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

The best books of 2019

Our picks for the year's most essential reads. 

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Amazon's best books of November

A poignant, laugh-out-loud tribute to the trials and treasures of being a parent; the highly-anticipated follow-up to André Aciman's Call Me By Your Name; and Jack Reacher gets himself into yet another jam...

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Amazon's best books of November: Today's releases

Today's releases include the highly anticipated new novel by the author of The Night Circus; Susannah Cahalan does a deep dive into an infamous 50-year-old experiment; Flea of The Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his origin story, and more.

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Top titles with the most weeks at #1

Which books dominated the Amazon Charts Most Read list?

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Beloved Books That Almost Weren't

Can you imagine a world without Harry Potter? Here are a handful of literary treasures that almost didn't find readers...

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Jami Attenberg on "All This Could Be Yours"

"One of the greatest challenges of writing my seventh book was setting it in my recently adopted home of New Orleans."

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Best literature and fiction of October

The first short story collection from Zadie Smith; auto-fiction from Ben Lerner; the latest from the author of Olive Kitteridge; and an unsettling, but powerful, family drama...

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Amazon's best books of October: Today's releases

The follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Olive Kitteridge; a provocative memoir about a manipulative parent; the heartwarming story of a down-and-out donkey getting a second chance at life; and another memoir that goes uncover with a covert CIA operative...

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Weekend reading

A groundbreaking graphic novel; a book on the impact good design has on our lives; Elton John's highly anticipated autobiography; a beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning novel; and a psychological thriller set on the Norfolk coast. 

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Amazon's best books of October: Today's releases

The first short story collection from Zadie Smith; Megan Phelps-Roper reflects on her extreme upbringing; and Leigh Bardugo spins a tale of dark intrigue in her enthralling adult debut.

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The poet behind the mask

Poet and Instagram sensation, Atticus, explains what inspired him to start writing, and why he covers his face...

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Amazon's best books of October: Today's releases

Three provocative memoirs, and a novel that reads like one...

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Cathleen Schine on "The Grammarians"

How a love of words informed the writing of this delightfully comic novel...

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Amazon's best books of September: Today's releases

The first fiction from Between the World and Me author, Ta-Nehisi Coates; Ann Patchett returns with a story of two moneyed siblings whose lives are upended when their stepmother ousts them from the only home they’ve ever known; Alice Hoffman puts a supernatural spin on a WWII novel, and more.

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Christy Lefteri on "The Beekeeper of Aleppo"

Lefteri describes how volunteering at a UNICEF-supported refugee center in central Athens informed the writing of this profoundly moving novel. 

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