Deal alert: save on 13 Kindle bestsellers for your summer reading list

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Today’s Kindle Daily Deal brings books by George R.R. Martin, Nora Roberts, Gillian Flynn, and Andy Weir.

I wish these books were featured earlier, during popular shopping events like Mother’s Day or Prime Day.

Books featured today in Kindle Daily Deal, although there are “only” 13 of them, are all-time bestsellers and many users would love to get them to their Kindles and Kindle apps at reduced prices.

First of all, in anticipation of the 7th season of HBO’s Game of Thrones TV series, which is set to air on July 16, 2017, the first book from George R.R. Martin’s saga A Song of Ice and Fire costs today only $1.99.

A bestselling novel by Andy Weir, The Martian, is not for the first time featured as a Kindle deal. Having in mind that there may be a lot of new Kindle or Fire owners – thanks to Prime Day 2017 sale – this book is a perfect addition to the growing list of titles. Today, its price is set at $3.99, instead of the regular $12.99.

The book I’ve just bought is Gillian Flynn’s suspense novel Sharp Objects. It’s available at a deal price for customers shopping from outside of the US. The novel follows a reporter Camille Preaker who returns to her hometown to report the murders of two girls. The book normally costs $12.99, but today you can grab it for $2.99 (about $3.50 for international customers).

You can also pick up today, among others, Bay of Sighs by Nora Roberts, Amy Engel’s The Roanoke Girls, and The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George.

⇢ Kindle Daily Deal

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17 insanely colorful Amazon Fire 7 (2017) cases and sleeves

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Brighten your life with the Fire 7 tablet, and brighten your Fire 7 tablet with one of these cheerful cases, covers, and sleeves.

In June 2017, Amazon refreshed two Fire tablets: Fire 7 and Fire HD 8. The real changes were made to the smaller, 7-inch tablet.

Having the same price as the 5th-generation model released in 2015 ($49.99), Amazon Fire 7 (2017) has a slightly better screen. Most importantly, it is thinner and lighter than its predecessor.

Compared to the 2015 Fire 7, the depth of the all-new Fire 7 was reduced from 10.6 mm to 9.6 mm, making it impossible to reuse the hardshell case from the older model. The weight of the new model is also smaller. The 2017 Kindle Fire 7 has 10.4 oz (295 g), instead of 11 oz (313 g).

The weight of the 2017 Fire 7 combined with the considerable reduction in depth should give the impression that the new tablet is much lighter than the one from 2015.

A unique feature of Amazon’s Fire tablets is a range of bright colors. Compared to cyan and magenta, the new colors are bold and bright, but they are much warmer.

Amazon Fire dimensions ( height × width × depth )

Model Inches Millimeters
Amazon Fire 7 (2017) 7.60 × 4.50 × 0.38 192 × 115 × 9.6
Amazon Fire 7 (2015) 7.50 × 4.50 × 0.40 191 × 115 × 10.6
Amazon Fire HD 7 (2014) 7.52 × 5.04 × 0.42 191 × 128 × 10.6
Kindle Fire HDX 7 (2013) 7.32 × 5.04 × 0.35 186 × 128 × 9.0

In the overview below, we’ll not only show the cases available in the Fire Tablet Accessories Store on Amazon website. We’ve also added the best examples from Etsy and eBay – all bright and evoking nothing but pure joy!

When purchasing the case, no matter whether it’s Amazon or any other site, double check whether it’s designed for the Fire tablet launched in 2017. You should look for keywords like “7th generation,” or “2017 release.”

If you find “5th generation,” it means the case was designed for the previous model released in 2015. Again, the case for the old model will not fit the new one!

Where to buy covers for the 2017 Fire 7 tablet?

Hungry to see more cases and sleeves for your new Fire 7 tablet? Below, you’ll find other destinations that are worth checking out:

Amazon – You’ve searched the site already, right? We advise to do it again – and search all departments, not only the section with Fire cases and accessories. Thousands of results will appear, many with a high number of positive reviews.

eBay – a proven place to shop for affordable cases. The number of available designs and colors is smaller, but the cases can be bought at lower – sometimes much lower – prices.

