Some of this summer's most interesting books will take you places – all the way from the moon to Korea to the seemingly placid Midwest, and from tales of masked vigilantes to the inside workings of the Church of Scientology. Here are five of the July 2011 titles that are drawing the most enthusiastic thumbs-up from the editors at Amazon.com.
Speeding past the US, South Korea will be digitizing reading material in all public schools by 2015.
What does Amazon Germany's early release of the next book in the "A Song of Fire and Ice" series mean for fans?
“If a smartphone & a paperback book had a baby, it would be a Flipback,” claim the makers of new, pocket-sized books being touted as "Kindle slayers."
On July 4, 1845, Henry David Thoreau took the first "staycation" – and authors have been debating its merits ever since.
James Patterson launches, “Middle School, The Worst years of My Life,” a book aimed at kids, on the same day as his latest adult release, "Now You See Her."
A Q&A with David S. Reynolds, the author of "Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America," about Harriet Beecher Stowe's influence on the Civil War.
While we all count the days till Season Two of the HBO series "Game of Thrones," let's make sure that we don't forget the way that Season One signed off. How well do you really know the story adapted from the first book of George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice and Fire" fantasy series? Take our quiz on the final episode of Season One and find out!