Are you ready for Election Day? Hachette Book Group is offering these 11 titles in the spirit of the season:
1. Mike’s Election Guide By Michael Moore
It’s a great year to be an American and a voter. Don’t miss out on MIKE’S ELECTION GUIDE – the indispensable book that belongs in every American’s back pocket this season.
2. The Preacher and the Presidents By Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy
Reveals how the world’s most powerful men and world’s most famous evangelist, Billy Graham, knit faith and politics together.
3. Hard Call By John McCain
In Hard Call, acclaimed authors John McCain and Mark Salter describe the anatomy of great decisions in history by telling the remarkable stories of men and women who have exemplified composure, wisdom, and intellect in the face of life’s toughest decisions.
4. The American Journey of Barack Obama By The Editors of Life Magazine
Covers the candidate Barack Obama from his childhood and adolescence to his time as editor of The Harvard Law Review and his Chicago activist years, culminating with the excitement and fervor of the historic 2008 Democratic National Convention.
5. Goodnight Bush By Erich Origen and Gan Golen
A hilarious and poignant visual requiem for the Bush administration.
6. Takeover By Charlie Savage
Takeover tells the story of how a group of true believers, led by VP Cheney, set out to establish near-monarchical executive powers that, in the words of one conservative critic, “will lie around like a loaded weapon” for any future president.
7. Her Way By Jeff Gerth and Don Van Natta Jr.
The first truly balanced investigation into the life and career of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jeff Gerth and Don Van Natta Jr.’s masterful biography.
8. Dream in Color By Congresswoman Linda Sánchez and Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.
Often considered Congress’s Odd Couple, these warm witty sisters are not only perfect role models for young Latinas in the US, but for all young women looking to break out and create a brighter future for themselves.
9. From Hope to Higher Ground By Mike Huckabee
In his insightful and plainspoken manner, Mike Huckabee carries hope to Americans and provides practical solutions to current problems in our nation.
10. The Revolution By Ron Paul
In this book, Texas congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul provides answers to questions that few even dare to ask.
11. What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don’t by Jessamyn Conrad
The first and only issue-based nonpartisan guide to contemporary American politics.
Next week we will draw three winners who will receive all 11 books. They might not all suit your political bent, but perhaps reading them might change your mind or broaden your perspective.
At the very least, you’ll have something to throw at the TV as this endless campaign draws to a close!
If you’d like to win (U.S. addresses only), please leave a comment here saying which of these books you’d dig into first.
The winners of last week’s contests:
Hannah’s Dream: #32 Karen B., #133 Erma Hurtt, #82 Kimberly V.
Wow, Wow, Wubbzy prize pack: #98 Jill, #18 DJ, #21 Courtney
Kayce C says
I’d start with “Her Way” – Hillary is a remarkable woman.
Lily Kwan says
I would read Mike’s Election Guide By Michael Moore first.
I would read “Dream in Color” first because it sounds VERY inspirational. I’d like to learn about these sisters.
Marcia S says
I would love to read The American Journey of Barack Obama. Thanks for this giveaway!
Kathy S says
The American Journey of Barack Obama would be the first book on the list that I would read. What a compelling story of a compelling man.
I’d love to read From Hope to Higher Ground.
I would start right in with The Preacher and the Presidents! Thanks for a great contest, please enter me!
Enter me as well please!
I would first read The Revolution by Ron Paul