Rakuten – formerly Buy.com, the site is one of the largest online stores. The sellers are different than on Amazon or eBay, so if you haven’t found the perfect case on these two sites, give Rakuten a try.

Etsy – this is our favorite marketplace for custom items, hand-crafted to order. You won’t find here the book-style folio case for Fire 7, but will be amazed to discover tons of unique, colorful sleeves that will suit different tastes and needs.

Are there any Amazon Fire 7 (2017) cases you’d like to add to this overview? Feel free to reach us on social media and share your favorites. Thanks!

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Find the best Kindle cases and accessories in one frequently updated list. It includes items not only from Amazon, but also Etsy, Caseable, eBay, and other sites.

Best cases and sleeves for Amazon Fire 7 (2017 release)

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Poetic Slimline Amazon Fire 7 2017 Tri-Fold Smart Cover. Are you looking for an affordable lightweight case that works similarly to Apple’s Smart Cover? Take a look at Poetic Slimline tri-fold design – you can fold the front cover to form the stand, both for horizontal (typing) and vertical (viewing) position.

Just like in the Smart Cover, you can close the case to put the device to sleep, and open it to wake. The magnetic closure keeps the case securely shut, while the soft microfiber interior prevents the screen from scratches.

The outside is made of the premium fabric, giving the same feel as the original Fire 7 case from Amazon. There are five colors to choose. Besides Yellow featured above, you can pick up Black, Purple, Blue (my favorite), and Red. ⇢ Amazon – $12.95.

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Avawo Slim Shell Smart Case for Fire 7 (2017). The great thing about Fire 7 tablets is their bright colors. The parts of the device will be visible from below the case, to give access to ports and buttons. And it’s where the fun begins: you can play with the colors!

You can obviously buy the case in the same color as the tablet’s, but that’s too obvious, don’t you think? Go creative and find your unique color combination. The case from Avawo offers the same design as Poetic but in different colors. Plus, the back shell has a black frame, what makes it an attention-catching accessory.

What colors can you choose? Sky Blue, Green, Magenta/Rose, Black, Purple, and Navy. ⇢ Amazon – $9.99.

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Original Case Cover for the 7th generation Amazon Fire. The first thing you do after adding the new device to cart is checking out original accessories. Just like for the previous generation, Amazon has released an original case cover in colors that match the available colors of the tablet itself.

Compared to the Poetic case mentioned above, the original case for the Fire 7 tablet released in 2017 (the 7th generation) is twice as expensive. You can transform it into a stand by folding the front cover. Obviously, it supports the sleep/wake function and gives easy access to all ports and buttons.

An extremely bright range of colors includes Canary Yellow, Charcoal Black, Cobalt Purple, Marine Blue, and Punch Red. ⇢ Amazon – $24.99.

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Famavala Amazon Fire 7 2017 Folio Case. The next level when it comes to fun in finding a perfect case for the Fire 7 is pick up bright, colorful designs, instead of plain colors.

Look at the folio cases from Famavala. They open like a book and have a built-in stand. They have a soft interior to prevent the display from scratches. They even have a pen holder.

Most importantly, however, they come in eight insanely colorful and positive designs. Blue Sky, Colstar (shown above as major picture), Sun Flower, Tree Bird… Don’t tell me you don’t love them! ⇢ Amazon – $11.99.

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Colorful Slim Tri-fold Cover for Fire 7 (2017). Want to see more options for colors, patterns, and designs? Why not switching for a while to eBay, where you can find freshly made cases offered directly by producers from China.

The range of colors in this design is huge. We love especially the Geometric variant, but you’ll find here dozens of others. What’s more, the current price is well below $10, so if you are looking for deals, eBay is a great destination to check out. ⇢ eBay – $6.99.

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Dtto Tri-fold Slim Cover for Amazon Fire 7. Here is the next proposal for an Apple-style smart cover for your new 7-inch Fire tablet. The case has a typical tri-fold design that lets transform it into a viewing or typing stand. It supports auto wake/sleep feature. Air cushion technology and honeycomb pattern provide better shock absorption.

Available in five Fire 7 compatible color options: Black, Canary Yellow, Cobalt Purple, Marine Blue, Punch Red. This case is a simple alternative to the original Amazon case. ⇢ Amazon – $19.99.

