Historical Fiction Book Lists

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles DickensThe Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska OrczyA Place of Greater Safety by Hilary MantelMadame Tussaud by Michelle MoranMarie Antoinette by Antonia Fraser
The French Revolution
152 books — 190 voters
Gone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellCat and Mouse by Tim VicaryThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakNobody's Slave by Tim VicaryGirl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Superbly Written Historical Fiction
216 books — 138 voters

Heroika 1 by Janet E. MorrisJonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna ClarkeThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonDaughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
Historical Fantasy
210 books — 137 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
139 books — 126 voters

Magic America by C.E. MedfordWood, Talc and Mr. J by Chris   RoseThe Humans by Matt HaigDivergent by Veronica RothThe Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Novels for the Wanderer
124 books — 123 voters

Phenomena by Susan TarrThe Physician by Noah GordonThe Alienist by Caleb CarrDoctors in Hell by Janet E. MorrisOutlander by Diana Gabaldon
Best Historical Medical Fiction
67 books — 93 voters
The Help by Kathryn StockettTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
4 Star Historical Fiction
235 books — 93 voters

Blood on the Snow by David        CookThe Twisted Laird by Cherime MacFarlanePerfume by Patrick SüskindThe Black Dragons by Richard A. Hackett Jr.The Jacobites' Apprentice by David Ebsworth
Best 1700s Historical Fiction
63 books — 80 voters
Blood on the Snow by David        CookThe Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryThe Red Queen by Philippa GregoryThe White Queen by Philippa GregoryHeart of Oak by David        Cook
Amazing Historical Fiction
189 books — 79 voters

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George SpeareMara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGrawDaddy-Long-Legs by Jean WebsterTime Enough for Drums by Ann RinaldiThe Sherwood Ring by Elizabeth Marie Pope
Old-School Teen Historical Romance
222 books — 76 voters
Ruby Red by Kerstin GierAlice of the Rocks by E. GrazianiSapphire Blue by Kerstin GierEmerald Green by Kerstin GierMiss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
YA Time Travel Romance
78 books — 70 voters

Two Rivers by Zoe SaadiaAcross the Great Sparkling Water by Zoe SaadiaThe Peacekeeper by Zoe SaadiaThe Great Law of Peace by Zoe SaadiaThe Foreigner by Zoe Saadia
Native American Novels
46 books — 69 voters

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryThe Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa GregoryInnocent Traitor by Alison WeirThe Lady in the Tower by Jean PlaidyNefertiti by Michelle Moran
Royal Fiction
175 books — 68 voters
Wild Swans by Jung ChangMonkey by Wu Cheng'enChina by Tom  CarterThe Search for Modern China by Jonathan D. SpenceStrange Tales from a Chinese Studio by Pu Songling
Best books to read about China
109 books — 68 voters

Marie Antoinette by Kathryn LaskyBecoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet GreyAbundance by Sena Jeter NaslundThe Bad Queen by Carolyn MeyerMadame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
Marie-Antoinette in Fiction
46 books — 66 voters
Doctors in Hell by Janet E. MorrisI, the Sun by Janet E. MorrisThe Game of Kings by Dorothy DunnettWood, Talc and Mr. J by Chris   RoseQueens' Play by Dorothy Dunnett
Best Historical Fiction (Literary)
92 books — 63 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
33 books — 57 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Help by Kathryn StockettAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueThe Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska OrczyNight by Elie Wiesel
Favorite Historical Novels
177 books — 48 voters

Against The Tide by John F. HanleyThe Last Boat by John F. HanleyThe Bronze Horseman by Paullina SimonsDiamonds For The Wolf by John F. HanleyTatiana and Alexander by Paullina Simons
World War 2 Romance
55 books — 47 voters

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