Special Movie Tie-In of The Longest Ride Released in Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club Feb. 24

PUEBLO, Colo. – A Special Movie tie-in Edition of Nicholas Sparks’s “The Longest Ride,” featuring the stars of the 20th Century Fox  movie adaptation, is now available exclusively in all Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores.

This gives fans another chance to read the book before seeing “The Longest Ride” movie in theaters starting Friday, April 10.

“The Longest Ride” centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke (Scott Eastwood), a former PBR champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia (Britt Robertson), a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City’s art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected and fateful connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple. Spanning generations and two intertwining love stories, “The Longest Ride “explores the challenges and infinite rewards of enduring love.

In addition to an updated book cover that will feature Eastwood and Robertson, the Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club exclusive edition will also include details about a contest for fans to enter to win two tickets to the PBR’s premier, season-ending event, the 2015 PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center on Oct. 21-25.

The contest is open now, as the new edition of “The Longest Ride” hits the shelves, and ends the day “The Longest Ride” movie premieres in theaters Friday, April 10. Fans can also enter the contest by visiting

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