Browse the Big Fall Books Preview
|Editors' Picks for the 10 Most Intriguing Books of Fall|
Browse the Amazon Books Editors' picks for the season's most intriguing books (presented alphabetically by author).|
|Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon|
|Beloved author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay returns with a knowing story of life in politically correct northern California. (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't by Stephen Colbert|
|According to the author and TV phenomenon, this one might "singlebookedly pull this country back from the brink." (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|The Twelve by Justin Cronin|
|In a world ravaged by vampire apocalypse that began in The Passage, survivors band together to eradicate the origins of the virus. (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|Winter of the World by Ken Follett|
|Follet's Fall of Giants follow-up is doorstop of a tale of WWII and the nuclear age. (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver|
|The effects of global warming have never been so fascinating--or beautiful--as in this novel by the beloved author of The Poisonwood Bible. (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling|
|The very definition of "highly anticipated," this blackly comic tale of a town in trouble is the Harry Potter creator's first book expressly for adults. (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|Joseph Anton: A Memoir by Salman Rushdie|
|From the celebrated novelist, the true tale of hiding for his life. (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|NW by Zadie Smith|
|A characteristically brilliant comic novel about four young people making their way in complicated London. (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|The Oath by Jeffrey Toobin|
|A surprising look at how two branches of government do--and don't--get along. (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe|
|Think The Bonfire of the Vanities goes to Miami. Class, race, politics--it's all there, in Wolfe's typically audacious style. (Kindle Edition | Hardcover)|
|See all of our editors' picks for fall.|
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The Big Fall Books Preview
The year's biggest book season is just around the corner. Browse fall's biggest releases, including our editors' picks and the most anticipated biographies, cookbooks, fiction, mysteries, and nonfiction, plus upcoming releases for kids and teens.
Amazon Books Editors' Picks: Our Fall Favorites
Picks from Sara Nelson, Editorial Director
• The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): The Royal Tenenbaums as written by Jennifer Weiner? Sounds irresistible.
• Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): Swinging London in the '60s. Spies and sex and moral ambiguity. Yum.
• The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): Schwalbe talks books with his dying mother. He's lovely. She's brilliant.
Picks from Jon Foro, Senior Editor
• The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): A hilarious, harrowing road trip from Kesey's spiritual heir.
• 500 Days by Kurt Eichenwald (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): 500 thrilling pages on 500 decisive days that changed everything.
• Waging Heavy Peace by Neil Young (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): The old man takes a look at his life.
Picks from Mari Malcolm, Senior Editor
• The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): Witty foodblog goddess shares simply luscious recipes, resplendent photos.
• Daring Greatly by Brené Brown (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): TED phenomenon Brown expounds on why the courage to be vulnerable changes everything.
• The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): The most absorbing story ever written about watching paint dry.
Picks from Chris Schluep, Senior Editor
• In Sunlight and in Shadow by Mark Helprin (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): Among the most lyrical, sweeping novelists I know.
• Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): Meacham. Jefferson. Enough said.
• Mortality by Christopher Hitchens (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): Funny, sad, penetrating, profound--he wrote to the very end.
Picks from Neal Thompson, Senior Editor
• Phantom by Jo Nesbø (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): Harry Hole goes rogue in pursuit of a killer--and his own dark past.
• The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): A captivating account of the uncommon bonds forged in war.
• Live by Night by Dennis Lehane (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): Boston cop's son becomes bootlegging gangster. I can't wait.
Picks from Seira Wilson, Kids & Young Adult Books Editor
• Young Adult: Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): In a haunting sequel to my favorite YA book of 2011, love and revenge go hand in hand.
• Middle Grade: Return to the Willows by Jacqueline Kelly (Kindle Edition | Hardcover): Jacqueline Kelly's new Willows story reunites Ratty, Mole, and Toad--and does Grahame proud.
• Picture Books: Llama Llama Time to Share by Anna Dewdney: A perfect story to teach the thorny lesson of sharing.
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About Amazon.com's Big Fall Books Preview
In anticipation of the publishing season that's known for some of the most exciting debuts, well-regarded nonfiction and blockbuster fiction, the Amazon.com Books editorial team has fanned out to tear through advanced copies, scoured reviews and book news, and made our selections for fall's ten most intriguing releases. Our Big Fall Books Preview also features the season's most anticipated releases in fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, biographies and mysteries, along with the most exciting upcoming releases for kids and teens.
"Fall tends to bring readers some of the best, most-sure-to-be-talked-about books, and this year’s lineup looks especially impressive," said Sara Nelson, Editorial Director of Books and Kindle, Amazon.com. "In fact, our editorial team was so excited about so many upcoming books that, in addition to the Top 10 list, each of us picked three more upcoming books we already love, or can't wait to get our hands on, and included these suggestions, too." Whether you're looking for a book for your teenager or the delicious novels you'll soon devour in front of a fire, there's plenty of great reading to go around."
The books included in Amazon's Big Fall Books Preview are entirely editorial selections. We have great passion for uniting readers of all ages and tastes with their next favorite read, helping our customers find terrific gifts for book lovers, and drawing more attention to great books by exceptional authors of all stripes.