THE LONGEST RIDE en The Down East Journal (09/20/13) <p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week on the Down East Journal, we speak with an East Carolina University psychiatrist about a new, non-invasive treatment being used for people living with depression.&nbsp; And, New Bern author Nicholas Sparks hopes this week’s release of “The Longest Ride” will become this tenth number one New York Times best seller.&nbsp; Plus, we talk about the mission of the Coastal Coalition for Substance Abuse and Prevention&nbsp;and their public education event set for Monday, Sept. 23<sup>rd</sup>. Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:46:11 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 23611 at The Down East Journal (09/20/13) The Longest Ride - Nicholas Sparks <p></p><p></p><p>New Bern’s Nicholas Sparks has just released his 18<sup>th</sup> book “The Longest Ride.” Dating back to 1996’s “The Notebook” he’s enjoyed remarkable success, with several of the books topping the New York Times bestseller list and virtually all… if not all… appearing in the top ten… which is why I was surprised by his answer to my question about whether he still enjoys the writing process after nearly 18 years as a highly-read author.</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 11:40:00 +0000 George Olsen 23434 at The Longest Ride - Nicholas Sparks