The best biographies and memoirs of September

These are stories of legends, of giants, of those that have changed the world (for better or for worse), and of those who will change the world.

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Amazon's best books of September

This month offers an addictive debut, a powerful memoir that examines the ways in which institutionalized racism permeates our judicial system, the latest from Louise Penny's beloved Chief Inspector Gamache series, and more.

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Wellness Wednesday: “The Feel Good Effect”

Three practical lessons from Robyn Conley Downs' new book to help you feel good.

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A decade of #1 books

Here are the Amazon editors' top picks for each of the past ten years.

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An excerpt from Bill Hayes' "How We Live Now"

In photos and stories, Hayes offers a different kind of love letter to New York city, one penned in the early days of the pandemic.

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Books we are talking about

As we approach the end of summer, our thoughts turn to books. As usual. 

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The best nonfiction of August

This month the Amazon editors are loving books about parenting, nature, identity, and as they say, a whole lot more. 

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Weekend reading

These are the books we’ll be happily buried in for the next few days.

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Witches arise: Spellbinding reads now in Kindle Unlimited

If you’re a fan of supernatural fiction—or if you want nonfiction guidance on how to develop your own powers—try these five books currently in Kindle Unlimited that reveal new, otherworldly adventures.

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The best history books of August

Read about these books before August is history.

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Book design trend: Put a bird on it

Everyone's newest backyard buddy is showing up on book covers this year. (No, not squirrels.)

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The best memoirs of August

In each of these memoirs, writers (scientists, poets, historians, Pulitzer Prize Winners, and mothers) grapple with the notion of identity, home, and place. 

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Amazon's best books of August

A heart-wrenching memoir from a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, another from "an astronomical Indiana Jones," and the latest thriller from the author of Anatomy of a Scandal

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History: Our editors’ recent favorite reads

A look back at the history books we have loved over 2020.

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Nonfiction: Our editors’ recent favorites

Here are some of our favorite nonfiction books of 2020.

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