Friday Five – 300th Edition

It’s our 300th Friday Five! To celebrate, we’ve gathered 300 of our favorite media hits from the past few years. We are also giving away 300 books to 5 lucky winners (each winner will receive 60 books each!). Click here to enter.

CELEBRITY

Our girl Reese Witherspoon shared a beautiful photo of Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty on her book club’s Instagram page.

Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club asked Kate Quinn, author of The Alice Network, for her summer reading list. Kate picked Goodnight From London by Jennifer Robson!

Lena Dunham sat down with Sour Heart author Jenny Zhang to discuss sharing immigrant stories, finding mentors, and her poetry. Sour Heart is being published by Lenny, an imprint of Random House that’s led by Lena Dunham.

Model and actress Molly Sims picked 3 of our #SRC2017 books for her summer reading list: Into The Waterby Paula Hawkins, Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid!

 Andrea Jarrell, author of I’m The One Who Got Away, also wrote an incredible piece about her father’s rituals for The New York Times.

The New York Times featured Sour Heart by #SRC2017 guest author Jenny Zhang and Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty in this article about the books celebrities are loving.

Academy Award-nominated Australian actress Toni Collette optioned Graeme Simsion‘s The Best of Adam Sharp for the big screen!

Emma Robert’s book club Belletrist shared #SRC2017 read Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka on Instagram!

Krysten Ritter, the star of Netflix and Marvel’s Jessica Jones, picked Emma in The Night by Wendy Walker as the book of the month!

ENTERTAINMENT & TRAVEL

InStyle also recommended I’m The One Who Got Away as a must-read September book!

Our #BookSparksBookClub pick Emma in The Night by Wendy Walker was featured on Entertainment Weekly’s MUST LIST!

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan was featured in the best of Skimm reads!

Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica was named a Skimm read!

We are “O” so excited that The Goddesses by Swan Huntley was featured in O, The Oprah Magazine.

Departures featured A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly as a perfect book to pack for end of summer trips.

Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang was picked by Entertainment Weekly’s must list (see below). Entertainment Weekly also named Sour Heart a must-read August book. And Harper’s Bazaar shared the love for Sour Heart in their August reading round-up.

Chandler Baker, author of This Is Not The End, was featured in Justine Magazine (pictured below).

PEOPLE Magazine featured The Regulars by Georgia Clark and previous #BookSparksBookClub read Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt.

Working Mother featured a TON of #SRC2017 books including The Guineveres by Sarah Domet, The Goddesses by Swan Huntley, Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza and more!

US Weekly showed some love for Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza.

W Magazine sat down with author Danya Kukafa to talk about the inspiration behind her debut novel, Girl in Snow.

InStyle selected Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka and Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang in their August 2017 book recommendations.

Real Simple picked Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang as 1 of the best new books to read this month.

Southern Living featured Into the Water by Paula Hawkins, Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang and The Leavers by Lisa Ko in their summer reading round-up. Southern Living also named #SRC2017 book Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka one of the best new fall books of 2017.

PEOPLE Magazine featured a boatload of our #SRC2017 books, including The Captain’s Daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore, Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza and The Goddesses by Swan Huntley.

Southern Living Magazine selected the best new books of summer 2017  featuring #SRC2017 books Truly Madly Guilty by Liane MoriartyOne True Loves by Taylor Jenkins ReidThe Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylorand more!s

Meg McGuire, author of Blinded by Hope, contributed a piece to Working Mother on how to identify the signs your child is struggling with bipolar disorder.

W Magazine showed some love for Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave in their picks for 9 books by women to read this summer.

Condé Nast Traveler features 8 summer reads that will transport you across the globe, including The Goddesses by Swan Huntley.

Marie Claire selected Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka as a must-read thriller for this summer.

Harper’s Bazaar has 6 new books to read in July and shared some love for Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave.

John Connolly, author of A Game of Ghosts, shared what to read on your summer vacation with Town and Country Magazine.

US Weekly selected 3 of our #SRC2017 books as “Sizzling Summer Titles,” including Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave, The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder and Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica!

Parade Magazine shared some love for The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder, featuring it as a must-read:

Redbook called The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid a beach read to sweep you off your feet this summer.

Elle has 22 books to read right now including The Goddesses by Swan Huntley. This piece also ran in their July issue and featured Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave.

