Friday Five – April 21, 2017

TGIF! One of our favorite movies, Bridget Jones’s Diary, turned 16-years-old this month! It was originally released on April 13, 2001. To celebrate, we’re dedicating this week’s #FridayFive to the swoon-worthy Mark Darcy and the Bridget Jones within each of us!

BookSparks Binges

Every week we will share a few of our current obsessions that we can’t get enough of!

Song: Don’t by Zoe Kravitz (from Big Little Lies soundtrack)

Instagram Crush: @bookbaristas (Our official #SRC2017 Instagram-ambassador)


Bookstr featured The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell in their Brontë-sister inspired roundup: “Modern Reads for Fans of the Brontës.”

Sandra Block’s The Secret Room was highlighted in Buzzfeed and Culturalist.

One of our favorite fashionistas, Lemon Stripes, included Georgia Clark’s The Regulars in their essential Los Angeles packing list.

Kirkus Reviews reviewed Jeanne Blasberg’s debut novel Eden and called it “An engrossing, character-driven family saga.” You can find her in this year’s SRC lineup, too!

Slipsliding By The Bay appeared in the Marin Independent Journal in a profile of the author, Barbara McDonald.

Our annual Summer Reading Challenge is kicking off on May 1. Our lineup is already making some big waves, check it out!

The Washington Post featured three of our #SRC2017 books: The Leavers by Lisa Ko, Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki and Into The Water by Paula Hawkins, in their piece, “38 Books We Can’t Wait To Read This Spring.”

BookBub included another SRC pick, Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan, in their round-up “18 Funny New Novels For Your Book Club.”

Redbook featured several of our #SRC2017 books in “20 Summer Beach Reads to Stock Up On Now.”

Cosmopolitan featured Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and Into The Water by Paula Hawkins in their May issue!

Marie Claire highlighted 2 of our #SRC2017 faves – Into The Water by Paula Hawkins and The Leavers by Lisa Ko in their May issue.


What an incredible week for BookSparks authors! 

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