Top 10 Spring Reads
Every month, Amazon staffers sift through hundreds of new books searching for gems. Here’s what Amazon editor Chris Schluep chose especially for Post readers this spring.
A Piece of the World
by Christina Baker Kline
The best-selling author of The Orphan Train returns with a novel based on Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious painting Christina’s World.
by Peter Heller
A Brooklyn woman who specializes in finding lost family members heads to Yellowstone to investigate a missing photographer.
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
by Lisa See
The best-selling author explores the lives of a mother from a remote Chinese village and her daughter, who has been adopted by American parents.
by Fredrik Backman
The new novel from the Swedish author of the delightful A Man Called Ove revolves around a small town that needs to win a junior ice hockey championship.
by Greg Iles
A modern-day Southern epic, this final installment in the Natchez Burning trilogy delivers with a story of love and honor, hatred and revenge.
by Yuval Noah Harari
Two years ago, Harari’s book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind took the nonfiction world by storm. Homo Deus expands on the final chapters of that first book, exploring what it will mean to be human in the times to come.
by Tom Clavin
Get a closer look at one of the most turbulent towns in the West, featuring a who’s who of famous characters: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, and many more.
St. Martin’s Press
South and West
by Joan Didion
This book from the master of the contemporary memoir is different from her normal fare. It consists of her research notebooks from trips to the U.S. South and West, offering an illuminating glimpse into her writerly mind.
The Rules Do Not Apply
by Ariel Levy
New Yorker writer Levy was pregnant, married, and financially secure when she left for Mongolia in 2012. A month later, none of that was true. How does a person deal with that kind of loss? How can she pick up the pieces?
Killers of the Flower Moon
by David Grann
The author of The Lost City of Z has written a supreme example of narrative nonfiction, weaving a tale of 1920s oilmen, Texas Rangers, Native Americans, a nascent FBI, murder, intrigue, and conspiracy.