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While the reads above use fiction to discuss the past, these books give us factual portraits of history taking readers through the Revolutionary War, the massacre at Wounded Knee, the Civil War, Women’s Suffrage, World War II, the Stonewall uprising, and more. Click for More History Books. Want more content like this? Click below to […]

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“On Desperate Ground is first-rate narrative history. Hampton Sides’ characters are richly drawn, his background history engrossing, and his battle scenes bone-chillingly realistic—a great read.” —Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism […]

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You’ve read The Girls now what? Emma Cline’s coming-of-age novel, about a teen girl who gets involved with one of the most infamous cults in American history, has become one of the favorite books of the summer. If you loved reading or listening to it and are looking for more, try these similarly cult-themed titles in both fiction and nonfiction. Click for More […]

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The fourth installment of the Brightly Family Book Club, which encourages families to read together, explore important topics through books, and have some fun, is a nonfiction book that has all the suspense of a great novel. What makes this book even better for the whole family to read is that it comes in a newer […]