Pretty Little Liars

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I read The Choice, three-hundred and nineteen pages, by Nicholas Sparks. For this reading journal I branched out some by not reading another book in the Pretty Little Liars series. This book is about the love story of Travis Parker and Gabby Holland. Gabby has just moved next to Travis and at first they do not get along well. The beginning of their interactions start when Gabby storms over to his house and accuses his dog of getting her dog pregnant. Without either of them realizing it, this is where their relationship starts to blossom. At this point in the book, Gabby has a boyfriend that she wants to marry, but she isn’t sure if that is his plan as well. She moved to Beauford, North Carolina and took a job as a physician’s assistant at the …show more content…
The two got married and had two children. They built the house of their dreams on the plot Travis had shown her years before. They have had a great life together except, Gabby has been in an accident. It happened on a dark and rainy night and she was hit by another car. She has been in a coma for almost three months. Travis is beside himself with grief because he has to make the decision on if they are going to end or continue her life. She does not want to live if she is not actually living, but Travis cannot make himself order the withdrawal of care. He feels he is at fault for her accident because he was later to dinner and she left because she was tired of waiting on him. His daughters are no longer visiting their mother and Travis is not paying attention to them like he should because of his grief. After the decision Travis makes, they move her to a nursing home and continue with her care. Then one day, Travis gets a call from Gabby’s doctor and he is told to get to the nursing home as fast as he can. This is where the reader presumes the worst, but thankfully the reader is wrong. When Travis arrives at the nursing home, Gabby is awake. It is a medical miracle that she woke up and Travis is still scared that she will go back into her come, but thankfully she does not. They go back into their life like they had before the accident and the continue to love each other

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