Historical Book Lists

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeAnimal Farm by George Orwell1984 by George OrwellThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Top 100 Books to Read Before College
270 books — 175 voters
Blood & Thunder by Charlie CochetNot Fade Away by S.E. JakesCaught! by J.L. MerrowRed Dirt Heart 2 by N.R. WalkerThe Bridge of Silver Wings by John  Wiltshire
August 2014 MM Releases
95 books — 132 voters

Of Mice and Men by John SteinbeckTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeWater for Elephants by Sara GruenFace the Winter Naked by Bonnie TurnerTurn of the Tide by Margaret Skea
New Historical Fiction
20 books — 89 voters

Taking Chances by Christina PaulAfter the Night by Linda HowardParadise by Judith McNaughtMarried By Morning by Lisa KleypasNatural Born Charmer by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Greatest Romance Authors
155 books — 61 voters
Into the Dim by Janet B.  TaylorThief of Lies by Brenda DrakeUntitled by Marissa MeyerAge of Myth by Michael J. SullivanAnd I Darken by Kiersten White
New Series (2016)
28 books — 45 voters

Sloe Ride by Rhys FordWages of Sin by Kade BoehmeBane by Amelia C. GormleyRough Road by Vanessa NorthWhere the Grass is Greener by Debbie McGowan
September 2015 MM Releases
16 books — 42 voters
The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson LevineEntwined by Heather DixonPrincess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day GeorgeThe Captive Maiden by Melanie DickersonFive Glass Slippers by Elisabeth Brown
Fairytale Retellings (And such)
91 books — 40 voters

Soulless by Gail CarrigerJonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna ClarkeClockwork Countess by Lydia StormStardust by Neil GaimanThe Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories by Susanna Clarke
Gaslamp Fantasy
94 books — 40 voters
The King's Courtesan by Judith JamesLibertine's Kiss by Judith JamesForever Amber by Kathleen WinsorLaird of the Mist by Paula QuinnA Pirate's Love by Johanna Lindsey
17th Century Romance (1601 - 1700)
111 books — 34 voters

Scandal of the Year by Laura Lee GuhrkeA Room with a View by E.M. ForsterThe Forgotten Garden by Kate MortonWedding of the Season by Laura Lee GuhrkeThe Winter Rose by Jennifer Donnelly
Edwardian Era Romance (1901 - 1919)
51 books — 31 voters
Murder Most Royal by Jean PlaidyThe Rose Without a Thorn by Jean PlaidyIn the Shadow of the Crown by Jean PlaidyThe Lady in the Tower by Jean PlaidyThe Courts of Love by Jean Plaidy
The best Jean Plaidy books
47 books — 29 voters

Affinity by Sarah WatersThe Seance by John HarwoodThings Half in Shadow by Alan FinnThe House of Velvet and Glass by Katherine HoweThe Dark Between by Sonia Gensler
Victorian Spiritualism Fiction
98 books — 28 voters
Edna in the Desert by Maddy LedermanFrom the Dark to the Dawn by Alicia A. WillisStealing the Preacher by Karen WitemeyerA Heart for Grace by Bethany LargentThe Messenger by Siri Mitchell
Highly Recommended Christian Novels
43 books — 25 voters

The Arrow by Monica McCartyHighland Outlaw by Monica McCartySaving Grace by Julie GarwoodIn the Shadow of Midnight by Marsha CanhamThrough a Dark Mist by Marsha Canham
Archers in Romance and Urban Fantasy
27 books — 22 voters
Devil in Winter by Lisa KleypasThe Devil in Winter by Lisa KleypasTo Seduce a Sinner by Elizabeth HoytAt Last Comes Love by Mary BaloghLove in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas
Historical romance where she proposes
19 books — 22 voters

Etiquette & Espionage by Gail CarrigerMoonglow by Kristen CallihanSoulless by Gail CarrigerClockwork Princess by Cassandra ClareTimeless by Gail Carriger
Beautiful Victorian Dresses
69 books — 21 voters
Marie Antoinette by Antonia FraserQueen of Fashion by Caroline WeberThe Queen's Necklace by Frances MossikerMarie Antoinette by Stefan ZweigThe Private Life of Marie Antoinette by Madame Campan
Marie-Antoinette Non-Fiction
22 books — 20 voters

The Pool and the Pedestal by Daniel McHughThe Trees and the Night by Daniel McHughThe Merchant and the Menace by Daniel McHughThe Mirror and the Maelstrom by Daniel McHughThe Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien
Old Timey-Times Fantasy
30 books — 19 voters

Things Half in Shadow by Alan FinnThe Night Circus by Erin MorgensternBorn of Illusion by Teri BrownHaunted Tree by Scott Robert SchellerThe Prestige by Christopher Priest
Magicians in Historical Fiction
25 books — 15 voters

The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler WarnerThe Five Love Languages of Children by Gary ChapmanSarah's Child by Linda HowardA Plain Man by Mary  EllisA Woman Scorned by Peggy Reeves Sanday
Every Man, Woman and Child
136 books — 14 voters
Twisted Tears by Stan TaylorUnshackled Demons by Richard MyerscoughBat Blood by Richard MyerscoughThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Forester by James Kraus
Books You Can't Skim Read
24 books — 14 voters


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