The books Trump wants you to read

US President Donald Trump reads an executive order withdrawing the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership prior to signing it in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, January 23, 2017.
Trump signed the decree Monday, effectively ending US participation in a sweeping trans-Pacific free trade agreement negotiated under former president Barack Obama. / AFP / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump said he doesn't have much time these days for reading, but that hasn't stopped him from recommending books this year.

Although the White House has not released an official reading list from the President, Trump has not been shy about promoting books on his go-to medium: Twitter.
There's a common theme among the books that have Trump's approval. They either focus on the President in a positive light or have been authored by Trump supporters, friends or anchors on his favorite news channel, Fox News.
    Trump's recent predecessors have shared with the American public what they've been reading. Their reading selections were a mix of literary fiction, historic novels, biographies and popular best-sellers. Both Barack Obama and George W. Bush regularly released their reading lists while on vacation. Years after leaving the White House, Bill Clinton released reading lists in honor of National Book Lovers Day or in conjunction with his presidential library preview exhibit.
    Here's an unofficial list of the books Trump has endorsed this year:
    "The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump," by Gregg Jarrett
    Trump lauded this book as "hard work" from Jarrett, a Fox News legal analyst who Trump called "a brilliant guy."
    "It's the Real Story of the Rigged Witch Hunt!" Trump wrote Thursday of the Justice Department's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether Trump campaign associates coordinated with Russia.
    He had tweeted last month that "it is a great book that everyone is talking about."
    "The Briefing: Politics, the Press and the President," by Sean Spicer
    "A friend of mine and a man who has truly seen politics and life as few others ever will, Sean Spicer, has written a great new book," Trump wrote, adding that the account from his former White House press secretary is a "story told with both heart and knowledge."