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History (from Greek ἱστορία - historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the discovery, collection, organization, and presentation of information about past events. History can also mean the period of time after writing was invented. Scholars who write about history are called historians. It is a field of research which uses a narrative to examine and analyse the sequence of events, and it sometimes attempts to investigate objectively the patterns of cause and effect that determine events. Historians debate the nature of history and its usefulness. This includes discu...more

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  • Captain Skull by Ted Anthony Roberts
    Captain Skull: From the Memoirs of Sir Charles of Riley
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    Captain Skull: From the Memoirs of Sir Charles of Riley .... The memories of young Charles, and of his adventures upon the waters of the Caribbean and…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 03 - Sep 03, 2014
    3 copies available, 169 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • What We Won by Bruce Riedel
    What We Won: America's Secret War in Afghanistan, 1979-89
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    Release date: Jul 28, 2014
    In February 1989, the CIA's chief in Islamabad famously cabled headquarters a simple message: "We Won." It was an understated coda to the most success…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 29 - Aug 28, 2014
    10 copies available, 635 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Hell-Bent by Jason Ryan
    Hell-Bent: One Man's Crusade to Crush the Hawaiian Mob
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    Release date: Sep 07, 2014
    World-class beaches, fragrant frangipani, swaying palms, and hula girls. Most folks think of Hawaii as a vacation destination. Mob-style executions, d…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 14 - Aug 29, 2014
    15 copies available, 495 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Seek by N.B. Goldzer
    Seek (The Suffering of Solomon #1)
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    Release date: Jan 01, 2014
    This is a 2 copy giveaway of my novel, "Seek", the first entry in the Suffering of Solomon Trilogy. View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 27 - Aug 30, 2014
    2 copies available, 221 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Death of a King by Tavis Smiley
    Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year
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    Release date: Sep 09, 2014
    One of our country’s most important thinkers, New York Times bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley brings us a revealing and d…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 01 - Aug 30, 2014
    20 copies available, 495 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • A Cool and Lonely Courage by Susan Ottaway
    A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France
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    Release date: Sep 30, 2014
    The incredible true story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, sisters who risked everything to fight for freedom during the Second…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 01 - Aug 30, 2014
    25 copies available, 744 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Theater of Operations by Joseph Masco
    The Theater of Operations: National Security Affect from the Cold War to the War on Terror
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    Release date: Nov 24, 2014
    How did the most powerful nation on earth come to embrace terror as the organizing principle of its security policy? In The Theater of Operations, Jos…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 24 - Aug 31, 2014
    3 copies available, 286 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The American Revolution of 1800 by Dan Sisson
    The American Revolution of 1800: How Jefferson Rescued Democracy from Tyranny and Factionand What This Means Today
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    In this brilliant historical classic, Dan Sisson provides the definitive window into key concepts that have formed the backdrop of our democracy: the…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 01 - Aug 31, 2014
    15 copies available, 473 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Terror on the Alert by Robert W. Mackay
    Terror on the Alert
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    Release date: Sep 30, 2014
    Award-winning author Robert W. MacKay is back with his second military thriller, "Terror on the Alert". To celebrate its forthcoming release, we're gi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 15 - Aug 31, 2014
    4 copies available, 336 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • The Goaltenders' Union by Greg Oliver
    The Goaltenders' Union: Hockey's Greatest Puckstoppers, Acrobats, and Flakes
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    Release date: Sep 01, 2014
    In hockey, goalies have always been a contradiction — solitary men in a team game, the last line of defence and the stalwarts expected to save the day…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 31 - Aug 31, 2014
    5 copies available, 280 people requesting
    Countries available: US and CA
  • The Romans Channeled by Narkael
    The Romans Channeled
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    What if we could speak to The Great Romans? Narkael has medially channeled and interviewed the spirits of 8 Romans and 1 Mithridates.

    Speaking in this…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 01 - Aug 31, 2014
    1 copy available, 460 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Father, Son, Stone by Allan H. Goodman
    Father, Son, Stone
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    Release date: Jul 30, 2014
    Father, Son, Stone is a historical mystery that takes place in Israel.

    The book is authored by Allan H.Goodman, a judge, a mediator, and an arbitrator…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 03 - Aug 31, 2014
    10 copies available, 299 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Fat Man and Little Boy by Mike Meginnis
    Fat Man and Little Boy
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    Release date: Oct 14, 2014
    Two bombs over Japan. Two shells. One called Little Boy, one called Fat Man. Three days apart. The one implicit in the other. Brothers.

    In this striki…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 06 - Aug 31, 2014
    20 copies available, 378 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The 66 Kid by Bob Boze Bell
    The 66 Kid: Raised on the Mother Road: Growing Up on Route 66, the World's Most Famous Two-Lane Blacktop
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    Release date: Sep 01, 2014
    It's the most famous highway in the world - find out, or remember, why.

