Weekend reading

Here’s what the Amazon editors are reading this weekend, including some buzz-worthy January novels and an action-packed adventure that gives American folk tales a new twist.

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Kevin Wilson on spontaneous human combustion, parenting, and his new novel

"Nothing to See Here" follows a young woman who is tasked with the seemingly impossible: caring for children who spontaneously burst into flames. It's funny, big-hearted, and an absolute joy to read. We caught up with Kevin Wilson to talk about the inspiration for the novel, parenting, and the world we live in today.

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Beloved Books That Almost Weren't

Can you imagine a world without Harry Potter? Here are a handful of literary treasures that almost didn't find readers...

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Rise of the witches

Six new books explore a growing fascination with witchcraft, going beyond scale of dragon and tooth of wolf.

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Books we are talking about

Here are a few of the books we are talking about this week. 

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André Aciman on returning to first loves a decade later in his new novel

In our interview with the bestselling author, André Aciman, we talk about the obsession of love, his new novel, the movie version of his book, Italy, music, what he's reading now, and much more.

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Jami Attenberg on "All This Could Be Yours"

"One of the greatest challenges of writing my seventh book was setting it in my recently adopted home of New Orleans."

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A prime time for Prime Reading

If you're a Prime member, you should be doing some Prime Reading. 

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Books we are talking about

There's an author or two out there who appears to be living her best life.

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Creating a female James Bond: Talking to Patricia Cornwell about "Quantum"

We caught up with the best-selling author to talk about her new series. 

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Stephen Chbosky returns with "Imaginary Friend"

The author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower returns to novel writing with Imaginary Friend, a horror novel that he swears is "not a gore-a-thon" but "more of a mother-son story." Read our interview with Stephen Chbosky.

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Weekend Reading

Here are some of the books that we'll be reading in the coming days.

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Best literature and fiction of October

The first short story collection from Zadie Smith; auto-fiction from Ben Lerner; the latest from the author of Olive Kitteridge; and an unsettling, but powerful, family drama...

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Unputdownable reads

According to Amazon Charts, readers sped through these books faster than others.

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Meet Our Newest Editor: You Can Call Her Al

A Q&A with the newest member of our Editorial Team, Al Woodworth.

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