Linda Dahl, author of The Bad Dream Notebook, wrote an incredible piece for Harper’s Bazaar about her daughter’s struggles with drug addiction.

US Weekly has all of the must-reads for 4th of July weekend, featuring #SRC2017 books: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid, It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell and more!

Good Housekeeping selected 21 best new books for summer reading, featuring Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan!

Cosmopolitan has 11 of the best books of summer 2017 featuring #SRC2017 reads Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang!

Cosmopolitan also picked Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang and Into The Water by Paula Hawkins as two of 2017’s best new books!

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid was featured on Entertainment Weekly’s Must-List!

Taylor Jenkins Reid‘s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo lit up the pages of People Magazine (pictured below).

Taylor Jenkins Reid‘s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza look gorgeous in Cosmopolitan’s July issue.

Us Weekly’s latest issue features The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid as a “Noteworthy New Novel.” alongside fellow BookSparks author Graeme Simsion. Check it out:

Hollywood Reporter picked The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid as 1 of their summer beach reads!

Redbook called The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid a beach read to sweep you off your feet this summer.

PEOPLE magazine loves The People We Hate at the Wedding and featured it as a best new book of the summer!

Real Simple said “I DO” to The People We Hate at the Wedding.

The People We Hate at the Wedding was #3 on Entertainment Weekly’s “Must List” in its May Issue and featured the week before in EW’s summer book guide.

Redbook named The People We Hate at the Wedding as one the books you HAVE to read this summer.

Departures magazine highlighted The People We Hate at the Wedding in their list of best summer beach reads.

Working Mother featured The People We Hate at the Wedding in “Hot New Summer Reads.”

Harper’s Bazaar picked #SRC2017 novel Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan as a beach read you NEED to read this summer.

Harper’s Bazaar featured Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan, Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki, and Into The Water by #SRC2017 host Paula Hawkins.

Vanity Fair selected Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan in their picks for what to read right now.

Glamour selected The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid as one of the “Best Books To Read in 2017“!

Town & Country named The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid one of their “13 Best Books To Read This Summer!”

Entertainment Weekly shared an exclusive excerpt from The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo if you would like a sneak peek!

InStyle selected Taylor Jenkins Reid‘s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo as one of their June book recommendations.

Real Simple named The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid one of the best new books to read this month!

Working Mother selected The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo as 1 of 15 of the hottest reads of the summer!

Redbook loved The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid and named it 1 of the 20 best beach reads of the summer!

Working Mother shared 15 *HOT* summer beach reads, including the latest books from Karma Brown (In This Moment), Alex Shahla (Lying To Children) and Grant Ginder (The People We Hate At The Wedding).

Pack your bags! InStyle has all the books you will need for your summer vacations including Into The Water by Paula Hawkins.

Travel + Leisure put together the essential book vacation list which includes Into The Water by #SRC2017 host Paula Hawkins.

Redbook shared 10 must-have books for summer 2017, featuring BookSparks authors Graeme Simsion (The Best of Adam Sharp) and C.E. Tobisman (Proof).

Redbook shared 10 books to pack for Memorial Day weekend, featuring even more #SRC2017 reads!

Jenna Patrick, author of The Rules of Half, wrote an amazing and emotional essay for Harper’s Bazaar.

Elle has “The 24 Best Books to Read This Summer” with #SRC2017 books Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang, Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka all getting a shout out!

Andrea Lochen’s The Repeat Year is chosen as one of Working Mothers summer books for working moms.

Andrea Bonior, Ph.D., (The Friendship Fix) shares six reasons why friendships are good for your health on Glamour.

Jennifer Gooch Hummer’s Girl Unmoored is one of SHAPE’s five great summer reads.

Working Mother names Amy Shearn’s The Mermaid of Brooklyn, Dana Bate’s The Girls’ Guide to Love and Supper Clubs and Jane Porter’s The Good Daughter in their five spring books for working moms.

The Salt God’s Daughter author Ilie Ruby writes about bullying of women and girls for SHAPE.

Girls’ Life names Elise Allen’s Populazzi one of its summer hits.

SHAPE picks Andrea Lochen’s The Repeat Year as a best summer beach read.

Redbook features The Love Wars author L. Alison Heller’s piece on how her mid-life crisis involved Lady Gaga heels.

