Source: Business Insider
Amazon’s book editors have released their monthly list of titles to join the Best Book of the Month section. February’s reads have no shortage of unique and touching storylines. There’s a haunting thriller , a tender comedy , a fight-for-survival journey , and more on the list. Check out this month’s top picks below, with short summaries provided by Amazon’s book editor, Erin Kodicek. Of all the months in a year, February tends to conjure a “no-light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel” feeling. It’s exacerbated by cold weather and the wax-poetic spectacle of Valentine’s Day, when it’s semi-acceptable (or humorous, at least) to honor your ex-lover with an eponymous $2 cockroach . To alleviate the general misery and give you an excuse to stay inside, alone, Amazon’s Books team has released this month’s top reads —from hallmarks of Americana to narratives that spotlight structural poverty . Among the great writers featured, bestselling author Colum McCann triumphs as a poignant storyteller with his work, ” Apeirogan ,” while Esquire’s former literary editor Adrienne Miller is hailed for her candor in ” In The Land of Men .” Keep reading to see February’s book list .