Weekend Reading

Fingers crossed there will be sun in Seattle this weekend so we can read these books in the great outdoors...

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Space: The fur-ball frontier

Before any human slipped the surly leash of gravity, there were the Soviet Space Dogs. Meet these unsung—and unwilling—pioneers in the quest to land on the Moon.

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"The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise": Dan Gemeinhart on the line between truth and fiction

The author of our top pick for kids books so far this year shares the story behind the story.

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Best literature and fiction of July

A heart-wrenching novel about a unique family living off the grid in Appalachia Ohio; a story that expertly explores the highs and lows of romantic and familial love; a book senior editor Chris Schluep has dubbed "the great Pacific Northwest novel," and more.

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A conversation with Karl Marlantes, author of "Deep River"

Talking to the celebrated author of Matterhorn about his new novel Deep River.

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The best nonfiction of 2019 so far

Just 20 slots for the year's best nonfiction? Impossible! We tried, anyway.

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False fears, false foes: George Takei on “They Called Us Enemy”

George Takei shares moments from his childhood years in an internment camp for Japanese Americans and asks what we've learned since.

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

A novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead that finds two boys navigating a nightmarish reform school; Star Trek alum and activist George Takei recounts his family’s incarceration in two internment camps during World War II, and more.

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Prime Day kitchen deal and the cookbooks to go with it

It's Prime Day and one of the hottest trending kitchen gadgets is included in today's deals. Check it out, along with a handful of my favorite cookbooks for making this your go-to appliance.

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International Thriller Awards winners announced

The winners were announced in New York over the weekend.

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Cheers to a new romantic comedy from Jasmine Guillory

An enemies-to-lovers story sparkles in Jasmine Guillory's latest rom-com, The Wedding Party.

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Weekend Reading

Ah, summer. That means beaches, barbeque, and... beastly little bloodsuckers. Check out the Amazon Books editors' picks for the weekend, including Timothy Winegard's The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator.

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Marko Kloos' recent reads

Aftershocks author Marko Kloos shares what he's been reading in between an onslaught of deadlines.

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Monks and tigers and murders, oh my!

What if you had over a thousand books, magazines, and comics at your fingertips, ready to read — for free — at a moment’s notice? Here are nine current Prime Reading page-turners that will give your wrist a workout from flipping pages so quickly.

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The best literature & fiction of 2019 so far

It's been an embarrassment of riches this half of the year--full of profound, entertaining, harrowing and moving novels (one or 20 of them just for you).

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