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...
Carolyn Mackler has returned to the characters of her Printz Honor winning book, The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things , and in this exclusive piece she tells us why.Read more
With her follow-up, Legendary, releasing next week, the author of Caraval, one of our favorite young adult books of 2017, talks about her personal five best sequels list.Read more
As with many families, we remember the dogs as well as the people. In an Amazon Book Review exclusive, Jeanne Birdsall writes about the dogs in her life and in the lives of her beloved characters, the Penderwicks.Read more
What do a lion, an elephant, and a monkey have to do with comfy beds, a turquoise swimming pool, and perhaps a game of croquet? The answer lies in Palm Springs...
"Reading is like magic." From the mouth of a young person straight to my heart. Today we celebrate the launch of Amazon's Prime Book Box with a helping hand from kids who love books.
Her new graphic novel is a memoir of camp that is a must-read as we head into summer; Vera Brosgol let's us inside her creation process and some pretty funny letters home from camp...Read more
Besides the daffodils and tulips, spring is turning up loads of exciting new young adult novels. Here are some of the ones we're most looking forward to.
We might not always get along, but there's nothing like having a brother or sister to share our joys and, later, family drama. Kids usually have mixed feelings about getting a new sibling—meaning, it sounds good until they arrive. Here are some books to get kids laughing and discovering the benefits of having a new little person in their life.