Elise Allen shares her dream Populazzi movie casting choices with TV Guide.

Sara DiVello’s Where in the OM Am I? is selected as one of SHAPE’s best beach reads.

Kristyn Kusek Lewis (How Lucky You Are) discusses making friendships work on Glamour.

Girls’ Life says Jennifer Jabaley’s Lipstick Apology is a summer reading must.

Entertainment Weekly calls Jennifer Gooch Hummer’s Girl Unmoored the “undiscovered young adult novel of the summer.”

Working Mother picks Joy Castro’s Hell or High Water as a great beach read for moms and kids.

SHAPE picks Caroline Leavitt’s Is This Tomorrow as a book to take to the beach.

Cosmopolitan features The Friendship Fix author Dr. Andrea Bonior’s “15 things to do on a ladies night.”

Redbook calls Allison Winn Scotch (The Song Remains the Same) “A mom with the right stuff.”

Oprah.com picks Amy Shearn’s The Mermaid of Brooklyn as their book of the week.

Entertainment Weekly reviews Meg Mitchell Moore’s The Arrivals.

NATIONAL NEWS OUTLETS

The TODAY Show’s 17 summer beach reads you won’t want to put down featured It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Goddesses by Swan Huntley and more!

The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder was highlighted on the TODAY show!

The TODAY Show named Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang a perfect read for the long weekend!

The TODAY Show featured Good Me Bad Me by Ali LandA Dangerous Woman from Nowhere by Kris RadishPerfectly Undone by Jamie Raintree, and I’m The One Who Got Away by Andrea Jarrell in their fall reading round-up.

Good Morning America featured a bunch of BookSparks books in a summer reading round-up including Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Into The Water by Paula Hawkins and more!

The Identicals author Elin Hilderbrand shared her summer reading picks on CBS This Morning. Elin loved The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder and The Admissions by Meg Mitchell Moore.

The Wall Street Journal: reviewed #SRC2017 book Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka.

Advocate shared an excerpt from Parent Deleted by Michelle Darné.

The New York Post named Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka one of their must-read books.

Hazel Gaynor, author of The Cottingley Secret, shared the story of how a fascinating fairy hoax captivated Britain in the early 1900’s with Time.

The New York Post pointed out a cool new trend: green book covers, featuring The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder and The Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylor.

The Guardian did an in-depth interview with Jenny Zhang about her inspiration and what it’s like having Lena as her “fairy godmother.”

Huffington Post named Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki one of the must-read books of the summer.

USA Today revealed an exclusive excerpt from The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan, available now!

ICYMI, USA Today’s Happy Ever After revealed the cover art for Tamara Lush‘s book Constant Craving(arriving in November 2017).

The Associated Press named The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid as a book to watch this summer!

The Globe and Mail shared praise for The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid: “With this riveting novel, Jenkins Reid has created an exceptional character with the wherewithal to take on the patriarchy, a character I would be delighted to see dominate the real-life silver screen in the future.

Edan Lepucki, author of #SRC2017 book Woman No. 17, wrote a emotional, thought-provoking piece for The New York Times titled “Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them.”

Huffington Post did a Q&A with Karma Brown about her new book In This Moment!

The New York Post has the best books of summer, which highlights BookSparks client: The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder!

The Wall Street Journal picked Goodnight from London by Jennifer Robson as a July book of the month!

Bloomberg Business Week gave The People We Hate at the Wedding a stellar review and called it, “a saucy beach read”, one of the “juiciest books of summer” and “the summer’s most compelling fictional exploration of affluence and envy, it skillfully mingles the introspective ways of a domestic novel with the juicy stratagems of a page turner.”

The New York Post named The People We Hate at the Wedding one of the “Best Books of the Summer.

The Wall Street Journal featured The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid in their summer reading picks!

USA Today picked #SRC2017 book Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang as a hot book you don’t want to miss this summer!

Forbes featured The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo author Taylor Jenkins Reid in a Q&A that discusses how to embrace your imperfections to boost your confidence! Also get the scoop on the TV and movie adaptations based on Taylor’s novels!

USA Today loves Evelyn! Their blog Happy Ever After recommended the book and it was named a “New & Noteworthy” book this week for all the buzz it’s getting!

Business Insider featured Taylor Jenkins Reid‘s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo as an Amazon pick for best books of June!

