Erin Kodicek
Erin Kodicek
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.

Recent posts by Erin

Angie Kim on "Miracle Creek"

This unusual whodunit is "a deep dive into the lives of immigrant families and of parents of children with special needs and illnesses, both groups isolated and exhausted by the sacrifices they’ve had to make, desperate for connection."

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Sonia Purnell on "A Woman of No Importance"

Learn more about the extraordinary woman who "showed an astonished male establishment—on both sides of the Atlantic—just what women could do in warfare."

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Amazon's Best Books of April: Today's Releases

The unlikely story of a woman who was one of the Allied forces most feared secret agents, the Kitchen Confidential of the catering world, and an absorbing debut set during a turbulent time in Palestinian history...

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Lydia Fitzpatrick on "Lights All Night Long"

Learn more about one of the most impressive debuts we've read this year...

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Unconditional Love Wins: Tracey Garvis Graves on "The Girl He Used to Know"

The unusual (and delightful) rom-com read you need right now...

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Amazon's Best Books of April: Today's Releases

No foolin', there are a bevy of great books being released this month. These are our favorites, available starting today...

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Women Making (Literary) History

As Women's History Month winds down, we highlight a handful a first-time female writers whose work we’ve admired this year (and the year is still young). 

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2019 Whiting Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients who are being recognized for "early accomplishment and the promise of great work to come."

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Weekend Reading

In this week's edition, the Bubonic plague, a brutal but beautiful debut about the bond between two brothers, two fantastical historical fictions, and a novel Louise Erdrich says "makes a compelling case for compassion over blame."

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Embarrassed by the Book You're Reading?

Don't be.

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Best Books of March: Literature & Fiction

A nail-biting novel by Peter Heller, "the great Zambian novel you didn’t know you were waiting for," a madcap noir, and more. 

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Best Books of March

A fascinating blend of true crime and history, proof that unreliable narrator thrillers are not passé, an especially epic fantasy (at 848 pages), and more.

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Etaf Rum on "A Woman Is No Man"

"After many years of being silenced and afraid, books are what helped me build the courage to speak up against...injustices and tell the stories of the women in my debut novel."

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Amazon's Best Books of March: Today's Releases

A page-turner about the mysterious breakup of a fictional '70s band, a heart-pounding ode to climbing history and culture, and facing your fears, a nail-biting novel about a leisurely canoe trip that turns into a nightmare, and more...

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Don Winslow on "The Border"

Write about what you love, "or else you probably shouldn’t write at all"...

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