The untold truth of The Notebook
The Notebook, penned by the prolific writer Nicholas Sparks, took the world by storm in both novel form in 1996, and in the film that was released in 2004. The touching story, combined with the onscreen chemistry of IRL (at the time) lovebirds Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling, as well as James Garner and Gena Rowlands' performances, seeped into the most sentimental parts of all of us. In fact, whenever we need a good cry, we might reach for The Notebook before we reach for Steel Magnolias. But what don't we know about the story? Here are some facts you might not know about The Notebook.