The New York Times selectedBooks To Breeze Through This Summer” featuring #SRC2017 books Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and The Leavers by Lisa Ko.

The New York Daily News showcased “9 Books You Need to Read This Summer” including Into The Water by Paula Hawkins and The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan!

Huffington Post did a Q&A with Michele Campbell about her new book It’s Always The Husband!

The NY Post selected It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell and Woman No. 17sby Edan Lepucki as “This Week’s Must-Read Books”!

Jon Reiner’s The Man Who Couldn’t Eat was named one of The Daily Beast’s Hot Reads.

The Advocate calls Michael Lowenthal’s The Paternity Test a real “page-turner.”

The New York Times features Amy Shearn’s The Mermaid of Brooklyn as a book to give your mother.

The Love Wars’ L. Alison Heller’s writes about her “chicky-ness” for USA Today.

The Huffington Post covers L. Alison Heller’s The Love Wars.

CBS’ Live from the Couch features Wineocology’s Caitlin Stansbury and her recipe for the perfect shamrock shake.

CNN.com talks to This is How I Save My Life author Amy Scher.

The New York Daily News covers Caroline Leavitt’s Is This Tomorrow.

The Huffington Post can’t put down Joy Castro’s Hell or High Water.

USA Today features author Kathleen Shoop’s advice on walking the entrepreneurial tightrope (Love and Other Subjects, After the Fog, The Last Letter).

The Advocate names Amy B. Scher (This Is How I Save My Life) to their Top 40 Under 40 list.

REGIONAL/LOCAL NEWS OUTLETS

The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan was highlighted in The Chicago Tribune.

Deep South Magazine featured our #SRC2017 book of the week, The Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylor, in their 2017 summer reading list.

Annette Gendler, author of Jumping Over Shadows, wrote a piece for Jewish Journal on what to do when family members boycott your wedding. Jumping Over Shadows also received a great review from Washington Independent Review, which called the book “An exquisitely written conversion story which expounds upon personal and collective identity.” You can read the full review here.

WBUR 90.9, which ran on 290 NPR stations, shared the hottest summer reads of 2017 including The Leaversby Lisa Ko, Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

The Rules of Half author Jenna Patrick made an appearance on WBTV. See her interview here!

amNY included Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan in their summer beach read picks.

The Detroit Free Press picked TJR‘s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo as a summer book to watch!

The Toronto Star dives in to Karma Brown‘s new book In This Moment and how it explores fate, friendship and suburban love.

The Seattle Times has 15 summer reading recommendations and gives a shout out to Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki.

The Miami Herald shared their summer reading picks and they called The Leavers by Lisa Ko “…

[an] unflinching look at the immigrant experience [that] could not be more timely.”

Deseret News features Kristin Hodson (Real Intimacy) and her article on whether infidelity is the new norm.

Chris Hicks sits down with Deseret News to talk about Has Hollywood Lost Its Mind?

Carson Boss (Your Wife Has Cancer, Now What?) speaks with Salt Lake Magazine about his real-life inspiration.

Joy Castro chats with the Lincoln Journal Star about Hell Or High Water.

The San Francisco Chronicle calls Meg Mitchell Moore’s The Arrivals “entertaining and expansive.”

OnMilwaukee.com interviews The Repeat Year author Andrea Lochen.

Caitlin Stansbury’s Wineocology is named a great holiday book by LA Weekly.

Mermaid of Brooklyn author Amy Shearn participates in a Q&A with Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

The Jewish Book Council calls Caroline Leavitt’s Is This Tomorrow “gripping.”

The Boston Globe says Amy Shearn’s The Mermaid of Brooklyn is “Funny, fearless and unexpectedly moving.”

The San Francisco Chronicle calls Caroline Leavitt’s Is This Tomorrow “an arresting portrait of bygone America.”

The Chicago Tribune interviews Dude to Dad author Hugh Weber about becoming a good father.

The Boston Globe calls Caroline Leavitt’s Is This Tomorrow “an eminently satisfying read.”

Los Angeles Magazine selects Caitlin Stansbury’s Wineocology as a best pick for fall cooking.

The Jewish Daily Forward features an article by Is This Tomorrow author Caroline Leavitt.

The Chicago Tribune includes Jane Porter’s The Good Woman in their romance roundup.

