Scott Turow's 2020 summer reads

We caught up with the best-selling author to see what he's been reading and loving these days. 

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Modern classics by Black authors

The Amazon Books editors name 16 novels and short story collections that will dazzle readers.

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Amazon's best books of June: This week's releases

A harrowing page-turner, the queen of the summer read pays homage to the film Same Time Next Year, and a perverse and gritty novel set against the backdrop of a meditation retreat.

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Max Brooks on Bigfoot, survival, and his novel “Devolution”

“Devolution” and “World War Z” author Max Brooks talks with the Amazon Book Review about how he uses fiction to show readers how to prepare for real disasters.

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Goodreads Recommends 32 New Novels by Black Authors to Read Now

Goodreads editor, Cybil Wallace, spotlights 32 new novels to read by Black authors, all of which are publishing this year.

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Elin Hilderbrand talks about her new novel, "28 Summers"

We talk to the reigning queen of the beach read about her latest novel, ‘28 Summers’, one of our Best Books of June. 

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Weekend reading

This weekend we are looking for a little guidance, knowledge, and inspiration.

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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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Best literature and fiction of June

A story that takes a deep dive into grief, loss and guilt, a perverse and gritty novel set against the backdrop of a meditation retreat, Elin Hilderbrand pays literary homage to the film Same Time Next Year, and more.

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Books we are talking about

This week we are talking about what nearly every person in the country—and for that matter, across the globe—is talking about. Race, society, and change.

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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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Weekend reading

Like so many readers, the Books Editorial team is turning the power of literature this weekend from award-winning books and trusted standbys, to buzzy new novels of black lives publishing this summer.

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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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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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