This genre tag marks books that are placed in America, American classics, written by American authors, or about America.

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

New Releases Tagged "American"

California: La fine del sogno
Kit McBride Gets a Wife (The McBrides of Montana, #1)
Raising Lazarus
Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe
The Bruising of Qilwa
Asian American Histories of the United States
Oh William!
The Dutch House
The Moonshiner's Daughter
Tracy Flick Can't Win
Olive, Again (Olive Kitteridge, #2)
All the Forgivenesses
The Rabbit Hutch
The School Mistress (Emerson Pass Historicals #1)
Interior Chinatown
Stories from the Tenants Downstairs
Changing the Rules (Richter, #1)
The Netanyahus
The Sacred Bridge (Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito #25)
Mustard Seed (Freedman/Johnson, #2)
Left To Die (Adele Sharp #1)
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García MárquezThe House of the Spirits by Isabel AllendeLove in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García MárquezLike Water for Chocolate by Laura EsquivelFicciones by Jorge Luis Borges
Latin American Fiction
805 books — 1,095 voters
The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Books White People Need to Read
1,219 books — 1,664 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainFried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Best Southern Literature
1,309 books — 2,632 voters
Devil in Winter by Lisa KleypasRomancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia QuinnNine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLeanThe Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia QuinnThe Duke and I by Julia Quinn
Best Humorous Historical Romances
792 books — 1,239 voters

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëA Room of One's Own by Virginia WoolfThe Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
Best Feminist Books
2,407 books — 3,331 voters
The Color Purple by Alice WalkerTheir Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XBeloved by Toni MorrisonInvisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Best African American Books
830 books — 1,124 voters

The Great Gatsby
The Catcher in the Rye
To Kill a Mockingbird
Of Mice and Men
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Fahrenheit 451
The Grapes of Wrath

Gore Vidal
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
Gore Vidal, Screening History

Kiera Cass
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Kiera Cass, The Selection

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