The Best Children's Book of the Year So Far: "The Night Diary"

The author of our number one pick for the best kids' books of 2018 so far shares the story that inspired The Night Diary.

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

A debut thriller for fans of Tana French, a professor unpacks the growing gap between the haves and have nots in India, and an endearing novel about an advice columnist, set during the London Blitz...

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: "Girls Burn Brighter"

How and why Shobha Rao's novel Girls Burn Brighter broke—and then mended—our hearts on its way to becoming our pick for the best books of 2018 so far.

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: Humor & Entertainment

Including a memento mori for a generation of music icons, the career and creative secrets of two pioneering artists, and the secret, debauched lives of panda bears.

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: "The Woman in the Window"

With twists that will have you gasping out loud, this Hitchcockian noir thriller landed at number four on our list of the best books of 2018 so far. In this piece originally published on January 10, 2018, author A.J. Finn reflects on his influences and inspirations.

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The Best History Books of the Year So Far

The first half of the year produced more great history books than we normally see by his time. Here's a selection, but be sure to check out the full list.

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Keeping History and Hope Alive: The Inspiration for "PRIDE"

Rob Sanders, the author of PRIDE: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag, shares his story of inspiration and a handful of children's book recommendations as part of LGBT History month.

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: "The Feather Thief"

Clever and informative, Kirk Wallace Johnson's tale of the strangest museum heist you've never heard of is number three on our list of the best books of 2018 so far. Here's our interview with Johnson, originally published on May 9, 2018.

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of the Year So Far

Including a weighty—and timely—document on one of our most divisive arguments, a fascinating behind-the-scenes peek at carnival life, and the journey of a magician that's wonderfully grounded in the real world.

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

Kristin Hannah thrilled (and chilled) us with her tale of both fractured family and psyche, landing in the second spot on our list of the best books of 2018 so far. Here's our interview with Hannah, originally published on February 5, 2018.

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The Best Nonfiction of the Year So Far

A look at a few of our favorite true stories from the first half of 2018, including a bird-brained heist caper, the dirty secrets behind massive fraud in Silicon Valley, the mysterious disappearances of two explorers in the Borneo wilderness, and more.

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The Best Books of the Year So Far: Tara Westover on "Educated"

Tara Westover's  Educated—a stirring chronicle of her path from a survivalist upbringing to Cambridge University—is our top pick for the best books of 2018 so far. Here's our interview with Westover, originally published on February 20, 2018.

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Best Kids' Books of 2018 So Far

We're halfway through 2018 and it's the time of the year when we look back and choose our favorite books. Here are our top picks for kids of all ages:

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The Amazon Editors' Best Books of 2018 So Far

Drum roll, please...

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Suspense in Seattle: When Ruth Ware Came to Town

We caught up with bestselling mystery-thriller author Ruth Ware on the Seattle leg of her book tour for The Death of Mrs. Westaway.  And now we can't wait for her to return.  

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