Every week, we are going to celebrate noteworthy achievements and upcoming events happening within the She Writes Press community in our new “Friday High-Fives!” (formerly celebrated monthly via the monthly memo). 

From author interviews to launch parties, we are shining a light on a few of the fantastic things happening in our world.

If you have coverage you’d like to share (that hasn’t already been sent or shared), a new award to your name or an event planned, please let Leila know at leila@sparkpointstudio.com and we’ll get you included in an upcoming Friday High-Five.

Jennifer B. Monhan was highlighted at this year’s Eric Hoffer Awards!

Jennifer’s book This Trip Will Change Your Life: A Shaman’s Story of Spirit Evolution (2016) was named a 2017 honorable mention. Congrats Jennifer!

Joanne Doucette shared her character’s development on We Heart Writing

J.L. Doucette shared how her character, Dr. Pepper Hunt of Last Seen, was born on We Heart Writing.

Jeanne Blasberg received a rave review from Squash Magazine

Squash Magazine called Jeanne’s novel Eden, “A family struggling to overcome devastating secrets while in a beautiful place is the core of Jeanne Blasberg’s debut novel….Eden is a beach read, in the best sense of the word.” You can read the full review here.

Thais Derich was selected as essential reading by a book blogger.

Book Blogger Literary Mama picked Thais Derich’s book Second Chance as an essential read for moms! Read it here.

Laurel Davis Huber received a stellar review from Booklist

Booklist called Laurel’s new book The Velveteen Daughter “A compelling read for art and women’s history enthusiasts as well as historical fiction fans.”

Amy S. Peele was featured in the San Francisco Book Review.

Amy S. Peele recently had a very successful book launch event as the introduction of her debut novel, Cut. The San Francisco Book Review shared highlights of the event, read it here.

Christine Volker’s Venetian Blood received a great Kirkus Reviews.

Christine’s new book Venetian Blood was called “A riveting whodunit that makes full use of its dramatic setting.” Read the full review here.

She Writes Press visited the Big Apple for Book Expo of America!

The She Writes Press team had a lovely dinner this week with She Writes Press authors in New York City and attended BEA 2017. See our photos from #BEA2017 here. #bookexposparks

Have something to share in the next Friday High-Fives? Be sure to email leila@sparkpointstudio.com.

2017-06-01T19:16:15+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Friday High Fives|

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