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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Recipe Road Test: Blackberry Peach Galette from "When Pies Fly"

This recipe is a little taste of summer...

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Best literature and fiction of August

The tale of an unruly teen in a religious town; a story that puts a human face on a faraway conflict; an unusual whodunit, and more.

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Favorite children’s books in our house – one mom’s list

These 9 books are among my - and my children's - must-read books for bedtime and beyond.

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Writer Steve Cavanagh, author of "Thirteen," on being a quitter

What day job?

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Raise High Your Kindles, Readers

This is big, big news. 

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

A heartfelt novel about a female firefighter; a deeply strange (in a good way) murder mystery; and a deliciously irreverent coming-of-age tale...

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Fighting fires both on and off the job

When a female firefighter from Austin joins an all-male fire station outside Boston, more than one life is upended in Katherine Center's funny, spot-on, and sometimes bittersweet Things You Save in a Fire.

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