Friday Five – Graduation Edition

Friday is here! This week we are dedicating the Friday Five to all the recent high school and college graduates who are setting forth to make the world a better place! Congrats grads!

Before we dive into this week’s Friday Five, we want to take a moment to share our latest BookSparks Binges. Every week we will share a few of our current obsessions that we can’t get enough of:

Song“Graduation (Friends Forever)” by Vitamin C

Instagram Crush – @booksugar

Movie – Legally Blonde

Here’s this week’s Friday Five paired with our favorite graduation GIFs!

Forbes featured our #SRC2017 ambassador @bookbaristas in this interesting read about how Instagrammers are impacting the book world.

Entertainment Weekly shared the hottest summer entertainment on The TODAY Show, including BookSparks client The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder! EW also included The People We Hate At The Wedding on their Must List!

Huffington Post did a Q&A with Karma Brown about her new book In This Moment!

The New York Post has the best books of summer, which highlights BookSparks client: The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder!

The Toronto Star dives in to Karma Brown‘s new book In This Moment and how it explores fate, friendship and suburban love.

Barnes & Noble has a summer reading preview for YA fans, and it includes our very own Chandler Baker‘s This Is Not the End!

PureWow put together “The Best Beach Reads of Summer 2017” and they picked The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan!

Our first month of the Summer Reading Challenge is already done! Our June lineup is heating up, check it out!

The New York Times selectedBooks To Breeze Through This Summer” featuring #SRC2017 books Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and The Leavers by Lisa Ko.

The New York Daily News showcased “9 Books You Need to Read This Summer” including Into The Water by Paula Hawkins and The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan!

Bookstr shared “6 Amazing New Reads for Fans of Women’s Fiction” and picked #SRC2017 books The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid and Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang!

Refinery29 has the “Best Beach Reads of 2017” and shows some love for #SRC2017 book Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang.

The Seattle Times has 15 summer reading recommendations and gives a shout out to Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan and Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki.

The Miami Herald shared their summer reading picks and they called The Leavers by Lisa Ko “…[an] unflinching look at the immigrant experience [that] could not be more timely.”

Travel + Leisure put together the essential book vacation list which includes Into The Water by #SRC2017 host Paula Hawkins.


What an incredible week for BookSparks authors! 

2017-09-07T04:51:07+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Friday Five!|

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