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Best Books in January 2015: What we’re reading

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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 NovelScott Blackwood
West of SunsetStewart O’Nan
Sweetland: A NovelMichael Crummey
Leaving Before the Rains ComeAlexandra Fuller
Black RiverS. M. Hulse
The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War IIJan Jarboe Russell
The Girl on the Train: A NovelPaula Hawkins
The First Bad Man: A NovelMiranda July
It Was Me All Along: A MemoirAndie Mitchell
Golden Son: Book II of the Red Rising TrilogyPierce Brown
The Secret Wisdom of the EarthChristopher Scotton