Historical and Nonfiction

Every now and again I will pick up a biography or historical book to read.  I find them education, intriguing and just all around enjoyable.  After all what do you know if you don’t know your history?  Some of the historical books read like a textbook and that makes it hard for for us to enjoy – but others are riveting and make learning about history so much more enjoyable.  These books and topics range from all different eras of history and focus in no one in particular.  Below you will find a list of these biographies and historical books.

These books make Learning about history feel less like a text book and more like you are really living it. Let us know what your favorite history books are and I’ll try to find a way to review them! Check out these books and let us know what you think – did you enjoy them as much as I did?

Book Reviews

Hunter Killer – By Mark McCurley

Where the Bodies are Buried – By TJ English

Liar Temptress Soldier Spy – By Karen Abbott

Glorious War – By Thomas Hatch

American Saint – Elizabeth Seton – By John Barthel

Mr. President – By Harlow Giles Under

Contested Land, Contested Memory – By Jo Roberts

George Washington’s Secret Six – By Brian Kilmeade

The Battered Bastards of Bastogne – By George Koskimaki

Wellington’s Guns – By Nick Lipscombe

Ship of Death – By Billy G. Smith

Improbable Women – By William Woods Cotterman

Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution – By Nathaniel Philbrick


Recent History

Top Dog – By Maria Goodavage

Eyes on Target – By Scott McEwen and Richard Minter

The Last Warlord – By Brian Glyn Williams

My Country ‘Tis of Thee – By Keith Ellison

America the Beautiful – By Dr. Benjamin Carson

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