Popular Historical Fiction Books

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The Book Thief The Book Thief (Hardcover)
by (shelved 11682 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.35 — 1,684,314 ratings — published 2005
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Girl With a Pearl Earring Girl With a Pearl Earring (Paperback)
by (shelved 4581 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.83 — 567,633 ratings — published 1999
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Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind (Paperback)
by (shelved 4519 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.27 — 1,203,215 ratings — published 1936
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The Red Tent The Red Tent (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4058 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.15 — 530,887 ratings — published 1997
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To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
by (shelved 4037 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.24 — 3,653,919 ratings — published 1960
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Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1) Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
by (shelved 3824 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.07 — 131,611 ratings — published 2012
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The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1) The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1)
by (shelved 3788 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.89 — 183,125 ratings — published 2009
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Sarah's Key Sarah's Key (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3693 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.13 — 417,942 ratings — published 2006
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The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1) The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1)
by (shelved 3542 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.87 — 205,369 ratings — published 2005
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World Without End (The Pillars of the Earth, #2) World Without End (The Pillars of the Earth, #2)
by (shelved 3255 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 174,636 ratings — published 2007
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Voyager (Outlander, #3) Voyager (Outlander, #3)
by (shelved 3252 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.36 — 192,005 ratings — published 1993
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The Kite Runner The Kite Runner (Paperback)
by (shelved 3231 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.24 — 2,166,439 ratings — published 2003
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Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1) Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 3182 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 242,788 ratings — published 2010
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3166 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 397,960 ratings — published 2006
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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Paperback)
by (shelved 3119 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.04 — 382,678 ratings — published 2005
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The Queen's Fool (The Tudor Court, #6) The Queen's Fool (The Tudor Court, #6)
by (shelved 3043 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 95,917 ratings — published 2003
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The Invention of Wings The Invention of Wings (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2856 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 268,667 ratings — published 2014
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The Paris Wife The Paris Wife (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2797 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.77 — 299,379 ratings — published 2011
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Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4) Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4)
by (shelved 2796 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 162,555 ratings — published 1996
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The Help The Help (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2721 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.45 — 1,734,204 ratings — published 2009
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The Name of the Rose The Name of the Rose (Paperback)
by (shelved 2606 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 285,167 ratings — published 1980
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Atonement Atonement (Paperback)
by (shelved 2556 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.86 — 498,811 ratings — published 2001
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Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice (Paperback)
by (shelved 2434 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 2,404,231 ratings — published 1813
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The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5) The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
by (shelved 2372 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.25 — 148,111 ratings — published 2001
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The Virgin's Lover (The Tudor Court, #7) The Virgin's Lover (The Tudor Court, #7)
by (shelved 2358 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.68 — 64,597 ratings — published 2004
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The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2) The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2)
by (shelved 2342 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.70 — 67,255 ratings — published 2010
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A Thousand Splendid Suns A Thousand Splendid Suns (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2316 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.32 — 1,049,278 ratings — published 2007
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The Historian The Historian (Paperback)
by (shelved 2316 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.76 — 269,689 ratings — published 2005
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A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities (Paperback)
by (shelved 2218 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.78 — 939,289 ratings — published 1859
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The Kitchen House The Kitchen House (Paperback)
by (shelved 2160 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.16 — 263,187 ratings — published 2010
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Fever 1793 Fever 1793 (Paperback)
by (shelved 2139 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.88 — 127,871 ratings — published 2000
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A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6) A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6)
by (shelved 2136 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.41 — 133,315 ratings — published 2005
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11/22/63 11/22/63 (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2052 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.27 — 390,857 ratings — published 2011
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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
by (shelved 2010 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.87 — 3,112,374 ratings — published 1925
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Cold Mountain Cold Mountain (Paperback)
by (shelved 1989 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 230,039 ratings — published 1997
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The Poisonwood Bible The Poisonwood Bible (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1970 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.00 — 724,035 ratings — published 1998
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The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #8) The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #8)
by (shelved 1947 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.59 — 56,565 ratings — published 2008
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Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3) Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3)
by (shelved 1942 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.35 — 128,906 ratings — published 1975
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An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7) An Echo in the Bone (Outlander, #7)
by (shelved 1884 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.40 — 115,254 ratings — published 2009
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The Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter (Paperback)
by (shelved 1882 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.35 — 644,906 ratings — published 1850
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Burial Rites Burial Rites (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1875 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.97 — 92,463 ratings — published 2013
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The Light Between Oceans The Light Between Oceans (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1866 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.96 — 334,350 ratings — published 2012
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Little Women (Little Women, #1) Little Women (Little Women, #1)
by (shelved 1854 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.02 — 1,443,393 ratings — published 1868
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Les Misérables Les Misérables (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 1824 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.11 — 892,328 ratings — published 1862
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The Birth of Venus The Birth of Venus (Paperback)
by (shelved 1818 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.77 — 118,149 ratings — published 2003
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The Miniaturist The Miniaturist (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1814 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.55 — 118,460 ratings — published 2014
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