Friday Five – Memorial Day Edition

Happy Memorial Day weekend! This week we are dedicating the Friday Five to all the brave men and women who serve our country.

Before we dive into this week’s Friday Five, we want to take a moment to share our latest BookSparks Binges. Every week we will share a few of our current obsessions that we can’t get enough of:

Song – “American Heart” by Faith Hill

Instagram Crush@bookwormeverlasting

Movie – Saving Private Ryan

Here’s this week’s Friday Five paired with our most patriotic GIFs!

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

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

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

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

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

Taylor Jenkins Reid also did a Q&A with Huffington Post about her new book The Seven Husbands of Evelyn HugoThe Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo was also featured in The Hollywood Reporter‘s hottest books of 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.

Major magazines like Entertainment Weekly and Real Simple are saying “I Do!” to Grant Ginder‘s new book The People We Hate At The Wedding.

Our first month of the Summer Reading Challenge is coming to an end! Our June lineup is heating up, check it out!

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!

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!

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.


What an incredible week for BookSparks authors!