Election 2016: Learn About the Candidates


The 2016 Presidential election is fast approaching. And there are plenty of candidates to choose from.  Both parties have well contested races with interesting twists.  The Republicans have no end to the many colorful choices.  The Democrats have fewer options with a tighter race and not much room for error.  With all the candidates and various views from each candidate, how are you supposed to get a handle on who is running and what they represent????  

Well, books of course!!!   There are many books either written by the candidate or about the candidate.  A book offers a way to understand a candidate at your own pace, allowing you to analyze the different viewpoints. 

The following is a list of candidates and some of the available books.  The candidates are listed alphabetically by affiliation.



Hillary Clinton

Unlikeable: The Problem with Hillary by Edward Klein - 2015

The queen: The Epic Ambition of Hillary and the Coming of a Second "Clinton Era" by Hugh Hewitt -2015

Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton – 2014

HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes - 2014

The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power by Kim Ghattas – 2013

Living History by Hillary Rodham Clinton - 2003

Martin O'Malley

Martin O'Malley: History, Politics and Future by Sean C. Corwin (available through Amazon)

Bernie Sanders

The essential Bernie Sanders and his vision for America by Jonathan Tasini - 2015

Outsider in the White House by Bernard Sanders – 2015



Jeb Bush

Jeb and the Bush Crime Family by Roger Stone and Saint John Hunt – Available Jan 2016

Conservative Hurricane: How Jeb Bush Remade Florida by Matthew T. Corrigan – 2014

Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution by Jeb Bush – 2013

Ben Carson

A Doctor in the House: My Life with Ben Carson by Candy Carson –Available Jan 2016

A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can Do to Protect Our Constitutional Liberties by Ben Carson – 2015

You Have a Brain by Ben Carson - 2015

One Vote: Make Your Voice Heard by Ben Carson -2014

One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future by Ben Carson - 2014

Chris Christie

American Governor: Chris Christie's Bridge to Redemption by Matt Katz – Available Jan 2016

Ted Cruz

A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America by Ted Cruz – 2015

Carly Fiorina

Rising to the Challenge: My Leadership Journey by Carly Fiorina – 2015

Tough choices: A Memoir by Carly Fiorina -2006

Mike Huckabee

God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy by Mike Huckabee -2015

Dear Chandler, Dear Scarlett: A Grandfather's Thoughts on Faith, Family, and the Things that Matter by Mike Huckabee -2012

A Simple Government: Twelve Things We Really Need from Washington (and a Trillion that We Don't!) by

Mike Huckabee - 2011

John Kasich

Every Other Monday: Twenty Years of Life, Lunch, Faith, and Friendship by John Kasich – 2010

Stand for Something: The Battle for America's Soul by John Kasich– 2006

Rand Paul

Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America by Rand Paul – 2015

Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds by Rand Paul - 2012

Marco Rubio

American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone by Marco Rubio – 2015

An American Son: A Memoir by Marco Rubio – 2012

The Rise of Marco Rubio by Manuel Roig-Franzia - 2012

Donald Trump

Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success by Michael D'Antonio - 2015

Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again by Donald Trump - 2015

Time to Get Tough: Making America #1 Again by Donald Trump - 2011

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