Get Cozy with a Book This Fall

Every month, Amazon staffers sift through hundreds of new books searching for gems. Here’s what Amazon senior editor Al Woodworth chose especially for Post readers this season.


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All the Broken Places

by John Boyne

For decades Gretel Fernsby rarely spoke of her past. But when a new neighbor moves in, she’s forced to reckon with her family’s actions during World War II.

Stella Maris

by Cormac McCarthy

The second book in the the Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s series The Passenger focuses on the main character’s sister a­fter a schizophrenia diagnosis.

Now is Not the Time to Panic

by Kevin Wilson

In this big-hearted novel, two teenagers become best friends over the course of a summer and embark on a life-changing art project.

Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six

by Lisa Unger

Three couples head for a vacation in the woods but discover hidden histories that turn the weekend from a dream to a nightmare.

The Twist of a Knife

by Anthony Horowitz

In this classic whodunit, the only man who can prove Horowitz is not a murderer won’t take his calls.


Number One Is Walking

by Steve Martin

The beloved comedian teams up with New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss to share stories and illustrations of his adventures in Hollywood.

American Caliph

by Shahan Mufti

Backed by transcripts and interviews, Mufti recounts the mystifying hostage crisis of the 1970s and the rise of the American Islamic movement.

What’s for Dessert

by Claire Saffitz

This is the perfect cookbook to give you the inspiration and the recipes you need to sate the family’s sweet tooth over the holidays.

The Light We Carry

by Michelle Obama

Combining inspiration, self-care, and reflection, the former first lady offers strategies for staying optimistic and balanced in today’s world.

Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing

by Matthew Perry

The Friends star reflects on his life, from growing up in Canada to his on-screen success to his battles with addiction.

This article is featured in the November/December 2022 issue of The Saturday Evening Post. Subscribe to the magazine for more art, inspiring stories, fiction, humor, and features from our archives.



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