Google Image Result for http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/d/d9/The_Notebook_Cover.jpg/200px-The_Notebook_Cover.jpg Much better than the movie. I always recommend reading the book before seeing the flick.
Google Image Result for http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-EabeEH1FIFc/ThXZATDrsSI/AAAAAAAAADk/72ev8PdiBPI/s1600/message-in-a-bottle.jpg I can't get enough of Nicholas Sparks' books. My sister raved about Message in a Bottle, the movie. I got the book and read it instead and I am not disappointed.