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Sparks, Nicholas

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Works: 519 works in 5,601 publications in 29 languages and 195,291 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Drama  Romance films  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Fiction)  Biography  Psychological fiction  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of screenplay, Editor, Producer, Scenarist, Contributor, Narrator, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PS3569.P363, 813.54
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The notebook by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
376 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 19 languages and held by 8,648 libraries worldwide
In a Southern nursing home, an 80-year-old man reads from his diary to his wife, suffering from Alzheimer's. It's the story of their teenage romance, followed by years of separation because he was from the wrong class, followed by her decision, on his return from World War II, to be her own woman and marry him
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
200 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 7,637 libraries worldwide
When Savannah Lynn Curtis comes into his life, John Tyree knows he is ready to turn over a new leaf. An angry rebel, he had enlisted in the army after high school, not knowing what else to do. Then, during a furlough, he meets Savannah, the girl of his dreams. The attraction is mutual and quickly grows into the kind of love that leaves Savannah vowing to wait for John while he finishes his tour of duty. But neither can foresee that 9/11 is about to change the world. Like so many proud men and women, John must choose between love and country. Now, when he finally returns to North Carolina, John will discover that loving Savannah will force him to make the hardest decision of his life
The choice by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
172 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 7,145 libraries worldwide
Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job; loyal friends; his dream home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life, he believes that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is until Gabby Holland moves in next door. Despite Travis's attempts to be friendly, she seems to have a chip on her shoulder about him. But something compels Travis to get to know his new neighbour. His persistent efforts lead them both to make difficult decisions, the consequences of which neither could have foreseen
A walk to remember by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
231 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 7,143 libraries worldwide
A romance featuring a troublesome teenager in South Carolina who is changed for the better by the love of a girl. She is the angelic daughter of a local minister and the boy joins her in doing good deeds. But she has a secret which will break his heart
The lucky one by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
152 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 6,967 libraries worldwide
Is there really such thing as a lucky charm? The hero of Nicholas Sparks's new novel believes he's found one in the form of a photograph of a smiling woman he's never met, but who he comes to believe holds the key to his destiny. The chain of events that leads to him possessing the photograph and finding the woman pictured in it is the stuff of love stories
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
170 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 6,772 libraries worldwide
After her husband leaves her for a younger woman, forty-five-year-old Adrienne Willis reconsiders her life, until a trip to Rodanthe in North Carolina's Outer Banks leads to an encounter with successful surgeon Paul Flanner
The wedding by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
145 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 6,762 libraries worldwide
After more than twenty years of marriage, Wilson Lewis, son-in-law of Allie and Noah Calhoun is forced to admit that the romance has gone out of his marriage. Desperate to win back his wife Jane's heart, he must figure out how to make her fall in love with him again
Safe haven by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
134 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 6,506 libraries worldwide
Katie, a newcomer to the small town of Southport, North Carolina, resists forming any personal ties until she is drawn into relationships with Alex, a young widower, and Jo, her plainspoken single neighbor, who help her overcome her fearful past
Message in a bottle by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
235 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 6,479 libraries worldwide
A 36-year-old single mother finds a bottle containing a love letter written only three weeks earlier by a man declaring his love to his darling Catherine. She decides to try to make contact with the man in hopes of changing both their lives
The rescue by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
197 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 6,438 libraries worldwide
