Friday Five – National Pizza Day Edition

Happy Friday! February 9th is one of the most delicious days of the year, National Pizza Day! This week’s #FridayFive is an extra LARGE pizza filled with tons of media coverage and our favorite pizza GIFs.

Match Made in Manhattan author Amanda Stauffer was on Good Morning America with her husband just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Read an exclusive excerpt from The Elizas by Sara Shepard on Entertainment Weekly!

MSN shared zodiac reading recommendations for 2018, featuring The Frontman by Ron Bahar, The Neighbors by Hannah Mary McKinnonShe Regrets Nothing by Andrea Dunlop, All We Knew by Jamie Beck, Everless by Sara Holland, and The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

Woo your boo this Valentine’s Day with these 8 romantic reads from Bookstr. Featuring Amanda StaufferJamie BeckSusan Bishop Crispell, Marissa Stapley.

HelloGiggles has all of the hottest books to hit the shelves this week, including She Regrets Nothing by Andrea Dunlop and The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

Refinery29 has all of the best new books of February to add to your shelf this month! Pick up She Regrets Nothing by Andrea Dunlop: “the love child of Gossip Girl and Crazy Rich Asians, plus the social climbing of a Gatsby party.” And don’t miss The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah!

Amazon named All We Knew by Jamie Beck a top romance read of February!

Things To Do When It’s Raining author Marissa Stapley was featured on The Globe and Mail in a personal essay about what her books will mean to her children when they are older. The Toronto Star called Things To Do When It’s Raining, “A gem of a page-turner.” Things To Do When It’s Raining was also featured on USA Today’s Happy Ever AfterBuzzfeed and Culturalist.

The Elizas by Sara Shepard received a starred Booklist review!

Dreaming in Chocolate by Susan Bishop Crispell was featured on Buzzfeed, Culturalist, Women’s Writer[‘s] Women’s Books and USA Today’s Happy Ever After. And Wilmington Star News reviewed Dreaming in Chocolate: “Susan Bishop Crispell delivers another magical realist romance.” Read the full review here. Also if you’re in the North Carolina area, be sure to stop by the Wilmington Brewing Company Taproom to celebrate Dreaming in Chocolate on February 9th!

She Regrets Nothing author Andrea Dunlop sat down with NBC: KING 5 Seattle to talk about her new book! She Regrets Nothing also made an appearance on Buzzfeed, CulturalistElite Daily, Rouge 18 and JaneFriedman.com.

POP! Goes The Reader featured two of our favorite February reads: Dreaming in Chocolate by Susan Bishop Crispell and The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Book blogger Red Carpet Crash also featured Dreaming in Chocolate in an interview with Susan Bishop Crispell and reviewed The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

Women’s Writers, Women[‘s] Books selected London, Can You Wait? by Jacquelyn Middleton and I’m The One Who Got Away by Andrea Jarrell as recommended reads.

Mary Kathleen Mehuron, author of The Opposite of Never, shared a personal essay on the golden years of life with Prime Women.

Paperback Paris has all of the historical fiction reads you need to add to your shelf this month. We love seeing Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers by Sara Ackerman and The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah on this list. Paperback Paris gave a shout-out to  She Regrets Nothing by Andrea Dunlop in their most anticipated reads of February. And Paperback Paris reviewed Love Reconsidered by Phyllis Piano.

Engineering A Life by Krishan Bedi was featured in Racing Towards Diversity Magazine.

Just Like February by Deborah Batterman received this excellent review from Kirkus Reviews: “An ultimately optimistic and hopeful novel about growing up amid personal and political disarray.”


What an incredible week for our BookSparks authors! 

2018-02-07T17:44:36+00:00February 7th, 2018|Friday Five!|

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