Weekend reading

With a long Memorial Day weekend ahead of us, here are the books the Amazon editors are looking forward to reading.

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The best nonfiction of May

In Amazon's picks for the best nonfiction of the month: The long and notorious history of a "glamorous" Hollywood hot spot; a how-to guide for aspiring "makers" from  MythBuster Adam Savage; and the story of the murder trial that eventually inspired one of our most beloved novels.

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The 2019 Amazon Canada First Novel Award winner

Casey Plett wins the Amazon Canada First Novel award for Little Fish.

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Won't you be my neighbor?

Celebrating Mister Rogers with "143 Day" and a lovely illustrated collection of 75 of his very special songs and poems.

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The many reconfigurations of "Rabbits for Food"

Binnie Kirshenbaum's latest follows a writer succumbing to crippling depression, who is then institutionalized. Hilarious, right?! Actually, it is. Here, Kirshenbaum describes her process for piecing a book together, including this acerbic literary treat.

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YA Wednesday: best young adult books of May

Our editors' picks for May include the end of a beloved fantasy trilogy, a twisted fairy tale, a 9/11 story, and more...

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The best romances of May

These five new romances are the perfect way to get an early jump on your summer reading plans.

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The best mysteries & thrillers of May

If you can't find something to read in this list of mysteries & thrillers, either you're just not in the mood or you don't like the genre. 

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Amazon's best books of May: today's releases

The long-awaited latest from the author of The Silence of the Lambs, another tale involving the Winklevoss twins, and an uproarious and provocative work of satire...

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Jacqueline Winspear's favorite recent reads

The author of the historical Maisie Dobbs mysteries tells us what she's been reading and loving lately.

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The best history books of May

It's a diverse list of history books this month, but it's a good one.

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2018 Nebula Award winners

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announced the winners of the 54th Annual Nebula Awards. 

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That's some catch, that Catch-22

Tonight marks the premiere of George Clooney's six-part adaptation of Joseph Heller's Catch-22. We revisit the book, and look at six descendants (or cousins) of Heller's mad, mad, mad, mad masterpiece.

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Weekend reading

The making of a "maker," a girl with a clockwork heart, and Richard Russo's newest novel are among the books we're stuffing into our book bags this weekend.

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Throwback Thursday

Think back to May of 2009...what were we reading and where are they now?

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