Historical Fictionistas

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* 2016- Introductions
By Jackie , That's Her Constableness to you! · 147 posts · 374 views
last updated May 29, 2016 09:49AM
July's Poll - Do-over, Please read. :)
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last updated May 24, 2016 02:40PM
Announcement Regarding New Goodreads Review TOS - PLEASE READ!
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This topic has been closed to new comments. 2015 - Introductions
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last updated Dec 31, 2015 06:02PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. 2014 - Introduce Yourself
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last updated Jan 03, 2015 03:14PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Group Announcements
By Jackie , That's Her Constableness to you! · 7 posts · 667 views
last updated Nov 19, 2013 10:24AM
* Group Related Comments, Questions or Suggestions?
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last updated May 07, 2016 11:08AM
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Showing 5 of 26 topics — 2,033 comments total
+ Nominations
* Theme Suggestion Thread
By Becky , Moddess · 183 posts · 1593 views
last updated Apr 07, 2016 01:11AM
July 2016 Nominations: Canada
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last updated May 25, 2016 08:13AM
May Nominations: Mexican History
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last updated Apr 25, 2016 09:07AM
June 2016 Nominations: Revolution
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last updated Apr 22, 2016 02:00AM
New Nomination Process & Rules
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Group Read Selections List
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last updated Jan 21, 2015 06:51AM
May 2016: The Hummingbird's Daughter - Spoilers Permitted
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last updated 23 hours, 8 min ago
May 2016: The Hummingbird's Daughter - No Spoilers
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last updated May 24, 2016 11:07AM
April 2016 - Cold Mountain -- NO spoilers
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last updated May 21, 2016 07:44AM
March 2016: Rebel Queen by Michelle Moran // Spoilers
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last updated May 18, 2016 08:13AM
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+ Challenges
* TBR Summer Challenge - 2016: Rules and Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 47 posts · 83 views
last updated 3 hours, 4 min ago
* TBR Summer Challenge - 2016: Reading Lists
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last updated 19 hours, 46 min ago
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last updated Feb 29, 2016 07:56PM
Mini-challenge #11- February 2016: Rules & Questions
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last updated Feb 14, 2016 10:33PM
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last updated Feb 09, 2016 07:32AM
* 2016: Looking for a book/task recommendation
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last updated Apr 19, 2016 02:12PM
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last updated May 05, 2016 05:07AM
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* HFU 2015 - BA Requirements & Questions
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last updated Jan 24, 2016 09:49AM
* 2015 - Looking for a book/Recommendations
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last updated Feb 02, 2016 07:53AM
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last updated Feb 16, 2016 03:54PM
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last updated Feb 16, 2016 03:52PM
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+ HFU CHallenge - 2014
* HFU 2014 - Masters Requirements & Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 61 posts · 381 views
last updated Jan 01, 2016 01:12PM
* HFU 2014 - BA Requirements & Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 343 posts · 583 views
last updated Apr 10, 2015 11:16AM
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last updated Mar 02, 2016 01:53PM
* HFU - Graduates
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 3 posts · 251 views
last updated Mar 09, 2013 01:36PM
* Historical Fictionista University - PhD Requirements & Questions
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last updated Jul 26, 2014 08:31AM
* Historical Fictionista University - Masters Requirements & Questions
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last updated Aug 05, 2015 01:35PM
* Historical Fictionista University - BA Requirements & Questions
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last updated Dec 29, 2014 06:03AM
* Book recommendations to complete the tasks
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+ The Front Parlor
* 2016: What are you reading now?
By Jackie , That's Her Constableness to you! · 422 posts · 342 views
last updated 20 hours, 37 min ago
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last updated Feb 04, 2016 08:43AM
* HELP!! What's That Book Again??
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Guidelines -- PLEASE READ THIS FIRST!
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last updated Aug 03, 2009 08:09PM
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last updated May 13, 2016 09:56AM
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last updated May 11, 2016 11:48PM
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last updated Apr 26, 2016 08:55AM
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+ Recommendations?
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last updated May 18, 2016 07:26AM
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last updated May 17, 2016 12:16PM
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last updated May 16, 2016 06:23PM
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News & Upcoming Releases
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Deals & Discounts
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+ Favorite HF Authors
This topic has been closed to new comments. * They Must Be Your Favorite for A Reason...
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words you'll not find in the dictionary
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+ HF Book Lists
This topic has been closed to new comments. * The Idiot's Guide to the Ultimate Reading List: Chapter 1, Historical Fiction
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last updated Aug 03, 2009 08:14PM
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last updated Feb 03, 2016 06:36AM
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last updated Jan 18, 2016 02:03PM
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Garth's Hundred Best Historical Fiction Novels
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July 2016 - Do Over Canada Poll

(I messed up the old one and deleted one of the options and the votes, so we're starting again from scratch so nobody's vote is lost. )

The Orenda
 
  29 votes, 18.1%

Alias Grace
 
  28 votes, 17.5%

Promised to the Crown
 
  22 votes, 13.8%

I Heard the Owl Call My Name
 
  22 votes, 13.8%

The Birth House
 
  18 votes, 11.3%

Bird's Eye View
 
  13 votes, 8.1%

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
 
  12 votes, 7.5%

Tides of Honour
 
  8 votes, 5.0%

Elle
 
  4 votes, 2.5%

Three Day Road
 
  4 votes, 2.5%

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