Nicholas Sparks is an American novelist widely popular for his international bestselling books, some of which have been adapted to film with box office successes. Born in 1965, he went on to pen several books after he graduated from University of Notre Dame with honours. He only began to gain popularity when he finished The Notebook, that reached the New York Times bestseller list in its first week of release in 1996. Subsequently, he published other romantic-drama novels that became international bestsellers including A Walk to Remember and Dear John, and achieved Hollywood-blockbuster adaptations of his writing.
His books have sold over 100 million copies worldwide in more than 50 languages, and several of his novels such as “The Choice” have been adapted to movies starring popular actors. Although the romance theme has generally played a role in Sparks’ novels, he also explored more serious subject matters including grief and loss, with poignant endings. His writings have been known to feature a whole range of human emotions and move readers. Grab your copy of Nicholas Sparks’ novels from Singapore’s duty-free shopping.