Happy Friday bookworms! This week, we have a BIG Friday Five for you, in honor of our latest obsession – Big Little Lies. We can’t get over that finale! In the meantime, check out our weekly wins, paired with our favorite Big Little Lies GIFs (no spoilers). 

Entertainment Weekly revealed an excerpt from Michele Campbell‘s new thriller, It’s Always The Husband! This book is seriously perfect for all of you craving more twists and suspense now that Big Little Lies is over!

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Amy Hatvany continues to slay! Her new book It Happens All The Time was featured in Real Simple’s “Best New Books To Read This Month” and she shared a powerful, personal essay on Seventeen titled “I Was Sexually Assaulted When I Was 14 and Blamed Myself for Years.”

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Redbook’s “20 Summer Beach Reads To Stock Up On Now” featured Taylor Jenkins Reid, Jenna Patrick and Gena Showalter to name a few! Check out the whole list for all the summer beach reads you’ll ever need!

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The Saturday Evening Girls Club by Jane Healey, Jumping Over Shadows by Annette Gendler, and The Absence of Evelyn by Jackie Townsend were all highlighted in Brit+Co’s “9 Spring Books You Won’t Want To Put Down.” Check out the full list for more of our favs!


Christine Nolfi wrote a heartwarming essay on adoption for First for Women. Her book Sweet Lake is out now!

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Head on over to Entertainment Weekly to read an exclusive excerpt from Kendare Blake‘s Three Dark Crowns sequel – One Dark Throne!

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A Ring of Truth author Michelle Cox did a Q&A with USA Today’s Happy Ever After.

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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid was selected by Bustle in their “11 New Historical Fiction Books For When You Need To Escape 2017 For A While.”

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Our girl crush and Big Little Lies star Reese Witherspoon is a huge bookworm. See every book she’s ever recommended, including BookSparks client All Is Not Forgotten, in this list from Entertainment Weekly.

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If you’re still looking for suspenseful and jaw-dropping stories, get your post-Big Little Lies fix with this list from SheKnows, featuring It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell and The Secret Room by Sandra Block!

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April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this week we launched our annual BookSparks #SpeaksOut campaign. Click HERE to find out how you can participate and check out last week’s Friday Five to learn more about our #SpeaksOut book – It Happens All The Time by Amy Hatvany.

And if you didn’t hear the BIG NEWSPaula Hawkins is our 2017 Summer Reading Challenge host! Stay tuned for more details, we will be announcing the full lineup and how to participate next week!

What an incredible week for BookSparks authors! 

2017-09-07T04:51:18+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Friday Five!|

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