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Sorrow's Point by Danielle DeVorThe Replacement by Brenna YovanoffInsurgent by Veronica RothClockwork Angel by Cassandra ClareClockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
Haunting and Spine-Chilling Covers
282 books — 216 voters
Bound by the Buccaneer by Normandie AllemanThe Rogue Pirate's Bride by Shana GalenRescued by the Buccaneer by Normandie AllemanTraitor in Her Arms by Shana GalenScandalous Desires by Elizabeth Hoyt
Thieves and Outlaws as Hero or Heroine
106 books — 135 voters

The New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm XBetween the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesInvisible Man by Ralph EllisonThe Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
#BlackLivesMatter Reading List
310 books — 112 voters
Fire from Heaven by Mary RenaultThe Persian Boy by Mary RenaultAlexander the Great by Robin Lane FoxAlexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C. by Peter GreenThe Life of Alexander the Great by Plutarch
Alexander the Great
128 books — 75 voters

Penguins Stopped Play by Harry ThompsonBeyond A Boundary by C.L.R. JamesA Corner of a Foreign Field by Ramachandra GuhaBob Woolmer's Art and Science of Cricket by Bob WoolmerChinaman by Shehan Karunatilaka
210 books — 71 voters
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie FordSnow Falling on Cedars by David GutersonFarewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki HoustonThe Buddha in the Attic by Julie OtsukaDesert Exile by Yoshiko Uchida
Japanese American Internment
88 books — 71 voters

I've Got Some Lovin' to Do by Julia Park TraceyDetour from Normal by Ken DicksonThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsRunning with Scissors by Augusten BurroughsA Smile in One Eye by Ralph  Webster
Biographies of Ordinary People
88 books — 69 voters
India After Gandhi by Ramachandra GuhaIndia Unbound by Gurcharan DasThe Discovery of India by Jawaharlal NehruThe Argumentative Indian by Amartya SenEverybody Loves a Good Drought by P. Sainath
India on My Mind
316 books — 67 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Help by Kathryn StockettAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueThe Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska OrczyNight by Elie Wiesel
Favorite Historical Novels
213 books — 61 voters
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard HofstadterThe Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard BailynThe Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 by Gordon S. WoodThe Metaphysical Club by Louis MenandLincoln at Gettysburg by Garry Wills
US Intellectual History
144 books — 57 voters

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtryThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettShōgun by James ClavellCaesar by Colleen McCulloughTurn of the Tide by Margaret Skea
Great Historical Fiction
127 books — 56 voters

The Great Game by Peter HopkirkThe Places in Between by Rory StewartThree Cups of Tea by Greg MortensonThe Empire of the Steppes by René GroussetThe Lost Heart of Asia by Colin Thubron
Central Asia
164 books — 47 voters

A Room of One's Own by Virginia WoolfA Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary WollstonecraftThe Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth GaskellThe Subjection of Women by John Stuart MillThe Traffic in Women and Other Essays on Feminism by Emma Goldman
Early Feminists
99 books — 40 voters
The Town House by Norah LoftsThe Concubine by Norah LoftsHow Far to Bethlehem? by Norah LoftsThe House at Sunset by Norah LoftsThe House at Old Vine by Norah Lofts
Best Norah Lofts books
72 books — 39 voters

Tenggelamnya Kapal Van Der Wijck by HamkaUnsavory Elements by Tom  CarterDi Bawah Lindungan Ka'bah by HamkaFloating on a Malayan Breeze by Sudhir Thomas VadakethAngkor and the Khmer Civilization by Michael D. Coe
Best Southeast Asia Nonfiction
68 books — 38 voters

The Secret River by Kate GrenvillePicnic at Hanging Rock by Joan LindsayA Town Like Alice by Nevil ShuteThe Light Between Oceans by M.L. StedmanOscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey
Fictitious Australia
213 books — 35 voters
Joseph Smith by Richard L. BushmanDavid O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism by Gregory A. PrinceThe Mormon Experience by Leonard J. ArringtonThe Mountain Meadows Massacre by Juanita BrooksThe History of Joseph Smith by His Mother by Lucy Mack Smith
Best Mormon History Books
33 books — 34 voters

Rebecca by Daphne du MaurierDeath in Cyprus by M.M. KayeThis Rough Magic by Mary  StewartDeath in Berlin by M.M. KayeJamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier
Cozy Mystery/Romance/History
41 books — 32 voters
Natasha's Dance by Orlando FigesJourney into the Whirlwind by Evgenia GinzburgThis Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen by Tadeusz BorowskiForgotten Holocaust by Richard C. LukasRussia's War by Richard Overy
Best Eastern European History Books
110 books — 31 voters

Tiger's Voyage by Colleen HouckTiger's Quest by Colleen HouckEpiphany - THE GOLDING by Sonya Deanna TerryMiss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred WatsonThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
The most idyllic atmosphere
17 books — 29 voters

The Cost of Hope by Amanda   BennettDomination & Submission by Michael MakaiMy Sergei by Ekaterina GordeevaCome to the Edge by Christina HaagAll Too Human the Love Story of Jack and Jackie Kennedy by Edward Klein
Real Couples - Non Fiction
42 books — 28 voters
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. KonigsburgThe Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis StevensonGood-Bye, Mr. Chips by James HiltonMrs. McGinty's Dead by Agatha ChristieMrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien
Mr & Mrs etc.
233 books — 28 voters

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.Bleak House by Charles DickensThe House at Pooh Corner by A.A. MilneThe Cider House Rules by John IrvingThe Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
Our house in the middle of our street.
122 books — 28 voters
Doomsday Book by Connie WillisYear of Wonders by Geraldine BrooksForever Amber by Kathleen WinsorWorld Without End by Ken FollettThe Plague by Albert Camus
Bubonic Plague
69 books — 23 voters

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