ONLINE OUTLETS

BookBub shared summer beach reads to devour including Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker, The Regulars by Georgia Clark, Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty and more!

Diane Rios, author of Bridge of The Gods, shared what it was like to live in a “house truck” with Hypable.

Ocean’s Fire author Stacey Tucker shared 6 ways to affirm your inner feminist with PopSugar.

Bustle recommended I’m the One Who Got Away by Andrea Jarrell if you’re a fan of The New York Times‘ column Modern Love.

Get your book horoscope in this list from PopSugar, featuring Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker, The Captain’s Daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore, Love Reconsidered by Phyllis Piano and more!

Bookish shared Christine Evelyn Volker‘s (Venetian Blood) picks for best international thrillers.

Sherry Stanfa Stanley, author of Finding My Badass Self, wrote an essay for First for Women.

Meg McGuire, author of Blinded by Hope, wrote about the courage it takes to write a deeply personal memoir on We Heart Writing.

BookBub picked Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica and Into The Water by Paula Hawkins as two must-read psychological thrillers. BookBub also named The Leavers by Lisa Ko a thought-provoking read.

Book Perfume sat down with author Laura Dave to talk writing, reading and her latest book, Hello, Sunshine.

Bookstr’s round-up of suspenseful thrillers featured Proof by C.E. Tobisman, Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker, Venetian Blood by Christine Evelyn Volker and more!

This Is Not The End by Chandler Baker was picked as one of the most anticipated August YA reads by Barnes & Noble.

Hello Giggles featured Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang and This Is Not The End by Chandler Baker in their August reading round-up.

Brit + Co showcased Wendy Darling by Colleen Oakes, The End of Oz by Danielle Paige, This Is Not The Endby Chandler Baker as this summer’s best YA books.

YourTango’s steamy romances to read this summer included Worth the Wait by Lori Foster, The Darkest Promise by Gena Showalter, Among The Survivors by Ann Z. Leventhal and more!

Read It Forward’s best books of July included The Goddesses by Swan Huntley, Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza,  and Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave.

Refinery29 named Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave and The Goddesses by Swan Huntley as 2 of July’s best summer reads.

Metropolitan Luxe named It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell as one of the best summer reads this year.

Finding My Badass Self by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley was featured on Sarah Scoop as 1 of 13 motivating books everyone should read.

Phyllis Piano, author of Love Reconsidered, wrote a guest post for Ms. Career Girl on 9 tips for being a powerhouse #girlboss.

BookBub selected Into The Water by Paula Hawkins, Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and The Leaversby Lisa Ko as three of the buzziest books of the year.

Meg Mitchell Moore, author of The Captain’s Daughter, wrote a guest column for Signature Reads on the power of returning home and how it inspires her writing.

Stuck inside? BookBub put together 22 books to read on a rainy day and featured The People We Hate at The Wedding by Grant Ginder, Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza, Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave and more!

DailyBreak has 10 books to add to your July 2017 reading list featuring The People We Hate at The Wedding by Grant Ginder.

Rebecca Whitehead Munn, author of The Gift of Goodbye wrote a emotional piece for MindBodyGreen on how the practice of yoga has changed her life. Rebecca was also featured in an interview with Soul Sciences.

BookReporter called Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave “a compelling, quick read that will make you chuckle and ponder and pass the book along.” Read the full review here.

BookRiot has 8 great diverse picks for your next book club read, including Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and The Leavers by Lisa Ko.

The Millions selected Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang as one of this year’s most anticipated reads!

ElectricLiterature examines the art of the beach read and included Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki.

Buzzfeed has 8 books to add to your shelf featuring Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza, The Guineveres by Sarah Domet, Slipsliding by the Bay by Barbara McDonald and more!

PopSugar shared the best 2017 summer reads to dive into, featuring Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza and #SRC2017 books Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang, Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica and more!

PopSugar also listed 18 books every mom needs in her beach bag this summer including Lying To Children by Alex Shahla and Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty.

Hazel Gaynor, author of The Cottingley Secret, wrote a guest blog for Writer’s Digest where she shares her advice for getting published. The Cottingley Secret was also featured in BookBub’s list of historical fiction books to read with your book club.

PureWow revealed an excerpt from one of our July books: Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave!

ChickLitCentral is hosting a giveaway in honor of Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave, click here to enter.

