War

A war novel is a novel in which the primary action takes place in a field of armed combat, or in a domestic setting (or home front) where the characters are preoccupied with the preparations for, or recovery from, war.


See history for specific wars.
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Billy Summers
Sisters in Arms
The Bookseller's Secret
Clark and Division
The Riviera House
The Women of Troy (Women of Troy, #2)
The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line: Untold Stories of the Women Who Changed the Course of World War II
Maiden Voyages: Magnificent Ocean Liners and the Women Who Traveled and Worked Aboard Them
Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution
The Ambassador: Joseph P. Kennedy at the Court of St. James's 1938-1940
The Perfume Thief
The Island of Missing Trees
Citadel (The Palladium Wars #3)
The Gallery of Miracles and Madness: Insanity, Modernism, and Hitler's War on Art
When the Summer Was Ours
These Tangled Vines
The Venice Sketchbook
The Rose Code
The Book of Lost Names
The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)
The Girls in the Attic
The Paris Library
The Forest of Vanishing Stars
The Sweetness of Water
The Skylark's Secret
The Missing Sister (The Seven Sisters, #7)
The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
The Dressmaker's Gift
The Secret Messenger
Eternal
Redeeming Love by Francine RiversA Voice in the Wind by Francine RiversAn Echo in the Darkness by Francine RiversAs Sure as the Dawn by Francine RiversThe Silent Governess by Julie Klassen
Best Christian Historical Fiction
1,411 books — 1,559 voters
City of Bones by Cassandra ClareForbidden by Tabitha SuzumaVampire Academy by Richelle MeadDelirium by Lauren OliverPerfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
Best Books Involving Forbidden Love
1,342 books — 3,541 voters

I'll Be Your Drill, Soldier by Crystal RoseSpecial Forces by Aleksandr VoinovZero at the Bone by Jane SevilleLatakia by J.F.  SmithCut & Run by Madeleine Urban
Best Gay Soldiers
465 books — 668 voters
The Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankFarewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki HoustonHiroshima by John HerseyNight by Elie Wiesel
Best WWII Fiction and Biography
618 books — 667 voters

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Pity of War by Niall FergusonA Farewell to Arms by Ernest HemingwayBirdsong by Sebastian Faulks
The Great War
631 books — 752 voters
Unbroken by Laura HillenbrandHiroshima by John HerseyBand of Brothers by Stephen E. AmbroseThe Longest Day by Cornelius RyanAn Army at Dawn by Rick Atkinson
Best World War II History (nonfiction)
570 books — 491 voters

The Book Thief
All Quiet on the Western Front
Slaughterhouse-Five
Catch-22
All the Light We Cannot See
The Things They Carried
The Diary of a Young Girl
Night  (The Night Trilogy, #1)
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption
The Art of War
The Nightingale
A Farewell to Arms
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
Code Name Verity

Haruki Murakami
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars. ...more
Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

Mahatma Gandhi
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?
Mahatma Gandhi

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