Now that the holidays are over and our New Year has just begun, we can begin our slow descent into the coldest days of winter, and that means stacking up on a few good books for those long winter nights.

We hope that your New Year’s resolutions had ‘more reading’ involved because there are quite a few great choices to pick from in January. As always we turn to the Amazon Books Editors to find their favorite picks for the month, and their ‘January Picks’ include some terrific choices all around.

Readers can choose from an eclectic mix of fiction, non-fiction, history and personal reflections this month, thanks to a full release calendar from a multitude of publishers. Here are the top-picks for January, you can find these and other popular releases on the official store-page below.

See How Small: A Novel Scott Blackwood
West of Sunset Stewart O’Nan
Sweetland: A Novel Michael Crummey
Leaving Before the Rains Come Alexandra Fuller
Black River S. M. Hulse
The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II Jan Jarboe Russell
The Girl on the Train: A Novel Paula Hawkins
The First Bad Man: A Novel Miranda July
It Was Me All Along: A Memoir Andie Mitchell
Golden Son: Book II of the Red Rising Trilogy Pierce Brown
The Secret Wisdom of the Earth Christopher Scotton