10 best books of October, according to Amazon's editors

What did Amazon staff select as the best releases of this month? Check out the full list.

3. 'Nora Webster,' by Colm Toibin

Toibin, the writer of works including "Brooklyn," focuses his new novel on Nora Webster, a widow who is unwilling to acknowledge her children's need to process the loss of their father but who finds fulfillment in taking up singing again. "It's atmospheric," says Nelson. "The language is beautifully wrought.... It's a quiet novel about a quiet woman."

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