Friday Five – July 5th, 2019

Whisper Network by Chandler Baker was chosen as the Reese Witherspoon Book Club July 2019 pick and featured on Hello Sunshine, E! News and Audible.

A Stranger on the Beach’Michele Campbell, They All Fall Down’Rachel Howzell Hall and The Night Before’s Wendy Walker were featured alongside The Lost Night’s Andrea Bartz on an author panel at PopSugar Playground 2019. The four were then featured in a piece about authors moving the psychological thriller genre forward on PopSugar.

Meg Goldin’s The Escape Room and Rachel Howzell Hall’s They All Fall Down were featured as two summer thrillers guaranteed to send chills down your spine in The New York Post.

Whisper Network by Chandler Baker received a glowing review from The New York Times, was called a beach read done right by Entertainment Weekly, was featured as a best new book of July on Town & Country and called a best new book about badass women fighting their bad bosses by USA Today. Additionally, Whisper Network was named a best new book of July by Entertainment Weekly and a perfect summer read by HelloGiggles.

An excerpt from Andrea Dunlop’s We Came Here to Forget was featured in Marie Claire.

Entertainment Weekly interviewed Karen Dukess, author of The Last Book Party, and Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of Daisy Jones & The Six, about writing female-centric period pieces.

The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden and We Came Here to Forget by Andrea Dunlop were chosen as the best July books that belong in your tote bag by InStyle.

The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess, A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell, We Came Here to Forget by Andrea DunlopMontauk by Nicola Harrison, You, Me, and the Sea by Meg Donohue, The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt by Andrea Bobotis, and The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden were featured on a list of best beach reads for summer 2019 by Coastal Living.

Elise Schiller’s Even if Your Heart Would Listen and Lori Qian’s How Sweet the Bitter Soup were named the most inspiring books by women in 2019 by Parade Magazine.

Asha Youmans and Alli Frank’s debut novel, Tiny Imperfections, was featured as a book deal of the week by Publishers Weekly.

The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess was featured as a best book of the month on Amazon and as a most beach-worthy book of the summer on Cosmopolitan.

The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess and Whisper Network by Chandler Baker were called fresh prints to get your hands on this July by Refinery29.

The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden was featured as a best book of 2019 (so far) on Reel Literature.

The Escape Room by Meg Goldin, The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess and A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell were featured as three of the best new books worth picking up this July on PopSugar.

Whisper Network by Chandler Baker and Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid were featured as two perfect book club picks for 2019 on Cosmopolitan.

Rachel Howzell Hall’s They All Fall Down was featured as one of this summer’s coolest reads on Family Circle.

The Escape Room by Meg GoldinA Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell, Whisper Network by Chandler Baker and We Came Here to Forget by Andrea Dunlop were called hot new books of July to get through the sweaty days of summer by Bustle.

The Escape Room by Meg Goldin and A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell were named two of July’s hottest books by PureWow.

The Escape Room by Meg Goldin, A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell, The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess, Whisper Network by Chandler Baker, We Came Here to Forget by Andrea Dunlop and The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden were featured on a list of the most popular books publishing in July 2019 by Goodreads.


What an incredible week for our BookSparks authors!