7 best books of June: Amazon editors' favorite picks

Some of this summer's most interesting books will taken you traveling: from suburban Vermont to 19th-century Paris, from the sweltering Amazon to 1950s communist China, and from psychological thriller to sci-fi apocalypse. Here are seven of the titles that drew the most enthusiastic thumbs-up from the editors at

1. "Before I Go To Sleep," by S.J. Watson

A mysterious accident has made her an amnesiac – or so her husband tells her. Each day Christine wakes remembering nothing of the day before. She's relying on her husband to help her through – but suddenly she begins to wonder if he's really telling her everything that he knows. This debut novel is a haunting page-turner of the literary sort.

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