Friday Five – Wedding Edition
TGIF! Friday is finally here and this week we are celebrating our June BookSparks Book Club pick, Say I Do issue cover star and bonus (Shotgun Wedding!) #SRC2017 pick, The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder. Have you ever been to a wedding and loved to gossip about who makes the worst wedding guests? If you’re nodding your head, this is the perfect book for you. We’ve got great media hits and wedding GIFs galore in honor of this delectable book.
Song – “Marry You” by Bruno Mars
Instagram Crush – @booksugar
Movie – The Wedding Planner
Here’s this week’s Friday Five paired with our favorite wedding GIFs.
The People We Hate at the Wedding was highlighted on the TODAY show!
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.” (Note the additional #SRC2017 pick on this list too – Rich People Problems)
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.
The New York Post named The People We Hate at the Wedding one of the “Best Books of the Summer.”
Redbook named The People We Hate at the Wedding as one the books you HAVE to read this summer.
Departures magazine highlightedThe 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.”
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.”
Our second month of the Summer Reading Challenge is in full swing! Our June lineup is lit, check it out.
Harper’s Bazaar picked #SRC2017 novel Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan as a beach read you NEED to read this summer. In their picks for best May books, Harper’s Bazaar also featured Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan, Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki, and Into The Water by #SRC2017 host Paula Hawkins.
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.
Don’t forget to sign up for the BookSparks Book Club here, so you can read along with us as we dive into The People We Hate At The Wedding! We will be hosting a live chat with author Grant Ginder soon so keep following us for more details!
What an incredible week for BookSparks authors!