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Amazon Books editors have named their 10 best books of the year so far. What books made the list? Those with "staying power and those that resonated with us," according to Sarah Gelman, editorial director for Amazon Books. "We want the books we choose to speak to all different customers and readers."  Scroll through to see the picks, starting with No. 10: "The Mercies," by Kiran Millwood Hargrave • About: In 1600s Norway, all the men of a tiny Arctic town are killed in a freak storm, and the women are left to fend for themselves. • According to Amazon:  The book "is infuriating, baleful, but full of stubborn hope."' orientation=vertical ="Little, Brown" width=322 height=500>