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Can't Quite Say Goodbye...A Conversation with Rebecca Stead

Seventh grade. Have you ever met anyone who would voluntarily return to that time in their life? No thank you. Yet this tumultuous time is the setting for "Goodbye Stranger," Rebecca Stead's latest novel and one of my favorite reads this year so I asked her, why go there?...

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Amazon's Best Books of September: Part One

As the poet never said, September is the busiest month. Maybe it’s the back to school effect, but every fall we see an abundance of great books to read. Here are the first five titles in our Best of the...

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Oliver Sacks Dead at 82

Oliver Sacks died in New York today at the age of 82. The cause was melanoma that had spread to his liver. A physician, professor, and best-selling writer, Sacks was a prolific writer with a gift for making science compelling...

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Graphic Novel Friday: Fairy Tale's End

This is a fairy tale that is not bedtime reading; this is a fable without a cute moral tacked onto its ending; this is what happens when storybook characters escape from death only to find mortality is very real and...

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Best Books of the Month in Literary Fiction

Throughout this month, we have featured some of our favorite fiction in pieces about...

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Interview with Kim Harrison on Her New Book, “The Drafter”

Bestselling author Kim Harrison reveals details about her thrilling new urban fantasy series in this video interview with the Amazon editors.

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Can't Get Enough: Favorite Romance Binge-Reads

There’s nothing better than finding a wonderful, new-to-you author and then (hooray!) discovering he or she has written lots and lots o’ books for you to read. Here's a selection of best binge-read romances.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of August

It's nearly the end of summer-- take a look at the Editors' picks for the best Mysteries, Thrillers & Suspense novels of August and try to make your summer reading last just a little longer.

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YA Book Club: John Green Answers Your Questions

John Green's "Paper Towns" is our book club read for August and he answered some questions from our readers. See what he has to say about his characters, Walt Whitman, and more, and vote for the September YA book club pick at the same time...

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Dog Days of Summer: Book Suggestions from our Furry Friends

The Amazon book editors are moving this week, so while we pack up our books, we're handing the book recommendation reins over to our fuzzy dog companions in the office, who have managed to dodge packing duties due to lack...

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Recipe Road Test: "Dinner Solved!" One-Skillet Beefy Enchilada Noodle Casserole

Katie Workman is a busy mom with a great sense of humor who knows how to create recipes that totally work for the rest of us. The recipe below is from the "I Need a Big Fat Hug" chapter in her latest cookbook, "Dinner Solved!" and it's gotten rave reviews across the board...

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