An angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah. Their mutual attraction quickly grows into the kind of love that leaves Savannah waiting for John to finish his tour of duty, and John wanting to settle down with the woman who has captured his heart. But 9/11 changes everything. John feels it is his duty to re-enlist. And sadly, the long separation finds Savannah falling in love with someone else. "Dear John," the letter read...and with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives were changed forever. Returning home, John must come to grips with the fact that Savannah, now married, is still his true love—and face the hardest decision of his life.
The second and third part is about the their lives in separation. Now I have to say this that even though the first part I felt mushy, I think it was the base of the 2nd part, and then I felt the same mushy parts beautiful. I mean the way it was written was beautiful. In second part, I could make sense of the first part. And the third part was much more beautiful. It was sad but this was more than a teenage romance, it was about reality, true love, hurt and emotion, of love, betrayal, care, desire. I think the writer has done such a marvellous job that I had my own screenplay running as I read the book. And the book touched me, it was wonderful.
I liked the story. But more than that I admired the author's skills to use the perfect words to get the situation or emotions reach out to you. The best example of that would be the ending, it couldn't have been better written.
My rating - 4 of 5 stars