Friday Five – June 21st, 2019

We Came Here to Forget by Andrea Dunlop was featured as a book to throw in your beach bag this summer on PureWow.

The Last Resort by Marissa Stapley was featured as one of this season’s hottest beach reads on Refinery29.

We Came Here to Forget by Andrea Dunlop, Honestly, We Meant Well by Grant Ginder, The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden, Montauk by Nicola Harrison, The Last Resort by Marissa Stapley and Red, White & Royal Blue by #SRC2019 guest author Casey McQuiston were featured as six globe-trotting books that pair perfectly with summer adventures on Brit + Co.

A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell and The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess were called two books guaranteed to transport you to the beach by Bustle.

Dr. Catherine Aponte, author of A Marriage of Equals, was featured in a Betches article about 10 conversations you have to have before getting married.

Siobhan Adcock, author of The Completionist, had an essay about her relationship with her father featured on Medium and on BookTrib.

Naturally Tan by #SRC2019 guest author Tan France and Honestly, We Meant Well by Grant Ginder were featured as two of the best books of the summer on Literary Hub.

Diana Altman’s We Never Told and Dr. Catherine Aponte’s  A Marriage of Equals were featured on a Pretty Progressive roundup of discussion-worthy books.

Grant Ginder’s Honestly, We Meant Well was called one of this summer’s best books by The Fine Line.

The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess was called the ideal summer read for book people by Library Journal.

Nicola Harrison’s Montauk earned a stellar review by Newsday.

Elizabeth Bartasius, author of The Elegant Out, was interviewed by Helene Stelian on Empowering Women in Midlife.

The Last Book Party author Karen Dukess had an essay about the friends you need when writing a novel featured by Writer’s Digest.

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi and The Lost Man by Jane Harper were featured as three of the biggest hit books of 2019 on Goodreads.

Return of the Evening Star by Diane Rios received an excellent review from the Always in the Middle blog.

The Native Society interviewed JoAnn Franklin, author of Bring the Rain.

Diana Altman, author of We Never Told, made an appearance on The Author Stories Podcast with Hank Garner.

What an incredible week for our BookSparks authors!