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 20+ years. She enjoys literary fiction, narrative-driven nonfiction, and a well-written menu.

Recent posts by Erin

Amazon's best books of August

This year has been a disappointment in many ways, but not where great reads are concerned. Once again we felt compelled to extend our typical list of top ten favorites to twelve, and we're delighted to share them with you.

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Don't judge a book by its title

Don't let a weird title turn you off from a great read.

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Karin Slaughter's 2020 summer reads

When it comes to summer reading, the best-selling thriller author enjoys page-turners that rival her own. Here are some recent favorites.

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Jessica Simpson's 2020 summer reads

This summer, the singer, songwriter, actor, entrepreneur, designer, and best-selling author is revisiting some favorites.

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Best literature and fiction of July

Need a great summer read? There are a bevy of fantastic fictions on offer this month. 

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Best literature and fiction of 2020 so far

Need a great summer read? Look no further than this list of our favorite fiction, published between January and June.

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Jenna Bush Hager's 2020 summer reads

As the leader of the TODAY book club, Read With Jenna, Ms. Hager knows a thing or two about what makes a great read. Here are some recent favorites. 

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Weekend reading

Adrian is checking out famed fantasy writer Christopher Paolini’s first foray into science fiction, Al is digging further into what is becoming her favorite book of 2020 so far, Vannessa is reading a heart-wrenching debut about a very flawed father, and more.

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Abi Daré on our favorite book of 2020 so far

Abi Daré talks about the genesis of her debut novel, and the haunting questions that informed her writing.

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Amazon's best books of July

It's difficult enough narrowing the number of best books of the month selections to just ten, and occasionally there comes a month when it's impossible. These are the months we especially love.

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Talia Hibbert's 2020 summer reads

The best-selling author of sexy, diverse romances is also a certified bookworm, especially in the summer: "Funny reads suit me best this time of year. Especially if they’re hot, too!"

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Flawed fathers: Catherine Adel West on "Saving Ruby King"

Catherine Adel West explains how the problematic relationship she has with her own father informed the writing of her heart-wrenching debut.

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Announcing the Amazon Editors' Best Books of 2020 So Far

We reveal our favorite reads published between January and June.

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"A story is a story." Jennifer Weiner on Instagram

The bestselling author of Big Summer on how she ultimately embraced the confounding, perilous world of one of social media's most popular platforms.

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Amazon's best books of June: This week's releases

A harrowing page-turner, the queen of the summer read pays homage to the film Same Time Next Year, and a perverse and gritty novel set against the backdrop of a meditation retreat.

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