Ask the Editors: Expectant Mother Seeks Rocking-Chair Reading

Chicklit, mysteries, and a handful of classics for reading in the wee small hours.

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The Question of the Month: Would You Want to Be Immortal?

Longing for longevity? Five books consider the costs and benefits. 

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For the Dog Days of Winter

To warm you during this cold season, we offer you ten recent books about dogs -- wonderful, adorable, cute, courageous dogs. Take your pick of the litter!

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

Includes a novel about a school shooting that will punch you in the heart, a collection of short stories from the late great Denis Johnson, and a magical memoir about magic.

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Best Books of the Month: Biographies & Memoirs

In which we talk about some of our favorite books of January and abuse a little bit of Latin along the way.

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Winners of the 2018 Walter Awards for Outstanding Children's Literature

The prizes are awarded annually by a non-profit committed to encouraging diversity of all kinds in books for children.

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Check It Out! New Books for Little Library Lovers

Four recent books about one of our favorite places.

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

Our Spotlight Pick, a mystery set in Bombay, the scientific secrets of perfect timing, and more...

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Best Books of the Month: Nonfiction

What are the 12 hardest things to say? Should you schedule that surgery in the morning or the afternoon? Is it bad to let your children play with knives? All this and more in the best nonfiction of January.

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

New year, new bevy of great books to read...

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Joanna Barsh: How I Learned to "Grow Wherever You Work"

Barsh offers "Straight Talk to Help With your Toughest Challenges" based on her research into the struggles faced by over 200 rising leaders.

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Sticky Fingers: Jann Wenner and the Birth of the Modern Celebrity

Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner called Joe Hagan's biography of him "tawdry." He might be right, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. We talked to Hagan about Wenner, the magazine, and the industrialization of rock and roll.

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Rethinking Rural: The New Women Writers of the Countryside

Looking back at 2017, three authors stand out for incorporating extraordinary visions of the countryside with some of the best writing of the year. Call them the Rural Feminists? 

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Personalized Book Recommendations From Our Editors

Not sure what to read next, or what book to give a friend or relative at the holidays? The Amazon Book Editors are here to help.

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Best Books of the Year: Gabriel Tallent on His Debut, "My Absolute Darling"

 "Growing up, books that had high stakes meant the world to me."

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