Weekend reading

Adrian is checking out famed fantasy writer Christopher Paolini’s first foray into science fiction, Al is digging further into what is becoming her favorite book of 2020 so far, Vannessa is reading a heart-wrenching debut about a very flawed father, and more.

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John Grisham's 2020 summer reads

See which books John Grisham recommends for the perfect summer read. 

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12 must-read books by Black authors coming in fall 2020

These forthcoming books by Black authors—ranging from memoir to mystery, and from literary fiction to young adult—have the Amazon Books editors thinking that autumn can’t come fast enough.

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Books we are talking about

The Amazon editors are talking about the best books of the year so far, and looking ahead in fiction and nonfiction.

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The best cooking, food, and wine books of 2020 so far

A look at some of our editors' picks for the top 20 new books on cooking, food, and wine from the first half of the year.

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Our picks from this month's Amazon First Reads selections

This month, Prime members can select two free books from Amazon First Reads; we share our favorites from the list.

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Kwana Jackson's 2020 summer reads

"While this summer may not look like the one imagined, with social distancing necessarily still in place, these picks will still be the perfect mental getaway, whether you're relaxing in your backyard, on the couch, or sunning on a lounge (properly spaced from your neighbor), cool drink at hand.”

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The best mysteries and thrillers of July

Pack up your hammock and find a socially distant spot to dive into some of this month's best mysteries and thrillers.

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Escape into an audio book this summer

Five favorite new audio books to listen to on a drive, while doing a project, or when you just need to take your mind somewhere else.

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Abi Daré on our favorite book of 2020 so far

Abi Daré talks about the genesis of her debut novel, and the haunting questions that informed her writing.

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The best history books of July

This July is a great month for history books.

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Most Sold books of 2020 so far, according to Amazon Charts

An fascinating mix of fiction, nonfiction, veteran best-sellers, and popular newcomers reflect a wide range of readers’ interests among the Most Sold books of 2020 so far.

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The best biographies and memoirs of July

Laugh-out-loud memoirs from social media personalities and SNL cast members; memoirs from emergency room doctors and a team member of the first all-Black high school rowing team; biographies of con-men and unsung WWII heroes, and more. 

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Weekend reading

Why not spend some of the long weekend with a good book?

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20 popular mystery series returning this fall

Series offer readers the opportunity to revisit beloved characters and locations. Here are 20 of the most popular mystery and thriller series publishing this fall.

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