History Book Lists

Alien Species Intervention Books 1-3 by J.K. AccinniAllegiant by Veronica RothThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenIt Lives in The Basement by Sahara FoleyMockingjay by Suzanne Collins
51 books — 110 voters
The Woman In Black by Susan HillThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldThis House is Haunted by John BoyneThe Little Stranger by Sarah WatersThe Cruise by Anthony Hulse
Historical Ghost Fiction
97 books — 51 voters

What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew by Daniel PoolQueen Victoria by Christopher HibbertVictorian London by Liza PicardInside the Victorian Home by Judith FlandersThe Victorian City by Judith Flanders
Nonfiction Books on the Victorian Era
155 books — 33 voters
The Shipping News by Annie ProulxRandom Passage by Bernice MorganThe Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne JohnstonKit's Law by Donna MorrisseyThe Bishop's Man by Linden MacIntyre
Newfoundland Reads
42 books — 33 voters

Fingersmith by Sarah WatersThe Asylum by John HarwoodThe Woman in White by Wilkie CollinsDracula by Bram StokerTen Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly
Victorian Asylums
39 books — 17 voters

The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay PenmanKatherine by Anya SetonFalls the Shadow by Sharon Kay PenmanHere be Dragons by Sharon Kay PenmanEleanor of Aquitaine by Alison Weir
38 books — 15 voters

Last Chance to See by Douglas AdamsThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick DouglassThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsLies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen
Exceptional Non-Fiction
60 books — 8 voters
The Island at the Center of the World by Russell ShortoAlbion's Seed  by David Hackett FischerWritten in Bone by Sally M. WalkerMayflower by Nathaniel PhilbrickFreedom Just Around the Corner by Walter A. McDougall
Nonfiction about Early America
35 books — 8 voters

Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross KingThe Great Bridge by David McCulloughMichelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling by Ross KingCluny by Edwin MullinsAround the world in 1890s by Merrily Home
Historical Architecture, nonfiction
32 books — 7 voters
Train Station Bride by Holly BushBoston by Walter Muir WhitehillMake Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyThe Proper Bostonians by Cleveland AmoryHarvard Hottie by Annabelle Costa
Books in/on/around Boston
29 books — 6 voters

GENIUS INTELLIGENCE by James MorcanHow Children Fail by John HoltWeapons of Mass Instruction by John Taylor GattoDumbing Us Down by John Taylor GattoThe Spark by Kristine Barnett
Important Books About Education
32 books — 6 voters
Maid of Secrets by Jennifer  McGowanWarped by Maurissa GuibordThe King's Rose by Alisa M. LibbyJust a Girl by Jane CaroVenom by Fiona Paul
Young Adult Renaissance
74 books — 5 voters

At the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary HooperFever 1793 by Laurie Halse AndersonIn the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat WintersDeadly by Julie ChibbaroA Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier
YA & Middle Grade Epidemics
83 books — 5 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenSense and Sensibility by Jane AustenMansfield Park by Jane AustenEmma by Jane AustenNorthanger Abbey by Jane Austen
14 books — 4 voters

The Oxford Illustrated History of Tudor & Stuart Britain by John MorrillFaith and Treason by Antonia FraserPirates of Barbary by Adrian TinniswoodA Royal Passion by Katie WhitakerArbella by Sarah Gristwood
Early Stuart Britain
71 books — 3 voters

The Weaker Vessel by Antonia FraserThe Gentleman's Daughter by Amanda VickeryThe Rise & Fall of the Great Powers by Paul M. KennedyThe Making of the Middle Sea by Cyprian BroodbankRed Fortress by Catherine Merridale
Wolfson History Prize Winners
81 books — 3 voters
Civil War by Trevor RoyleBritain in Revolution by Austin WoolrychCavaliers and Roundheads by Christopher HibbertCromwell by Antonia FraserGod's Fury, England's Fire by Michael Braddick
British Civil Wars
42 books — 3 voters

The Fifties by David HalberstamThe Making of a Quagmire by David HalberstamThe Best and the Brightest by David HalberstamThe Amateurs by David HalberstamThe Breaks of the Game by David Halberstam
Best of David Halberstam
18 books — 2 voters
The Strange Career of Jim Crow by C. Vann WoodwardA Government of Our Own by William C. DavisMyths and Realities by Carl BridenbaughAnte Bellum Kentucky by Francis Garvin DavenportThe Mind of the South by W.J. Cash
Southern History
36 books — 2 voters

How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas CahillSailing the Wine-Dark Sea by Thomas CahillMysteries of the Middle Ages by Thomas CahillBig City Stories by Modern American Writers by Tom CahillA Literary Guide To Ireland by Susan Cahill
Best of Thomas Cahill
14 books — 2 voters
I Walk in Dread by Lisa Rowe FraustinoDreams In The Golden Country by Kathryn LaskyAcross The Wide And Lonesome Prairie by Kristiana GregoryNo Way Back by Valerie WildingA Journey to the New World by Kathryn Lasky
Scholastic Diaries
182 books — 2 voters

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