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Happy Father’s Day: The Books We’re Giving Our Dads

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We love our dads and Father’s Day is the perfect reason to shower them with all kinds of fun gifts. So what’s better than a gift that caters to each and every hobby that our dads might have? It’s no secret that books are what give us life here at BookTrib, so it makes perfect sense that we would be gifting our fathers with some awesome new (and a couple older) reads. In honor of all of the amazing fathers out there, here are the books that we’re giving the most important men in our lives: Amanda: The Fateful Lightning: A Novel of the Civil War, Jeff Shaara (Ballantine Books, June 14, 2016) My dad loves history books and is an avid collector…

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Hail to the Chiefs! A patriotic parade of presidents for the Fourth of July

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No one is a bigger fan of fireworks than I am. I’ve seen more than my share of Independence Day fireworks over the decades, and this year will be no exception. What really unfurls my bunting, though, is spending the days around the Fourth of July immersing myself in the rich history of our country. I love peeking behind the marble statues and getting to know the real lives of the people who defined and changed the course of American history. This year, my desk is stacked with books filled with stories of American presidents: stories that dazzle the mind, swell the heart with patriotic pride, and send the imagination soaring in a blazing display of red, white and blue.…

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