Weekend Reading

The weekend is here and we're hunkering down with a handful of great new books...

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Here Is the Shortlist for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Five fantastic choices for Young People's Literature.

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Understanding Life & Love While Trying to Promote Your Debut Novel

Elliot Reed, the author of A Key to Treehouse Living, channels his main character in a charming glossary-style essay...

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National Book Awards Shortlist for Nonfiction Announced

The longlist has been whittled down to five. 

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Why Algorithms Won't Take over the World (At Least, Not Yet)

In her engaging new book, Hannah Fry demystifies algorithms and machine learning and explores the benefits and drawbacks to their ever-growing power over our daily lives.

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National Book Awards Shortlist for Fiction Announced

Here is the shortlist for the National Book Award in Fiction.

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"Puppy Styled" - Pictures of Next Level Cuteness

How do you go from cute to cutest?

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The Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

The Amazon Books Editors' selections for the best new biographies and memoirs of October include an informative look into the life and work of Frederick Douglass, an emotional (and uplifting?) story of a family that will "destroy each other... destroy themselves," and  The Greatest Love Story Ever Told, as told by two people who absolutely believe it. 

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Ransom Riggs on "Map of Days"

We asked bestselling author Ransom Riggs about writing the first book of a companion trilogy for his popular series, his thoughts on the the Miss Peregrine movie, and more... 

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2018 Harvey Awards for Best in Comics and Graphic Novels

Over the weekend at New York Comic Con, the Harvey Awards announced the winners for best book, best children's or young adult book, best manga, and more, at a ceremony celebrating their 30th anniversary in recognizing great talent in comics.

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V. E. Schwab Shifts the Balance of Power in "Vengeful"

V. E. Schwab talks with us about Vengeful, her new sequel to her supervillain novel Vicious. While Eli Evers and Victor Vale are still battling to defeat each other, three women with extraordinary abilities have decided to shake up the power structure of, well, everything.

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Strange Bedfellows: Neil deGrasse Tyson on "Accessory to War"

The bestselling author talks to the Amazon Book Review about his latest book and the centuries-old, symbiotic, and sometimes uneasy relationship between astrophysics and the military.

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, Amazon Books editors take a raucous, stream-of-consciousness trip through three decades of the Beastie Boys, buckle up for a confrontational memoir from a controversial and groundbreaking artist, and settle in for "a coming-of-age story that will lodge in your heart."

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Amazon Original Stories - Dark Corners

With Halloween around the corner, here's a surefire way to get yourself in the mood. 

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Recipe Road Test: Chicken Chili & Skillet Cornbread from "Now & Again"

An easy and oh-so-flavorful combo of chicken + black eyed pea chili and cheesy, buttermilk cornbread made in a cast iron skillet.  Author Julia Turshen let us share these recipes from her new cookbook.

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