Historical Fiction Book Lists

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensThe Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska OrczyA Place of Greater Safety by Hilary MantelMarie Antoinette by Antonia FraserMadame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
The French Revolution
143 books — 181 voters
The Help by Kathryn StockettThe Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe11/22/63 by Stephen KingGo Ask Alice by Beatrice SparksThe Manson File by Nikolas Schreck
Best Novels about the 1960s
126 books — 119 voters

Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Thorn Birds by Colleen McCulloughThe Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettLes Misérables by Victor HugoDoctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
Big, Epic Historical Fiction
140 books — 90 voters
Phenomena by Susan TarrThe Physician by Noah GordonThe Alienist by Caleb CarrDoctors in Hell by Janet MorrisOutlander by Diana Gabaldon
Best Historical Medical Fiction
66 books — 89 voters

Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa KleypasA Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLeanOne Good Earl Deserves a Lover by Sarah MacLeanLove in the Afternoon by Lisa KleypasThe Duke and I by Julia Quinn
Best Ever Historical Romance Novels
308 books — 88 voters
The Only Good Roman by Christine Elaine BlackRoma by Steven SaylorThe First Man in Rome by Colleen McCulloughImperium by Robert   HarrisI, Claudius by Robert Graves
Ancient Rome - The Best And The Rest
194 books — 87 voters

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryInnocent Traitor by Alison WeirThe Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa GregoryThe Lady in the Tower by Jean PlaidyThe Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
Royal Fiction
173 books — 62 voters
Wild Swans by Jung ChangChina by Tom  CarterMonkey by Wu Cheng'enT'ai chi ch'uan. Wisdom in Action by Stewart McFarlaneUnsavory Elements by Tom  Carter
Best books to read about China
100 books — 60 voters

Doctors in Hell by Janet MorrisI, the Sun by Janet E. MorrisThe Game of Kings by Dorothy DunnettWood, Talc and Mr. J by Chris   RoseLife After Life by Kate Atkinson
Best Historical Fiction (Literary)
91 books — 57 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
One Book - Genre
32 books — 56 voters

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. MaasGrave Mercy by Robin LaFeversDark Triumph by Robin LaFeversGraceling by Kristin CashoreTouch of Power by Maria V. Snyder
Books Like Poison Study
32 books — 48 voters

The Secret of Excalibur by Sahara FoleyHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingStorm Front by Jim ButcherNeverwhere by Neil GaimanNo More Heroes by Nicholas Chapman
Best Crossover Books
119 books — 42 voters

Against The Tide by John F. HanleyThe Last Boat by John F. HanleyThe Bronze Horseman by Paullina SimonsTatiana and Alexander by Paullina SimonsThe Summer Garden by Paullina Simons
World War 2 Romance
54 books — 41 voters

Bound By Blood by Shane K.P. O'NeillBound By Blood by Shane K.P. O'NeillBirth Of The Monster by Shane K.P. O'NeillThe Huntress by Michelle O'LearyThe Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
Back In Black
70 books — 37 voters
Secrets of the Realm by Bev StoutThe True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by AviThe Assiduous Quest of Tobias Hopkins by James FaroThe Code by James FaroHomecoming by James Faro
Seafaring Middle Graders
65 books — 31 voters

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