Friday Five – June 14th, 2019

You, Me, and the Sea by Meg Donohue was featured as a book with movie rights available in The Hollywood Reporter.

The Enlightenment of Bees author Rachel Linden had an essay about the worst wedding weekend of her life featured on Betches.

The Islanders by #SRC2019 guest author Meg Mitchell Moore earned a spot on USA Today’s list of five can’t-miss books of summer.

Naturally Tan by #SRC2019 guest author Tan France was named a best nonfiction book of summer by Bookish and a big book of 2019 by The Philadelphia Inquirer.

The Regulars by #SRC2018 author Georgia Clark and The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess were featured as two books to read if you’re obsessed with TV Land’s Younger on POPSUGAR.

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid and The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo were featured as two of Reese Witherspoon’s approved books to read this summer on Today.

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid was named a best book of summer by Glamour.

The Escape Room by Meg Goldin and Whisper Network by Chandler Baker were featured as two of the best chillers & thrillers of the summer on Bookish.

We Came Here to Forget by Andrea Dunlop, The Last Resort by Marissa Stapley, The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden, The Printed Letter Bookshop by Katherine Reay, A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell, You, Me, and the Sea by Meg Donohue, The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess and You Cannot Mess This Up by Amy Daughters were featured as eight of the best summer book club picks of 2019 on Novel Network.

The Escape Room by Meg Goldin was featured as a book with the potential to be this summer’s ‘Gone Girl‘ on BookBub.

The Runaway by Hollie Overton earned a stellar review by Publishers Weekly.

A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell and The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess were featured as books that’ll transport you to the beach on Bustle.

Grant Ginder’s Honestly, We Meant WellChandler Baker’s Whisper Network and #SRC2019 guest author Tan France’s Naturally Tan were named three of this summer’s hottest books by The Hollywood Reporter.

Matthew Farrell’s I Know Everything earned an excellent review by Publishers Weekly.

Red, White & Royal Blue by #SRC2019 guest author Casey McQuiston was featured as an amazing beach read on AOL, called an outstanding LGBTQ+ book of the year by Refinery 29 and named a best book of the summer by Elite Daily.

The Escape Room by Meg GoldinWhisper Network by Chandler Baker, A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell and Because You’re Mine by Rea Frey were featured as four of the most perfect thrillers of summer on Bustle.

Harley in the Sky by Akemi Dawn Bowman had a feature cover reveal on She Reads.

Rachel Howzell Hall’s They All Fall Down was featured as a hot new mystery on BookBub.

Sarah Neustadter, author of Love You Like the Sky, was featured on the Thank You Heartbreak podcast.

Dr. Catherine Aponte, author of A Marriage of Equals, made an appearance in a Betches article about Gwyneth Paltrow’s marriage.

Judith Teitelman, author of Guesthouse for Ganesha, was interviewed by NRI Pulse Newspaper. Jewish Book Council gave praise to Teitelman’s novel in a review and shared an excerpt from chapter one of Guesthouse for Ganesha.

Tyra Manning, author of Your Turn, shared a tip on writing your worries away with PsychCentral.

Maren Cooper, author of A Better Next, was interviewed by Helene Stelian on Empowering Women in Midlife.

Diana Altman, author of We Never Told, was interviewed by The Nerd Daily.


What an incredible week for our BookSparks authors!