American History

New Releases Tagged "American History"

The Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
Flight of the Sparrow: A Novel of Early America
Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival
Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight
Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty
The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
Unreasonable Men: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive Politics
Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic
The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority


  • Captive Paradise by James L. Haley
    Captive Paradise: The Story of the United States and Hawaii
    Release date: Nov 04, 2014
    In the tradition of Nathaniel Philbrick and David McCullough comes the first full-scale narrative history of Hawaii, an epic tale of empire, industry,…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 02 - Sep 16, 2014
    10 copies available, 587 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • In Perfect Time by Sarah Sundin
    In Perfect Time (Wings of the Nightingale #3)
    Release date: Aug 05, 2014
    Two hearts are about to learn the rhythm of love

    Bold, sophisticated, and coy, Army Air Force flight nurse Lt. Kay Jobson collects hearts wherever she…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 18 - Sep 18, 2014
    5 copies available, 618 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • Stupidparty Math v Myth by Patrick M. Andendall
    Stupidparty Math v Myth: Unmasking the Destructive Forces Eroding American Democracy
    Release date: Sep 09, 2014
    Stupidparty Math v. Myth relies on documented facts, resources, and tools to deconstruct and relentlessly drill down on the numerous misconceptions he…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 03 - Sep 20, 2014
    10 copies available, 172 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8)
    The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
    Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
    One Summer: America, 1927
    The House Girl
    The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
    The Good Lord Bird
    Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
    Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
    The Orchardist
    The Son
    No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State
    In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    John Adams
    Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
    A People's History of the United States: 1492–Present
    The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
    Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
    Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America's Wild Frontier
    Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
    Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
    His Excellency: George Washington
    Alexander Hamilton
    Lies My Teacher Told Me
    The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

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