In light of Independence Day, summer and having just passed the midpoint of 2014, we thought it apropos to put together a list of 50 notable books that we have covered at Blaze Books (Facebook, Twitter) thus far this year.

Below are our selections, which include links to all relevant coverage for each of the 50 titles.

1. 11 Principles of a Reagan Conservative by Paul Kengor

11 Principles of a Reagan Conservative

2. A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred by George Will

A Nice Little Place on the North Side

3. America: Imagine a World Without Her by Dinesh D’Souza


4. America’s Great Depression by Murray Rothbard

America's Great Depression

5. The American Boomerang: How the World’s Greatest ‘Turnaround’ Nation Will Do It Again by Nick Adams

The American Boomerang

6. Arab Winter Comes to America: The Truth About the War We’re In by Robert Spencer

Arab Winter Comes to America

7. As a Man Thinketh by James Allen

As a Man Thinketh

8. Black Rednecks and White Liberals by Thomas Sowell

Black Rednecks and White Liberals

9. Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. The Obamas by Ed Klein

Blood Feud

10. Business Tides: The Newsweek Era of Henry Hazlitt by Henry Hazlitt

Business Tides

11. Choose Yourself! by James Altucher

Choose Yourself

12. Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education by Glenn Beck


13. The Cult of Common Core: Obama’s Final Solution for Your Child’s Mind and Our Country’s Exceptionalism by Brad McQueen

Cult of Common Core

14. The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Getting Ahead: Dos and Don’ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life by Charles Murray

The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead

15. The Dao of Capital: Austrian Investing in a Distorted World by Mark Spitznagel

The Dao of Capital

16. The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

The Devils Dictionary.v2

17. Disinformation by Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa


18. Don’t Hurt People and Don’t Take their Stuff: A Libertarian Manifesto by Matt Kibbe

Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff

19. Economics and the Public Welfare by Benjamin Anderson

Economics and the Public Welfare

20. Education: Free & Compulsory by Murray Rothbard

Education: Free & Compulsory Rothbard

21. Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama’s Impeachment by Andrew McCarthy

Faithless Execution

22. The Federalist Papers by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and The Anti-Federalist Papers by Brutus, Cato et al

The Federalist Papers


Anti-Federalist Papers

23. Good Advice from Bad People: Selected Wisdom from Murderers, Stock Swindlers, and Lance Armstrong by Zac Bissonnette

Good Advice from Bad People

24. Guardian Angel: My Story, My Britain by Melanie Phillips

Guardian Angel

25. Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin’s Journey to Faith, Family, and Freedom by Allen West

Guardian of the Republic

26. Hands Off My Gun by Dana Loesch

Hands Off My Gun

27. The Hard Thing about Hard Things: Building a Business When There are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz

Hard Thing about Hard Things

28. Iran’s Final Solution for Israel: The Legacy of Jihad and Shi’ite Islamic Jew-Hatred in Iran by Andrew Bostom

Iran's Final Solution for Israel

29. Islamophilia by Douglas Murray


30. The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East by Caroline Glick

The Israeli Solution

31. Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How it is Revolutionizing our World by George Gilder

Knowledge and Power

32. The Law by Frederic Bastiat

The Law

33. Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t by Simon Sinek

Leaders Eat Last Cover

34. Liberty Rises by Chris Salcedo

Liberty Rises

35. Mark Steyn’s Passing Parade by Mark Steyn

Passing Parade

36. Miracles and Massacres by Glenn Beck

Miracles and Massacres

37. The New Digital Age: Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives by Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen

The New Digital Age

38. New Lies for Old by Anatoly Golitsyn

New Lies for Old

39. Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You by Greg Gutfeld

Not Cool

40. Notes on Democracy by H.L. Mencken

Notes on Democracy

41. Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department by Hans von Spakovsky

Obama's Enforcer

42. One Nation by Dr. Ben Carson

One Nation

43. The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration by Ben Shapiro

The People vs Barack Obama

44. The Perestroika Deception by Anatoly Golitsyn

The Perestroika Deception

45. Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed by Jason Riley

Please Stop Helping Us

46. Politics by Aristotle

Aristotle Politics

47. The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich Hayek

The Road to Serfdom

48. Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek

Start With Why

49. Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles into the Darkness by Neil Swidey

Trapped Under the Sea

50. The Weed Agency: A Comic Tale of Federal Bureaucracy by Jim Geraghty

The Weed Agency - Cover


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