The Best Business and Leadership Books of 2018

From theory to practical advice, from past history to current events to the future of industry, here are our favorite Business and Leadership books of 2018. 

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Vannessa's Mystery Corner

Why we've waited so long to give Vannessa a voice on the blog is a mystery. 

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"Big Little Lies" Author Liane Moriarty on Her New Novel, "Nine Perfect Strangers"

At the tail end of a book tour that spanned three continents, Liane Moriarty speaks with us about her new novel set at a remote spa, the shiny promises of personal transformation, and what's next for Big Little Lies season 2.

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Best Children's Books of 2018

See which books we picked as the best children's books of the year

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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2018

Put these seven SF and fantasy books right at the top of your TBR pile.

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The Best Books of 2018: "The Woman in the Window" by A.J. Finn

Author A.J. Finn's debut novel is a thriller that we've loved all year long. Here Finn talks about Alfred Hitchcock and other inspirations behind one of our picks for the top 10 best books of 2018.

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Got Leftovers? Cranberry Sauce Slab Pie

Thanksgiving is over and the fridge may be packed with leftovers. Cathy Barrow's Pie Squared recipe gives yesterday's cranberry sauce a whole new look. 

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Weekend Reading

The value of friendships, how to become invisible, the paycheck-to-paycheck existence of a young mother, and more are among the topics we're reading about during this lovely long weekend in between bites of pie.

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The Best Nonfiction of 2018

The best true tales of the year not otherwise classified (by us) as history, biography, business, cooking, or any number of other categories that are not fiction. What does that leave? Plenty!

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The Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2018

Bookstore curator Alison Walker highlights five of the best comics and graphic novels from a year chock-full of excellent graphic works.

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Now Live: "Announcing the Best Books of 2018" Podcast Episode

The fourth episode of the Amazon Book Review Podcast reveals how we picked the best books of 2018, plus Erin Kodicek interviews Educated author Tara Westover in front of a live audience at Amazon's Seattle campus.

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The Best Books of 2018: "There There" by Tommy Orange

There There author Tommy Orange speaks with us about identity, Gertrude Stein, and the challenges of growing up as a Native American in urban Oakland, California.

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Gary Shteyngart Takes a Bus and Writes a Novel

Gary Shteyngart discusses the lengths he'll go to for his art.

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The Best Books of the Month: Literature & Fiction

The latest from Liane Moriarty and Stephen King, a novel that speaks to the payoffs--and pitfalls--of speaking truth to power, and more.

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Why I Can’t Tell my Grandma the Title of My Book

Oyinkan Braithwaite talks about a unique dilemma regarding her darkly comic debut, My Sister, the Serial Killer.

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