A volunteer fireman and a single mother join forces to find the woman's son who has been lost in a storm. While searching for the boy, the two adults find themselves increasingly close
A bend in the road by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
193 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 6,422 libraries worldwide
Devastated by the death of his wife in a hit-and-run accident, Miles, deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, discovers new meaning in his life when he meets Sarah Andrews, a woman struggling to rebuild her own life
The best of me by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
111 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 6,345 libraries worldwide
This is the story of two small-town former high school sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks. Now middle-aged, they have taken wildly divergent paths, but neither has lived the life they imagined, and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever altered their world. When they are both called back to their hometown for the funeral of the mentor who once gave them shelter, they will be forced to confront the choices each has made, and ask whether love can truly rewrite the past
At first sight by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
187 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 6,183 libraries worldwide
There are a few things Jeremy Marsh was sure he'd never do: he'd never leave New York City; never give his heart away after barely surviving one failed marriage; and, never become a parent. Now Jeremy is living in the tiny town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, engaged to Lexie Darnell, the love of his life, and anticipating the start of their family. But just as his life seems to be settling into a blissful pattern, a mysterious and disturbing e-mail sets off a chain of events that will change the course of this young couple's marriage. How well do we really know the ones we love? How do we handle the inevitable doubts, fears concerning parenthood, and stumbling blocks that are sometimes placed in our way? Continuing the story of the young couple introduced in Sparks' bestselling True Believer, this novel captures all the heartbreak, tension, romance, and surprises of those who are newly wed
The guardian by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
117 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 6,006 libraries worldwide
Overview: Julie Barenson's young husband left her two unexpected gifts before he died - a Great Dane puppy named Singer and the promise that he would always be watching over her. Now four years have passed. Still living in the small town of Swansboro, North Carolina, twenty-nine-year-old Julie is emotionally ready to make a commitment to someone again. But who? Should it be Richard Franklin, the handsome, sophisticated engineer who treats her like a queen? Or Mike Harris, the down-to-earth nice guy who was her husband's best friend? Choosing one of them should bring her more happiness than she's had in years. Instead, Julie is soon fighting for her life in a nightmare spawned by a chilling deception and jealousy so poisonous that it has become a murderous desire
The last song by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
135 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 5,878 libraries worldwide
"Seventeen-year-old Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller's life was turned upside-down when her parents divorced and her father moved to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Three years later, she remains alienated from her parents, particularly her father-- until her mother decides it would be in everyone's best interest if she and her brother spent the summer with him"--Jacket
True believer by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
136 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 5,804 libraries worldwide
As a science journalist with a regular column in Scientific American, Jeremy Marsh specializes in debunking the supernatural. A born skeptic, he travels to the small town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, determined to find the real cause behind the ghostly apparitions that appear in the town cemetery. What he doesn't plan on however, is meeting and falling hopelessly in love with Lexie Darnell, granddaughter of the twon psychic. Now, if the young lovers are to have any kind of future at all, Jeremy must make a difficult choice: return to the life he knows, or do something he's never done before - take a giant leap of faith
The longest ride by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
104 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 5,631 libraries worldwide
