History Book Lists

Sorrow's Point by Danielle DeVorInsurgent by Veronica RothThe Replacement by Brenna YovanoffClockwork Prince by Cassandra ClareClockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
Haunting and Spine-Chilling Covers
270 books — 191 voters
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensThe Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska OrczyA Place of Greater Safety by Hilary MantelMadame Tussaud by Michelle MoranMarie Antoinette by Antonia Fraser
The French Revolution
150 books — 183 voters

The Wars of the Roses by Dan JonesEveryday Life in Medieval London by Toni MountBlood Royal by Eric JagerIsabella by Kirstin DowneyCecily Neville by Amy Licence
History Books 2014
185 books — 111 voters
Moloka'i by Alan BrennertUnfamiliar Fishes by Sarah VowellLiquid Comfort - A Surf Story by Cheryl Lee PetroHonolulu by Alan BrennertThe Islands at the End of the World by Austin Aslan
All Things Hawaiian
205 books — 108 voters

The Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterThis Changes Everything by Naomi KleinThe Systems View of Life by Fritjof CapraThe Syrian Virgin by Zack LoveAnissa's Redemption by Zack Love
Thought Provoking
135 books — 93 voters

Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ by John PiperThe Cross of Christ by John R.W. StottThe Jesus I Never Knew by Philip YanceyThe Passion of Jesus Christ by John PiperThe Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Books About Jesus
161 books — 88 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. ShirerThe Man in the High Castle by Philip K. DickCatch-22 by Joseph HellerStones from the River by Ursula Hegi
WW2: Many Perspectives
141 books — 80 voters

The Trigger by Tim ButcherThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Price of Glory by Alistair HorneDreadnought by Robert K. MassieThe First World War by John Keegan
Military History of the First World War
174 books — 75 voters
The Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterThe Systems View of Life by Fritjof CapraReveries of the Solitary Walker by Jean-Jacques RousseauThis Changes Everything by Naomi KleinCorpalism by Arun D. Ellis
Radical Thoughts for the 21st Century
100 books — 69 voters

Marie Antoinette by Kathryn LaskyBecoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet GreyAbundance by Sena Jeter NaslundThe Bad Queen by Carolyn MeyerMadame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
Marie-Antoinette in Fiction
46 books — 67 voters
Wild Swans by Jung ChangChina by Tom  CarterMonkey by Wu Cheng'enThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonT'ai chi ch'uan. Wisdom in Action by Stewart McFarlane
Best books to read about China
100 books — 64 voters

Homage to Catalonia by George OrwellFor Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest HemingwayThe Battle for Spain by Antony BeevorThe Assassin's Mark by David EbsworthWinter in Madrid by C.J. Sansom
The Spanish Civil War
111 books — 62 voters
The Sacred Band by Janet E. MorrisLuna Sanguis by Simon OkillDreamers in Hell by Janet E. MorrisLuna Aeturnus by Simon OkillI the Sun by Janet E. Morris
Paranormal/Historical Fiction
34 books — 62 voters

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryInnocent Traitor by Alison WeirThe Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa GregoryThe Lady in the Tower by Jean PlaidyThe Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
Royal Fiction
173 books — 62 voters
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenThe Painted Veil by W. Somerset MaughamSnow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa SeeAcross the Nightingale Floor by Lian HearnWild Swans by Jung Chang
Best Orientalist Literature
67 books — 60 voters

Fire from Heaven by Mary RenaultThe Persian Boy by Mary RenaultAlexander the Great by Robin Lane FoxThe Life of Alexander the Great by PlutarchThe Campaigns of Alexander by Arrian
Alexander the Great
107 books — 59 voters

I've Got Some Lovin' to Do by Julia Park TraceyDetour from Normal by Ken DicksonThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsPioneer Women by Joanna L. StrattonRunning with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs
Biographies of Ordinary People
71 books — 55 voters
Anna Karenina by Leo TolstoyCrime and Punishment by Fyodor DostoyevskyWar and Peace by Leo TolstoyOne Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr SolzhenitsynThe Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Russian Social History
158 books — 54 voters

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa by Walter RodneyThey Came Before Columbus by Ivan Van SertimaKing Leopold's Ghost by Adam HochschildDestruction of Black Civilization by Chancellor WilliamsPrecolonial Black Africa by Cheikh Anta Diop
Africa - Nonfiction
70 books — 54 voters

Fallen Angels by Deborah McClatcheyChariots of The Gods by Erich von Däniken2001 by Arthur C. ClarkeThe Sirius Mystery by Robert K.G. TempleTechnology of the Gods by David Hatcher Childress
Ancient Aliens
52 books — 50 voters
Meet Samantha by Susan S. AdlerMeet Addy by Connie Rose PorterMeet Felicity by Valerie TrippMeet Molly by Valerie TrippChanges for Molly by Valerie Tripp
An American Girl
158 books — 48 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsOnce Upon a Road Trip by Angela N. BlountThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonSky Ghosts by Alexandra Engellmann
Warrior Girls
56 books — 39 voters

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