totalwarWritten by Darren Kilfara, Do You Want Total War? is a novel about a high school student, Sean Lansbury, who’s hobby is playing Axis Empires: Totaler Krieg. Sean juggles his pretty typical high school life with his pretty atypical hobby, and falls in love during the process. Throughout the book Sean discovers who he is, and how history has effected his life.

Do You Want Total War? is a novel for War Game fans, and goes for $18.99. It’s a novel about history, how we learn from it, and how we experience it.

The author claims it speaks to armchair historians in the way that Nick Hornby’s “Fever Pitch” spoke to sports fans.