This is Nicholas Sparks's 15th novel. He lives in North Carolina with his wife and five children.
Sparks's 15th novel, following The Last Song (2009); Rebecca Lowman reads. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
When you pick up a book by Nicholas Sparks, you know you re in for a wealth of love that will hold you all the way to the last page - Woman s Day Fans of The Notebook will gobble it up with glee - Who magazine Nicholas Sparks' latest tale of young love has the same appeal as previous best-sellers such as the Notebook and A Walk to Remember. It's tender, holds an inevitable hidden tragedy, and is chaste enough even for young teen readers. - Herald Sun Sparks is a master of the emotional genre... plenty of dramas during this coming of age story about life, love and loss - keep the tissues handy - Townsville Bulletin This was an unexpectedly touching and delightful read... it's a light read but with a compelling plot, making it perfect for a lazy summer day. The Last Song has also very quickly made it to Hollywood with the movie version (starring Miley Cyrus) to be released in early 2010. - Canberra Times