Friday Five – Gilmore Girls Edition

Hip, hip hooray, it’s FRIDAY! This week our Friday Five is celebrating the 17-year anniversary of Gilmore Girls, which premiered October 5, 2000. We can’t wait to binge-watch all of our favorite episodes! This week’s big media wins are paired with our favorite Gilmore Girls GIFs.

Song“Where You Lead” (Gilmore Girls Theme Song)

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TV Show – Gilmore Girls

Congrats to BookSparks author Kendare Blake for hitting the #1 spot on The New York Times bestseller list with her new book One Dark Throne (the sequel to Three Dark Crowns). Kendare was also interviewed by Teen Vogue.

PopSugar featured the perfect books to go with all your fall lattes, including Before I Knew by Jamie Beck
I Like You Like This by Heather Cumiskey and The Infinite Now by Mindy Tarquini.

SheKnows selected Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land, The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor, The Rift Frequency by Amy S. Foster, and A Dangerous Woman From Nowhere by Kris Radish as some of the best new books to read this fall.

Congratulations to our BookSparks authors for being recognized by the 2017 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards: Alane Adams (Gold Award in “Best Book Series – Chapter Book” for the Legends of Orkney series) and Dori Jones Yang (Gold Award in “Pre-Teen Fiction – Historical/Cultural” for The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball).

Andrea Jarrell, author of I’m The One Who Got Away, shared a deeply personal essay on her struggles with her body image with Harper’s Bazaar.

PopSugar featured 11 BookSparks authors in their best books of 2017 list, including The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Sad Perfect by Stephanie Elliot, It Happens All The Time by Amy Hatvany, and more!

Stacey Tucker, author of Ocean’s Fire, shared 6 ways mothers help raise strong, confident daughters with Working Mother. Stacey also shared her thoughts on womanhood with Woman’s World.

If you loved Big Little Lies check out this list from Bookstr featuring Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty and After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

USA Today’s Happy Ever After did a Q&A with Kes Trester, author of A Dangerous Year. Kes also shared a personal story about her life on Barnes and Nobles Teen Blog, “YA Open Mic” feature. A Dangerous Year also received a rave review from Fangirlish: “From the moment that I started this book, I couldn’t put it down and found myself finishing 3 hours later….The characters are memorable, fun, and fierce. But what drew me in was the dialogue. It was funny, sharp, and Lord, Kes is really witty.”

Jamie Raintree, author of Perfectly Undone, was interviewed by Huffington PostPerfectly Undone was also featured on Buzzfeed and Culturalist.

Swearing Off Stars by Danielle Wong was reviewed by Booklist.

Creative Loafing Tampa spotlighted A Dangerous Woman From Nowhere author Kris Radish in their pick for the “best wine-fueled book club.”

HelloGiggles featured Swearing Off Stars by Danielle Wong and The Rift Frequency by Amy S. Foster in their best books of October round-up!

Kirkus Reviews called Quiet the Rage by R.W. Burke, “…A compelling discussion of anger, conflict resolution, and self-improvement.”


What an incredible week for BookSparks authors! 

2017-10-05T14:31:07+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Friday Five!|

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