennifer, and details the relationship. My problem wit Leggi tutto
I happened upon this book when I needed something to read and it was readily available on overdrive. I also wanted something light and easy as I had just finished the Goldfinch and the Nightingale... and my poor heart could not handle any more weight. I probably should have researched this a little
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