You might have noticed our new address: amazonbookreview.com. When we launched this modest blog with an immodest name in 2007, "omnivoracious" represented our intent to read widely and independently with one goal in mind: Connecting fellow readers with books they will love. That part hasn't changed, but we hope that our new url better represents that mission. We also think it's easier to spell.
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Originally launched in 2007 as Omnivoracious (“Hungry for the next good book”), The Amazon Book Review has served as the place for the Amazon Books editors to talk about our passions for fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, kids’ books, mysteries, romance, and science fiction. Here you’ll find interviews with your favorite authors, Best Books of the Month announcements, reviews, and occasional essays on books, reading, and quirky trends. Visit us often for new stories, or have the latest ABR articles delivered to your in-box via our daily digest email.
Before Erin was born, her mother worried that she’d be the only Kodicek to take pleasure in reading anything more substantial than a take-out menu. Erin has been happily hawking books for 15+ years. She enjoys literary fiction, narrative-driven nonfiction, and a well-written menu.
Educated—a stirring chronicle of her path from a survivalist upbringing to Cambridge University—is our top pick for
the best books of 2018 so far. Here's our interview with Westover, originally published on February 20, 2018.
A memoir for anyone who has ever wanted to join the circus (or not), Paula McLain highlights another Hemingway wife, and the latest literary offering from David Duchovny (yes, that guy from