Leah Johnson on Reese Witherspoon’s first YA book club pick

We talked to debut author Leah Johnson about prom antics, speaking up, and having her book chosen by Reese Witherspoon.

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Favorite autobiographical fiction

They say life is stranger than fiction. Here are five books that brilliantly blend the two.

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Weekend reading

It's the last full weekend of summer! The Amazon Editors are spending time with the books we've been recommending to each other plus a handful of November reads to which we got a sneak peek.

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The best history books of September

September marks the beginning of the season for big history books.

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New board books for babies

Five new books to share with baby, featuring kittens, construction vehicles, and more. 

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Announcing the Booker Prize shortlist

The shortlist is dominated by some bright debuts.

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Not-so-guilty pleasure: the legal thriller

Michael Connelly and John Grisham are bringing the legal thriller back this fall, and we have the perfect books to read while you wait.

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Amazon's best books of September: This week's releases

Check out the thrilling prequel to Ken Follett’s beloved Kingsbridge series, and best of the month selections in the mystery, biography, and science fiction genres.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month

From mysteries and thrillers, to literary road trips, family reunions, and classic love stories these novels are worth reading—this month, and every month.

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Reboot your book club with these riveting reads

Looking to spark new life in your book club—or just looking for a good read? These books will do the trick.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of September

See why the origin story of Thrawn, an original new fantasy series set in an empire of islands, and a deadly space salvage operation are among the Amazon Books editors' favorite new sci-fi and fantasy reads of the month.

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Books we are talking about

Here are the books the Amazon editors are talking about.

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Best literature and fiction of September

This month is an embarrassment of riches with highly anticipated releases from Yaa Gyasi and Elena Ferrante, fan favorites Fredrik Backman and Jodi Picoult, the prequel to Ken Follett's phenomenal Kingsbridge series, and a debut that is drawing lots of well deserved attention.

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Weekend reading

This weekend, Chris will be listening to the universe while the rest of us dig into literary short stories, a design book, a book about whiskey, a murder in an Irish village, and more.

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Unforgettable heartfelt fiction

From "Where the Crawdads Sing" to "Winter Cottage," these novels promise big, emotional moments…and maybe some private time spent with a hanky.

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