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 — 108 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 — 34 voters

The Woman In Black by Susan HillThe Little Stranger by Sarah WatersThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldThis House is Haunted by John BoyneThe Seance by John Harwood
Historical Ghost Fiction
89 books — 33 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

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
37 books — 15 voters

Love and Louis XIV by Antonia FraserThe Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre DumasDark Angels by Karleen KoenThe Sun King  by Nancy MitfordBefore Versailles by Karleen Koen
Louis XIV
37 books — 12 voters
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. ShirerThe Orphan Conspiracies by James MorcanMarch Violets by Philip KerrMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom RiggsEichmann in Jerusalem  by Hannah Arendt
best books about Nazi Germany
59 books — 11 voters

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona CarnarvonEdwardian Cooking by Larry EdwardsTo Marry an English Lord by Gail MacCollVoyage on the Great Titanic by Ellen Emerson WhiteGeorge, Nicholas and Wilhelm by M.J. Carter
Nonfiction Books On The Edwardian Era
112 books — 11 voters
Wood, Talc and Mr. J by Chris   RoseMagic America by C.E. MedfordWord Freak by Stefan FatsisA Golden Sunbeam by Carrie BenderGRIT The Banter and Brutality of the Late-Night Cab by Karl Wiggins
Best Books on Subcultures
30 books — 10 voters

Mayflower by Nathaniel PhilbrickJohn Adams by David McCulloughA Voyage Long and Strange by Tony HorwitzA Kingdom Strange by James HornThe Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto
Colonial North America
31 books — 9 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
34 books — 7 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
59 books — 7 voters
Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross KingThe Great Bridge by David McCulloughMichelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling by Ross KingAround the world in 1890s by Merrily HomePhoto Book of Chicago World's Columbian Exposition 1893 by Merrily Home
Historical Architecture, nonfiction
16 books — 6 voters

At the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary HooperDeadly by Julie ChibbaroIn the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat WintersA Death-Struck Year by Makiia LucierBreathing Room by Marsha Hayles
YA & Middle Grade Epidemics
81 books — 4 voters
Sense and Sensibility by Jane AustenPride and Prejudice by Jane AustenMansfield Park by Jane AustenEmma by Jane AustenNorthanger Abbey by Jane Austen
13 books — 3 voters

What Hath God Wrought by Daniel Walker HoweBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonThe Fiery Trial by Eric FonerMalcolm X by Manning MarableAbraham Lincoln by Carl Sandburg
Pulitzer History
39 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
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

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 Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
Southern History
36 books — 2 voters

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