"Ira Levinson is in trouble. Ninety-one years old and stranded and injured after a car crash, he struggles to retain consciousness until a blurry image materializes beside him: his beloved wife Ruth, who passed away nine years ago. Urging him to hang on, she forces him to remain alert by recounting the stories of their lifetime together - how they met, the precious paintings they collected together, the dark days of WWII and its effect on them and their families. Ira knows that Ruth can't possibly be in the car with him, but he clings to her words and his memories, reliving the sorrows and everyday joys that defined their marriage. A few miles away, at a local bull-riding event, a Wake Forest College senior's life is about to change. Recovering from a recent break-up, Sophia Danko meets a young cowboy named Luke, who bears little resemblance to the privileged frat boys she has encountered at school. Through Luke, Sophia is introduced to a world in which the stakes of survival and success, ruin and reward -- even life and death - loom large in everyday life. As she and Luke fall in love, Sophia finds herself imagining a future far removed from her plans -- a future that Luke has the power to rewrite . . . if the secret he's keeping doesn't destroy it first. Ira and Ruth. Sophia and Luke. Two couples who have little in common, and who are separated by years and experience. Yet their lives will converge with unexpected poignancy, reminding us all that even the most difficult decisions can yield extraordinary journeys: beyond despair, beyond death, to the farthest reaches of the human heart."--
See me : a novel by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
66 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,632 libraries worldwide
Colin Hancock is giving his second chance his best shot. At twenty-eight, he's focused on getting his teaching degree and avoiding all the places and people that proved so destructive in his past. The last thing he's looking for is a serious relationship. But when he crosses paths with Maria Sanchez one rainswept night, his carefully structured life is turned upside down. And when Maria, a hardworking lawyer, meets Colin, she begins to question every notion she has ever had about herself and her future - and what truly makes her happy. Before the couple has a chance to envision a life together, menacing reminders from events in Maria's past begin to surface. And as the threat of violence begins to shadow her every step, she and Colin will be pushed to breaking point
Two by two by Nicholas Sparks( Book )
56 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 4,047 libraries worldwide
At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive and an expansive home in Raleigh. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that. But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear ... and no one is more surprised than Russ when he finds every aspect of the life he took for granted turned upside down. In a matter of months, Russ finds himself without a job or wife, caring for his young daughter while struggling to adapt to a new and baffling reality. Throwing himself into the wilderness of single parenting, Russ embarks on a journey at once terrifying and rewarding -- one that will test his abilities and his emotional resources beyond anything he ever imagined. --
The choice by Nicholas Sparks( Sound Recording )
58 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,792 libraries worldwide
"Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life-- boating, swimming, and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies-- he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door. Despite his attempts to be neighborly, the appealing redhead seems to have a chip on her shoulder about him -- and the presence of her longtime boyfriend doesn't help. Despite himself, Travis can't stop trying to ingratiate himself with his new neighbor, and his persistent efforts lead them both to the doorstep of a journey that neither could have foreseen. Spanning the eventful years of young love, marriage and family, THE CHOICE ultimately confronts us with the most heartwrenching question of all: how far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?"--Publisher's web site
 
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Alternative Names
Ispārks, Nīkulās
Nicholas Sparks
Nicholas Sparks americký spisovatel
Nicholas Sparks Amerikaans auteur
Nicholas Sparks écrivain américain
Nicholas Sparks es uno de los mejores novelistas de amor
Nicholas Sparks scrittore statunitense
Nicholas Sparks US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Nikolas Sparks
Sbaris, N., 1965-
Sipakesi 1965-
Siparks, Nikolas 1965-
Spark, Nicholas, 1965-
Sparks Nicholas
Sparks, Nicholas 1965-
Sparks, Nicolas, 1965-
Sparks, Nikolas.
Sparks, Nikolas 1965-
Spārks, Nikolass
Spārkss, Nikolass
Νίκολας Σπαρκς
Николас Спаркс
Никълъс Спаркс
Ніколас Спаркс
Спаркс, Ниkолас
Спаркс, Николас
Նիկոլաս Սպարկս
ניקולס ספארקס
ניקולס ספרקס
ספּארקס, ניקולס
ספארקס, ניקולס 1965-
ספרקס, ניקולס
ספרקס, ניקולס 1965-
سبارك، نيكولاس، 1965-
سپاركس, نىكولاس 1965-
نيكولاس سباركس
نيكولاس سباركس، 1965-
نیکلاس اسپارکس
نیکلاس اسپارکس نویسنده آمریکایی
निकोलस स्पार्कस्
นิโคลัส สปากส์
ნიკოლას სპარქსი
니컬러스 스파크스
스파크스, 니콜라스 1965-
スパークス, ニコラス
ニコラス・スパークス
尼可拉斯·史派克 Author
斯帕克思 1965-
Languages
English (1,975)
German (379)
Spanish (315)
Polish (268)
Italian (247)
French (88)
Russian (66)
Hungarian (39)
Chinese (27)
Portuguese (21)
Hebrew (17)
Vietnamese (15)
Dutch (13)
Thai (8)
Japanese (7)
Croatian (6)
Arabic (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Turkish (3)
Tagalog (2)
Korean (2)
Philippine [Other] (2)
Albanian (2)
Serbian (2)
Indonesian (1)
Swedish (1)
Ukrainian (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Catalan (1)
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