The Best History Books of April

Among our favorites of the month: master historian Robert Caro's book about his work and process.

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The Woman Who Spoke Woman: The Power of Cecelia Ahern’s “Roar”

Love, Rosie author Cecelia Ahern lets everywoman have her voice in her hilariously wise stories in Roar.

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Talking to Kobe Bryant About "The Wizenard Series: Training Camp"

We talk to NBA legend Kobe Bryant about inspiring young people through books that combine sports and fantasy. The first book in the series he created, The Wizenard Series: Training Camp, was recently released and quickly caught the attention of readers.

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The Best Romances of April: Our Top Five Picks

Honey badger shape-shifters, bounty hunters, a scientist on a deadly mission, and a single parent bucking against the pressure of football are among the totally cool heroines of the best romances of the month.

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Books That Go Beyond the Veil!

Is there a morbid trend in publishing with books contemplating death? We take a look at five relatively recent examples with points of view ranging from corporeal to cultural—and even one about housecleaning.

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Rachel Howard on "The Risk of Us"

In this powerful, punch-in-the-heart novel about motherhood, Rachel Howard illuminates "a place where pain and beauty stand side by side."

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of April

When it comes to domestic thrillers, April really may be the cruelest month.

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Women Call the Shots in Jenna Glass’s Epic Fantasy “The Women’s War”

Veteran author Jenna Glass takes to epic fantasy with a reimagining of a world in which one spell upends the power hierarchy of gendered magic in ways no one fully expects.

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Best Books of April: Literature & Fiction

Plimpton Prize-winning author Isabella Hammad has penned an impressive debut; Tracy Garvis Graves gives us an unusual rom-com read; Lydia Fitzpatrick has written a brutal but beautifully told story of love, loyalty, and home, and more...

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Weekend Reading

These four new books—and an SF classic—perch at the top of our editors’ TBR piles this spring weekend.

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Welcome to "Hotbox"

Matt Lee and Ted Lee, authors of one of our editors picks for April, gave us an exclusive tour through their book along with some behind-the-scenes photographs.

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Austin Kleon's "Keep Going" - Staying Creative in the Modern World

Austin Kleon might be one of the most optimistic and motivating people on earth.

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The Best Nonfiction of April

In this month's picks for the best true tales: We catch up with the "comma queen" and her adventures in everything Greek; a gripping, decades-old cold case investigation; a thrilling look back at the Apollo Moon landings; a deep dive into our inherent biases; and a last collection from a beloved scientist and storyteller.

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International Thriller Awards Finalists Announced

The International Thriller Writers have chosen their favorites. Here are the finalists. 

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The Amazon Book Review Podcast: An Interview with George R.R. Martin

The creator of A Song of Ice and Fire talked to us about his new graphic novel ( Starport), his rapidly expanding share-universe series ( Wild Cards), his decades-long writing career, and more. 

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