V. E. Schwab talks with us about Vengeful, her new sequel to her supervillain novel Vicious. While Eli Evers and Victor Vale are still battling to defeat each other, three women with extraordinary abilities have decided to shake up the power structure of, well, everything.Read more
Deborah Harkness talks about her brand-new All Souls novel, Time's Convert, and the challenges that face a "modern" 18th-century vampire who is plunged into a medieval-minded patriarchy.Read more
Two decades ago now, Arthur A. Levine introduced American audiences to an unknown author named J.K. Rowling, and her first novel,
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Earlier this year we went to his office in Manhattan and talked to him about it.
Reese Witherspoon's first book is a delightful hybrid of memoir, cookbook, and Southern lifestyle guide. We caught up with her via email to talk about recipes, tradition, and more.Read more
I listened to him practice his closing argument, and was utterly convinced that his client was innocent. But then I imagined, somewhere across town in Boston, the wife of the prosecutor listening to her husband give his closing argument. In which that very same defendant was guilty. They had used exactly the same evidence to come up with two polar opposite results. How can that be? And I thought... My book my book my book! -- Hank Phillippi Ryan
We talked to the author of our spotlight pick for the Best Books of August about her timely and important new book.Read more
Sold on a Monday follows in the footsteps of
Orphan Train and
Before We Were Yours. Lisa Wingate, the author of
Before We Were Yours, spoke with McMorris about her new novel.
In The Hard Stuff, Wayne Kramer—guitarist and the leader of the legendary Detroit band, the MC5—offers his frank reflections on his mistakes, his misdeeds, his regrets, and the path out of the darkness.Read more
Todd Richards' debut cookbook stole our hearts and appetites this year with his winning combination of creativity, style, and Soul food roots. We asked Richards what cookbooks are on his shelf, the must-have kitchen trifecta, and more...
The co-author of Lynch's fascinating blend of biography and memoir talks to us about the book, working the the unconventional director, and other Lynchian things.Read more
Debbie Macomber talks about how she launched her career against all odds and what she's learned along the way.
Tomi Adeyemi's debut novel is a richly developed fantasy that we loved so much we made it a top 10 pick for our favorite books of 2018 so far. In this Amazon Book Review exclusive originally published earlier this year, Adeyemi shares the influence of her heritage on the book and the risk she took to write it.Read more
How and why Shobha Rao's novel Girls Burn Brighter broke—and then mended—our hearts on its way to becoming our pick for the best books of 2018 so far.Read more