Books, Beach, & Beyond

Sarah Jessica Parker

June 11, 2024 Elin Hilderbrand, Tim Talks Books, N Magazine Season 2 Episode 1
Sarah Jessica Parker
Books, Beach, & Beyond
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Books, Beach, & Beyond
Sarah Jessica Parker
Jun 11, 2024 Season 2 Episode 1
Elin Hilderbrand, Tim Talks Books, N Magazine

After a fun introductory episode, Season 2 of Books, Beach, & Beyond officially begins with award-winning actor, entrepreneur, producer, and designer Sarah Jessica Parker. Elin, Tim, and SJP shine a light on SJP Lit, the collaboration with Zando and her new imprint that publishes thought-provoking, inclusive, and big-hearted stories which include A Quitter’s Paradise by Elysha Chang, Coleman Hill by Kim Coleman Foote, Women and Children First by Alina Grabowski, and They Dream in Gold by Mai Sennaar (out July 2024). The three gush about their love of reading from their very first favorite books as young children to what draws them to the books they cherish today. They discuss all the titles of SJP Lit and dig into story, character, writing, language, and plot, and touch on many other books they have loved and adored throughout their lives. (Don't miss the full reading list below from this episode!) The episode ends with a speed round of SJP’s auto-read authors and favorite books of the year so far. We hope you can hear the pure passion and genuine joy for reading and books from your hosts Elin and Tim, and this iconic guest and powerhouse publisher, Sarah Jessica Parker!

A special thank you to our Episode Sponsors:
Nantucket Book Partners
Nantucket Looms – Use code LOOMS15 for 15% off your order

SJP Lit Reading List:

  • A Quitter’s Paradise by Elysha Chang
  • Coleman Hill by Kim Coleman Foote
  • Women and Children First by Alina Grabowski
  • They Dream in Gold by Mai Sennaar

 What else are we reading in this episode:

  • Go Dog, Go by PD Eastman
  • Are You My Mother by PD Eastman
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  • A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Birnham Wood by Eleanor Cotton
  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • The Dinner by Herman Koch
  • A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
  • A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
  • Golden Child by Claire Adam
  • Dawn by Selahattin Demirtas
  • A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • An American Marriage by Tayari Jones 
  • Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen
  • The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  • In Memoriam by Alice Winn
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by EL Konigsburg
  • Clear by Carys Davies
  • Coming Home by Brittney Griner
  • Great Expectations by Vinson Cunningham 
  • James by Percival Everett 

 Other authors mentioned:
Judy Blume, Judith Krantz, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Danielle Steele, Erich Segal, Adam Grant, Toni Morrison, Audre Lorde, and Carol Shields

Follow/Subscribe to the 'Books, Beach, & Beyond' podcast now to stay current on new episodes.

And find us on Instagram at @booksbeachandbeyond

Happy Reading!

Show Notes

After a fun introductory episode, Season 2 of Books, Beach, & Beyond officially begins with award-winning actor, entrepreneur, producer, and designer Sarah Jessica Parker. Elin, Tim, and SJP shine a light on SJP Lit, the collaboration with Zando and her new imprint that publishes thought-provoking, inclusive, and big-hearted stories which include A Quitter’s Paradise by Elysha Chang, Coleman Hill by Kim Coleman Foote, Women and Children First by Alina Grabowski, and They Dream in Gold by Mai Sennaar (out July 2024). The three gush about their love of reading from their very first favorite books as young children to what draws them to the books they cherish today. They discuss all the titles of SJP Lit and dig into story, character, writing, language, and plot, and touch on many other books they have loved and adored throughout their lives. (Don't miss the full reading list below from this episode!) The episode ends with a speed round of SJP’s auto-read authors and favorite books of the year so far. We hope you can hear the pure passion and genuine joy for reading and books from your hosts Elin and Tim, and this iconic guest and powerhouse publisher, Sarah Jessica Parker!

A special thank you to our Episode Sponsors:
Nantucket Book Partners
Nantucket Looms – Use code LOOMS15 for 15% off your order

SJP Lit Reading List:

  • A Quitter’s Paradise by Elysha Chang
  • Coleman Hill by Kim Coleman Foote
  • Women and Children First by Alina Grabowski
  • They Dream in Gold by Mai Sennaar

 What else are we reading in this episode:

  • Go Dog, Go by PD Eastman
  • Are You My Mother by PD Eastman
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  • A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Birnham Wood by Eleanor Cotton
  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • The Dinner by Herman Koch
  • A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
  • A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
  • Golden Child by Claire Adam
  • Dawn by Selahattin Demirtas
  • A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • An American Marriage by Tayari Jones 
  • Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen
  • The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  • The Secret History by Donna Tartt
  • In Memoriam by Alice Winn
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by EL Konigsburg
  • Clear by Carys Davies
  • Coming Home by Brittney Griner
  • Great Expectations by Vinson Cunningham 
  • James by Percival Everett 

 Other authors mentioned:
Judy Blume, Judith Krantz, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Danielle Steele, Erich Segal, Adam Grant, Toni Morrison, Audre Lorde, and Carol Shields

Follow/Subscribe to the 'Books, Beach, & Beyond' podcast now to stay current on new episodes.

And find us on Instagram at @booksbeachandbeyond

Happy Reading!