Friday Five – Evelyn Hugo Edition

Hooray for Friday! Friday is finally here and this week we are celebrating The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid which is out now! We *LOVE* this book and we put together a mega-edition of the Friday Five in its honor. This book harkens back to the golden age of Hollywood and shines the spotlight on one of its brightest stars, Evelyn Hugo! It’s full of old school, Hollywood glamour so our #FridayFive is paired with our favorite vintage GIFs!

BookSparks Binges

Song“At Last” – Etta James – a throwback song in honor of Evelyn.

Instagram Crush – @bookpairings

Movie – CleopatraLiz Taylor and Evelyn might as well be twins! 😉

Here’s this week’s Friday Five paired with our favorite vintage GIFs!

 

 

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo 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 looks gorgeous in Cosmopolitan’s July issue. It was also selected as the “June 2017 Indie Next Great Read” by the American Booksellers Association.

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

 

Hollywood Reporter picked Evelyn Hugo as 1 of their summer beach reads!

The Wall Street Journal selected Evelyn as 1 of their summer reading picks!

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

The TODAY Show named The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo a summer beach read you won’t want to put down!

Good Morning America featured The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo in a round-up of summer’s must read books!

Forbes featured 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!

Glamour selected Evelyn Hugo as one of the “Best Books To Read in 2017“!

Town & Country named Evelyn Hugo 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!

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!

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

Molly Sims picked Evelyn as one of her summer 2017 must-reads!

Real Simple named Evelyn one of the best new books to read this month!

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

WBUR 90.9, which ran on 290 NPR stations, shared the hottest summer reads of 2017 including The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

The Globe and Mail shared praise for Evelyn: “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.

BookReporter called Evelyn “a great beach read!”

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

SheKnows named Evelyn in their round-up of 20 books perfect for summer vacations!

PopSugar’s Must Have June box includes a copy of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. Sign up here!

Redbook loved Evelyn Hugo and named it 1 of the 20 best beach reads of the summer!

Buzzfeed picked Evelyn as one of the best new reads of June!

Brit + Co named Evelyn Hugo 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 Evelyn Hugo (warning: minor spoilers).

Book of the Month featured Evelyn on their home page, check it out!

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

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

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

Chick Lit Central chatted with Evelyn author 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!

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

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.”

LibraryReads said “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a delightful tale of old Hollywood, so full of detail, that you’ll swear Evelyn was a real actor.”

Vilma’s Book Blog gave Evelyn 4.5 stars! “With scandal and secrets aplenty, you’ll devour the pages of this juicy Hollywood tale.”★★★★

If you can’t get enough TJR, check out just a few of our favorite Instagram posts from the week. You can find even more under hashtag #SRC2017 and #evelynhugo.

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What an incredible week for BookSparks author, Taylor Jenkins Reid! 

2017-10-06T10:39:29+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Friday Five!|

One Comment

  1. Sandra June 16, 2017 at 6:44 am - Reply

    Omg you included a Natalie Wood gif- be still my heart!! 🙂

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