Editor's Picks

The Best Books of the Month: November, Part One

The final two months of the year are often a little light on great books, so consumed are readers and publishers with the bumper crop that was September and October. This month, however, is hefty, full of great reads, both fictional and nonfictional.

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Oh, the Humanity: More New York Stories from Brandon Stanton

If you're one of the more than 15 million readers of Brandon Stanton's blog, you're already familiar with his intensely personal glimpses into the lives of strangers though his portraits and the impromptu, often raw thoughts that accompany them. In our interview from Book Expo America, Stanton talks about his new book, Humans of New York: Stories, the future of his project, and more.

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Book Sculptures are Amazing

I was thinking about doing a post about book sculptures (because they are amazing), so I started poking around the internet...

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YA Wednesday: The Villainous Side of Marie Lu

Would you rather be a hero or a villain? Marie Lu talks about switching sides in her new series, "The Young Elites"...

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The Best Children's Books of October

With school in full swing there is even more reason to make sure kids are finding books they want to read. Here are some of our favorite new books this month for each age range...

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"Scarred, but Unbroken": Amy Ellis Nutt on "Becoming Nicole"

Becoming Nicole rather coincidentally landed right in the middle of the transgender zeitgeist, but journalist Amy Ellis Nutt began her work on the moving story of the toddler who always knew he’d been born in the wrong body long before. She talks about how and why she wrote her exceptional book.

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Halloween Books for the Kiddies

At my house right now we are arguing about how many Halloween costumes the dog needs and I'm trying to decide when it's safe to buy candy without eating it all...at least there are all these cute new Halloween children's books...

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Exclusive: Bob Woodward on Richard Nixon and the "Other Side of Watergate"

In this interview with Amazon Book Review Editorial Director Sara Nelson, longtime Washington Post editor and reporter Bob Woodward speaks about The Last of the President's Men, his latest (and final) foray into Nixon's White House, and why Watergate still matters.

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Crazy for Coloring Books? A List of 10 Favorites

Forget those flimsy old school coloring books for kids--the grown-ups who color trend is going strong and there are choices galore. Here are ten new adult coloring books we think stand out...

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Best Books of October

Amazon's Best Books of October: Part Two

Nonfiction fans rejoice! Part Two of the Best Books of October features books about Nixon (yes, there's actually a fascinating, and cringe-worthy, thing or two that you didn’t know about the 37th president), a CIA director, one of George Washington’s...

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