Pope Joan, by Donna Woolfolk Cross You can find detailed help on identifying book club editions here. A young blind girl flees Paris carrying a precious jewel while an orphan joins the Hitler Youth; when their paths collide, the course of history changes forever. A chilling question is answered in this speculative novel about what would have happened if Hitler and the Japanese had won World War II. There isn’t a dull moment in this ambitious story, which chronicles the building of a cathedral in a town in England in the 12th century (during a period known as The Anarchy). When Christ and His Saints Slept, by Sharon Kay Penman The Path of Splitness is a major non-fiction work that will rock the scientific world It is 2,766 pages: This is the latest revised version. A revisionist history of one of the greatest stories ever told—The Bible itself. History reinvents itself completely in this by now classic novel of adventure as Robert Langdon finds himself on a quest to solve a murder even more captivating than Mona Lisa’s smile. Caleb’s Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks One of my favorite historical figures takes center stage in The Accidental Empress; young Elisabeth ‘Sisi’, the Duchess of Bavaria, marries Franz Joseph, Emperor of the Hapsburg Empire…who was supposed to be her sister’s husband. Paperback If only we could know the reason behind Mona Lisa’s Smile, or what Van Gogh thought as he painted The Starry Night—in this novel, we meet the subject of the famous and mysterious painting by enigma Johannes Vermeer. The White Queen’s enemy has her story told in this Philippa Gregory novel; Margaret Beaufort has given her life to ensuring that her son, Henry Tudor, will sit on the English throne. | $16.00. British geneticist and author Adam Rutherford comes up with this extraordinary book on anthropology. One of history’s most infamous, polarizing, and captivating figures: Marie Antoinette certainly lived a life of abundance. 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Wiki researchers have been writing reviews of the latest us history books since 2015. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). | $18.00. As the two men engage in magical practice and interfere in the Napoleonic Wars, the costs of magic rise and rise, until they become too high. ADD YOUR VOICE. A retelling of fictional history takes place in Jo Baker’s novel about Pride and Prejudice from the perspective of the orphaned housemaid, Sarah. Laurie Halse Anderson’s historical novel about the 1793 fever epidemic that killed over five thousand people in PA is a peek inside one of history’s forgotten moments. | $15.95. Leviathan, by Scott Westerfeld | $28.00. Fever 1793, by Laurie Halse Anderson (Isabelle is based on a real woman, Andree de Jongh, who helped the Allies escape from Nazi-occupied territory. Two sisters, Vianne and Isabelle, are bound together by love and war when Vianne’s husband is sent off to fight, and they must contend with a Nazi soldier quartering inside their home. Burial Rites, by Hannah Kent ... but The Daughter of Time will make you think twice before taking anything in a history book at face value. The Handmaid’s Tale may be all the rage now, but there are more Margaret Atwood books to love! Inspired by the true story of Lincoln’s son’s death, this sweeping epic gives voice to one of America’s foremost figures on grief, love, and the meaning of life. The dark ages are meticulously and dramatically brought to life, as is the hidden story of a woman who assumes her brother’s identity and ascends to the ultimate throne. Except Grace claims no memory of the murders, and when a bourgeoning mental health professional claims he can help her find the truth, no one is prepared for the cost. 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