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A war novel is a novel in which the primary action takes place in a field of armed combat, or in a domestic setting (or home front) where the characters are preoccupied with the preparations for, or recovery from, war. See history for specific wars.

Wings (Black City, #3)
The Vixen & the Vet
The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them
Letters Home
War Girls: A Collection of First World War Stories Through the Eyes of Young Women
Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew
The Girl in the Road
The Warrior (Dante Walker, #3)
The Lion's Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War
When Shadows Fall
Crown of Renewal (Paladin's Legacy, #5)
Enduring Courage:Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed
The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


  • 1914 by Charles B.  Smith
    1914: A Novel
    Release date: Mar 15, 2014
    In the early days of August, 1914, Europe’s great powers went to war, drawing millions of young men into the first truly industrialized conflict in hi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 01 - Jul 31, 2014
    10 copies available, 771 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • The War of the Sidhe by Annalise Josephine Sullivan
    The War of the Sidhe: Dawn Arising
    They're bringing their war to our world...
    Lilith Becker has always been a normal teenager. But when she learns that she is the Descendant of an ancien…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 25 - Jul 23, 2014
    10 copies available, 356 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Triumphator by Robert Allen Johnson
    Triumphator (MAGNUS, #2)
    Release date: Jul 01, 2014
    Book Two in the MAGNUS Trilogy

    “Keep your eyes open, Gnaeus, and don’t fall asleep. You’ve just made your enemy more powerful than yourself.”

    79 BCE. G…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 25 - Jul 24, 2014
    3 copies available, 314 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB
  • Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8)
    All the Light We Cannot See
    Champion (Legend, #3)
    City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)
    Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1)
    Life After Life
    The 5th Wave (The Fifth Wave, #1)
    Saga, Volume 1
    Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3)
    Siege and Storm (The Grisha, #2)
    Ignite Me (Shatter Me, #3)
    The Storyteller
    China Dolls
    Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
    The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)
    Jurassic Park by Michael CrichtonThe Andromeda Strain by Michael CrichtonThe Hunt for Red October by Tom ClancyThe Meat Market by James ChalkSphere by Michael Crichton
    Best Technothrillers Ever
    436 books — 568 voters
    Unbroken by Laura HillenbrandAn Army at Dawn by Rick AtkinsonThe Longest Day by Cornelius RyanIn the Garden of Beasts by Erik LarsonBand of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose
    Best World War II history
    105 books — 122 voters

    The International Bank of Bob by Bob                    HarrisPapyrus by John GaudetSilent Spring by Rachel CarsonVoice of Reason by Bryant McGillThe Champion in all of Us by Steve Backley
    Books to Change the World
    48 books — 62 voters
    Silent in the Grave by Deanna RaybournWhat Angels Fear by C.S. HarrisAnd Only to Deceive by Tasha AlexanderCrocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth PetersThe Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry
    Regency and Victorian Mysteries
    224 books — 163 voters

    The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakNight by Elie WieselThe Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John BoyneNumber the Stars by Lois Lowry
    Well Written Holocaust Books
    464 books — 1,910 voters
    Band of Brothers by Stephen E. AmbroseBlack Hawk Down by Mark BowdenLone Survivor by Marcus LuttrellFlags of Our Fathers by James D. BradleyThe Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
    Best Non-fiction War Books
    684 books — 902 voters

    The Book Thief
    All Quiet on the Western Front
    The Things They Carried
    The Diary of a Young Girl
    Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
    Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
    Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
    A Farewell to Arms
    Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
    For Whom the Bell Tolls
    Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
    World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

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