The Best Biographies and Memoirs of May

What happens when you actually run away and join the circus? Find out in this month's picks, along with a monumental biography of a monumental actor/comedian, an ambivalent story about the ambivalence of parenting, and more.

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Amazon's Best Books of May: This Week's Releases

Includes the latest from the Booker Prize-winning author of The English Patient, and a collection of interconnected stories that starts with a highly unusual tale of star-crossed love...

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The Best History Books of May

As your summer vacation nears, consider spending some time immersed in one of these history books.

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The Best Nonfiction of May

A bird-brained heist, dirty dealings at a Silicon Valley start-up, and the science of psychedelics are just three of our selections for the top true tales of the month.

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

A memoir for anyone who has ever wanted to join the circus (or not), Paula McLain highlights another Hemingway wife, and the latest literary offering from David Duchovny (yes, that guy from The X-Files)...

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Graphic Novel Friday: Best Comics of April

From "Head Lopper" to "Giant Days," these new graphic novels will add a spark to your April.

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The Best Nonfiction of April

Misadventures sardonically told, the wisdom of natural disasters, and the wacky world of animal depravity highlight our picks for the best fact-based writing of the month.

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Best Books of the Month: Literature and Fiction

A popular crime fiction writer switches gears, a moving family epic, and a timely tale despite its turn-of-the-twentieth-century Vienna setting...

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"The Oracle Year": How Did That Happen?

Charles Soule—author of our April debut spotlight pick, The Oracle Year—talks about how the novel came about, and what he thinks we all believe in. 

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of April

Come sail away with this month's picks, including a courageous and ongoing voyage in search of self and surf.

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

Another epic tale full of palace intrigue, heartbreak, and girl power, and an unnerving but utterly engrossing memoir...

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Best Romances of April: 7 Top Picks

Seven of our favorite April romances bring us honey badgers, cat burglars, and au pairs.

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Recipe Road Test: Carrot Cupcakes from "The Perfect Cake"

THE BEST cupcakes I've ever made.  Give them a try and see if you agree.

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

No foolin', this month brings the return of some beloved authors--and their books do not disappoint.

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Spring Reading has Sprung

It may not exactly be spring everywhere, but the beginning of April marks the beginning of Spring Reading.

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