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Fintie Slim Keyboard Case for Fire 7. And, finally, if you are looking specifically for the keyboard case, Fintie, one of the most popular case brands, has already released the design for the 2017 Amazon Fire tablet.

The case, known so well from previous generations, connects via Bluetooth and works within 10 meters from the tablet. Yes, the keyboard is detachable, so you can take it out from the case when you don’t need it. The keys are real, just like in a laptop, and offer a tactile response with every stroke.

Besides the extended functionality, this Fire 7 keyboard case comes in five colors, not just a dull black. You can pick up Blossom, Don’t Touch, or Love Tree. ⇢ Amazon – $39.99.

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ProCase Vintage Folio Stand Case for Amazon Fire 7. A stylish folio case from ProCase has the feel of a vintage book. It combines a solid protection with a stylish look. On the outside, you’ll see the premium-quality faux leather, while the interior is lined with a soft microfiber.

Multiple slots let position the stand in a range of angles, not just two. Unlike other folio cases, you’ll find here a large exterior pocket for documents and papers. There is also a stylus loop. And you know what? The stylus comes as well! ⇢ Amazon – $18.99.

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Poetic Slim Folio Amazon Fire 7 (2017) Case. Take a closer look at this folio case from Poetic. It’s made of the premium faux leather and can be used as a stand in two positions: horizontal and vertical. You can use a hand strap for easy one handed use (perfect for reading ebooks).

There are two things that make the case stand out. The first detail is the soft material used for the interior. It has a geometric pattern that adds quality to the case. There is also a little grip-like area on the edge of the case and the back. ⇢ eBay – $10.95.

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Blu Case White Linen Fire 7 2017 Sleeve. Have you ever thought of giving your Fire tablet a different kind of protection? What if you need to protect the device only when carrying it? A sleeve is something worth considering.

And when you start exploring the sleeves, the choice becomes almost endless. Our favorite place for tablet sleeves is Blu Case. The sleeves are made of light and durable handmade linen and have a 5mm lightweight foam to protect your tablet from scratches, bumps, and grime.

You can choose from dozens of different colors. When making an order, select “Fire 7” from a drop-down menu, or message the shop owner with the name and dimensions of your Fire tablet. ⇢ Etsy – $11.95.

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Julia Cute Kindle Fire Cute Pet Sleeve. If you want something cute in touch and look, a proper sleeve is almost ideal.

No case would go that far as this awesome sleeve hand-crafted by Julia Cute. It’s made of three layers: smooth inside lining, fleece for softness and safety cover, and a beautiful decorative fabric on the outside.

You can order the sleeve in one of three design options: Cat, Bear, or Bunny. I know you’ll have problems picking up the cutest one! When placing an order, select “custom made size” and provide the dimensions of the Fire 7 tablet. ⇢ Etsy – $31.90.

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Petite Le Ru Sleeve for Fire 7 Tablet. This insanely beautiful tablet sleeve is crocheted in Bulgaria from soft and strong blended cotton. It closes with a lovely plastic rainbow button and a loop.

In a Petite Le Ru shop on Etsy, you’ll find lots of other designs, not only the Rainbow shown above. In a message to seller, please provide the dimensions of the Fire 7. ⇢ Etsy – $33.90.

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Jiu Jiu Colorful Cotton Sleeve for 7-inch Tablets. What about a simple sleeve made of solid cotton canvas fabric in a bright color. Jiu Jiu offers them on Etsy.

The sleeve has a charcoal colored lining inside, is well padded in between, and closes with velcro. You can choose from several main colors, including Mustard, Neon Orange, or Blue. ⇢ Etsy – $17.99.

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Felt Bag World Colored Felt Sleeve for 7-inch Tablets. The list of tablet cases wouldn’t be complete with the felt sleeve. And as the main hero of this Fire 7 overview is color, we present the colored felt sleeves from Felt Bag World.

The sleeve has a large external pocket for essentials. You can choose from as much as 21 felt colors. ⇢ Etsy – $26.99.

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Swees Slim & Protective Fire 7 Smart Cover. Quite frankly, so far I haven’t seen so many so colorful case designs for a single device, even for the most popular tablets such as the iPad. Here is the next range of cover art. This time it comes from the designers working for Swees.

