Monthly selections of the best new books for History readers just like you.
Real books selected by real historical reviewers
How membership works
On the 1st of each month, you'll receive a Featured Selections email highlighting the best new books for History readers like you.
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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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, WIMember since 1991
I love being regularly introduced to some of the latest works of history by some of the best historians around."
Steven, Normal, ILMember 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, CAMember since 2002