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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Weekend reading

From Carl Hiaasen's newest novel to the prequel to The Pillars of the Earth, these are the upcoming fall reads we're spending time with this weekend.

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Amazon's best books of August

This year has been a disappointment in many ways, but not where great reads are concerned. Once again we felt compelled to extend our typical list of top ten favorites to twelve, and we're delighted to share them with you.

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Mystery & thrillers: Our editors’ recent favorites

Whatever your preferred escape, there is— thankfully—a mystery or thriller to help you make that getaway. Here are some of our favorites.

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Karin Slaughter's 2020 summer reads

When it comes to summer reading, the best-selling thriller author enjoys page-turners that rival her own. Here are some recent favorites.

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Biscuits, heists, and drag racing: we talk to S. A. Cosby

We talk with S.A Cosby, the author of one of our best mysteries and thriller picks for July: Blacktop Wasteland.

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Favorite first lines from 2020 fall novels

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

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Must-read mysteries and thrillers coming this fall

Here are some of the standalone mysteries we're excited to read this fall.

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Must-read books by Black authors in fall 2020

These forthcoming books by Black authors—ranging from memoir to mystery, and from literary fiction to young adult—have the Amazon Books editors thinking that autumn can’t come fast enough.

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The best mysteries and thrillers of July

Pack up your hammock and find a socially distant spot to dive into some of this month's best mysteries and thrillers.

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Popular mystery series returning this fall

Series offer readers the opportunity to revisit beloved characters and locations. Here are the most popular mystery and thriller series publishing this fall.

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David Baldacci's 2020 summer reads

A great list of book recommendations from a master of the thriller. 

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Best mysteries and thrillers of 2020 so far

2020 has been a long, strange year so far, but a good year when it comes to mysteries and thrillers. It's hard to pick favorites, but here are a few of ours. 

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Our Best Books of the Year So Far yearbook

What's a yearbook without superlatives? 15 superlatives for our Best Books of the Year So Far. 

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Summer thrillers you won't want to miss

From a dangerous gold-digger aboard a luxury yacht to a killing in the woods near an upstate New York college, here are a few of our most anticipated thrillers of the summer.

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