The Swees cover offers the same functionality as all other tri-fold cases featured in this overview. It’s superbly slim, has a durable back shell with precise cutouts for ports and buttons.

But what makes the case incredibly attractive is the selection of colors and patterns. There are as much as sixteen variants to choose from. Let’s start with the plain colors that fit the colors of the Fire 7. Then we’ll see the modern artwork suitable for kids and adults: Aurora, Dazzling Youth, Freedom, Galaxy, or Midnight in Paris. ⇢ Amazon – $13.99.

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Detuosi Ultra Slim Smart Case for Fire 7. Hungry for even more designs and patterns? Check out the slim and lightweight case from Detuosi.

You can choose from almost thirty variants. You’ll find here the Gold and Rose Gold color (not so popular for Fire 7). You’ll find geometric patterns, painting-style art, or art inspired by nature. ⇢ Amazon – $15.99.

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Fintie Slim Standing Case for All-new Amazon Fire 7 (2017). From Fintie comes the last case in our overview – an ultra slim and lightweight tri-fold case with a built-in stand and sleep/wake support.

The functionality of the case is similar to other smart covers, but what we love about Fintie is a wide range of colors and designs that will suit all needs and tastes. The good thing is that the most popular designs and patterns are used again in newer-generation models.

And the same happens with the Fire 7 case. We’ve seen All Nighter, Composition Book, Moroccan Love, or Indigo Dreams for the 2015 7-inch Amazon Fire tablet. And they are back for the 2017 release! ⇢ Amazon – $9.99.

Recommended Amazon Fire 7 (2017) accessory

Sparin Tempered Glass Amazon Fire 7 2017 Screen Protector. Sparin has already released the screen protector tailored for the 7th generation Fire 7 tablet. It’s not compatible with the 2015 Fire 7.

This 9H hardness tempered glass offers great protection against smudge, shock, and scratch. At the same time, it maintains the viewing quality of the interface, enhances your viewing experience and captures every amazing moment.

It’s easy to install, hassle and bubble-free. ⇢ Amazon – $11.99.

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New Amazon Fire 7 tablet with Alexa

8 GB / Canary Yellow

Fast and responsive
The fast quad-core processor consists of four high-performance 1.3 GHz cores for quick app launches, smooth games and videos, and great overall performance. Plus, Fire 7 now offers dual-band Wi-Fi with support for more Wi-Fi networks and better network performance.

Crisp and vivid 7” IPS display
Fire 7 features a 1024 x 600 IPS display with 171 ppi for a bright display with vivid colors and whiter whites for a great viewing experience from all angles. Compared to the previous generation, Fire 7 features an improved display that provides higher contrast and sharper text.

Alexa on Fire tablets
Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, games, audiobooks, and more. You can also ask Alexa questions, check your calendar, get news, find sports scores, and even control your smart home. All you have to do is press and ask.

No more worrying about storage space
Expand your tablet’s storage by up to 256 GB using a microSD card to keep your photos, movies, and compatible apps and games with you. Plus enjoy free unlimited cloud storage for all your Amazon content and photos taken with your Fire tablet.

Power when you need it
With up to 8 hours of mixed use battery life, Fire tablet gives you the flexibility to go wherever the day takes you.

Stands up to everyday life
Amazon engineers Fire tablets to hold up against everyday life. As measured in tumble tests, Fire 7 is more durable than the latest iPad and 2x more durable than iPad mini 4 (and costs a lot less too).

