Weekend reading

Here is what the Amazon Books editors are reading this weekend. 

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Announcing the winners of the 2020 Audie Awards

Congratulations to this year's Audie recipients. This award recognizes excellence in audiobooks and spoken-word entertainment...

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The 10 most anticipated novels out this spring

Warm up with spring's most essential reads, according to Amazon Charts pre-order data.

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Amazon's best books of March: Today's releases

The highly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of Euphoria; the latest from National Book Award winner James McBride; a moving story inspired by Louise Erdrich's grandfather, and more. 

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An interview with Colum McCann about his new novel, "Apeirogon"

We talk to the bestselling and award-winning Colum McCann about the inspiration for his new book, his writing process, favorite books he's read recently and more.

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Weekend reading

The Amazon Books editors are loading these new reads into our book bags or onto our Kindles for the glorious leap-year weekend.

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Favorite first lines from spring and summer books

These are some of the first lines that stopped us in our tracks and made us sit down and read.

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Best literature and fiction of February

A historical novel that finds accusations of witchcraft quickly infecting a grieving but resourceful community; a fantastical historical whodunit; a novel that's a blend of Etaf Rum's A Woman Is No Man and Tara Westover's Educated, and more...

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Working titles of iconic tomes

War & Peace was originally titled All's Well that Ends Well; Lord of the Flies was called Strangers from Within...Indulge in a little literary trivia by identifying the temporary titles for these famous works...

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Weekend reading

Texas towns, basketball, award-winning authors, and a Whole Foods deli maid. That's just the tip of the reading iceberg for Amazon's book editors this weekend. 

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"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times": the best first sentences

It is often said that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover; but what about first lines? 

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Erik Larson’s favorite recent reads

Discover what one of today's most famous historians reads when he's not researching and writing.

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"It takes a village to write a book."

An exclusive essay from Kiley Reid, author of Such a Fun Age, on the process of writing her book at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. 

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Weekend reading

Here's what editors are reading this weekend.

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On the podcast: our favorite romantic comedies and why you should read them

If you don't like any of the romantic comedies we discuss on the podcast, you will probably never, ever like romantic comedies.

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