Popular Historical Fiction Books

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The Book Thief The Book Thief (Hardcover)
by (shelved 8584 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.35 — 1,149,470 ratings — published 2005
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The Other Boleyn Girl (The Tudor Court, #2) The Other Boleyn Girl (The Tudor Court, #2)
by (shelved 5969 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.02 — 396,451 ratings — published 2001
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The Pillars of the Earth  (The Pillars of the Earth, #1) The Pillars of the Earth (The Pillars of the Earth, #1)
by (shelved 5530 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.26 — 470,937 ratings — published 1989
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Memoirs of a Geisha Memoirs of a Geisha (Hardcover)
by (shelved 5263 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.04 — 1,353,160 ratings — published 1997
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Outlander (Outlander, #1) Outlander (Outlander, #1)
by (shelved 5062 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.14 — 470,080 ratings — published 1991
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Girl With a Pearl Earring Girl With a Pearl Earring (Paperback)
by (shelved 3701 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 437,139 ratings — published 1999
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Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind (Paperback)
by (shelved 3630 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.25 — 952,574 ratings — published 1936
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The Red Tent The Red Tent (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3289 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.14 — 424,316 ratings — published 1997
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Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1) Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
by (shelved 3069 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.80 — 134,400 ratings — published 2009
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The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1) The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1)
by (shelved 3039 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.83 — 135,142 ratings — published 2009
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The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1) The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1)
by (shelved 2919 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.84 — 149,846 ratings — published 2005
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Sarah's Key Sarah's Key (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2900 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.11 — 332,237 ratings — published 2006
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To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
by (shelved 2817 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 2,631,197 ratings — published 1960
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Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1) Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
by (shelved 2740 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 84,681 ratings — published 2012
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Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2) Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
by (shelved 2725 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.31 — 144,381 ratings — published 1992
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World Without End (The Pillars of the Earth, #2) World Without End (The Pillars of the Earth, #2)
by (shelved 2688 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.19 — 137,572 ratings — published 2007
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The Queen's Fool (The Tudor Court, #4) The Queen's Fool (The Tudor Court, #4)
by (shelved 2643 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.78 — 77,807 ratings — published 2003
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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Paperback)
by (shelved 2506 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.03 — 316,179 ratings — published 2004
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The Kite Runner The Kite Runner (Paperback)
by (shelved 2422 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 1,712,416 ratings — published 2002
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Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1) Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 2383 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.20 — 175,098 ratings — published 2000
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Year of Wonders Year of Wonders (Paperback)
by (shelved 2357 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 125,674 ratings — published 2001
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Between Shades of Gray Between Shades of Gray (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2347 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 117,432 ratings — published 2011
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Voyager (Outlander, #3) Voyager (Outlander, #3)
by (shelved 2293 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.37 — 125,527 ratings — published 1993
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The Paris Wife The Paris Wife (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2098 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.75 — 225,829 ratings — published 2011
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The Virgin's Lover (The Tudor Court, #5) The Virgin's Lover (The Tudor Court, #5)
by (shelved 2046 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.66 — 52,224 ratings — published 2004
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The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2) The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2)
by (shelved 1938 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.65 — 50,808 ratings — published 2010
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Atonement Atonement (Paperback)
by (shelved 1921 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.84 — 405,364 ratings — published 2001
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1879 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.95 — 222,819 ratings — published 2009
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Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice (Paperback)
by (shelved 1791 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 1,785,343 ratings — published 1813
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The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5) The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
by (shelved 1754 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.25 — 99,094 ratings — published 2001
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A Thousand Splendid Suns A Thousand Splendid Suns (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1689 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.30 — 806,116 ratings — published 2006
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A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities (Paperback)
by (shelved 1683 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.75 — 766,378 ratings — published 1859
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The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #6) The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #6)
by (shelved 1664 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.54 — 44,380 ratings — published 2008
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Fever 1793 Fever 1793 (Paperback)
by (shelved 1645 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.86 — 89,964 ratings — published 2000
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Cold Mountain Cold Mountain (Paperback)
by (shelved 1612 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.78 — 181,874 ratings — published 1994
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Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3) Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3)
by (shelved 1605 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 99,431 ratings — published 1975
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A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6) A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6)
by (shelved 1593 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.40 — 90,322 ratings — published 2004
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The Kitchen House The Kitchen House (Paperback)
by (shelved 1579 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.15 — 190,037 ratings — published 2010
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The Invention of Wings The Invention of Wings (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1557 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 149,166 ratings — published 2014
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The Birth of Venus The Birth of Venus (Paperback)
by (shelved 1517 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.76 — 95,951 ratings — published 2003
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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
by (shelved 1497 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.84 — 2,337,568 ratings — published 1925
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All the Light We Cannot See All the Light We Cannot See (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1492 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.19 — 184,289 ratings — published 2014
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The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War, #3) The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War, #3)
by (shelved 1485 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.90 — 40,574 ratings — published 2011
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The Poisonwood Bible The Poisonwood Bible (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1474 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.98 — 626,232 ratings — published 1998
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Little Women (Little Women, #1) Little Women (Little Women, #1)
by (shelved 1468 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 1,197,462 ratings — published 1868
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