With over 85 million copies of his books sold, Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved storytellers. His novels include twelve #1 "New York Times "bestsellers, and all his books, including "Three Weeks with My Brother," the memoir he wrote with his brother, Micah, have been "New York Times" and international bestsellers, and were translated into more than fifty languages. Eight of Nicholas Sparks's novels-"Safe Haven," "The Lucky One," "The Last Song," "Dear John," "Nights in Rodanthe," "The Notebook," "A Walk to Remember," and "Message in a Bottle"-were also adapted into major motion pictures. In 2011, he founded the Nicholas Sparks Foundation to inspire and transform students' lives though education, curriculum development, and life-changing international experiences. To learn more, go to www.NicholasSparksFoundation.org. The author lives in North Carolina with his wife and family. You can visit him at www.NicholasSparks.com.