Celebrity Picks: Rachel Renee Russell's Favorite Reads of 2016

Across 11 bestselling books, Rachel Renée Russell's Dork Diaries series has chronicled the adventures (and misadventures) of Nikki Maxwell, a typical 14-year-old navigating the unknown and sometimes rough waters of middle school. Published in November, Tales from a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy is the latest installment in the entertaining, funny, and inspirational...

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Celebrity Picks: Tana French's Favorite Reads of 2016

Tana French is a big favorite among the editors at Amazon, so we were especially excited to see what she would pick. She did not disappoint. French goes back to the nineties, the eighties, and even to the thirties for her picks. Interestingly, none of the books she listed is...

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Great Gifts for 21st Century Gearheads

If you ever wondered what's under the hood of the the Millennium Falcon, a Saturn V rocket, or NASA's Mars rovers, it turns out a Haynes Owner's Workshop Manual is still helpful.

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Celebrity Picks: Jeffrey Toobin's Favorite Reads of 2016

New Yorker columnist, CNN legal analyst, and best-selling author Jeffrey Toobin gives us the insider scoop on the top three books he's read this year.

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The Best Books of the Year, for Those About to Rock

Since Keith Richards’s Life appeared in 2010 (and set the standard for rock books, by the way), a torrent of biographies, memoirs, and retrospectives have followed in its wake. 2016 was another banner year, with nine of the 20 titles in our Best of the Year picks in Humor &...

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Celebrity Picks: Andy Cohen's Favorite Reads of 2016

Andy Cohen loves to ask his guests very personal questions and we asked him one our own: what are the best three books you've read this year?

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Historical Romance: 7 Romance Authors Pick Their Favorite Books

Eloisa James, Tessa Dare, Kelly Bowen, Sabrina Jeffries, Monica McCarty, Megan Frampton, and Elizabeth Hoyt name their favorite historical romances of this year as well as years past - and tell us why these books have a top spot in their hearts.

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YA Wednesday: Best Young Adult Books of 2016

2016 was a stellar year in young adult books, here are our editors' picks for the top 20.

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Celebrity Picks: Bryan Cranston's Favorite Reads of 2016

The versatile star of Breaking Bad and The Infiltrator - and author of the new memoir, A Life in Parts - lists his favorite books of 2016.

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What to Get the Cookbook Lover: "The Chef's Library"

If you're looking for the perfect gift for someone who's already a little cookbook obsessed, search no more...

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