Tech specs

Screen 7-inch IPS (in-plane switching) display with advanced polarizing filter
Screen resolution 1024 × 600 px
Pixel density 171 ppi
Storage capacity • 8 GB
• 16 GB
microSD card Yes, add up to 256 GB of additional storage
RAM memory 1.0 GB
Processor Quad-Core 1.3 GHz
Battery life Up to 8 hours of reading, surfing the web, watching video, and listening to music
Weight 10.4 oz / 295 g
Dimensions 7.6 × 4.5 × 0.4 in / 192 × 115 × 9.6 mm
Cameras • front: VGA camera
• rear: 2.0 MP HD camera
Ports • USB 2.0 (micro-B connector) to connect to a PC/Macintosh computer, or to charge your device with the included power adapter
• microSD slot for external storage
• 3.5 mm stereo jack and integrated speaker
Bluetooth Yes; with support for A2DP compatible stereo headphones, speakers, microphone
Blue Shade blue light control Yes; the feature automatically adjusts and optimizes the backlight for a more comfortable nighttime reading experience
Alexa Yes; the personal assistant provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, games, audiobooks, and more – just press the home button and ask
Sensors Accelerometer
Supported formats Kindle (AZW), KF8, TXT, PDF, unprotected MOBI, PRC natively, Audible Enhanced format (AAX), DOC, DOCX, JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, non-DRM AAC, MP3, MIDI, PCM/WAVE, OGG, WAV, M4V, MP4, AAC LC/LTP, HE-AACv1, HE-AACv2, MKV, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HTML5, CSS3, 3GP, VP8 (WEBM)

⇢ Amazon $49.99

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How to cancel Kindle Unlimited subscription

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Are you a Kindle Unlimited member but want to cancel the subscription? Here is how to do it.

Kindle Unlimited is a digital subscription service giving unlimited access to over 1.6 million ebooks from the Kindle Store, as well as graphic novels, comics, and digital magazines.

The service is offered by Amazon, and it’s the Amazon website where you can sign up and cancel it.

Many users are getting interested in Kindle Unlimited, as it sounds like a fantastic deal. Having a chance to read as many books as I can for $9.99 per month? Yes, please!

What’s more, you can sign up for Kindle Unlimited with a click of a button and test the new service for free for 30 days. Therefore, many users join the service without doing basic research. There is plenty of time to test Kindle Unlimited before the first payment date, right?

How to end Kindle Unlimited membership, what are the conditions, what you have to keep in mind? You’ll find the answers below.

Cancel Kindle Unlimited – step by step

1. Go to Amazon.com website (or an Amazon website where you’ve signed up for Kindle Unlimited, such as Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.in).

2. On the right side of the top navigation bar, locate the link to your Amazon account settings. It starts with “Hello, [Your name],” followed by “Account & Lists.”

3. When you move your mouse over it, you’ll see a drop-down menu. Find “Your Kindle Unlimited” and click it.

4. You’ll see Manage your Kindle Unlimited Membership page. It’s where you can see all the details of your subscription:

  • when you started it,
  • the kind of the membership (the plan you chose),
  • the date of the next billing,
  • payment settings and an option to edit them,
  • an option to stop the subscription.

To cancel your Kindle Unlimited subscription, find “Manage Membership” section at the bottom, and click “Cancel Kindle Unlimited Membership.”

5. In the last step, you’ll be given a choice between continuing and ending the membership.

To cancel Kindle Unlimited subscription, click “End Membership on [Date]” button on the right side.

From now on, your credit card won’t be charged for prolonging the Kindle Unlimited subscription. You will, however, have full access to the catalog of Kindle Unlimited eligible books until the end date of the membership.

Cancel Kindle Unlimited – things to know

Here are the things you should know about the conditions of stopping Kindle Unlimited subscription. It’s good to know them… before you start the membership.

You won’t be charged if you cancel Kindle Unlimited during the free trial

Normally, if you join Kindle Unlimited, you have 30 days to try the service. Your credit card will be charged 30 days after your sign up. It means that if you cancel the service anytime during the free trial period, you won’t pay a penny for the service.

You won’t get refund for the rest of the paid period

Ending the Kindle Unlimited means the subscription won’t be renewed, but don’t expect to get a refund.

When you decide to keep the subscription, your credit card will be automatically charged at the end of a current period to continue the subscription.

If you cancel Kindle Unlimited in the middle of the current billing period, you won’t get a refund for the remaining days. Instead, your subscription will be active until the end of the period.

When you choose a monthly plan, it doesn’t seem to be a big problem. Things are different when you decide to pick up one of the longer plans: 6, 12, or 24 months.

For instance, if you had bought a 24-month plan, and decide to cancel the subscription after four months, you won’t get a refund for the remaining 20 months.

There is no free trial in Kindle Unlimited deal

From time to time, on Black Friday, Prime Day, and a few other occasions, Amazon offers deals on Kindle Unlimited where you can save even 40% (here is the example for Prime Day 2017 Kindle Unlimited deal. The longer plan you choose, the bigger discount you get.

