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Amazon Editor’s Best Books of the Month – September 2016

Oh dear, my to-be-read pile just grew again thanks to these recommendations from the Amazon book editors. Which books on this list are you going to read? Mischling by Affinity Konar It’s 1944 when the twin sisters arrive at Auschwitz with their mother and grandfather. In their benighted new world, Pearl and Stasha Zagorski take […]

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Amazon’s Top 10 Books: August 2016

I don’t know about you, but my pile of to-be-read books is growing taller by the minute! I’m confident that at least a few of the books mentioned below will be added to the teetering tower. The best book of the month, according to Amazon book editors is Another Brooklyn by National Book Award winner, […]

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10 Colorful Book Covers for a Cheerful Shelf

Webster’s Dictionary defines a bibliophile as “a lover of books, especially for qualities of format.” So while we’re advised not to judge a book by its cover, it’s our duty as devoted bibliophiles to do just that. After all, it would be an injustice to beautiful books everywhere not to. Here are 10 of our favorite […]

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How I Conquered Netflix and Started Reading Again

In 2008 I was living alone without television. My phone wasn’t smart and my stolen wifi wasn’t strong enough for streaming. I didn’t keep track of how many books I read, but almost every evening was spent with one. My book club met every 6 weeks. Eventually, I met a boy and that boy came […]

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June’s Bestselling Signed Books

We here at AbeBooks love a good read, especially when it’s signed by the incredible author that wrote it. From epic family sagas to scientific discoveries, our bestselling signed books list has something for everyone this month. What signed book will you add to your collection? 1. Homegoing: A Novel by Yaa Gyasi A novel of […]

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For the Love of Tennis

Tennis instruction from the 1908 book Lawn Tennis. Tennis – the athleticism, the rivals, the outfits, the tantrums, the underdogs – it’s an exciting sport to say the least. AbeBooks has a tremendous selection of books dedicated to the game, including biographies from some of the best players: Open by Andre Agassi, Rafa, My Story by […]

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Amazon’s Best Books of the Month – June 2016

Amazon’s book editors have done it again. Here’s a list of 10 must-read books for June, with a bonus Debut Spotlight to finish the list. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley On a foggy summer night, eleven people – ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter – depart Martha’s Vineyard on a private jet headed for New […]

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May’s Bestselling Signed Books

What were the most sought after signatures on AbeBooks in May? The list ranges from award-winners and a children’s book to science and science fiction. 1. Zero K by Don DeLillo 2. Everybody’s Fool by Richard Russo 3. Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie 4. Nobody’s Fool by Richard Russo 5. Mort by Terry Pratchett 6. The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh […]

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Amazon’s Best Books of the Month – May 2016

If you’re looking for the next must-read book, look no further than this impressive list of books that the Amazon editors loved for the month. The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth J. Church In her sweeping debut novel, Elizabeth J. Church takes us from the World War II years in Chicago to the vast […]

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An Introduction to Shakespeare for Kids

April 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare. Shakespeare’s work is among the most widely read and studied. But does his work resonate with kids? The language can be difficult to understand and some passages are dense. Most children probably don’t ask for a Shakespeare soliloquy for their bed-time story. Fortunately, there […]

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