Quarter 3 Independent Reading
By: Allison Whitehead
A story about finding a new life
Safe Haven: By Nicholas Sparks
Safe Haven is about a girl named Erin who changes her identity to a woman named Katie to save her life. Mainly because her husband abuses her and she needs to find a way out for good. She moves to a little town in Southport Carolina, and falls in love with a man named Alex. Alex doesn't find out till later that she has a hidden identity, although he can't stay mad at her for long because he's deeply in love. Alex does everything he can to protect Katie, as lives get hurt along the way.
“Everyone has a past, but that's just it-it's in the past. You can learn from it, but you can't change it.”- Alex Wheatley
Author: Nicholas Sparks
Nicholas Sparks is an American novelist, screenwriter, and producer. He has published over eighteen novels including The Notebook, Dear John, and The Lucky one. The main genre that Sparks publishes is Romantic Fiction, and Romantic Drama. Nicholas wrote Safe Haven because he wanted his audience to feel connected to the characters, and know that in order to love again, you must learn to trust again.