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.

The Lightest Object in the Universe
Family of Origin
We Love Anderson Cooper
Ducks, Newburyport
What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal
Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood
The Electric Hotel
The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation
Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties
Fake Like Me
The History of Living Forever
Tell Me Who You Are: Sharing Our Stories of Race, Culture, & Identity
Indecent Advances: The Hidden History of Murder and Masculinity Before Stonewall
Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness
Chances Are...
The Lager Queen of Minnesota
My Friend Anna
Clock Dance
The Last Book Party
God Help the Child
Call Your Daughter Home
Every Single Secret
Swan Song
Paper Wife
The Wanted (Elvis Cole, #17; Joe Pike, #6)
The Gone Dead
The Wedding Guest (Alex Delaware, #34)
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann ShafferInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerUnder the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes
Best Traveling Vicariously
1,609 books — 1,435 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
1,179 books — 2,516 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
771 books — 484 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
707 books — 760 voters

John Adams by David McCulloughThe Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer1776 by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinThe Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman
Best History Books (nonfiction)
2,548 books — 2,705 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
649 books — 948 voters

The Great Gatsby
The Catcher in the Rye
To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1)
Of Mice and Men
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The Old Man and the Sea
Fahrenheit 451

Alexis de Tocqueville
America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.
Alexis de Tocqueville

Kiera Cass
I can’t help it." I sighed. "One can never help being born into perfection.
Kiera Cass, The Selection

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