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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"The Index of Self-Destructive Acts" - an interview

We catch up with the author of a novel that Colum McCann describes as "a significant novel, beautifully crafted and deeply felt.... a high bonfire of our era's vanities."

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Gabrielle Union's 2020 summer reads

See which books actor, voice artist, activist and author Gabrielle Union recommends.

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Weekend reading

It’s been sunny in Seattle but the rain returns this weekend, and the Amazon Books editors return to our to-read piles.

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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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Summer reading

Editors' picks for summer thrillers, book clubs, and more.

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Weekend reading

Here are the books we are looking forward to reading this weekend. 

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On the podcast: 10 years of #1 picks

The Amazon Books editors explore their #1 picks from 2010 to today.

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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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Books celebrating our canine companions

Five books that pay tribute to the special bond between humans and their dogs.

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Books we are talking about

Here are some of the books the Amazon editors are talking about this week. 

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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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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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Our picks from this month's Amazon First Reads selections

Every month,  Amazon First Reads offers a collection of titles available a month early to readers. You can select one new pre-release Kindle book each month for $1.99 or one free if you’re a Prime member.

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On the podcast: reading when you are home all the time

When you are home all day, how does reading fit in? Plus, we talk to Pamela Paul and Maria Russo about their book "How to Raise a Reader." It's one of the books I recommend most to parents.

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