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Him by Sarina BowenSutphin Boulevard by Santino HassellIn the Middle of Somewhere by Roan ParrishThe Lightning-Struck Heart by T.J. KluneFocus on Me by Megan Erickson
July 2015 MM Releases
110 books — 302 voters
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna ClarkeDeathless by Catherynne M. ValenteThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyHis Majesty's Dragon by Naomi NovikStardust by Neil Gaiman
Best Historical Fantasy
182 books — 167 voters

Devil in Winter by Lisa KleypasA Wallflower Christmas by Lisa KleypasThe Duke's Match Girl by Lila DiPasquaA Mackenzie Family Christmas by Jennifer AshleyA Christmas Promise by Mary Balogh
Historical Christmas/Winter Romance
192 books — 150 voters
The Wars of the Roses by Dan JonesEveryday Life in Medieval London by Toni MountBlood Royal by Eric JagerIsabella by Kirstin DowneyNapoleon by Andrew Roberts
History Books 2014
125 books — 118 voters

The Cross of Christ by John R.W. StottSeeing and Savoring Jesus Christ by John PiperThe Passion of Jesus Christ by John PiperThe Jesus I Never Knew by Philip YanceyThe Jesus Storybook Bible by Sally Lloyd-Jones
Books About Jesus
176 books — 95 voters

The Passage by Nabille De La LuzTaking Charge by Bridgitte LesleyThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenCinder by Marissa MeyerOrphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Books for Summer of 2014
89 books — 77 voters
The Fish the Fighters and the Song-Girl by Janet E. MorrisHeroika 1 by Janet E. MorrisThe Sacred Band by Janet E. MorrisThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonThe Butterfly Crest by Eva Vanrell
Mythology Books For The Grown Folks
55 books — 76 voters

Wolf Hall by Hilary MantelI, the Sun by Janet E. MorrisYear of Wonders by Geraldine BrooksMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenBeloved by Toni Morrison
Best Literary Historical Fiction
341 books — 71 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
45 books — 68 voters

Fire from Heaven by Mary RenaultThe Persian Boy by Mary RenaultAlexander the Great by Robin Lane FoxThe Life of Alexander the Great by PlutarchThe Campaigns of Alexander by Arrian
Alexander the Great
129 books — 66 voters

Honesty in World War 2 by Chris-Jean ClarkeHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingNeverwhere by Neil GaimanStorm Front by Jim ButcherKushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey
Best Crossover Books
136 books — 64 voters
I, the Sun by Janet E. MorrisThe Sacred Band by Janet E. MorrisThe Devil's Fire by Matt TomerlinOne Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr SolzhenitsynThe Far Pavilions by M.M. Kaye
History Books - Fact and Fiction
309 books — 64 voters

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa GregoryLoving Frank by Nancy HoranThe Hours by Michael CunninghamThe Paris Wife by Paula McLainThe Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
Fictionalized accounts of real people
141 books — 58 voters
Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Remains of the Day by Kazuo IshiguroGirl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy ChevalierA Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Domestic Service - Help Wanted!
107 books — 56 voters

Max Havelaar by MultatuliThe Discovery of Heaven by Harry MulischDe donkere kamer van Damokles by Willem Frederik HermansThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNooit meer slapen by Willem Frederik Hermans
Dutch Literary Canon
136 books — 54 voters
The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades by Jonathan Riley-SmithA History of the Crusades, Vol. II by Steven RuncimanThe Crusades Through Arab Eyes by Amin MaaloufA History of the Crusades, Vol. I by Steven RuncimanThe New Concise History of the Crusades by Thomas F. Madden
Best History Books on Crusades
74 books — 48 voters

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. RowlingThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Secret to Hummingbird Cake by Celeste Fletcher McHaleCan You Keep a Secret? by Sophie KinsellaWhy Not-World by Alexei Maxim Russell
Can you keep a Secret?
214 books — 46 voters
Echoes in the Darkness by Jane GodmanLegacy of Darkness by Jane GodmanValley of Nightmares by Jane GodmanDarkness Unchained by Jane GodmanJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Favorite Historical Gothic Romances
37 books — 46 voters

Secrets of the Realm by Bev StoutThe Beast of Cretacea by Todd StrasserThe True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle by AviThe Assiduous Quest of Tobias Hopkins by James FaroThe Assiduous Quest of Tobias Hopkins by James Faro
Seafaring Middle Graders
72 books — 44 voters
Edna in the Desert by Maddy LedermanRealm of the Goddess by Sabina KhanHaunted Tree by Scott Robert SchellerTwilight by Stephenie MeyerNew Moon by Stephenie Meyer
Books that are awesome duh!
132 books — 40 voters

Sea Witch by Helen HollickThe Assiduous Quest of Tobias Hopkins by James FaroThe Code by James FaroHomecoming by James FaroThe Prodigal by S.K. Keogh
Historical Fiction Based on Pirates
40 books — 37 voters
Affinity by Sarah WatersThe Seance by John HarwoodThings Half in Shadow by Alan FinnThe House of Velvet and Glass by Katherine HoweThe Mesmerist by Barbara Ewing
Victorian Spiritualism Fiction
102 books — 35 voters

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