Blogger Jordan D’Amico featured tons of #SRC2017 books in his essential beach reads list, including The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme SimsionThe Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid and more!

Brit + Co has 7 thrilling summer reads with strong female leads for everyone who loved Wonder Woman. This list features The Guineveres by Sarah Domet, The Goddesses by Swan Huntley, Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty and more!

ReadItForward selected The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid as one of the best reads of June 2017.

BrazenWoman picked The Saturday Evening Girls Club by Jane Healey as one of the best reads for summer 2017.

HelloGiggles featured Into The Water by Paula Hawkins as one of the most nerve-jangling summer thrillers you need to read.

BookBub highlighted The Leavers by Lisa Ko as a major breakthrough book of 2017.

Goodreads readers have spoken and their favorite summer reads include The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid and Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan.

BookSparks authors Sandra Block, Michele Campbell, J.L. Doucette and C.E. Tobisman shared their tips with BookRiot on what inspired their mystery writing.

Ms. Career Girl shared 7 inspiring summer reads including: The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan and many more!

[City]BookReview shared 10 tips on how to land a TV interview, with advice from BookSparks authors Sheila Grinell, Roni Beth Tower and Lizbeth Meredith.

Bustle shared 15 heart-pounding summer thrillers including #SRC2017 picks Every Last Lie by Mary Kubicaand Into The Water by Paula Hawkins!

SheKnows put The People We Hate at the Wedding in their summer beach reading guide, along with tons of #SRC2017 books!

Bookstr shared the love for The People We Hate at the Wedding in their ultimate summer reading guide.

PopSugar highlighted The People We Hate at the Wedding in their round-up: “11 Books Every Dad Will Love This Father’s Day”.

Brit + Co picked The People We Hate at the Wedding in “7 Must-Read Books to Bring on Your Next Road Trip”.

PureWow featured The People We Hate at the Wedding as 1 of 7 books to read in June.

Buzzfeed included The People We Hate at the Wedding in their picks for best June reads.

Culturalist selected The People We Hate at the Wedding #1 in their “Top 10 Summer Must-Reads For Millennials.”

If you loved Gone Girl, check out these 15 books from BookBub featuring #SRC2017 books It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell, Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica, and Into The Water by #SRC2017 host Paula Hawkins.

SheKnows named The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid in their round-up of 20 books perfect for summer vacations!

BookReporter called The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid “a great beach read!”

Buzzfeed picked The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid as one of the best new reads of June!

Brit + Co named The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid as 1 of 7 must-read books to take on your next road trip!

PopSugar sat down with the queen her self – Taylor Jenkins Reid – to chat about The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. (warning: minor spoilers).

Bustle revealed an exclusive excerpt from The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo! And Bustle picked The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid as a historical fiction must-read!

BookBub picked The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid as 1 of the most-anticipated books of summer 2017!

Chick Lit Central chatted with The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid about her favorite movie, theme song and more!

Glommable highlighted Taylor Jenkins Reid‘s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo as a book the publishing industry is super excited about this year!

Barnes & Noble has released their ultimate roundup of YA summer reads including This Is Not The End by Chandler Baker.

Mystery Tribune named It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell as one of the “Top 7 Bestselling Mystery and Thriller Books Featuring Female Protagonists.”

The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder, The Rules of Half by Jenna Patrick and more great BookSparks books are featured in Bookstr’sUltimate Summer Reading List.

Hypable exclusively revealed a chapter from Gena Showalter‘s upcoming book The Darkest Promise!

BookBub has the “Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2017” including #SRC2017 books Into The Water by Paula Hawkins, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica and more!

BuzzFeed picked Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang as one of “22 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Summer.

Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka was picked as one of 50 “Amazing New Books You Need To Read This Summer” by blogger Parchment Girl.

Barnes & Noble has a summer reading preview for YA fans, and it includes our very own Chandler Baker‘s This Is Not the End!

PureWow put together “The Best Beach Reads of Summer 2017” and they picked The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan!

Bookstr shared “6 Amazing New Reads for Fans of Women’s Fiction” and picked #SRC2017 books The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid and Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang!

Refinery29 has the “Best Beach Reads of 2017” and shows some love for #SRC2017 book Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang.

BookBub gave a shout-out to One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid as one of “8 Great Beach Reads to Reread This Summer.”

