Books similar to His Excellency: George Washington

His Excellency: George Washington
3.93 avg. rating
· 33906 Ratings
To this landmark biography of our first president, Joseph J. Ellis brings the exacting scholarship, shrewd analysis, and lyric prose that have made him one of the premier historians of the Revolutiona…
Rate it:
Goodreads members who liked this book also liked:
American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington forever

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are …
Rate it:
4.19 avg. rating
· 34836 Ratings
A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.

Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from…
Rate it:
The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
National Bestseller 

He was the foremost American of his day, yet today he is little more than a mythic caricature in the public imagination. Benjamin Franklin, perhaps the pivotal figure in colonial a…
Rate it:
Thomas Jefferson (Oxford Portraits)
4.02 avg. rating
· 4370 Ratings
Thomas Jefferson designed his own tombstone, describing himself simply as "Author of the Declaration of Independence and of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, and Father of the University of …
Rate it:
A. Lincoln
4.25 avg. rating
· 14528 Ratings

The Washington Post • The Philadelphia Inquirer • The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Rate it:
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
4.00 avg. rating
· 107221 Ratings
Benjamin Franklin is the Founding Father who winks at us. An ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings, he seems made of flesh ra…
Rate it:
Memories Of My Future
4.32 avg. rating
· 4275 Ratings
Available in paperback, Kindle, and Kindle Unlimited!
Winner of the 2017 Independent Press Award!

Look into the past and you can change the future. In Memories Of My Future, Dr.…
Rate it:
The Heart of Aleppo: A Story of the Syrian Civil War
#1 Bestseller in Asian-American Literature!
Available in paperback, Kindle, and Kindle Unlimited!
Winner of the 2019 Independent Press Award

From the ashes of the Syrian Civil War comes this story of ho…
Rate it:
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
4.22 avg. rating
· 38974 Ratings
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biograph…
Rate it:
Einstein: His Life and Universe
4.12 avg. rating
· 122181 Ratings
Einstein was a rebel and nonconformist from boyhood days, and these character traits drove both his life and his science. In this narrative, Walter Isaacson explains how his mind worked and the myster…
Rate it:
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
4.14 avg. rating
· 5026 Ratings
In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The A…
Rate it:
John Adams
4.05 avg. rating
· 295259 Ratings
The enthralling, often surprising story of John Adams, one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived.

In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous lif…
Rate it:
Washington: A Life
4.07 avg. rating
· 48077 Ratings
The celebrated Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of America. With a breadth and depth matched by no other one-volume life, he carries the reader through Washington's trouble…
Rate it:
Mary Edwards Walker: America's Only Female Medal of Honor Recipient
Available in paperback, Kindle, and Kindle Unlimited!

In the history of America, only one woman has ever received the Medal of Honor: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker.

However, Mary’s life was more than just a…
Rate it:
Alexander Hamilton
4.20 avg. rating
· 105915 Ratings
An alternate cover edition can be found here.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, a…
Rate it:
Washington's Crossing
4.11 avg. rating
· 12787 Ratings
Six months after the Declaration of Independence, the American Revolution was all but lost. A powerful British force had routed the Americans at New York, occupied three colonies, and advanced within …
Rate it:
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Rate it:
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America
In a masterly work, Garry Wills shows how Lincoln reached back to the Declaration of Independence to write the greatest speech in the nation’s history.

The power of words has rarely been given a more c…
Rate it:
Dark Guardian (Dark Guardian, #1)
4.21 avg. rating
· 4021 Ratings
#1 Bestseller in Superhero Fiction!
Available in paperback, Kindle, and Kindle Unlimited!

From Bestselling & Award-Winning author Ammar Habib comes this story of vigilante justice!

For the past four ye…
Rate it:
4.12 avg. rating
· 72837 Ratings
The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America…
Rate it:
Ana Rocha: Shadows of Justice
4.24 avg. rating
· 4153 Ratings
Available in paperback, Kindle, and Kindle Unlimited!
#1 Bestseller in Crime Thrillers!

Co-written by award-winning author Ammar Habib and an accomplished police detective comes this riveting crime nove…
Rate it:
Dark Guardian: A New Dawn (Dark Guardian, #2)
Following the events of DARK GUARDIAN, Ethan Daniels has fully embraced his alter ego of The Guardian. His mantle has become a symbol of hope for his nation. After two years of spearheading his mi…
Rate it:
Dark Guardian: Legends (Dark Guardian, #3)
After the events of DARK GUARDIAN: A NEW DAWN, the world is changing. Following his deadly battle with Vixen's army, Ethan Daniels was ousted as The Guardian and has temporarily passed the vigilan…
Rate it:
Our Kind of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class
Debutante cotillions. Million-dollar homes. Summers in Martha's Vineyard. Membership in the Links, Jack & Jill, Deltas, Boule, and AKAs. An obsession with the right schools, families, social clubs, an…
Rate it:
Theodore Rex
4.19 avg. rating
· 39543 Ratings
Theodore Roosevelt and his two-term presidency (1901-9) deserve a king-size, seize-the-man biography - and Edmund Morris has provided one. "TR" typifies the "can do" American; his famous maxim, of cou…
Rate it:
The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness
In this lively and compelling biography Harlow Giles Unger reveals the dominant political figure of a generation. A fierce fighter in four critical Revolutionary War battles and a courageous survivor …
Rate it:
The Legendary Wolf
4.28 avg. rating
· 4024 Ratings
Available in paperback, Kindle, and Kindle Unlimited!

From Bestselling & Award-Winning author Ammar Habib comes this brutal tale of redemption!

Men Die. Legends Don't.

Decades ago, Grayson Wolf locked…
Rate it:
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Winner of the Lincoln Prize

Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscu…
Rate it:
4.08 avg. rating
· 10136 Ratings
Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the only president between Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve eight consecutive years in the White…
Rate it:
Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800
It was a contest of titans: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, two heroes of the Revolutionary era, once intimate friends, now icy antagonists locked in a fierce battle for the future of the United Stat…
Rate it: