Weekend reading

Decluttering wisdom, a bonkers space opera featuring necromancers and their cavaliers, and the new novel by the author of Call Me by Your Name are among the books we're spending quality time with this weekend.

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The best biographies and memoirs of August

From a life lived in the orbit of a loved (and loathed) burger joint to the submarine adventures of a preeminent cave diver, this month's collection has a little bit of everything. 

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School lunch salvation: tips and recipes from Annabel Karmel

Children's cookbook expert Annabel Karmel shares strategies and recipes from her new book Real Food Kids Will Love

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Philippa Gregory on "Tidelands"

The bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl and other tales of Tudor-era intrigue untethers herself from a specific historical muse in a fascinating new family saga...

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The best history books of August

Histories come in all shapes and sizes, especially this month.

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10 most anticipated romances of fall

As the nights grow longer and the days get cooler, these 10 upcoming romances give readers something to look forward to.

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"The Whisper Man": author Alex North on thrills, chills, and empathy

The author of a new psychological thriller with a knock-out ending talked to us about his characters and himself.

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Helping kids find their next favorite book

Goodreads teams up with three charities to spotlight books that kids need before, at, or after school. We highlight a half-dozen surefire kid-pleasers.

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Amazon's best books of August: Today's releases

A book that challenges the reader to take tangible steps towards creating a more equitable society; a deliciously dark thriller; and an account of the astonishing levels of criminal activity happening on the high seas.

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The best mysteries & thrillers of August

If you're into psychological thrillers, August has got the books for you.

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The 2019 Hugo Award winners for the best in science fiction

Congratulations to the winners of the Hugo Awards!

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Amazon Book Review Podcast: A small fall preview, and Eve Ensler on "The Apology"

A few of the Amazon Books editors dip their toes into the pool of fall reading, and the author of The Apology stops by to talk about the book.

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Weekend Reading

It's the weekend and we're...reading! Romance, Russian expats, and Salinger short stories-- you'll find these and more filling our book bags.

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The best nonfiction of August

Pirates, bootleggers, bloodsuckers and more in the best nonfiction of the month.

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A year in the life of 'Crawdads'

How Delia Owens' Where the Crawdads Sing set an Amazon Charts record.

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