The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of 2018

If you're looking for something to ward off the chilly weather (or to add another layer of chill), here are some of our favorite mysteries and thrillers from the past year. 

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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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Best Books of the Month: Nonfiction

This month: A 20th anniversary celebration of The Sopranos and everyone's favorite waste management consultant; a master of the dark arts of hacking; an epic guitar war; privacy in the age of convenience; and grammar!

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The Best Books of 2018: Science & Nature

20 books, chosen using only the most empirical methods available....

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

A sultry Southern noir, the exciting conclusion to an epic fantasy trilogy, a peek into the darker corners of cybersecurity, and more...

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Beyond Baba Yaga: Arden's Winternight Trilogy Weaves Complex Russian Fairy Tales into a Winning Fantasy Series

It might be ironic that Katherine Arden started writing her historical fantasy novels set in the cold forests of medieval Russia while she was working on a coffee farm in Hawaii, but clearly her process worked: The Amazon Books editors have picked all three of her Winternight novels as Best Books of the Month.

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Best Books of the Year: "Dopesick"

We talked about Beth Macy's powerful work of investigative journalism for months, and it quickly landed on our list of the top 20 best books of 2018. Here's an interview with the author that we originally published on August 29, 2018.

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The Best Books of the Year: "The Great Alone"

Kristin Hannah's The Great Alone thrilled (and chilled) us with its tale of both fractured family and psyche, making it one of our favorite novels of 2018 . Here's our interview with Hannah, originally published on February 5, 2018.

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Best Books of 2018: "Children of Blood and Bone"

Tomi Adeyemi's debut novel landed on three of our best books of 2018 lists, including the top 10 overall.  In this interview she talks about what went into writing Children of Blood and Bone.

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YA Wednesday: Best Books of 2018

What a great year this has been for young adult books! Here's a look at our top 5 picks of 2018...

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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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