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Amazon not only empowers readers, it also empowers publishers. Kindle Direct Publishing, enables independent publishers and authors to reach new audiences for their creative works. And Amazon Publishing is a leading publisher of trade fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books that empowers outstanding storytellers and connects them with readers worldwide.

Big hair? Restless mind? Authors tell kids to love their true selves.

The children who saw Crystal Swain-Bates and Dav Pilkey at Amazon's 2019 Bring Your Kids to Work Day got the message that they should revel in the things that make them different.

"I was a writer struggling to be known"

The inside story of one of Amazon Publishing's most successful authors.

Twenty years later, an overnight success

As a mom who worked full-time while raising four kids, romance author Theresa Ragan knows about struggle. But when it came time to publish her first novel, Theresa didn't expect a battle that would threaten her commitment to writing.

The power of reading about someone like you

Author Crystal Swain-Bates writes her own rules about what a children’s book should look like.

Fiction with a new kind of hero

This daughter of Indian immigrants writes young adult fiction with a new kind of hero. She publishes independently to get her message to teen readers.

Combat veteran redefines bravery

Dan Sheehan's memoir about putting his life back together after the Iraq War offers hope and help to veterans and their families.

The gift of global literature

In celebration of World Book Day, Amazon Crossing is giving away translated books to encourage reading books from around the globe.
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A writer's writer

The director of the Amazon Literary Partnership never stops walking in the shoes of the community he supports.

The library saved this future author

Barry C. Davis grew up loving books. When he followed his dream of becoming a writer, Kindle Direct Publishing helped him reach his growing community of readers.

Far outside of his comfort zone

He wrote a novel so far outside his comfort zone that he wondered if anyone would enjoy it. Kindle Scout readers answered with a resounding "yes."
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The Year in Books 2019

A look at the most sold, most read, and most loved books of the year.

Best of Prime 2019

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Amazon's impact on small businesses

There are more than 1.9 million businesses, content creators, and developers in the U.S. alone, using Amazon products and services to follow their dreams and reach customers.
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