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Nicholas Sparks
 Title Type
 The Notebook Series read online Romance
  The Longest Ride Romance
  The Notebook (The Notebook #1) Romance
  The Wedding (The Notebook #2) Romance
  The Notebook Romance
  A Walk To Remember Romance
  Dear John Romance
  The Last Song Romance
  The Lucky One Romance
  Safe Haven Romance
  Message in a Bottle Romance
  Nights in Rodanthe Romance
  The Rescue Romance
  The Guardian Romance
  A Bend in the Road Romance
  The Choice Romance
  True Believer Romance
  Three Weeks With My Brother Romance
  At First Sight Romance
  The Best of Me Romance

About The Author

As a child, Nicholas Sparks lived in Minnesota, Los Angeles, and Grand Island, Nebraska, finally settling in Fair Oaks, California at the age of eight. His father was a professor, his mother a homemaker, then optometrist's assistant. He lived in Fair Oaks through high school, graduated valedictorian in 1984, and received a full track scholarship to the University of Notre Dame.
After breaking the Notre Dame school record as part of a relay team in 1985 as a freshman (a record which still stands), he was injured and spent the summer recovering. During that summer, he wrote his first novel, though it was never published. He majored in Business Finance and graduated with high honors in 1988.
He and his wife Catherine, who met on spring break in 1988, were married in July, 1989. While living in Sacramento, he wrote his second novel that same year, though again, it wasn't published. He worked a variety of jobs over the next three years, including real estate appraisal, waiting tables, selling dental products by phone, and started his own small manufacturing business which struggled from the beginning. In 1990, he collaborated on a book with Billy Mills, the Olympic Gold Medalist and it was published by Feather Publishing before later being picked up by Random House. (It was recently re-issued by Hay House Books.) Though it received scant publicity, sales topped 50,000 copies in the first year of release.

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