Amazon's best books of May

A raucous memoir from the frontman of indie rock band the Airborne Toxic Event, a heartwarming tale of villagers who join forces to save the house that Jane Austen once lived in, and the latest courtroom drama from bestselling author Scott Turow. 

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Mikel Jollett on his memoir, "Hollywood Park"

Mikel Jollett is the lead singer of the Airborne Toxic Event, and we chat with him about growing up in a cult, writing lyrics vs. prose, Toni Morrison, and more.

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Back to school: 6 thrillers set in the classroom

We love a thriller set in a boarding school or university. Here are a few of our favorites.

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The best nonfiction of May

See the ones we loved in May.

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Summer reading

Editors' picks for summer thrillers, book clubs, and more.

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A look inside "Chefs' Fridges"

What does chef José Andrés keep in his refrigerator? In this chapter sample you'll see that and more, including Andrés' recipe for Burrata with Persimmons, Jamón, and Honey.

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If you loved Dean Koontz's "Devoted"

If you loved Dean Koontz's most recent hit, "Devoted," here are ten other Koontz novels you may want to check out.

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Weekend reading

Here are the books we are looking forward to reading this weekend. 

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On the podcast: 10 years of #1 picks

The Amazon Books editors explore their #1 picks from 2010 to today.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of May

In this month's best sci-fi and fantasy books, readers return to Panem, Murderbot is back, and a brand-new fantasy series gives readers a jolt.

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Michael Connelly on his new novel, "Fair Warning"

Michael Connelly talks about his new novel, "Fair Warning," the media, and shooting the messenger.

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The beauty of highlighting: life quotes from recent reads

Here are seven quotes on life that stand out for their humor and insight.

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Amazon's best books of May

A summer surprise for Hunger Games fans hungry for more, a propulsive debut about a gay teenager who can bring plants and animals back to life, and an unnerving work of psychological suspense.

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THE book to read now: "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes"

The prequel to Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy is here. And it's brilliant. 

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Books celebrating our canine companions

Five books that pay tribute to the special bond between humans and their dogs.

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