Real books selected by real historical reviewers

How membership works

Featured Selections

On the 1st of each month, you'll receive a Featured Selections email highlighting the best new books for History readers like you.

Member Credits

Nearly every History Book Book Club title is $17.49 each when you use or "save" your two monthly Member Credits.

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Visit the site within the first ten days to easily skip your Member Credits for the month.

Hassle-Free Membership

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What our members are saying

HBC provides concise but informative reviews of books that are very helpful to me when searching for my next historical reading adventure. It saves me so much time HBC has already done most of the searching for me." Randy, Madison, WI Member since 1991
I love being regularly introduced to some of the latest works of history by some of the best historians around." Steven, Normal, IL Member since 2010
I like getting a selection of the best new history books in many fields plus some classic reprints. I enjoy reading ALL the book reviews of ALL the books offered so I can make my choice judiciously." Richard, Bakersfield, CA Member since 2002