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

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

Jacqueline Woodson pens a poignant portrait of a Brooklyn family; Brian Allen Carr tells a tale that's drawing comparisons to The Catcher in the Rye; and Benjamin Moser mines the life of one of the 20th century's most formidable intellectuals.

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Best literature and fiction of September

The first novel from the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me; a spy thriller that dazzles with real-life literary intrigue; Salman Rushdie pays homage to Miguel de Cervantes, and more.

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

The investigation that became a catalyst for the #MeToo movement; the chilling story of the man who oversaw the CIA’s secret drug and mind-control experiments of the '50s and ’60s.; and a fanciful debut about love and family (and a trusty dog named Bad)...

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Weekend reading

The Amazon editors are digging into their towering to-read piles, and we like what we see...

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

The riveting story of the rise and fall of Uber; a novel by Salman Rushdie that pays homage to fellow satirist and cultural critic, Miguel de Cervantes; an intriguing tale of espionage involving the use of Doctor Zhivago as a weapon of war; and a delightfully comic novel about two sisters’ infatuation with language. 

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Sean Gandert on "American Saint"

The author of Lost in Arcadia on the power, and magic, of stories, and the family folklore that spurred the writing of his latest novel.   

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Philippa Gregory on "Tidelands"

The bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl and other tales of Tudor-era intrigue untethers herself from a specific historical muse in a fascinating new family saga...

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

A book that challenges the reader to take tangible steps towards creating a more equitable society; a deliciously dark thriller; and an account of the astonishing levels of criminal activity happening on the high seas.

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Best literature and fiction of August

The tale of an unruly teen in a religious town; a story that puts a human face on a faraway conflict; an unusual whodunit, and more.

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

A heartfelt novel about a female firefighter; a deeply strange (in a good way) murder mystery; and a deliciously irreverent coming-of-age tale...

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Five literary mysteries worth investigating

Are you a literary fiction fan or are whodunits more your jam? Broaden your reading horizons with these literary mysteries.

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

The story of the "King of the Bootleggers"; the latest from (perhaps) the new Queen of Crime; and Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Russo returns with a novel that mines the complexities of friendship. 

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Weekend reading

It's due to be a sunny Seafair weekend (which, for the uninitiated, means hydro races, and the Blue Angels...), but these books are still a-callin'...

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Noelle Salazar on "The Flight Girls"

This exciting debut novel, set during WWII, remembers the women that history forgot...

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