Find Romance with “The Choice”

By Shannon Gurnee
In Book Review
February 5, 2016

This post was sponsored by Lionsgate as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.

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One of my favorite authors is Nicholas Sparks. I love reading the books he writes and then watching the stories come to life in a movie afterwards. I recently discovered a romantic novel written by Nicholas Sparks entitled, The Choice. When I discover things I love, I tend to want to share them with family, friends and my readers. What better reason to get together with family and friends than to visit, eat and talk about a good book (and upcoming movie), right??

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At our get-together, we had a great time visiting and eating. We enjoyed delicious Spinach Dip and chips, chocolate and wine and talked about the book, as well as the upcoming movie. I’m thinking we may have an upcoming Girl’s Night Out so we can get together to go and see it!

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One thing I love about reading is that a really good book will sweep me away with the characters as they develop with every turning page. It’s especially great to get lost in a Nicholas Sparks story – being transported into a world of quiet beaches and beautiful marshes. I can picture myself by the water with the sand between my toes, falling in love alongside the characters in the story. It makes me especially long to see the story come to life on the big screen.

About The Movie

Lionsgate’s highly anticipated movie release, The Choice, takes us to coastal North Carolina and introduces Nicholas Sparks’ fans to another great love story. I love his stories and can’t wait to see it in theaters!!

When feisty medical student Gabby Hollan (Teresa Palmer) moves in next door to perennial ladies’ man Travis Shaw (Benjamin Walker), they embark on a surprising romantic journey neither imagined possible. Travis has always believed a serious relationship would cramp his easygoing lifestyle, while Gabby is preparing to settle down with her long-term boyfriend – until an irresistible attraction between the unlikely couple upends both of their well-planned lives. How far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?

The highly anticipated movie debut of Nicholas Sparks’ hit novel, The Choice, comes out in theaters on Friday, February 5th. It’s gonna be a good one! I can’t wait to see it!

What is your favorite Nicholas Sparks novel?
Who will you be going to see The Choice with?

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

21 Responses to “Find Romance with “The Choice””

  1. vickie Couturier says:

    looking forward to the book and the movie

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  3. Pam says:

    I have so many friends who are obsessed with Nicholas Sparks. He is a really popular author!

  4. Catherine S says:

    This sounds like a great book and movie. I am not sure if I have read any of his work. I will have to go see the movie.

  5. Liz Mays says:

    This sounds like the sweetest movie. I loved The Notebook and my daughter said she liked the last Nicholas Sparks movie.

  6. MELISASource says:

    I love “The Choice”. I’ve read the book, and I’ve seen the movie. Nicholas Sparks is a romantic genius.

  7. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    I don’t read and normally don’t like “chick flicks” but I may end up watching it with my mom at some point when it’s out on dvd 🙂

  8. Tracey says:

    I actually haven’t read or seen this one yet! I am a huge fan of these kinds of books/movies so I’ll need to soon!

  9. I love reading books then seeing the movie. Hopefully they both match! I’ve seen lots of ads for this movie and it looks good.

  10. Crystal says:

    I love Nicholas Sparks’ books and the movies that they have made as well. I always have to make sure that I have a box of tissues handy!

  11. Nicole Escat says:

    Sounds like a great book 🙂 I should read this before seeing in a movie. For sure it is beautiful.

  12. I can honestly say I don’t have a favorite Nicholas Sparks novel. It’s not really my reading material. I do like his stories though and have seen all the movies from his books.

  13. The Choice looks like it is going to be a great movie. I will have to go with a few girlfriends when it comes out.

  14. Christie says:

    I can bury myself for a whole weekend in Nicholas Sparks books. Sounds like a great new novel to read

  15. mary says:

    Oh this looks like a great romance! I can’t wait to see it. I cried…during the TRAILER! geesh

  16. Yolanda @ says:

    I am always up for a romance book or movie. I may have to gather my girlfriends and make it a fun night for us all!

  17. Kimberly K Croisant says:

    I’m not a reader, but I sure do like to watch movies. Wondering if my husband would like this movie. Lately, we have only been going to G movies…ummmmm. I think it’s time we step it up and go out on our own!!

  18. You did a thorough review here.
    I am sure many would go through great lengths to preserve the hopes of love.

  19. Rosey says:

    I like when you can relate to the characters. I think Nicholas Sparks does a great job with his books.

  20. christina aliperti says:

    My mom is a really big fan. I just started reading his books so I don’t have a favorite yet. I plan to read this soon. I love a good book on the big screen.

  21. Becca Wilson says:

    I have not even read this one yet. I need to get on that. I always read the books before I see the movie!

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