Friday Five – September 6th, 2019

Whisper Network by Chandler Baker and Red, White & Royal Blue by #SRC2019 guest author Casey McQuiston were named two of the best Labor Day books by Bustle.

Chandler Baker’s Whisper Network was called a best book to read this summer by Town & Country.

The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt by Andrea Bobotis, The Nine by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg, Don’t Put the Boats Away by Ames Sheldon, A Song for the Road by Rayne Lacko, When the World Didn’t End by Caroline Kaufman and You’ve Been Volunteered by Laurie Gelman were featured as six of the best new books to read this month on Parade.

When the World Didn’t End author Caroline Kaufman discussed the process of healing through poetry on The Kathryn Zox Show and shared her thoughts on mental health and social media on the Top of Mind with Julie Rose podcast.

The Wonder of Now by Jamie Beck, Dominicana by #FRC2019 guest Angie Cruz, The Nine by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg, A Song for the Road by Rayne Lacko, The Nobodies by Liza Palmer, Twine by Monica Duncan and Unpregnant by Jenni Hendriks & Ted Caplan were featured as books that make the perfect travel companion on Frolic.

Montauk by Nicola Harrison, The Nine by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg, We Came Here to Forget by Andrea Dunlop, A Stranger on the Beach by Michele Campbell, The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden, We Never Told by Diana Altman, The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess, The Runaway by Hollie OvertonThe Last Resort by Marissa Stapley and Love You Like the Sky by Sarah Neustadter were featured as the top end-of-summer beach reads of the year on NBC Better News.

Wild Savage Stars by Kristina Pérez was named a most anticipated sequel of 2019 on the B&N Teen Blog.

Brooke Warner, publisher at She Writes Press and author of Write On Sisters!, had a thought-provoking personal essay about women in the workplace featured on Salon.

Even if Your Heart Would Listen author Elise Schiller had a personal essay about losing a loved one to opioids featured in GRAND Magazine.

Ames Sheldon and her novel Don’t Put the Boats Away were featured in a piece on The Eden Prairie News.

Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes, Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid and The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah were named three of the best books of the summer by PopSugar.

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