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.

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Amazon's Best Books of October

The definitive biography of one of the most important African-Americans of the 19th century, a moving novel by a war veteran, the first in an impressive fantasy quartet, and more.

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Understanding Life & Love While Trying to Promote Your Debut Novel

Elliot Reed, the author of A Key to Treehouse Living, channels his main character in a charming glossary-style essay...

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Nicholas Sparks on the Special Place that Inspired "Every Breath"

You'll have to hold your breath just a little while longer...The latest novel by the beloved author of The Notebook and Nights at Rodanthe will be available on October 16!

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

Check out highly anticipated fall releases from Leif Enger, Ransom Riggs, Andre Dubus III, Jodi Picoult, and more. 

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Celebrity Picks: Melissa Radke's Favorite Reads of 2018

The social media star, whose "Red Ribbon Week" video has been viewed over 150 million times, shares the books that have inspired her the most this year.

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Celebrity Picks: Kobe Bryant's Favorite Reads of 2018

One of the most famous athletes of all time shares the books that have inspired him the most this year.

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Celebrity Picks: Gwyneth Paltrow's Favorite Reads of 2018

The Oscar winner, singer, businesswoman and bestselling author shares the books that have inspired her the most this year.

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Celebrity Picks: Michael Connelly's Favorite Reads of 2018

The author of the popular Harry Bosch series shares the books that have inspired him the most this year.

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Celebrity Picks: Neil Patrick Harris's Favorite Reads of 2018

The actor, producer, host, author and magician shares the legendary books that have inspired him the most this year.

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Celebrity Picks: Christopher Kimball's Favorite Reads of 2018

"The guy with the bow tie" shares the books that have inspired him the most this year.

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Celebrity Picks: Nicholas Sparks's Favorite Reads of 2018

The international bestselling author of The Notebook, Nights at Rodanthe, and this year's Every Breath shares the books that have inspired him the most this year.

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Celebrity Picks: James Patterson's Favorite Reads of 2018

One of the most prolific and popular writers of our time shares the books that have inspired him the most this year.

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Celebrity Picks: Louise Penny's Favorite Reads of 2018

The mystery maven, author of the beloved Inspector Gamache series, shares the books that have inspired her the most this year.

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Weekend Reading

An Antarctic adventure by one of our favorite authors, a book to help us balance logic and emotion, a young adult novel inspired by an infamous cult, and more...

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The National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 Honorees

Congratulations to these young literary overachievers...And readers! You'll want to make note of them. 

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