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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Best books of May: Literature and fiction

A lyrical, morally complex family saga; an uproarious and provocative work of satire; a sobering story set right after 9/11, and a heart-wrenching but hopeful yarn.

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Girl, Rachel Hollis has your back

The author of Girl, Stop Apologizing and Girl, Wash Your Face talks with us about her mission to help women embrace the value of their dreams and then turn those dreams into reality with a lot of straight talk along the way.

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"Kickflip Boys" - a conversation between Neal Thompson and Karen Russell

Raising children is never easy, and it's refreshing to see such an honest, candid take on the journey we take with our kids.

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A sign of the times

  A current trend that is a blast from the past has us shopping for crystals and asking, what's your sign? 

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Amazon's Best Books of May: Today's Releases

An emotional memoir that shines a beacon of light in the darkest of places, the story of how rehabilitating a piece of land also helped to mend a broken family, a brutal but powerful purging that provides a pathway to healing, and more.

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Books We Are Talking About

It's Monday morning and we are talking about books.

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Amazon Book Review Podcast: The best books of May, and an interview with Lori Gottlieb

The  psychotherapist and author of the bestselling Maybe You Should Talk to Someone stops by to talk shop, and we talk about a few of our favorite books of the month.

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