Friday Five – Talk Like A Pirate Edition
Ahoy mateys! This week our Friday Five is celebrating International Talk Like A Pirate Day, which is on September 19. This week’s big media wins are paired with our favorite pirate GIFs.
Song – “Pirates of the Caribbean” Theme Song
Instagram Crush – @gareindeedreads
Movie – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Working Mother selected 12 books perfect for “me-time” including A Dangerous Woman From Nowhere by Kris Radish, Worth The Wait by Lori Foster, Good Me, Bad Me by Ali Land, Women Within by Anne Leigh Parish and many more!
Town and Country Magazine named I’m The One Who Got Away by Andrea Jarrell as one of the best new books of September! InStyle also recommended I’m The One Who Got Away as a must-read September book!
Hazel Gaynor (The Cottingley Secret) discussed the history of fake news on the BBC. Hazel’s essay was also recently featured on Woman’s World.
Alane Adams (The Raven God), Kes Trester (A Dangerous Year) and Dori Jones Yang (The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball ) shared their picks for best back to school reads with Bookish.
PopSugar featured 6 YA books for Gossip Girl fans to read including A Dangerous Year by Kes Trester.
Danielle Wong, author of Swearing Off Stars, was featured in Diablo Magazine’s “40 Under 40.”
Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle was featured in Buzzfeed and Culturalist.
Diane Rios, author of Bridge of The Gods, shared the magic of middle readers with WeHeartWriting.
Get a special sneak preview of The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball by Dori Jones Yang on YA Books Central!
Colleen Oakes, author of Wendy Darling, sat down for a Q&A with Germ Magazine.
Reader’s Favorite called Alphonse by Carl Sever, ” …a beautiful story, told with great sensitivity. It will touch hearts and live on in memories.” Read the full review here.
San Francisco Book Review called Women Within by Anne Leigh Parish “…well-wrought, containing dazzling, lyrical prose that will draw you into living memory, into the heartbeat of generations of women.” and gave it 5 stars! Seattle Book Review also gave this book 5 stars.
Creative Loafing Tampa covered Kris Radish‘s book (A Dangerous Woman From Nowhere) as Dangerously Good!
Author Linda Dahl (The Bad Dream Notebook) was featured in a profile on Tapinto.net.
What an incredible week for BookSparks authors!