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

Taxonomy of an Idea: Zoje Stage on "Baby Teeth"

What inspired one of the creepiest reads of the summer? 

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

A moving road trip read, and a thriller that will keep you guessing...

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: Literature & Fiction

The latest from the author of The Nightingale, a tale of friendship, hard-knocks, and hope, an impressive debut that highlights the urban Native American experience, and more.

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Fredrik Backman on "Us Against You"

The author of A Man Called Ove discusses one of our favorite fiction books of the year so far...

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Fatima Farheen Mirza on "A Place for Us"

Turns out Sarah Jessica Parker has good taste when it comes to fashion, and books...

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

A unique and poignant road trip read, historical fiction set during the Blitz, family drama in Shanghai, and more...

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

A novel about a woman who takes a really long nap, the untold story of the USS Indianapolis, a riveting account of Flint's water crisis, and a prodigal son tale set in contemporary Shanghai...

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: "The Electric Woman"

Ever wanted to join the circus? Tessa Fontaine, the author of  The Electric Woman, on an unexpected occupational hazard....

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Weekend Reading

A deliciously bawdy debut, essential reading for these turbulent times, a kooky comedy of manners, and more.

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

A debut thriller for fans of Tana French, a professor unpacks the growing gap between the haves and have nots in India, and an endearing novel about an advice columnist, set during the London Blitz...

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: "The Great Alone"

Kristin Hannah thrilled (and chilled) us with her tale of both fractured family and psyche, landing in the second spot on our list of the best books of 2018 so far. Here's our interview with Hannah, originally published on February 5, 2018.

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: Tara Westover on "Educated"

Tara Westover's  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.

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The Amazon Editors' Best Books of 2018 So Far

Drum roll, please...

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Best Books of the Month

The latest from beloved humorist David Sedaris, a enthralling history of heredity, and an autobiography of a "magnificent weirdo" also described as one of the most important directors of this era...

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

The latest from Lauren Groff and Rachel Kusk, a literary thriller inspired by the Nabokov's marriage, and more. 

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