Best of Amazon
Hand-picked reads from the Amazon Books Editors. For anyone looking for a good book to read on your couch or the subway, this list is a good place to start your search.
1. What’s Mine and Yours by Naima Coster
From the author of Halsey Street, a sweeping novel of legacy, identity, the American family—and the ways that race affects even our most intimate relationships.
2. The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
“A bold, edgy, accomplished debut!” —Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network
3. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
Klara and the Sun is a magnificent new novel from the Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro—author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day.
4. The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen
The long-awaited new novel from one of America’s most highly regarded contemporary writers, The Committed follows the unnamed Sympathizer as he arrives in Paris in the early 1980s with his blood brother Bon. The pair try to overcome their pasts and ensure their futures by engaging in capitalism in one of its purest forms: drug dealing.
5. We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker
Duchess Day Radley is a thirteen-year-old self-proclaimed outlaw. Rules are for other people. She is the fierce protector of her five-year-old brother, Robin, and the parent to her mother, Star, a single mom incapable of taking care of herself, let alone her two kids.
6. The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson
The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.