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A SWEDISH ADVENTURE IN AMERICA

by Albrekt Lundquist & Linda Lundquist Molitor

Imagine being 20 years old, leaving your home to go to another country—alone and unable to communicate!

 

This is the story of a young man leaving his home in Sweden to find the “streets of gold” in America. ...


Crucible of Terror

by Max Liebster

Crucible of Terror recounts in searing detail Liebster?s torturous journey through five Nazi concentration camps, including the notorious Auschwitz. It is a drama of survival, but even more, it is a story of...


Facing the Lion

by Simone Arnold & Liebster

FACING THE LION is the autobiographical account of a young girl?s faith and courage. In the years immediately preceding World War II, Simone Arnold is a young girl who delights in life ? her doting parents,...


The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

by Andrew Carnegie

The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie is a very well written and interesting history of one of the most wealthy men in the United states. He was born in Scotland in 1835 and emigrated to America in 1848. Among...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work...


The Adventures of Daniel Boone

by Uncle Philip

Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman, whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement...


Queen Victoria

by Lytton Strachey

Lytton Strachey’s first great success, and his most famous achievement, was "Eminent Victorians" (1918), a collection of four short biographies of Victorian heroes. With a dry wit, he exposed the human failings...


Mark Twain: A Biography

by Albert Bigelow Paine

Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres,...


Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

by Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiography by a young mother and fugitive slave published in 1861 by L. Maria Child, who edited the book for its author, Harriet Ann Jacobs. Jacobs used the pseudonym...


Diary of a U-Boat Commander

by Stephen King-Hall

Captain Karl von Schenk of the Kaiser's Navy is a stereotypical German nobleman - supremely self-confident, touchy about the divisions of class and any infringement on his place. He thinks he is handsome, has...


Caligula

by C. Suetonius Tranquillus

If you want to read about one of the "baddies," that is, one of the most deranged leaders in the history of History, you'll enjoy this one. Not much is known about Caligula, but it is established that his father,...


Abraham Lincoln

by James Russell Lowell

When Lincoln took office as President of the United States, the nation was fraught with problems, not the least of which was slavery and the danger of secession. This biography relates how Lincoln dealt with...


1914

by John French

For a memoir of World War I, Sir John French's book 1914, does a fairly good job of recounting the facts, however skewed they may be. French, whose full name and titles are quite daunting, was Field Marshal...


Climbing Fool's Hill

by Dean Rippetoe

The lifestyle of kids growing up in the 1940's and 50's were quite different from those in the generations that followed. We had more freedom to roam and explore. We had many experiences that were common to...


The Complete Biography of  Prophet Adam (Pbuh) & Eve (Hawa)

by Muhammad Vandestra

Prophet Adam is believed to have been the first human being and prophet on Earth, in Islam. Adam's role as the father of the human race is looked upon by Muslims with reverence. Muslims also refer to his wife,...


America's Greatest Library

by John Y. Cole

The go-to illustrated guide to the history of the Library of Congress.

Packed with fascinating facts, compelling images and little-known nuggets of information this will appeal to history buffs as well as visitors...


Reflections by Rosa Parks

by Rosa Parks & Gregory J. Reed

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She was not trying to start a movement. She was simply tired of the social injustice. Yet, her simple act of...


Mystic Chemist: The Life of Albert Hofmann and His Discovery of LSD

by Lucius Werthmüller, Dieter Hagenbach & Stanislav Grof

A compendium of the birth of and the transformative effect of a great discovery, LSD. This is the story of Albert Hofmann's life and the parallel story of LSD, highlighting his academic journey, his research...


Waco: A Survivor's Story

by David Thibodeau, Leon Whiteson & Aviva Layton

As a tie-in to the upcoming Paramount Network miniseries starring Michael Shannon, Taylor Kitsch, and Melissa Benoist (starting in January 2018) and commemorating the 25th anniversary of the siege at Waco, TX,...


The Complete Biography of Prophet Jesus (Pbuh) Bilingual Edition English & Indonesia

by Muhammad Vandestra

The complete biography of Prophet Jesus (Pbuh) or Isa from islamic perspective based from The Holy Quran & Al-Hadits.In Islam faith, Prophet Isa ibn Maryam (Jesus, son of Mary‎), or Prophet Jesus, is understood...