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The Pillars of the Earth by Ken FollettHere be Dragons by Sharon Kay PenmanSarum by Edward RutherfurdWolf Hall by Hilary MantelKatherine by Anya Seton
British History from 1066
353 books — 100 voters
The Book Thief by Markus ZusakFatherland by Robert   HarrisThe Reader by Bernhard SchlinkSchindler's List by Thomas KeneallyHHhH by Laurent Binet
Nazi Germany in fiction
55 books — 84 voters

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownBlack Elk Speaks by Black ElkLakota Woman by Mary Crow DogWhere White Men Fear to Tread by Russell MeansIn the Spirit of Crazy Horse by Peter Matthiessen
Native American Biography
138 books — 67 voters
The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison WeirThe Children of Henry VIII by Alison WeirEleanor of Aquitaine by Alison WeirSex with Kings by Eleanor HermanThe Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser
Women's History Written By Women
273 books — 64 voters

Baby by J.K. AccinniAlien Species Intervention by J.K. AccinniThe One by J.K. AccinniEcho by J.K. AccinniThe Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
Intriguing Aliens
127 books — 57 voters
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta SepetysCode Name Verity by Elizabeth WeinThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakRose Under Fire by Elizabeth WeinThe FitzOsbornes at War by Michelle Cooper
YA set in the 1940s
105 books — 52 voters

Beowulf by UnknownThe World of Late Antiquity 150-750 by Peter R.L. BrownThe Year 1000 by Robert LaceyRoman Britain and Early England, 55 BC-AD871 by Peter Hunter BlairHow the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill
Dark age European history
139 books — 42 voters
Hackers by Steven LevyMasters of Doom by David KushnerThe Ultimate History of Video Games by Steven L. KentThe STREAM TONE by T. GillingJust for Fun by Linus Torvalds
Best Books on Computing
23 books — 34 voters

The Fall of the Roman Empire by Peter HeatherThe Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward GibbonThe Later Roman Empire by Ammianus MarcellinusEmpires and Barbarians by Peter HeatherThe History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours
Books on the Later Roman Empire
118 books — 29 voters
The STREAM TONE by T. GillingThe Orphan Conspiracies by James MorcanTHE FORTY-MINUTE WAR by Janet E. MorrisThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg LarssonUnshackled Demons by Richard Myerscough
Books That Require More Of You
47 books — 28 voters

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine HoweWitch Child by Celia ReesThe Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George SpeareDaughters of the Witching Hill by Mary SharrattThe Gisburn Witch by Sarah L. King
Witch Hunts in Historical Fiction
88 books — 27 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 McHughAlbion Imperilled by Ruth  Thomas
Old Timey-Times Fantasy
31 books — 24 voters

Practicing History by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Historian's Craft by Marc BlochLies My Teacher Told Me by James W. LoewenThe Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Max WeberThe Histories by Herodotus
Best Books on Historical Theory
28 books — 20 voters
The Night Circus by Erin MorgensternThings Half in Shadow by Alan FinnBorn of Illusion by Teri BrownThe Prestige by Christopher PriestThe Magician's Lie by Greer Macallister
Magicians in Historical Fiction
26 books — 19 voters

The Complete Plays by Christopher MarloweEdward II by Christopher MarloweDoctor Faustus by Christopher MarloweThe Complete Poems by Ben JonsonVolpone and Other Plays by Ben Jonson
Shakespeare's Contemporaries
100 books — 18 voters
Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGone with the Wind by Margaret MitchellThe Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Most Popular Books Ever
141 books — 17 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonFor the Thrill of It by Simon BaatzSin in the Second City by Karen AbbottThe Girls of Murder City by Douglas PerryThe Beast of Chicago by Rick Geary
Chicago Crime
67 books — 15 voters
Marie Antoinette by Kathryn LaskyMadame Tussaud by Michelle MoranFlaunting, Extravagant Queen by Jean PlaidyBecoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet GreyQueen's Confession by Victoria Holt
Novels About Marie-Antoinette
18 books — 14 voters

Prey of Desire by J.C. GatlinThe List of Dead Smiths by D.L.  WilliamsA Tree Born Crooked by Steph PostThe Designated Survivor by J.C. GatlinFour Days with Hemingway's Ghost by Tom Winton
Best Books by Florida Writers
22 books — 13 voters

Li Lun, Lad of Courage by Carolyn TreffingerAncient Times by Susan Wise BauerThe Usborne Encyclopedia of World History by Fiona ChandlerThe Great Pyramid by Elizabeth MannThe Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo
History Year 1
56 books — 12 voters
A Matter of Magic by Patricia C. WredeThe Season by Sarah MacLeanBewitching Season by Marissa DoyleSorcery & Cecelia by Patricia C. WredeBetraying Season by Marissa Doyle
Young Adult Regency
40 books — 12 voters

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Heretic Queen by Michelle MoranMary Elizabeth Garrett by Kathleen Waters SanderMadame Tussaud by Michelle MoranThe Creation of Anne Boleyn by Susan Bordo
Unsung Women in History
46 books — 12 voters
Alive by Piers Paul ReadMiracle in the Andes by Nando ParradoThe Mystery of Flight 427 by Bill AdairAviation Disasters by David GeroDown Around Midnight by Robert Sabbag
Planes - accidents
42 books — 11 voters

The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler WarnerOne Thousand White Women by Jim FergusOf Mice and Men by John SteinbeckMiss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom RiggsThe Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman
Every Man, Woman and Child
242 books — 10 voters
Fidelity Is for Swans by Shänne SandsThe Laws of Magic by Daniel NanavatiBombay, City of Sandals by Shänne SandsMidrak Earthshaker by Daniel NanavatiThe Love Poems of Daniel Nanavati by Daniel Nanavati
FootSteps Press books
23 books — 9 voters

Train Station Bride by Holly BushMake Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskeyLost Boston by Jane Holtz KayBoston by Walter Muir WhitehillHarvard University by Douglass Shand-Tucci
Books in/on/around Boston
31 books — 9 voters
Outlander by Diana GabaldonIn the Circle of Time by Margaret J. AndersonIn The Stone Circle by Elizabeth Cody KimmelMerryll Of The Stones by Brian CaswellBlood Dance by Louise Cooper
Stone Circles
52 books — 8 voters

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