The trick is that the plans for Kindle Unlimited deals are “pre-paid.” It means that when you sign up for the service, you won’t have a 30-day free trial – your credit card will be charged immediately.

Therefore, think twice before buying the subscription via the deal page. You’ll pay from $44.95 (6-month plan) to $143.85 (24-month plan) immediately after you sign up, and you won’t get a refund if you realize after a couple of days that Kindle Unlimited is not for you.

Kindle Unlimited – useful links

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Books to add to your summer reading list 2017

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Are you still looking for great beach reads you could take for your holidays? These books are worth a try.

There have been many summer reading recommendations published already, but if you are still before your holidays, take a look at the books listed below.

You’ll find here the most interesting titles published in 2017. The recommendations are based on bestseller lists and editors’ picks from major online bookstores: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo.

Some of the titles, naming only Karin Slaughter’s The Good Daughter, or Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton, will be published in late August.

If you prefer shorter reads, we’ve got for you a list of the 2017 short stories and short story collections.

Want to get even more book recommendations? Check out these ongoing book bestseller lists:

Amazon Top 100 Book Best Sellers – a list of books that are currently top selling. This list is being updated a few times a day. From here you can switch to hot new releases, top rated books, or find books that are this year’s top sellers so far.

Barnes & Noble’s Top 100 Book Bestsellers – a bestseller list on Barnes & Noble’s website comes with handy filter features. You can limit your search to a specific category, or filter the results by price, age group, and format (so that you can find a corresponding Nook edition).

Top 50 Kobo Ebooks – the list of best selling books in the Kobo ebookstore. It’s refreshed every hour. You can browse here for top sellers in six most popular categories.

Under the list, you’ll find an easy-to-share summer reading list 2017 infographic. Feel free to spread the word among your friends and followers!

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Looking for the most popular and most interesting books of the first half of 2017? Make sure to check out two lists from Amazon: the best books, and the bestsellers.

Summer reading list 2017

The Handmaid’s Tale

Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast.

Set in the near future, the novel describes life in what was once the United States and is now called the Republic of Gilead.

The story is told through the eyes of Offred, one of the unfortunate Handmaids under the new social order. In condensed but eloquent prose, by turns cool-eyed, tender, despairing, passionate, and wry, she reveals to us the dark corners behind the establishment’s calm facade, as certain tendencies now in existence are carried to their logical conclusions.

⇢ Kindle

Men Without Women: Stories

Haruki Murakami

A dazzling new collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed Haruki Murakami since his #1 bestselling Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.

Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious women, baseball and the Beatles, woven together to tell stories that speak to us all.

Marked by the same wry humor that has defined his entire body of work, in this collection Murakami has crafted another contemporary classic.

⇢ Kindle

Camino Island

John Grisham

Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books.

Mercer Mann is a young novelist with a severe case of writer’s block who has recently been laid off from her teaching position. She is approached by an elegant, mysterious woman working for an even more mysterious company. A generous offer of money convinces Mercer to go undercover and infiltrate Bruce Cable’s circle of literary friends, ideally getting close enough to him to learn his secrets.

But eventually Mercer learns far too much, and there’s trouble in paradise as only John Grisham can deliver it.

⇢ Kindle

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness: A novel

Arundhati Roy

A new novel from an internationally acclaimed author Arundhati Roy takes us on a journey of many years – the story spooling outwards from the cramped neighbourhoods of Old Delhi into the burgeoning new metropolis and beyond, to the Valley of Kashmir and the forests of Central India, where war is peace and peace is war, and where, from time to time, ‘normalcy’ is declared.

This ravishing, magnificent book reinvents what a novel can do and can be. And it demonstrates on every page the miracle of Arundhati Roy’s storytelling gifts.

⇢ Kindle

Y is for Yesterday

Sue Grafton

A new Kinsey Millhone novel by a bestselling author Sue Grafton will be released in August.

The new case is the darkest and most disturbing Kinsey Millhone ever had. It begins in 1979 when four teenagers from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate – and film the attack.

Ten years later, one of the perpetrators, Fritz McCabe, has been released from prison. At the same time, a copy of the missing tape arrives with a ransom demand. That’s when the McCabes call Millhone for help.

