History Giveaways

History (from Greek ἱστορία - historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the discovery, collection, organization, and presentation of information about past events. History can also mean the period of time after writing was invented. Scholars who write about history are called historians. It is a field of research which uses a narrative to examine and analyse the sequence of events, and it sometimes attempts to investigate objectively the patterns of cause and effect that determine events. Historians debate the nature of history and its usefulness. This includes discu ...more

  • The Curse of Oak Island by Randall Sullivan
    The Curse of Oak Island: The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt
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    Release date: Dec 11, 2018
    *As seen on the History Channel*

    An investigation into the “curse” of Oak Island, where rumors of buried riches have beguiled treasure hunters over the
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    Availability: 20 copies available, 819 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 13 - Nov 05, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • National Geographic Almanac 2019 by National Geographic Society
    National Geographic Almanac 2019: Hot New Science - Incredible Photographs - Maps, Facts, Infographics & More
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    Release date: Oct 23, 2018
    Enter for a chance to win one of 20 first edition copies of the National Geographic Almanac 2019!
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 2731 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Sep 28 - Oct 20, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Yankee Way by Troy Tyson
    The Yankee Way: The Blueprint that Created America
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    Release date: Nov 06, 2018
    I am giving away 100 free advance copies of my book, The Yankee Way. Readers will receive their books on or about October 20th, while the official boo ...more
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    Format: Kindle book

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    Availability: 100 copies available, 251 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 12 - Oct 20, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Eliza Hamilton by Tilar J. Mazzeo
    Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton
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    Release date: Sep 18, 2018
    Speaking of unsung female heroes, have you heard of Eliza Hamilton?

    She was wayyyy more than just Alexander Hamilton's wife. A strong pioneer woman, a
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 50 copies available, 2739 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 02 - Oct 21, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Carleton Watkins by Tyler Green
    Carleton Watkins: Making the West American
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    Release date: Oct 26, 2018
    Enter to win a signed copy of this debut book by award-winning critic and historian Tyler Green. Described by the Los Angeles Times as "fascinating an ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 452 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 14 - Oct 27, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Little Shoes by Pamela Everett
    Little Shoes: The Sensational Depression-Era Murders That Became My Family's Secret
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    Release date: May 29, 2018
    Enter for a chance to win one of five signed copies of Little Shoes - the deeply personal and haunting story of accused killer Albert Dyer. In this Ne ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 5 copies available, 1154 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 15 - Oct 27, 2018

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • When Women Ruled the World by Kara Cooney
    When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt
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    Release date: Oct 30, 2018
    Enter for a chance to win one of 20 copies of Kara Cooney's newest title, When Women Ruled the World!
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 2744 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 09 - Oct 30, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Western Writers of America Cookbook by Sherry Monahan
    The Western Writers of America Cookbook: Favorite Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Writing Wisdom
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    Release date: Jun 01, 2017
    Enter for a chance to win one of 12 copies of the book The Western Writers of America Cookbook: Favorite Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Writing Wisdom.
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 12 copies available, 1188 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 01 - Oct 31, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • An African in Imperial London by Danell Jones
    An African in Imperial London: The Indomitable Life of A.B.C. Merriman-Labor
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    Release date: Sep 01, 2018

    Marvelously readable!
    Corby Skinner, Yellowstone Public Radio

    The moving and surprising story of A.B.C. Merriman-Labor. Edward Mendelson, Columbia Unive
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 2 copies available, 704 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 12 - Oct 31, 2018

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada

  • The Castle on Sunset by Shawn Levy
    The Castle on Sunset
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    Release date: May 07, 2019
    **Galley giveaway!**

    A definitive history of Hollywood's most iconic, storied, and scandalous hotel.

    Perched above the Sunset Strip like a fairytale cas
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 1201 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 04 - Nov 03, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Eric Stanton & the History of the Bizarre Underground by Richard Pérez Seves
    Eric Stanton & the History of the Bizarre Underground
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2018
    Enter for a chance to win one of 25 copies of Eric Stanton & the History of the Bizarre Underground.
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    Availability: 25 copies available, 19 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 20 - Nov 03, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Mrs Pankhurst's Purple Feather by Tessa Boase
    Mrs Pankhurst's Purple Feather: A Scandalous History of Birds, Hats and Votes
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    Release date: Jun 05, 2018
    When Mrs Pankhurst stormed the House of Commons with her crack squad of militant suffragettes in 1908, she wore on her hat a voluptuous purple feather ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 2 copies available, 772 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 07 - Nov 04, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • The Allies by Winston Groom
    The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II
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    Release date: Nov 13, 2018
    Enter for a chance to win one of 20 copies of Winston Groom's newest title, The Allies!
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 1083 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 16 - Nov 06, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Heirs of the Founders by H.W. Brands
    Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants
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    Release date: Nov 13, 2018
    From the New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how, in nineteenth-century America, a new set of political gian ...more
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 767 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 14 - Nov 10, 2018

    Countries available: U.S.

  • Uncommon Sense by J.R.       Miller
    Uncommon Sense: A Theory of Human Purpose
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    Release date: Jul 04, 2016
    Enter for a chance to win one of twenty (20) author signed copies of Uncommon Sense: A Theory of Human Purpose, by J.R., Miller.
    If anything matters, t
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    Format: Print book

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 30 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Oct 20 - Nov 18, 2018

    Countries available: U.S. and Canada


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    Alison Weir Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
    Her Favorite Books About Mistresses: Devour these five juicy books about the power and allure of the "other woman" from the historian who wrote Mary Boleyn.
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    History, like love, is so apt to surround her heroes with an atmosphere of imaginary brightness.
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