    Tens of thousands of travelers from around the world spend millions of dollars…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 19 - Aug 31, 2014
    2 copies available, 172 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • To Know Death by D.W.  Brown
    To Know Death
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    Release date: Mar 21, 2014
    A wicked woman fostering children for the money and locking them inside a small 4X8 foot closet. In order to make room for the next paycheck, she kill…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 20 - Aug 31, 2014
    1 copy available, 154 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Claddagh Ring by Brenda M. Spalding
    The Claddagh Ring
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    Megan Calloway is a successful artist and gallery owner in New York. When her grandmother dies from an apparent accident she heads to Salem Ma. She is…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 01 - Sep 01, 2014
    5 copies available, 703 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • A Union Not Blessed by James   Green
    A Union Not Blessed (U.S Historical Spy Thriller Series #2)
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    Release date: Jan 12, 2014
    1805. Thomas Jefferson is about to begin a second term, but with a new Vice President. Aaron Burr, dropped from Jefferson ’s ticket, is a bitter and r…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 01 - Sep 01, 2014
    5 copies available, 302 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Elizabeth of York by Alison Weir
    Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
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    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    Many are familiar with the story of the much-married King Henry VIII of England and the celebrated reign of his daughter, El…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 01 - Sep 01, 2014
    25 copies available, 1194 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Blade of the Samurai by Susan Spann
    Blade of the Samurai
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    Release date: Jul 15, 2014
    June, 1565: When a killer murders the shogun’s cousin, master ninja Hiro Hattori and Portuguese Jesuit Father Mateo are summoned to the shogun’s palac…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 10 - Sep 01, 2014
    3 copies available, 232 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Ugly Renaissance by Alexander Lee
    The Ugly Renaissance: Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty
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    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    A fascinating and counterintuitive portrait of the sordid, hidden world behind the dazzling artwork of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, an…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 08 - Sep 01, 2014
    15 copies available, 599 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • U2 by John Jobling
    U2: The Definitive Biography
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    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    John Jobling takes readers beyond the myth in this unauthorized biography to present the first comprehensive account of the illustrious Irish rockers…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 19 - Sep 01, 2014
    10 copies available, 289 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Red Nile by Robert Twigger
    Red Nile: A Biography of the World's Greatest River
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    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    From religion, to language, to the stories rooted in our faith and history books, the Nile River has proven to be a constant fixture in mankind’s tale…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 19 - Sep 01, 2014
    10 copies available, 280 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Isabella by Kirstin Downey
    Isabella: The Warrior Queen
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    Release date: Oct 28, 2014
    An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 18 - Sep 01, 2014
    40 copies available, 529 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • A World Elsewhere by Sigrid MacRae
    A World Elsewhere: An American Woman in Wartime Germany
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    Release date: Sep 04, 2014
    GALLEY GIVEAWAY (No PO Boxes, please)

    Sigrid MacRae never knew her father, until a trove of letters revealed not only him, but also the singular story…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 23 - Sep 02, 2014
    50 copies available, 226 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Hitler's Last Witness by Rochus Misch
    Hitler's Last Witness: The Memoirs of Hitler's Bodyguard
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    Release date: Sep 19, 2014
    ARC GIVEAWAY!

    ‘[Misch’s] memoir is full of details, asides and digressions, which allow the reader a rare and fascinating insight into the Third Reich’…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 22 - Sep 02, 2014
    3 copies available, 150 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Embattled Rebel by James M. McPherson
    Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
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    Release date: Oct 07, 2014
    Enter to win an advance copy of EMBATTLED REBEL: JEFFERSON DAVIS AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF!

    History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. His cause went do…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 13 - Sep 03, 2014
    20 copies available, 644 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Birth of the Pill by Jonathan Eig
    The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
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    Release date: Oct 13, 2014
    The fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century: the birth control pill.

    We know it simply as “the p…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 06 - Sep 03, 2014
    25 copies available, 392 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Deluge by Adam Tooze
    The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931
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    Release date: Nov 13, 2014
    EARLY GALLEY GIVEAWAY (No PO Boxes, please)

    In the depths of the Great War, with millions dead and no imaginable end to the conflict, societies around…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 19 - Sep 03, 2014
    10 copies available, 292 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • The Man He Became by James   Tobin
    The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency
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    Release date: Sep 02, 2014
    Here, from James Tobin, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography, is the story of the greatest comeback in American political his…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 13 - Sep 03, 2014
    15 copies available, 229 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Cosby by Mark Whitaker
    Cosby: His Life and Times
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    Release date: Sep 16, 2014
    The first major biography of an American icon, comedian Bill Cosby. Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with Cosby and more than sixty…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 23 - Sep 03, 2014
    100 copies available, 247 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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