Two decades ago now, Arthur A. Levine introduced American audiences to an unknown author named J.K. Rowling, and her first novel,
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Earlier this year we went to his office in Manhattan and talked to him about it.
Sadie is a suspenseful novel of murder, revenge and disappearance told through dual narratives, one of them the transcripts of a podcast. We asked the author about her favorite podcasts and stories of true crime.
Kate Alice Marshall's novel is one of my favorites this summer; a gritty wilderness story of survival and revenge that kept me on the edge of my seat all the way through. Marshall shares her thoughts on what makes a character survive.
One of our favorite new nonfiction books for kids is a gorgeous illustrated tour of America's most iconic national parks. Check out illustrator Chris Turnham's technique as he went from sketch to final stunning image, taking inspiration from silkscreen and a love of vintage 1930's WPA posters.
Tomi Adeyemi's debut novel is a richly developed fantasy that we loved so much we made it a top 10 pick for our favorite books of 2018 so far. In this Amazon Book Review exclusive originally published earlier this year, Adeyemi shares the influence of her heritage on the book and the risk she took to write it.Read more
The author of our number one pick for the best kids' books of 2018 so far shares the story that inspired The Night Diary.Read more
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.
What did Brian Selznick think when he got tapped to create 20th anniversary covers for Harry Potter? We asked him that and more...