If you’re like us and constantly daydreaming about days at the beach, check out this great list from PopSugar. It pairs the best books of the summer with beautiful beaches, so all you have to do is book a flight to one of these destinations! Featuring BookSparks clients Georgia Clark and Taylor Jenkins Reid.

PopSugar featured this summer’s most cinematic releases to read while you wait for all of the summer blockbusters to hit theaters. Their list features #SRC2017 books A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly, The Rules of Half by Jenna Patrick and more!

Bookbub shared the “30 of this Summer’s Hottest Beach Reads” including #SRC 2017 books Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave, Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and more!

Ms. Career Girl listed “10 Books To Unwind with This Memorial Day” and recommended #SRC2017 books It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell, Into the Water by Paula Hawkins and more!

Traveling with a T shared “10 Mysteries To Keep You on Your Toes This Summer” and featured #SRC2017 thrillers Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica and It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell.

BookBub featured FIVE of our #SRC2017 favorites in their “Ultimate Summer 2017 Reading List” including The Leavers by Lisa Ko and A Game of Ghosts by John Connolly.

Hugh Weber (Dude to Dad) discusses fatherhood with Pregnancy & Newborn.

Ilie Ruby discusses her editorial process for The Salt God’s Daughter with Writer’s Unboxed.

Jane Porter’s The Good Woman is called “smart, thought-provoking and satisfying” by SheKnows.com.

Dr. Mark McKee (Raising a Successful Child) talks to AllParenting.com about a child’s emotional wish list.

Parenting.com features 52 Weeks of Parenting Wisdom author Meg Akabas.

Fresh Fiction Review.com calls Sarah Castille’s Legal Heat a fast-paced and mysterious thrill-ride.

Alison Heller’s The Love Wars is chosen as a Smart Girl’s Steamy Summer Read by Refinery29.

The Nervous Breakdown covers Jon Reiner’s The Man Who Couldn’t Eat.

The Daily Meal shares Gluten-Free on a Shoestring author Nicole Hunn’s recipe for gluten-free hot cross buns.

SheKnows.com features Gluten-Free on a Shoestring’s Nicole Hunn’s recipe for gluten-free chocolate cake.

TheMillions.com includes Amy Shearn’s The Mermaid of Brooklyn in their “new this week” list.

TribLive.com covers author Kathleen Shoop’s book signing for After the Fog.

Menstuff.com shares a chapter from Tim J. Meyers’ Glad to Be Dad.

A recipe from Rachel Khanna’s Live, Eat, Cook Healthy is featured on The Gracious Pantry.com.

SheKnows.com features Live Eat Cook Healthy author Rachel Khanna’s tips for healthy eating.

SheKnows.com says Jon Reiner’s The Man Who Couldn’t Eat will “give you a new appreciation for the importance food and eating have in all our lives.”

BOOK REVIEWS

Andrea Jarrell’‘s I’m The One Who Got Away received a *starred* Kirkus Review, calling her book “a stunning series of recollections with a feminist slant.” Read the full review here.

Midwest Book Review called Finding My Badass Self a “uplifting, fun, quirky, and most of all, thought-provokingly powerful memoir.” Read the full review here.

Teresa Sullivan‘s Mikey and Me got a stellar review from Kirkus Reviews. Read it here.

Hazel Gaynor, author of The Cottingley Secret, wrote a piece for the Historical Novel Society on where she finds inspiration.

Kirkus Reviews called Bridge of The Gods by Diane Rios, “An engaging adventure that shows the strength that can be discovered amid tragedy.” Read the full review here.

The Historical Novel Society called Evelyn, “a big, juicy read” and said “Reid expertly captures the hothouse nature of Hollywood, where a vicious gossip columnist could destroy a career and a star was only as good as the grosses of her last film.”

The Girls’ Guide to Love and Supper Clubs author Dana Bate is called a “smart and compelling” writer by Publishers Weekly.

Joy Castro’s Hell Or High Water wins a spot on Kirkus Reviews 2012 best fiction of the year list.

Kirkus Reviews covers Andrea Lochen’s The Repeat Year.

Kirkus Reviews calls Between Two Fires author Christopher Buehlman “an author to watch.”

Kirkus Reviews calls Sara DiVello’s Where in the OM Am I? a “must read.”

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