Adrian Liang
Adrian Liang
Adrian is an East Coast transplant to the gorgeous Northwest. One of the fortunate few who has parlayed her English degree into a paying gig, Adrian has been working in the book world for more than twenty years, which makes her feel both a tiny bit old and very, very lucky.

Recent posts by Adrian

Alone: Riveting sci-fi reads on isolation and survival

With killer clones and apocalyptic events, these science fiction novels put their isolated protagonists through the wringer.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of July

Escape to new worlds during your summer vacation or staycation with the Amazon Books editors' favorite new sci-fi and fantasy reads of the month.

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Best romances of 2020 so far

From romantic comedies to dark fantasy, and from modern sizzlers to historical-set adventures, these are the Amazon Books editors' favorite new love stories published between January and June 2020.

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Must-read books by Black authors in fall 2020

These forthcoming books by Black authors—ranging from memoir to mystery, and from literary fiction to young adult—have the Amazon Books editors thinking that autumn can’t come fast enough.

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Most Sold books of 2020 so far, according to Amazon Charts

An fascinating mix of fiction, nonfiction, veteran best-sellers, and popular newcomers reflect a wide range of readers’ interests among the Most Sold books of 2020 so far.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of 2020 so far

The Amazon Books editors name nine of our favorite new sci-fi and fantasy reads of the year, featuring heroism from unlikely heroes, opening one’s eyes to the magic in the world, finding family, and surviving rampaging Sasquatches.

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8 new romances perfect for summer reading

From romantic comedies to heartfelt romances, these eight love stories are perfect partners for summer reading on the porch, in the park, or in your favorite lawn chair.

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Weekend reading

The Amazon Books editors are spending the second weekend of the summer with a wide variety of reads, from Morgan Jerkins' investigation of her family's roots to a beautiful resource on flowers.

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Pride-tastic reads in Kindle Unlimited

Ranging from fun, to thought-provoking, to downright sizzling, these six books celebrating gay, transgender, asexual, queer, and gender-expansive lives and stories are available in Kindle Unlimited through the end of June.

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New horror novels to sink your teeth into

From suspenseful gothics to gore-tastic bloodbaths, new novels are arriving this year to deliver plenty of late-night reads.

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Max Brooks on Bigfoot, survival, and his novel “Devolution”

“Devolution” and “World War Z” author Max Brooks talks with the Amazon Book Review about how he uses fiction to show readers how to prepare for real disasters.

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“White Fragility”: Robin DiAngelo answers our questions

Robin DiAngelo talks with the Amazon Book Review about white fragility, why white people continue to ignore racism, and how “our learning will never be finished.”

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Frequently highlighted passages in antiracism books

These sentences are among the most highlighted in Kindle books on racism, antiracism, and the challenges Black people face in a white-centered world.

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Highly anticipated sci-fi and fantasy

From urban fantasy to military adventures, and from sasquatches to djinn, these are the stories science fiction and fantasy readers are looking forward to diving into this summer.

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Veronica Roth on the genesis of her new novel, “Chosen Ones”

The best-selling author of "Divergent" shares how the mythology of the "chosen one" inspired her new novel.

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