Read a Book Over Spring Break!

With Spring Break just around the corner, now is the perfect time to grab a book and do some pleasure reading.  With literally thousands of titles to choose from, the USMA Library is guaranteed to have something for everyone.  Need help making a selection?  Here are a few new additions highlighted from our collection.

JuniusFor history lovers there is Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey by Peter Carlson.  Publisher Info: This is the true story of Junius Browne and Albert Richardson who covered the Civil War for the New York Tribune until Confederates captured them. Shuffled from one Rebel prison to another, they escaped and trekked across the snow-covered Appalachians with the help of slaves and pro-Union bushwhackers.


indexFor fiction/suspense fans, there is The Fifth Assassin by Brian Meltzer. Publisher Info: Beecher White–the hero of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Inner Circle is about to discover the truth: that during the course of a hundred years, all four American Presidential assassins were secretly working together. What was their purpose? For whom do they really work? And why are they planning to kill the current President? Beecher is about to find out.  And most terrifyingly, he’s about to come face-to-face with the fifth assassin.

To read more about these books and other new titles, just click the link below.
Select a book cover to read summaries, reviews and learn where the item is located in the Library.

Of course, if you are looking to travel a little lighter, you can also browse the Library’s EBSCOhost E- Book Collection database which provides access to thousands of recently-published electronic books . You can find information on how to search and download these titles at the bottom of EBSCOhost E-book Collection home page.


If you STILL don’t see something of interest here, we invite you to search the Library’s catalog at  Or better yet, ask one of our knowledgeable staff members for a recommendation.  Happy reading and enjoy your break!