The 10 Most Anticipated Novels of Summer

These are the books readers plan to scoop up like ice cream this summer, according to Amazon Charts preorder data.

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of May

This May, we feature seven graphic novels involving the dark web, self-image, household pets-turned-sleuths, family secrets, and superhero dating.

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Weekend Reading

Did Memorial Day weekend sneak up on you like it snuck (sneaked?) up on us? Doesn't matter: We'll always take an extra day to catch up on some reading. Our picks this week include the latest novel from Pulitzer Prize-winner Anne Tyler, an uprising of fascist robots, and the story of how punk rock in Berlin helped tear down that wall.

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Where I Wrote It: Jessica Knoll, author of "The Favorite Sister," on Making a New Home in L.A.

The author of the 2015 bestseller, "Luckiest Girl Alive" and a hotly-anticipated new thriller, "The Favorite Sister," talks about the difficulties she faced writing a new novel in a new city -- until a bulldog named Bea came to her rescue.

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Congratulations to the Nebula Winners

Here is the full list of nominees and winners.

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Mr. President or Mr. Private Eye? 6 White House Whodunits

From an upcoming thriller co-written by former president Bill Clinton and James Patterson to a fictional murder at Abraham Lincoln's inaugural ball, these six White House whodunits turn the president and his closest allies into private eyes.

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YA Wednesday: 5 Favorite Sequels from Stephanie Garber

With her follow-up, Legendary, releasing next week, the author of Caraval, one of our favorite young adult books of 2017, talks about her personal five best sequels list. 

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Goodbye, Philip Roth: A Farewell to One of the 20th Century's Greatest Writers

Sometimes humorously, and sometimes tragically, Roth's novels addressed the enormous social upheavals of the post-war era. 

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Feets of Strength

Employers beware: The World Cup is coming, and productivity is about to drop. Get up to speed on everything soccer, from its greatest players to its greatest teams to its greatest haircuts.

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The Great American Read Begins Tonight on PBS

PBS's ambitious series THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is finally here, and we can't wait to watch it. 

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Parenting Perils: An Interview with Neal Thompson, Author of "Kickflip Boys"

When Neal Thompson and his wife Mary welcomed their sons Leo and Sean into the world, they "wanted to raise them to explore, to take chances, to  live." But then the boys hit their teens, and faced with pot-smoking, skate-obsessed kids, Neal began to wonder whether he and Mary had made the right choices. Were the boys somehow "insufficient," or were they "beautiful, vital young men, finding their way"?

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of May: 5 Top Picks

Murderbots, magicians, and vampire hunters—oh my! Learn why these books made our list of the best new SF and fantasy of May.

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Celebrity Picks: Giada De Laurentiis' Favorite Recent Reads

Celebrity chef and author of the bestselling cookbook Giada's Italy, Giada De Laurentiis shares her favorite recent reads. 

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The Dogs of the Story: Jeanne Birdsall on The Penderwicks

As with many families, we remember the dogs as well as the people.  In an Amazon Book Review exclusive, Jeanne Birdsall writes about the dogs in her life and in the lives of her beloved characters, the Penderwicks. 

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Amazon's Best Books of May

The story of one of the biggest corporate frauds in recent history, Michael Pollan takes a trip, Robin Williams is remembered, and more...

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