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.

A Lesson in Vengeance
Billy Summers
We Were Never Here
The Family Plot
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois
The Guide
Damnation Spring
Dark Waters (Small Spaces, #3)
Radiant Fugitives
Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution
Several People Are Typing
For the Love of April French
Woke, Inc.: Inside Corporate America's Social Justice Scam
The Wife Between Us
Interior Chinatown
Left To Die (Adele Sharp #1)
Several People Are Typing
Changing the Rules (Richter, #1)
The Social Graces
Olive, Again (Olive Kitteridge, #2)
A Woman of Intelligence
Stargazer (Leaphorn & Chee, #24)
Falling for Your Best Friend's Twin (Love Clichés, #1)
Hell of a Book
Dog Eat Dog (Andy Carpenter #23)
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerThe Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
100 Best American Authors
704 books — 604 voters
Snow Falling on Cedars by David GutersonSometimes a Great Notion by Ken KeseyThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieHotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie FordWild by Cheryl Strayed
Pacific Northwest Books
861 books — 542 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Best Southern Books
779 books — 800 voters
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García MárquezLove in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García MárquezThe House of the Spirits by Isabel AllendeLike Water for Chocolate by Laura EsquivelFicciones by Jorge Luis Borges
Latin American Fiction
755 books — 1,064 voters

Into the Wild by Jon KrakauerA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonWild by Cheryl StrayedEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertInto Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Ultimate Backpacking Novels
449 books — 1,150 voters

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

H.L. Mencken
In the present case it is a little inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible to any public office of trust or profit in the Republic. But I do not repine, for I am a subject of it only by force of arms.
H.L. Mencken

Kiera Cass
You get confused by crying women, I get confused by walks with princes.
Kiera Cass, The Selection

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