Best Books of the Year: Humor & Entertainment

Because humor is universal, am I right?

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Talking to Jacqueline Woodson: Best Children's Books of 2018

Jacqueline Woodson is the only author to have two books on our editors' picks for the top 10 best children's books of the year. We caught up with her to talk about them...

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The Best Literature & Fiction of 2018

They say reading good fiction can increase your empathy, and there has been plenty on offer this year...

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

A portrait of a country in the throes of an identity crisis, and a novel by one of China's most provocative writers...

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Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of December: 5 Top Picks

These five new SF and fantasy books will keep you staying up late during the long winter nights.

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Diane Setterfield's Lively New Novel Explores the Power of Storytelling

Storytelling, the search for lost things, and a tug-of-war between folklore and science spark an unforgettable historical novel that we chose as one of the ten best books of 2018.

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Best Romances of 2018

We spotlight ten marvelous romances that prove just how complicated (and glorious and nerve-wrecking and euphoric) the path to love can be.

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

A magical historical novel that is an ode to stories and storytelling, another that is set at the (in)famous Dakota building in NYC, and the story of an already fractured family pushed to their limits. 

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"Bridge of Clay": A Conversation with Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak came to the office recently and we sat down to talk about the book readers waited a decade to get their hands on.

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The Best Business and Leadership Books of 2018

From theory to practical advice, from past history to current events to the future of industry, here are our favorite Business and Leadership books of 2018. 

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"Big Little Lies" Author Liane Moriarty on Her New Novel, "Nine Perfect Strangers"

At the tail end of a book tour that spanned three continents, Liane Moriarty speaks with us about her new novel set at a remote spa, the shiny promises of personal transformation, and what's next for Big Little Lies season 2.

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The Best Nonfiction of 2018

The best true tales of the year not otherwise classified (by us) as history, biography, business, cooking, or any number of other categories that are not fiction. What does that leave? Plenty!

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The Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2018

Bookstore curator Alison Walker highlights five of the best comics and graphic novels from a year chock-full of excellent graphic works.

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Now Live: "Announcing the Best Books of 2018" Podcast Episode

The fourth episode of the Amazon Book Review Podcast reveals how we picked the best books of 2018, plus Erin Kodicek interviews Educated author Tara Westover in front of a live audience at Amazon's Seattle campus.

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The Best Books of 2018: "There There" by Tommy Orange

There There author Tommy Orange speaks with us about identity, Gertrude Stein, and the challenges of growing up as a Native American in urban Oakland, California.

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