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Nicholas Sparks Book List


Nicholas Sparks writes romance novels that often have Christian themes and tragic twists. Sparks publishes about one new book per year, and several of Sparks' books have been turned into movies. Here is a list of all his books with brief summaries of each.

1996 - 'The Notebook'

Nicholas Sparks attends the 'Dear John' Fort Bragg Premiere at Fort Bragg's York Theater on January 23, 2010 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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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' by Nicholas Sparks
Grand Central Publishing
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' by Nicholas Sparks
Grand Central Publishing
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'

'The Rescue' by Nicholas Sparks
Grand Central Publishing
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' by Nicholas Sparks
Grand Central Publishing
A Bend in the Road is a love story between a police officer and a school teacher.

2002 - 'Nights is Rodanthe'

'Nights in Rodanthe' by Nicholas Sparks
Grand Central Publishing
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' by Nicholas Sparks
Grand Central Publishing
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 by Nicholas Sparks
Grand Central Publishing
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

'Three Weeks with My Brother' by Nicholas Sparks
Grand Central Publishing
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.

2005 - 'True Believer'

'True Believer' by Nicholas Sparks
Grand Central Publishing
True Believer is the story of a scientist who comes to a small town to disprove claims that ghosts are appearing and ends up falling in love with the granddaughter of the town psychic.
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