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

Nickolas Butler on "Little Faith"

"Books are a reason to believe in magic"...

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Let It Go. Let It Go!

Life is too short to read books that just aren't grabbing you; Don't be afraid to abandon one and pick up another...

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The Best Literature & Fiction of February

Many a tale of fractured families, but also a fascinating biographical novel that tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (and the famous film that followed).   

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Weekend Reading

Mark Bowden revisits a cold case he originally encountered as a cub reporter, a rom-com of a read that'll have you laughing and crying, the latest by Colson Whitehead, and an ode to nature...

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A Q&A with Mesha Maren on "Sugar Run"

"Fiction isn’t for role model building, fiction is doing something much more complicated and deeper than that..."

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

A magical historical novel set in 1930s Malaysia, two dystopian thrillers, a wonderfully quirky coming-of-age memoir, and the story of one of the grossest miscarriages of justice in Cleveland's history.

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Lee Miller's Life of Reinvention

Whitney Scharer brings Lee Miller out of Man Ray's shadow in her debut novel, The Age of Light

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

Two page-turning thrillers, a devastating yet life-affirming memoir, and a historical novel that captures Lee Miller and Man Ray’s passionate, and complicated, relationship...

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Why Read Fiction?

They say people aren't reading as much fiction lately. Here's why we should buck that trend...

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Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

Don't let bad (or just misleading) covers keep you from a good read...

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2019 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists

We're excited to see some of our favorite books from last year on this list...

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The Best Literature & Fiction of January

The latest from the Man Booker Prize-nominee of The Fisherman, a Prohibition-era historical thriller, Southern noir, a sophisticated domestic drama, and more.

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

The story of one woman's struggle to keep her American dream alive, and the latest page-turning thriller from the author of Descent...

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

A biography of one of history’s most famous contrarians, and a moving novel that deftly marries the personal and the political...

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Weekend Reading

The woman behind the monster, an homage to favorite places, a Tinseltown tale, Neil Gailman gets your creative juices flowing, and more.

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