Popular Historical Fiction Books

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The Book Thief The Book Thief (Hardcover)
by (shelved 8832 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.35 — 1,204,124 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 6046 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.02 — 403,889 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 5632 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.27 — 485,326 ratings — published 1989
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Memoirs of a Geisha Memoirs of a Geisha (Hardcover)
by (shelved 5368 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.04 — 1,386,513 ratings — published 1997
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Outlander (Outlander, #1) Outlander (Outlander, #1)
by (shelved 5259 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.14 — 493,266 ratings — published 1991
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Girl With a Pearl Earring Girl With a Pearl Earring (Paperback)
by (shelved 3761 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 449,003 ratings — published 1999
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Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind (Paperback)
by (shelved 3682 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.25 — 977,774 ratings — published 1936
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The Red Tent The Red Tent (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3348 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.14 — 436,551 ratings — published 1997
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Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1) Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
by (shelved 3158 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 138,497 ratings — published 2009
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The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1) The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1)
by (shelved 3098 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.84 — 139,970 ratings — published 2009
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The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1) The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1)
by (shelved 2974 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.84 — 155,204 ratings — published 2005
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Sarah's Key Sarah's Key (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2955 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.12 — 340,336 ratings — published 2006
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To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
by (shelved 2892 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 2,719,375 ratings — published 1960
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Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1) Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
by (shelved 2849 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 88,623 ratings — published 2012
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Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2) Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
by (shelved 2826 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.31 — 152,073 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 2739 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.20 — 141,586 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 2677 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.78 — 79,617 ratings — published 2003
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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Paperback)
by (shelved 2550 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.03 — 323,520 ratings — published 2004
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The Kite Runner The Kite Runner (Paperback)
by (shelved 2476 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 1,759,002 ratings — published 2002
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Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1) Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 2471 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 182,994 ratings — published 2010
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Between Shades of Gray Between Shades of Gray (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2411 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 123,990 ratings — published 2011
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Year of Wonders Year of Wonders (Paperback)
by (shelved 2386 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 129,026 ratings — published 2001
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Voyager (Outlander, #3) Voyager (Outlander, #3)
by (shelved 2372 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.37 — 131,755 ratings — published 1993
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The Paris Wife The Paris Wife (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2139 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.75 — 232,065 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 2075 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.66 — 53,357 ratings — published 2004
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The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2) The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2)
by (shelved 1971 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.66 — 52,342 ratings — published 2010
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Atonement Atonement (Paperback)
by (shelved 1966 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.84 — 417,108 ratings — published 2001
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All the Light We Cannot See All the Light We Cannot See (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1925 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 249,787 ratings — published 2014
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1907 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.95 — 229,285 ratings — published 2009
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Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice (Paperback)
by (shelved 1827 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 1,841,624 ratings — published 1813
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The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5) The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
by (shelved 1809 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.25 — 103,601 ratings — published 2001
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A Thousand Splendid Suns A Thousand Splendid Suns (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1722 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.31 — 831,481 ratings — published 2006
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A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities (Paperback)
by (shelved 1719 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.76 — 784,129 ratings — published 1859
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The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #6) The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #6)
by (shelved 1690 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.55 — 45,524 ratings — published 2008
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The Invention of Wings The Invention of Wings (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1684 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 165,121 ratings — published 2014
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Fever 1793 Fever 1793 (Paperback)
by (shelved 1675 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.87 — 92,664 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 1636 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.40 — 94,455 ratings — published 2004
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Cold Mountain Cold Mountain (Paperback)
by (shelved 1634 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.78 — 186,637 ratings — published 1994
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Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3) Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3)
by (shelved 1628 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 102,244 ratings — published 1975
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The Kitchen House The Kitchen House (Paperback)
by (shelved 1624 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.15 — 196,733 ratings — published 2010
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The Birth of Venus The Birth of Venus (Paperback)
by (shelved 1534 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.76 — 98,223 ratings — published 2003
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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
by (shelved 1527 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.85 — 2,409,733 ratings — published 1925
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Les Misérables Les Misérables (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 1524 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.08 — 754,034 ratings — published 1862
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The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War, #3) The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War, #3)
by (shelved 1518 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.90 — 41,903 ratings — published 2011
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The Poisonwood Bible The Poisonwood Bible (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1504 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.98 — 637,710 ratings — published 1998
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