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  • Fighting for a Hand to Hold by Samir Shaheen-Hussain
    Fighting for a Hand to Hold: Confronting Medical Colonialism against Indigenous Children in Canada

    Release date: Sep 22, 2020
    "A necessary and sobering read. " -- Robyn Maynard, author of Policing Black Lives: State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present.

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    Availability: 15 copies available, 318 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 14 - Sep 22, 2020

    Countries available: Canada

  • Agent Sonya by Ben Macintyre
    Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy

    Release date: Sep 15, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win Ben Macintyre's AGENT SONYA, on sale now!
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 24 copies available, 1667 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 15 - Sep 29, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Light at Wyndcliff by Sarah E. Ladd
    The Light at Wyndcliff
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    Release date: Oct 13, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win one of ten copies of this new regency romance!
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 2080 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 15 - Sep 22, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • National Geographic Family Reference Atlas by National Geographic Society
    National Geographic Family Reference Atlas

    Release date: Oct 06, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win 1 of 5 copies of the National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World, 5th Edition.

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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 5 copies available, 1491 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 15 - Oct 10, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • War by Margaret MacMillan
    War: How Conflict Shaped Us

    Release date: Oct 06, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win an advance digital copy of Margaret MacMillan's WAR: How Conflict Shaped Us!

    The instinct to fight may be innate in human nat
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    Format: Kindle book

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    Availability: 50 copies available, 230 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 17 - Oct 01, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • City of Champions by Stefan Szymanski
    City of Champions: A History of Triumph and Defeat in Detroit

    Release date: Oct 13, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win one of 20 copies of this stunning retelling of the changing fortunes of Detroit, told through the lens of the city’s major s ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 863 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 12 - Sep 24, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • When Time Stopped by Ariana Neumann
    When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains
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    Release date: Feb 04, 2020
    Enter to win one of 75 finished copies of When Time Stopped. The New York Times summed it up well: “The story Neumann uncovers is worthy of fiction wi ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 75 copies available, 4079 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 01 - Sep 29, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Oak Flat by Lauren Redniss
    Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West

    Release date: Oct 17, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win an advance copy of OAK FLAT!

    Oak Flat tells the story of a race-against-time struggle for a swathe of American land, which pi
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 50 copies available, 941 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 20 - Oct 11, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Sally Rand by William Hazelgrove
    Sally Rand: American Sex Symbol
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    Release date: Nov 01, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win a hardcover of Sally Rand American Sex Symbol...she became famous for crashing the 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair and would appear ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 564 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 19, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • A Brotherhood Betrayed by Michael Cannell
    A Brotherhood Betrayed: The Man Behind The Rise And Fall Of Murder Inc.
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    Release date: Oct 06, 2020
    Enter to win an a copy of A BROTHERHOOD BETRAYED, a riveting true story about the rise and fall of Murder, Inc. and the executioner-turned-informant w ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 75 copies available, 1508 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 15 - Oct 01, 2020

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • The Fighting Bunch by Chris DeRose
    The Fighting Bunch: The Battle of Athens and How World War II Veterans Won the Only Successful Armed Rebellion Since the Revolution
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    Release date: Nov 03, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win 1 of 10 hardcover copies of THE FIGHTING BUNCH by NYT bestselling author Chris DeRose.

    "This is an especially timely tale in
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 557 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 19 - Oct 07, 2020

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • Nazi Wives by James Wyllie
    Nazi Wives: The Women at the Top of Hitler's Germany

    Release date: Nov 03, 2020
    Enter for the chance to win a FINISHED COPY of Nazi Wives by James Wyllie!

    Nazi Wives is a fascinating look at the personal lives, psychological profil
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 48 copies available, 1939 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Aug 26 - Sep 25, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Those Who Forget by Géraldine Schwarz
    Those Who Forget: My Family's Story in Nazi Europe – A Memoir, A History, A Warning
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    Release date: Sep 22, 2020
    How can nations learn from history? Journalist and memoirist Geraldine Schwarz observes that countries that avoid confronting the past are especially ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 100 copies available, 2035 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 01 - Sep 21, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Blueprint for a New America by Karl Albrecht
    Blueprint for a New America: Can We Save the World's Most Admired Republic?
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    Release date: Sep 10, 2020
    Win an autographed first-edition copy of Karl Albrecht's landmark book for all Americans, "Blueprint for a New America: Can We Save the World's Most A ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 475 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 15 - Sep 30, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Lockhart Plot by Jonathan Schneer
    The Lockhart Plot: Love, Betrayal, Assassination and Counter-Revolution in Lenin's Russia

    Release date: Oct 01, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win one of 10 copies of "The Lockhart Plot: Love, Betrayal, Assassination and Counter-Revolution in Lenin's Russia" by award-win ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 802 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 01 - Sep 30, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Chicago's Great Fire by Carl Smith
    Chicago's Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City

    Release date: Oct 06, 2020
    "An accessibly dramatic, even gritty factual account of a much-mythologized historic disaster.” —Booklist (starred review)
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 954 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 17 - Sep 29, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Nazi Spy Ring in America by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones
    The Nazi Spy Ring in America: Hitler's Agents, the FBI, and the Case That Stirred the Nation
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    Release date: Sep 14, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win a copy of THE NAZI SPY RING IN AMERICA by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones!

    In the mid-1930s, just as the United States was embarking o
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 1754 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 01 - Sep 30, 2020

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • Politics and Conscience by Roger Lipsey
    Politics and Conscience: Dag Hammarskjöld on the Art of Ethical Leadership

    Release date: Feb 25, 2020
    Dag Hammarskjöld served as secretary-general of the United Nations from 1953 until his tragic death in a suspicious plane crash in 1961. During those ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 596 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 14 - Sep 28, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • And Then They Were Gone by Judy Bebelaar
    And Then They Were Gone: Teenagers of Peoples Temple from High School to Jonestown

    Release date: Apr 09, 2018
    Enter for a chance to win one of 10 copies of AND THEN THEY WERE GONE: TEENAGERS OF PEOPLES TEMPLE FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO JONESTOWN by Judy Bebelaar and ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 1171 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Aug 28 - Sep 27, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • A People's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area by Rachel Brahinsky
    A People's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area
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    Release date: Oct 10, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win one of three copies of A People's Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area by Rachel Brahinsky and Alexander Tarr,

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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 3 copies available, 830 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 01 - Sep 30, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Girl and the Bombardier by Susan Tate Ankeny
    The Girl and the Bombardier: A True Story of Resistance and Rescue in Nazi-Occupied France
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    Release date: Sep 08, 2020
    A downed B-17 bombardier’s unfinished World War II memoir and a box of letters from the French girl who saved him sets a veteran’s daughter on a journ ...more
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    Format: Kindle book

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    Availability: 100 copies available, 518 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 11 - Sep 23, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Longest Campaign by Brian  Walter
    The Longest Campaign: Britain's Maritime Struggle in the Atlantic and Northwest Europe, 1939–1945
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    Release date: Apr 30, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win a signed hardcover copy of this groundbreaking book that recounts the finest hour of Britain’s long and illustrious maritime ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 441 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 20 - Oct 18, 2020

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • An Afro-Caribbean in the Nazi Era by Mary L. Romney-Schaab
    An Afro-Caribbean in the Nazi Era: From Papiamentu to German

    Release date: Feb 03, 2020
    Enter for a chance to win one of only ten signed copies of an Afro-Caribbean in the Nazi Era: From Papiamentu to German.
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 308 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 20 - Oct 19, 2020

    Countries available: U.S.