⇢ Kindle

The Good Daughter

Karin Slaughter

A new psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Girls and The Kept Woman.

When Charlotte was a child, a happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on her family home.

Twenty-eight years later, violence comes to town again – and she is the first witness on the scene. A shocking new tragedy unleashes the terrible memories she’s spent so much time trying to suppress.

“Packed with twists and turns, brimming with emotion and heart, The Good Daughter is fiction at its most thrilling.”

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Dead Certain: A Novel

Adam Mitzner

By day, Ella works as a buttoned-up attorney on some of the city’s most grueling cases. By night, she pursues her passion for singing in the darkest clubs of Manhattan.

No one knows her secret, not even Charlotte, the younger sister she practically raised. But it seems she’s not the only one in the family with something to hide.

When Charlotte announces she’s sold her first novel, Ella couldn’t be more thrilled… until she gets a call that her sister’s gone missing.

⇢ Kindle

The Silent Corner

Dean Koontz

The Silent Corner starts a new mystery series by Dean Koontz, introducing Jane Hawk, a remarkable heroine “certain to become an icon of suspense.”

People of talent and accomplishment have been committing suicide in surprising numbers. When Jane seeks to learn why, she becomes the most-wanted fugitive in America. Her powerful enemies are protecting a secret so important—so terrifying—that they will exterminate anyone in their way.

But all their power and viciousness may not be enough to stop a woman as clever as they are cold-blooded, as relentless as they are ruthless.

⇢ Kindle

Murder Games

James Patterson

From James Patterson and Howard Roughan comes the crime novel about the serial killer who is loose on the streets of Manhattan. Known as The Dealer, he is baiting cops into a deadly guessing game that has the city increasingly on edge.

Elizabeth Needham, the tenacious cop in charge of the case, turns to an unlikely ally – Dylan Reinhart, a brilliant professor whose book turned up in connection with the murders.

As the public frenzy over The Dealer reaches a fever pitch, Dylan and Elizabeth must connect the clues to discover what the victims have in common.

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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann

From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Lost City of Z, comes a haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.

In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe.

Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off.

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No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics

Naomi Klein

Award-winning journalist and the bestselling author of No Logo, Naomi Klein, in her new book gives us the toolkit for shock resistance, showing all of us how we can break Trump’s spell and win the world we need.

No Is Not Enough reveals, among other things, how Trump’s election was not a peaceful transition, but a corporate takeover, one using deliberate shock tactics to generate wave after wave of crises and force through radical policies that will destroy people, the environment, the economy and national security.

This timely, urgent book from one of our most influential thinkers offers a bracing positive shock of its own, helping us understand just how we got here, and how we can, collectively, come together and heal.

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No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Short Stories

Lee Child

A great read for Jack Reacher fans! No Middle Name is the ultimate collection of eleven previously published short stories and a thrilling new novella from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child.

This pulse-pounding collection marks the first time that all of Lee Child’s short fiction starring Reacher has been available in the same place at the same time.

The new novella, Too Much Time, finds Reacher in a hollowed-out town in Maine, where he witnesses a random bag-snatching but sees much more than a simple crime.

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Beartown: A Novel

Fredrik Backman

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove returns with a dazzling, profound novel about a small town with a big dream—and the price required to make it come true.

Beartown explores the hopes that bring a small community together, the secrets that tear it apart, and the courage it takes for an individual to go against the grain.

In this story of a small forest town, Fredrik Backman has found the entire world.

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Exit West: A Novel

Mohsin Hamid

In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, and are soon cloistered in a premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city.

As the violence escalates, Nadia and Saeed decide that they no longer have a choice. Leaving their homeland and their old lives behind, they find a door and step through.

Exit West follows these remarkable characters as they emerge into an alien and uncertain future, struggling to hold on to each other, to their past, to the very sense of who they are.

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Dragon Teeth

Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, returns to the world of paleontology in a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting.

The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America’s western territories. In much of the country, it is still illegal to espouse evolution.

Against this backdrop two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars.

The new page-turner from Michael Crichton is based on the rivalry between real-life paleontologists Cope and Marsh.

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