Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris

Best history books of 2019 so far

It's only halfway through the year, but we already can recommend a year's worth of history books.

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Books we are talking about

Yes, we recently announced our Best Books of the Year So Far--but those aren't the only books we are talking about.

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The best history books of June

It's all here: true crime, compelling biography, and sweeping history.

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The Long Flight Home

How does an author decide what to write about? In the case of Alan Hlad, it all starts with a fascinating piece of inspiration.

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A conversation with Mary Beth Keane, best-selling author of "Ask Again, Yes"

One of the breakout novels of the early summer is Mary Beth Keane's Ask Again, Yes.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of June

Perfect for summer reading - our favorite mysteries and thrillers of June.

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Books we are talking about - Book Expo edition

Book Expo comes once a year, and afterwards there is lots to talk about. 

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Thriller author Chris Pavone and "Beginning with Truth"

Real-life events can shape an author's work at the same time they are shaping his or her life.

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"It's been mind-blowing!" - Talking to the author of "Red, White & Royal Blue"

This offbeat romantic comedy has captured a wide audience. We talked to the author about what it was like to write such a successful debut.  

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Summer Reading

Summer is traditionally the season for "fun" books, so let's have some fun.

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Books we are talking about

This is Book Expo week, so we haven't had a lot of time to talk. But here's what's on our minds.

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Talking to Delia Owens, author of "Where the Crawdads Sing"

Talking to Delia Owens, you understand why Where the Crawdads Sing has become such a runaway hit. 

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Weekend reading

With a long Memorial Day weekend ahead of us, here are the books the Amazon editors are looking forward to reading.

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The best mysteries & thrillers of May

If you can't find something to read in this list of mysteries & thrillers, either you're just not in the mood or you don't like the genre. 

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The best history books of May

It's a diverse list of history books this month, but it's a good one.

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