Some of Nicholas Sparks' novels include "The Notebook," "Message in a Bottle," "A Walk to Remember," "Nights in Rodanthe" and "Dear John." Additionally, he wrote "The Lucky One," "The Last Song," "Safe Haven," "The Best of Me" and "The Longest Ride." These books have all been adapted into movies.
According to Sparks' website, all of his books have been New York Times bestsellers, with over 97 million copies sold worldwide in more than 50 languages, including over 65 million copies in the United States, as of 2015.
His other novels include "The Choice," "The Rescue," A Bend in the Road," "The Guardian," "The Wedding," "True Believer" and "At First Sight." Sparks also wrote a non-fiction memoir, "Three Weeks With My Brother," co-written with his brother Micah, as well as "Wokini: A Lakota Journey to Happiness and Self-Understanding," which he co-wrote with Billy Mills.
When asked why he writes books, Sparks said, "I enjoy, and have always enjoyed, reading, and my ability to write and interest in a writing career grew out of that. While I generally try to avoid clichés, the following is apt: I don’t live to write, I write to live."
In 2011, Sparks and his wife launched the Nicholas Sparks Foundation. In 2012, Sparks and his publishing agent and creative partner Theresa Park, launched Nicholas Sparks Productions.