Amazon Editors Pick Best Summer Reads Lists

By Dianna Dilworth Comment

amazon304Ever wonder what Amazon editors like to read? Well, the group has complied a list of their recommended reads for the summer.

The list is broken out into four categories — blockbusters, beach reads, editors’ personal picks and cooking/entertaining. 

We’ve embedded the entire list after the jump for you to explore further.


Amazon’s Best Summer Reads Lists


1. Four: A Divergent Collection (Divergent Series) by Veronica Roth

2. The Lincoln Myth: A Novel (Cotton Malone) by Steve Berry

3. Invisible by James Patterson

4. Top Secret Twenty-one: A Stephanie Plum Novel  by Janet Evanovich

5. The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness 


Beach Reads

1. The One & Only: A Novel by Emily Giffin

2. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

3.  The Matchmaker: A Novel by Elin Hilderbrand

4.  One Plus One: A Novel by Jojo Moyes

5. All Fall Down: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner


Editors’ Personal Picks

1. Euphoria  by Lily King

2. The Heist: A Novel (Gabriel Allon) by Daniel Silva

3. Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King 

4.  The Fever: A Novel by Megan Abbott

5. Written in My Own Heart’s Blood: A Novel (Outlander) by Diana Gabaldon



1. Guy on Fire: 130 Recipes for Adventures in Outdoor Cooking  by Guy Fieri

2. The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook by Josh Kilmer-Purcell

3.  Coolhaus Ice Cream Book  by Natasha Case

4. Mason Jar Salads and More by Julia Mirabella

5. The Cocktail Club  by Maureen Christian Petrosky