Sunday, October 30, 2011

Nicholas Sparks visit to the Philippines

National Book Store brings Nicholas Sparks to the Philippines
Best-selling author’s visit coincides with release of new book “The Best of Me”

Leading books and supplies chain National Book Store brings international best-selling author, Nicholas Sparks, to visit the Philippines for the first time to meet his Filipino fans.     

Xandra Ramos-Padilla, National Book Store’s Merchandising Director for Books, says that it is indeed a once in a lifetime opportunity to have the acclaimed writer finally come to the Philippines. “National Book Store continues to create venues to encourage more people to develop a deep appreciation for reading and learning. Having someone like Nicholas Sparks here in Manila is an amazing chance for Filipino readers to actually meet him.  Authors don't come much bigger than Nicholas Sparks!”

With an illustrious string of literary successes including Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, Nights in Rodanthe, Dear John and The Last Song among others, Nicholas Sparks' visit is very timely as it coincides with the release of his 17th novel, The Best of Me, which will be another certain bestseller around the world.


“We are very fortunate because Nicholas' visit coincides with the release of The Best of Me. His fans who purchase his latest book from all National Book Store, Bestsellers and Powerbooks stores can get the chance to win signing passes and have their book signed at the book signing event we will have at 5 pm on October 28 at the Podium.  There will also be a short program and a chance to ask him some questions,” shares Ramos-Padilla.”    


The author will be holding a Book Signing on October 28 (registration starts at 1pm) at The Podium in front of National Book Store's Bestsellers. Get the chance to win signing passes with every purchase of The Best of Me.

Sparks’ newest offering begins with the passionate and unforgettable young love affair between high school sweethearts. Now grown-up and middle-aged, the two are forced by fate to meet again, only to discover how far apart and distant they have become.


The Best of Me is available at National Book Store, Bestsellers and Powerbooks. Follow National Book Store and Powerbooks on Facebook and Twitter for details on the Nicholas Sparks Book Signing.

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