The best biographies and memoirs of June

A woman goes in search of tigers, a best-selling author returns to share the comedy of her life as a 55-year-old, and a young girl escapes the Liberian Civil War and recounts her life on the move and as an immigrant in America.

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Amazon's best books of June: This week's releases

Summer reading season is in full swing with a novel reminiscent of a modern classic from Toni Morrison, a provocative debut, and a literary thriller. 

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Veronica Roth on the genesis of her new novel, “Chosen Ones”

The best-selling author of "Divergent" shares how the mythology of the "chosen one" inspired her new novel.

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Amazon's best books of May

A raucous memoir from the frontman of indie rock band the Airborne Toxic Event, a heartwarming tale of villagers who join forces to save the house that Jane Austen once lived in, and the latest courtroom drama from bestselling author Scott Turow. 

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Mikel Jollett on his memoir, "Hollywood Park"

Mikel Jollett is the lead singer of the Airborne Toxic Event, and we chat with him about growing up in a cult, writing lyrics vs. prose, Toni Morrison, and more.

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The best nonfiction of May

See the ones we loved in May.

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Best science fiction and fantasy of May

In this month's best sci-fi and fantasy books, readers return to Panem, Murderbot is back, and a brand-new fantasy series gives readers a jolt.

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Amazon's best books of May

A summer surprise for Hunger Games fans hungry for more, a propulsive debut about a gay teenager who can bring plants and animals back to life, and an unnerving work of psychological suspense.

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Unforgettable reads: Books that made us laugh out loud

They say laughter is the best medicine. Here are four books sure to tickle your funny bone. 

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The best history books of May

Here are our favorite history books of May.

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Books that inspired author Kiera Cass’s “The Betrothed”

Three books and eras that bestselling author Kiera Cass drew on for her highly anticipated new historical romance.

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Best literature and fiction of May

Whether you’re in the mood for a smart summer read, a thought-provoking yarn, or a heartwarming one, this month has you covered.

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A. G. Riddle on science, heroism, and humanity’s future

We talk with best-selling sci-fi thriller author A. G. Riddle about putting humanity in peril in fiction and the parallels he sees to the real challenges we face today.

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The best mysteries and thrillers of May

Here's a look at some of our favorite mysteries and thrillers of May.

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The best biographies and memoirs of May

Wild and true stories of extreme childhoods, discovering your mother is not quite what she seemed, learning to cook French food, and more page-turning memoirs await this month.

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