380 books — 180 voters
Alternate history is a subgenre of speculative fiction (or science fiction) and historical fiction that is set in a world in which history has diverged from the actual history of the world. Alternate history literature asks the question, "What if history had developed differently?" Most works in this genre are based on real historical events, yet feature social, geopolitical, or industrial circumstances that developed differently than our own. ...more
Bibles for the Revolution
Alternative Confederate History Fiction
53 books — 6 voters
Asian Speculative Fiction by Asian Authors -- #ownvoices
231 books — 156 voters
WWI: Speculative Fiction
52 books — 4 voters
Alternate history is one of the most reliably interesting subgenres in the book game. As a kind of subset of speculative fiction, alternate...
“ As a young adult, Naomi became a teacher to help inspire children; to aid the creativity and channelled passions of their fertile minds. Now, the kids would read these Protocols; that 11yr old boy would be joined by an army of thousands, countless thousands, even millions. How long until the twisted poison of language could scar purity, and forever pervert the children of Britain into a hateful, vengeful, violent clique of racists? *Jewish life was life unworthy of life.* How could she have ev ...more ”
“ Having to accept hominoids as real will require having to acknowledge that the prehuman fossil record is comprised entirely of their bones, rather than ours. ”
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This group celebrates adult Scifi & future-focused Fiction - written by women and nonbinary au…more
[close] This group celebrates adult Scifi & future-focused Fiction - written by women and nonbinary authors - mostly 21st century with a smattering of classics ★彡 ★彡 ★彡 We're seeking members interested in reading together. We have an ever-growing bookshelf anyone can browse. All are welcome!** ミ★ ミ★ ミ★ **Note: We accept new members who answer our mandatory question and have a public profile. Authors are welcome, but self-promotion is not permitted Visit our sister group Worlds Beyond the Margins, which celebrates adult SFF/H that promotes diversity and inclusion.
596 members, last active 15 hours ago
Hello ready readers! Welcome to the Fellowship of the Word. Here we celebrate the one thing tha…more
[close] Hello ready readers! Welcome to the Fellowship of the Word. Here we celebrate the one thing that rules us, finds us, brings us and in this literary alliance, binds us. Books. You can look forward to online book discussions, buddy reads, challenges, quizzes, contests, on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Goodreads. We'll also meet for face to face discussions and interactions every month. Follow us on IG and Twitter (@thereadyreaders) and join our Facebook group (The Ready Readers Book Club) to stay connected.
45 members, last active 6 months ago
"Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club i…more
[close] "Interested in history - then you have found the right group". The History Book Club is the largest history and nonfiction group on Goodreads and these are some of our Focus Areas. We have welcomed worldwide members from over 171 countries; we are a large international group which spans the globe. Discussions: Bentley leads James Madison: A Biography by Ralph Ketchum (Presidential), Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times by Kenneth Whyte and Noah Feldman's book - The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President, Stamped, and The Federalist Papers - a long term offering continues. Upcoming: (BOTM) Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler and Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America Free Book Offer soon to History Book Club members - stay tuned for details - North America offering - "for HBC members only" Become a Free Reader (only at the HBC) - we will tell you how and we are currently Free Reading Salt and The Threat. Also White Fragility and the classic Faces at the Bottom of the Well and The Room where it Happened. Find Challenges for the Two Koreas, Ireland, Japan here - You can scroll through them and join the challenge that interests you.
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