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When Book Covers Came of Age

Book covers were once simply protective wrappings, designed to be discarded. In the 1920s, that all changed. Have a look at some gorgeous examples from the art form's heyday, and read an except from "The Illustrated Dust Jacket."

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The Best Books of the Year: "This Is How It Always Is" by Laurie Frankel

This Is How It Always Is published back in January, but the power of Frankel's novel to stay fresh in your mind also gave it the power to secure a spot on our list of the Top 20 Best Books of 2017.

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Celebrity Picks: Ken Follett's Favorite Reads of 2017

What does a master of thrilling historical fiction like to read for fun and inspiration?

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The Best Romance Novels of 2017

From dukes to FBI agents, and from football coaches to librarians, we've got you covered in our list of the best romances of the year.

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YA Wednesday: Maggie Stiefvater on "All the Crooked Saints"

When Maggie Stiefvater visited us in Seattle we talked about her new novel All the Crooked Saints, miracles, owls, and more.

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Celebrity Picks: John Green's Favorite Reads of 2017

John Green writes best selling young adult fiction, but what does he read? The top three books he enjoyed the most this year are an interesting mix...

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Celebrity Picks: Alice Hoffman's Favorite Reads of 2017

Having loved so many of her books, we were curious to see what books Alice Hoffman would recommend.

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An Excerpt from the Best Biography of the Year: Sherman Alexie's "You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me"

"I whispered, 'I love you,' and walked, grief-drunk and afraid, into the rest of my life."

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Amazon's Best Books of December: Today's Releases

Includes our Spotlight and Debut Spotlight picks, new nonfiction from Ursula K. Le Guin, sci-fi from Nora Roberts, the latest from Jennifer Chiaverini, and more...

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David Grann's "Killers of the Flower Moon" in Photographs

We asked the author if he would share a little more about the book with Amazon readers--he sent us these great photos from his research, along with captions.

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