10 Books Coming Soon to Screens Big and Small

Intense love, intergalactic conflict, and creepy zombie cats make the jump from page to screen this spring.

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A Birthday Surprise from Dr. Seuss

Tomorrow is Dr. Seuss' birthday, and it was just announced that he left us one more gem in that La Jolla closet: a new picture book.

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Big Books on the Small Screen

Five books we recommend both reading and watching...

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Rosamunde Pilcher (1924-2019)

The bestselling author of the beloved novel The Shell Seekers died Wednesday at the age of 94.

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2019 Children's Book Award Winners

The top awards given for children's and young adult books were announced this morning here in Seattle

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2019 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists

We're excited to see some of our favorite books from last year on this list...

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Considering the F-Word

It's not a word for polite society, yet it winds up on a lot of books covers. Why? 

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Resolutions Ahead! What We're Reading to Make 2019 a Better Year

The Amazon editors assess the upcoming year and decide to use books—of course!—to help them with their New Year's resolutions. Here's what we're reading.

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Stan Lee (1922-2018)

Comics visionary Stan Lee dies at age 95, a legend for co-creating some of Marvel's most enduring superheroes.

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Books to Film: "Beautiful Boy" An Interview with David and Nic Sheff

With Beautiful Boy hitting theaters nationwide, we caught up with authors David and Nic Sheff to talk about the film adapted from their memoirs.

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An Excerpt from "A Map of Days" Book 4 of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children Series

Ransom Riggs' highly anticipated new novel in the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series publishes on October 2nd.  You can read the prologue and an excerpt from the first chapter here. 

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Banned Books Week: Exercise Your Right to Read

Celebrate your literary freedoms with a handful of our favorite titles that have—in some way, at some time—been "challenged," "banned," and "burned."

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Prime Day's Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets--And The Cookbooks To Go With Them

It's Prime Day and a trio of the most popular kitchen gadgets are included in today's deals.  Here they are, along with a couple of my favorite cookbooks to go with each one.

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Anthony Bourdain 1956-2018

Remembering Anthony Bourdain, the internationally renowned and much loved chef, author, and television personality.

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It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Box of Children's Books!

"Reading is like magic."  From the mouth of a young person straight to my heart. Today we celebrate the launch of Amazon's Prime Book Box with a helping hand from kids who love books.

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