Warner Bros. buys Sparks’ novel rights

Warner Bros. has bought feature rights to Nicholas Sparks' upcoming novel The Best of Me, the fifth Sparks property that the studio's put into development. Studio confirmed the deal Friday. Project's been set with Warner-based Denise Di Novi, who's produced a quartet of Sparks film adaptations -- Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, Nights in Rodanthe and upcoming The Lucky One, starring Zac Efron.

Sparks Highlight of Annual Book Festival

Lovers of literature lined up to listen and talk to their favorite authors last weekend at the 13th annual Southern Kentucky Book Fest. The event featured presentations from authors known throughout the region and nation, including Nicholas Sparks, author of novels such as The Notebook and A Walk to Remember.

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