Nicholas Sparks writes romance novels that often have Christian themes and tragic twists. Sparks publishes about one new book per year through Grand Central Publishing, and several of Sparks' books have been turned into movies.
1996 - 'The Notebook'
The Notebook is about a man who reads to an old woman he visits from a faded notebook that tells the story of a couple who are separated by World War II, then passionately reunited years later.
1998 - 'Message in a Bottle'
Message in a Bottle is about a woman who finds a love letter in a bottle and becomes determined to track down the author.
1999 - 'A Walk to Remember'
A Walk to Remember is the story of a popular guy who is forced to tutor a plain girl from a poor school.
2000 - 'The Rescue'
A mom with a speech delayed son moves to a new town, and shortly after gets into an accident. The Rescue follows her relationship with the volunteer fireman who helped her.
2001 - 'A Bend in the Road'
A Bend in the Road is a love story between a police officer and a school teacher.
2002 - 'Nights is Rodanthe'
Nights in Rodanthe is about a woman who is tending a friend's inn for the weekend in order to escape problems in her life, and meets a man going through his own crisis of conscience, who is the only guest at the inn
2003 - 'The Guardian'
The Guardian starts with Julie Barenson receiving a Great Dane pup that her husband arranged to arrive on Christmas Eve before he died of a brain tumor. New men enter Julie's life, and the dog helps her determine who is worthy of her affection
2004 - 'The Wedding'
The Wedding is the sequel to The Notebook. The Wedding focuses on Allie and Noah Calhoun's oldest daughter, Jane, and her husband, Wilson as they approach their 30th wedding anniversary. Jane and Wilson's daughter asks if she can have her wedding on their anniversary, and Wilson works hard to please his daughter and make up for years of neglect to his wife.
2004 - 'Three Weeks with My Brother' - co-author: Micah Sparks
This memoir, Sparks' first nonfiction book, chronicles a three week trip around the world that he took with his brother, Micah. The brothers, then 37 and 38 years old, are the only surviving members of their family. Three Weeks with My Brother works through the untimely deaths of their parents and siblings and tells the story of their family.