Friday Five – Cinco De Mayo Edition

Hola amigos! Today is not just any Friday. It’s also Cinco De Mayo! Get your margaritas and classic Cinco De Mayo cuisine ready, because it’s time to party!

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:

SongDespacito Feat. Justin Bieber (Remix)

Instagram Crush – @scrinkl (our #SRC2017 video collaborator)

Movie – ¡Three Amigos!

Here’s this week’s Friday Five with a few of our favorite party GIFs in honor of Cinco De Mayo…

BuzzFeed featured A Story That Matters by BookSparks author Gina Carroll in “5 Must-Reads For Aspiring Writers In 2017.”

Elle selected Jumping Over Shadows by Annette GendlerThe Housekeeper by Suellen Dainty and more in its “Best Books by Women You Must Read This Spring.”

Jeanne Blasberg, author of Eden, shared a personal story on Adoptomist’s blog about reuniting with a lost adopted brother.

MindBodyGreen shared essays from Bella Malaya Carter and Vanya Erickson, which were originally published in The Magic of Memoir by Brooke Warner and Linda Joy Myers. Check out last week’s Friday Five for the first essay in this series.

Kate Tyler Wall wrote a piece for Women’s Writers, Women[‘s] Books. Her book Arboria Park is out now!

Our annual Summer Reading Challenge is in full swing! Our May lineup is on fire, check it out!

Vogue did an interview with #1 New York Times bestselling author, and our official #SRC2017 host, Paula Hawkins. Her new book Into the Water is available now!

InStyle featured It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell in its best books of May!

Glamour highlighted a few of our SRC faves in its summer roundup, including Into The Water by Paula Hawkins and Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang!

Elle shined a spotlight on #SRC2017 books It’s Always The Husband by Michele Campbell and Last Seen by J.L. Doucette!

Real Simple included The Leavers by Lisa Ko and Into The Water by Paula Hawkins on its May “Short List.”


What an incredible week for BookSparks authors! 

2017-09-07T04:51:14+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Friday Five!|

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