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

Weekend Reading

In this edition, an endearing read for the Airbnb age, today's Mad Men, the National Book Critics Circle award winner for fiction, and bears!

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The Little Bunny That Could: Marlon Bundo & Other Popular Parody Books

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery...You be the judge.

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Best Books of March

A doubly tragic true crime tale, Steven Pinker steers us off a cliff, and a novel that captures the exquisite grief of disappointed love...

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The Aspen Words Literary Prize

Yet another book award, but these five finalists deliver on something very important, and offer ample ammunition for the skeptics who ask: Why should I read fiction?

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

The latest from the bestselling author of Still Alice, a quintessential American story, magical realism done right, a comedy of errors, and more.

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Girl Power: Inspiring True Stories About Women

In honor of International Women's Day, a selection of books by ladies worth celebrating...

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

Discover our Spotlight and Debut Spotlight picks, cozy (and un-cozy) mysteries, the story of the women who birthed the internet, and more. 

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

This month finds Amy Bloom releasing her first work of historical fiction, JoJo Moyes moves her beloved heroine to New York City, and two-time Booker Prize-winning author Peter Carey pens a page-turner set in 1950s Australia. 

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Team Paper, or Paperwhite?

Do you prefer paper books or do you like to read on a Kindle or reading app? Even if you're in the former camp, there are certain situations when a Kindle comes in handy...

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Tara Westover on "Educated"

Let us school you on our Debut Spotlight pick, one of the best memoirs we've read in a long time...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, a riveting novel about trees (no, really!), another chronicle of cool 70s peeps, Tom Rachman takes on daddy issues, and a book that aims to help you get that smartphone monkey off your back...

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Amazon's Best Books of February

A contemporary fantasy, the story of a Muslim immigrant with designs to reclaim his home country’s coffee legacy, and a powerful and poetic debut that deftly mines the complicated world of mental illness...

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Weekend Reading

In this edition, a food memoir to feast your eyes on, a cheeky retelling of Pride and Prejudice, retirement schmetirement! quoth an amateur sleuth, and a homage to "The Only Band That Mattered."

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

An unusual memoir, the latest by the author of The Nightingale, two tense novels set in Australia, and more...

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Kristin Hannah on "The Great Alone"

We recently sat down with the author of The Nightingale to chat about her latest novel, the "Me Decade," mile marker books, and much more.

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