Best science fiction and fantasy of November

Mermaids, and Wookies, and vampires, oh my! See our top five SF and fantasy reads of November.

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Amazon's best books of November: Today's releases

Today's releases include the highly anticipated new novel by the author of The Night Circus; Susannah Cahalan does a deep dive into an infamous 50-year-old experiment; Flea of The Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his origin story, and more.

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Kevin Wilson on spontaneous human combustion, parenting, and his new novel

"Nothing to See Here" follows a young woman who is tasked with the seemingly impossible: caring for children who spontaneously burst into flames. It's funny, big-hearted, and an absolute joy to read. We caught up with Kevin Wilson to talk about the inspiration for the novel, parenting, and the world we live in today.

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Recipe Road Test: Spicy Tomato-Marinated Feta from "Nothing Fancy"

A recipe from Alison Roman's fantastic new cookbook. Warning: you may become obsessed with this one.

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Jami Attenberg on "All This Could Be Yours"

"One of the greatest challenges of writing my seventh book was setting it in my recently adopted home of New Orleans."

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October's best cookbooks

Southern, Sichuan, Tex-Mex, and dishes inspired by film and television. Here's a look at our picks in cooking and food writing this month.

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The best mysteries & thrillers of October

October may offer the best line up of mysteries and thrillers that you'll see this year.

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Best literature and fiction of October

The first short story collection from Zadie Smith; auto-fiction from Ben Lerner; the latest from the author of Olive Kitteridge; and an unsettling, but powerful, family drama...

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The best history books of October

The four books featured in this post are each designed to take you on a journey.

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Amazon's best books of October: Today's releases

The follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Olive Kitteridge; a provocative memoir about a manipulative parent; the heartwarming story of a down-and-out donkey getting a second chance at life; and another memoir that goes uncover with a covert CIA operative...

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Amazon's best books of October: Today's releases

The first short story collection from Zadie Smith; Megan Phelps-Roper reflects on her extreme upbringing; and Leigh Bardugo spins a tale of dark intrigue in her enthralling adult debut.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of October

Put these five sci-fi and fantasy novels right at the top of your TBR pile.

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Amazon's best books of October: Today's releases

Three provocative memoirs, and a novel that reads like one...

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Cathleen Schine on "The Grammarians"

How a love of words informed the writing of this delightfully comic novel...

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The best history books of September

There's a diverse list of histories this month.

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