Feb 13

Goodreads Choice Awards History & Biography

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Have you been enjoying this Goodreads Choice Awards series I post every Monday? If you missed them, these are the genres I’ve already shared:

Debut Goodreads Authors



Food & Cookbooks

Graphic Novels & Comics

Historical Fiction

Today’s genre is History & Biography. It’s hit or miss if I enjoy a book from this genre personally. My husband seems to enjoy this genre a lot, though.

History & Biography

  1. All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation by Rebecca Traister

  2. Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America by Patrick Phillips
  3. Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Randy Roberts

  4. Eve of a Hundred Midnights: The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents and their Epic Escape Across the Pacific by Bill Lascher

  5. First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies by Kate Andersen Brower

  6. Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford by Clint Hill

  7. Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard

  8. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

    by Margot Lee Shetterly

  9. Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan (The Killing of Historical Figures) by Bill O’Reilly

  10. Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man by William Shatner

  11. Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds by Pamela Rotner Sakamoto

  12. Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars by Nathalia Holt

  13. Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin

  14. Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 by Adam Hochschild

  15. The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero by Timothy Egan

  16. The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America’s First Serial Killer by Skip Hollandsworth

  17. The Romanovs: 1613-1918 by Simon Sebag Montefiore

  18. The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb

    by Neal Bascomb

  19. Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick

  20. White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

    by Nancy Isenberg


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