Celeb-Filled Summer

Ah yes, summerthe time to kick back and relax. It’s always a struggle to find the perfect poolside read… so why not take some recommendations from the hottest celebs?

In honor of #BookSparksTurns10, this month we’re looking back at the star-studded summer of 2019 and revisiting some of the books that took the internet by storm.

Celeb-Filled Summer:

This summer, BookSparks hosted our acclaimed Summer Reading Challenge, BookFest, featuring a lineup with books from Meg Mitchell Moore, Grant Ginder, Marissa Stapley, and plenty of others.

Actress Molly Sims, joined in on the fun as our #SRC2019 celebrity guest and shared the books she’s diving into this summer on her blog.

Actress and TV personality Busy Philipps moderated a talk between authors Taylor Jenkins Reid and Abdi Nazemian at the BookSparks Summer Reading Pop-Up event in LA in June.

Reese Witherspoon selected The Whisper Network by Chandler Baker as her July 2019 book club pick (check it out on @reesesbookclub!).

Even stars from TV Land’s hilarious show, Younger, showed some love to #SRC2019 pick The Islanders by Meg Mitchell Moore.


Everyone’s favorite morning host Kelly Ripa bragged about her copy of You’ve Been Volunteered by Laurie Gelman.

Our lovely Fall Reading Challenge 2018 celebrity guest, Katherine Heigl, showed some love this summer, too, for our books and was transported out of this world with Marissa Stapley’s The Last Resort.

Actress Olivia Wilde showed off her new book, #SRC2019 pick The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess.

Check out the BookFest website to learn more about these hot summer reads!

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