Nicholas Sparks Explains Why 'The Best of Me' is the New 'Notebook'
By Ashley Crossan
Two young lovebirds, Dawson and Amanda, fall hopelessly in love and become high school sweethearts, but then – life circumstances tear them apart for two decades until their relationship is unexpectedly rekindled.
Sound kind of familiar?
Nicholas Sparks has found himself quite a formula for his $492 million dollar success: Love + Loss + Hope + Tragedy + Rain Kiss = One great love story.