13 New History Books and Why You Should Read Them

In this roundup of new nonfiction, we’re highlighting thirteen history books that will enlighten you in so many ways. Get to reading!

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Writing Crime and PTSD: 3 Questions For Nicholas Petrie


The Power of Positive Framing


The True Story of Hollywood, Presented by Jean Stein


A Great Man in a Dangerous Time: Robert Harris' Dictator


The YA Book We're All Talking About: Salt to the Sea


But Is It a True Story: Supernotes by Agent Kasper and Luigi Carletti


February 5, 2016

10 Things You Didn't Know About These Fast Food Restaurants

Check out these ten things you didn’t know about some of your favorite fast food restaurants, courtesy of Jon Hein and his new book, Fast Food Maniac.

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February 4, 2016

For Trainspotting Fans: New Fiction from Irvine Welsh

Fans of Irvine Welsh will relish his latest novel, A Decent Ride.

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February 3, 2016

Getting to Know Pope Francis Through Mercy

In his first book as pope, The Name of God Is Mercy, Pope Francis speaks of his beliefs and opinions on mercy.

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February 2, 2016

Thinking Through Terrorism: Failures of Imagination by Chairman Michael McCaul

Chairman Michael McCaul's new book, Failures of Imagination, shows us how using our imaginations can help Americans circumvent future terrorist attacks.

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February 1, 2016

An Untold Story from WWII: The Dressmaker's War

Mary Chamberlain illustrates the hardships a young woman faces on returning to London after facing the harsh realities of war in her new novel, The Dressmaker's War.

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January 31, 2016

Around the World and Back Through Time: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

The new young adult time-traveling novel, Passenger, has a lot going for it: gorgeous cover art, neat-o theme that features Travelers who can jump in and out of time and place through secret passages, a hunt for a powerful object that many Travelers are vying for, and pirates!

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January 30, 2016

Playing Ball: New Romance from Katie Rose

Katie Rose’s newest novel in her Bad Boys of Baseball series, The Heat Is On, is wonderful, to put it simply. This story will make you laugh a lot, shed some tears, and long for the games of summertime.

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