Popular Historical Fiction Books

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The Book Thief The Book Thief (Hardcover)
by (shelved 9716 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.35 — 1,371,337 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 6374 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.02 — 425,646 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 6083 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.27 — 528,532 ratings — published 1989
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Outlander (Outlander, #1) Outlander (Outlander, #1)
by (shelved 5997 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.16 — 567,955 ratings — published 1991
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Memoirs of a Geisha Memoirs of a Geisha (Hardcover)
by (shelved 5738 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 1,497,408 ratings — published 1997
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Girl With a Pearl Earring Girl With a Pearl Earring (Paperback)
by (shelved 4015 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.82 — 492,327 ratings — published 1999
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Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind (Paperback)
by (shelved 3967 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.26 — 1,061,710 ratings — published 1936
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The Red Tent The Red Tent (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3611 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.15 — 472,035 ratings — published 1997
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The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1) The White Queen (The Cousins' War, #1)
by (shelved 3367 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.85 — 154,428 ratings — published 2009
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To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird (Paperback)
by (shelved 3291 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 3,028,579 ratings — published 1960
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Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2) Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
by (shelved 3249 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.30 — 179,604 ratings — published 1992
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Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1) Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
by (shelved 3224 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.09 — 104,582 ratings — published 2012
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The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1) The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court, #1)
by (shelved 3169 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.85 — 171,530 ratings — published 2005
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Sarah's Key Sarah's Key (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3165 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.12 — 368,902 ratings — published 2006
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World Without End (The Pillars of the Earth, #2) World Without End (The Pillars of the Earth, #2)
by (shelved 2877 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.20 — 153,151 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 2798 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.79 — 85,235 ratings — published 2003
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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Paperback)
by (shelved 2760 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.03 — 346,572 ratings — published 2005
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Voyager (Outlander, #3) Voyager (Outlander, #3)
by (shelved 2708 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.36 — 154,595 ratings — published 1993
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The Kite Runner The Kite Runner (Paperback)
by (shelved 2702 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 1,904,967 ratings — published 2003
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Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1) Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 2697 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 204,365 ratings — published 2010
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Between Shades of Gray Between Shades of Gray (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2696 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 143,448 ratings — published 2011
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2566 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.07 — 325,903 ratings — published 2006
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Year of Wonders Year of Wonders (Paperback)
by (shelved 2550 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 140,264 ratings — published 2001
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Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4) Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4)
by (shelved 2370 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 130,864 ratings — published 1996
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The Paris Wife The Paris Wife (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2333 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.76 — 254,443 ratings — published 2011
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The Name of the Rose The Name of the Rose (Paperback)
by (shelved 2217 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.08 — 238,064 ratings — published 1980
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The Virgin's Lover (The Tudor Court, #5) The Virgin's Lover (The Tudor Court, #5)
by (shelved 2162 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.66 — 56,868 ratings — published 2004
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Atonement Atonement (Paperback)
by (shelved 2162 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.85 — 448,096 ratings — published 2001
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The Invention of Wings The Invention of Wings (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2154 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 208,090 ratings — published 2014
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The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2) The Red Queen (The Cousins' War, #2)
by (shelved 2101 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.67 — 57,468 ratings — published 2010
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Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice (Paperback)
by (shelved 2028 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.23 — 2,025,154 ratings — published 1813
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The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5) The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
by (shelved 2025 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.25 — 119,875 ratings — published 2001
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Orphan Train Orphan Train (Paperback)
by (shelved 1974 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.08 — 236,135 ratings — published 2013
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A Thousand Splendid Suns A Thousand Splendid Suns (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1904 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.31 — 908,194 ratings — published 2006
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A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities (Paperback)
by (shelved 1864 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.77 — 838,311 ratings — published 1859
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A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6) A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander, #6)
by (shelved 1830 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.40 — 108,844 ratings — published 2005
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Fever 1793 Fever 1793 (Paperback)
by (shelved 1811 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.87 — 103,928 ratings — published 2000
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The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #6) The Other Queen (The Tudor Court, #6)
by (shelved 1773 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.56 — 49,162 ratings — published 2008
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The Kitchen House The Kitchen House (Paperback)
by (shelved 1760 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.15 — 218,544 ratings — published 2010
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Cold Mountain Cold Mountain (Paperback)
by (shelved 1742 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.80 — 202,348 ratings — published 1997
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Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3) Shōgun (Asian Saga, #3)
by (shelved 1718 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.34 — 111,777 ratings — published 1975
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The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
by (shelved 1698 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.85 — 2,651,893 ratings — published 1925
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The Help The Help (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1686 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.44 — 1,551,614 ratings — published 2009
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The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War, #3) The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War, #3)
by (shelved 1653 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.92 — 46,182 ratings — published 2011
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The Poisonwood Bible The Poisonwood Bible (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1645 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 669,038 ratings — published 1998
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The Birth of Venus The Birth of Venus (Paperback)
by (shelved 1623 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.77 — 106,413 ratings — published 2003
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Philippa Gregory
“Before anything else I was a woman who was capable of passion and who had a great need and a great desire for love.”
Philippa Gregory, The Other Boleyn Girl

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