Truck Month Textbook Trade In Amazon Fashion Learn more nav_sap_cbcc_7_fly_beacon $5 Albums Tile Wearable Technology Fire TV with 4k Ultra HD Luxury Beauty Mother's Day Gifts Shop now Amazon Gift Card Offer seeso seeso seeso  Amazon Echo  Echo Dot  Amazon Tap  Echo Dot  Amazon Tap  Amazon Echo Fire, Only $39.99 Kindle Paperwhite AutoRip in CDs & Vinyl ReadyRide Bikes from Diamondback SnS

Kindle First

Explore
EDITORS' PICKS

Our editors select new books each month.

Choose one
FOR $1.99

You can buy one featured book for $1.99 every month.

Read it
EARLY

Books are available in advance of their official release date.

Prime members enjoy one book for FREE. Already a Prime member? Sign in now

How it works

Choose one of the six Editors' Picks today for $1.99. Or join Prime and get it for FREE.
Read now on any Kindle device or free Kindle reading app.
Learn more about Kindle First

May Picks: Choose one of six for $1.99

Thriller

  • Release Date: June 1, 2016
  • Pre-order Price: $4.99
  • Buy Now Price: $1.99

Sometimes a story is powerful enough—and horrifying enough—to instantly transfix us and forever change the way we look at a simple object. In The Silence of the Lambs, it’s the lotion in the basket. In this gruesome crime novel, it’s butterflies... Read more
— Alison Dasho and JoVon Sotak, Editors

Contemporary Fiction

  • Release Date: June 1, 2016
  • Pre-order Price: $4.99
  • Buy Now Price: $1.99

As a mother and a fan of stories that transport me to another part of the world, I found this haunting and universal tale of the imperatives of motherhood tailor-made for me. Amulya Malladi is the author of five other gorgeously written novels, so naturally I was... Read more
— Danielle Marshall, Editor

Fantasy

  • Release Date: June 1, 2016
  • Pre-order Price: $4.99
  • Buy Now Price: $1.99

This is not your stereotypical fantasy tale—in fact, debut author K. Eason has written a novel that turns tried and true into new and exciting. There are no beautiful, noble elves, wise wizards, or ugly orcs, and it’s not set in a land of sprawling castles. Rather... Read more
— Adrienne Procaccini, Editor

Mystery

  • Release Date: June 1, 2016
  • Pre-order Price: $4.99
  • Buy Now Price: $1.99

Good chemistry between an unlikely pair of detectives can really get me hooked on a new crime series, and as the duo introduced in Time Heals No Wounds get to know one another, their rapport feels at once fresh and instantly familiar. The dynamics created by partnering... Read more
— Gabriella Page-Fort, Editor

Modern Fiction

  • Release Date: June 1, 2016
  • Pre-order Price: $4.99
  • Buy Now Price: $1.99

What’s more humiliating than watching a marriage dissolve in the middle of dinner at a cheesy chain restaurant? In We’re All Damaged, our lovable hero, Andy, is devouring his sizzling chicken dish when he’s blindsided by his wife’s announcement: “I don’t want this... Read more
— Carmen Johnson, Editor

Literary Fiction

  • Release Date: June 1, 2016
  • Pre-order Price: $4.99
  • Buy Now Price: $1.99

My heart has been shaped by stories like About the Night, which swept me back in time to a divided Jerusalem where two star-crossed lovers meet, changing their lives forever. Love stories are not always straightforward: the stakes are high; each revelation puts the... Read more
— Gabriella Page-Fort, Editor

Please note: Kindle Unlimited subscribers can borrow these Kindle First books when they are officially released on June 1, 2016.