Family Saga Novels

The family saga chronicles the lives and doings of a family or a number of related or interconnected families. The typical novel follows the generations of a family through a period of time to portray particular historical events, changes of social circumstances, or the ebb and flow of fortunes from a multiple of perspectives.
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message 2: by Tiffani (new)

Tiffani The Thorn Birds is listed twice on this list - at #1 and again at #27.


message 3: by blueemerald (last edited Oct 14, 2014 08:16AM) (new)

blueemerald Greetings-
I've been a voracious reader for decades, especially historical fiction, especially multi-generational family sagas. What a fun list this is to have discovered. Several new singles/series I have been haven't known of. Thanks to all the author and contributors!

I just finished editing a lengthy historical fiction series reading list. It has a section devoted to Family Sagas. I'm posting the link in hopes someone will discover new reads to enjoy:

http://1mpages.com/HistoricalFiction....


message 4: by Donna (new)

Donna Davis Removed for not being a family saga or a novel: The People's History of the United States.


message 5: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten I'm super surprised that The Poisonwood Bible isn't higher on this list... it's not even in the top 100!


message 6: by Donna (new)

Donna Davis Removed for being a memoir--nonfiction--on a fiction-only list:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...


message 7: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth Adams the books I have voted for, some I have read but will read again others sound very tempting with a coffee to hand and a good book what could be better


message 8: by Donna (new)

Donna Davis Removed for being out of genre: Get Over That Break-up Today!
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 9: by Donna (new)

Donna Davis Removed for being a play on a listopia that specifies novels:

Under the Syringa Tree, page 4

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...


message 10: by Elyse (new)

Elyse I'm removing The Glass Castle because it is non-fiction. Yes, those kids actually lived through that upbringing.


message 11: by Timothy (new)

Timothy Fay Donna wrote: "Removed for being a memoir--nonfiction--on a fiction-only list:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5..."


Hi, I'm looking for a list to add "Suburban Dictionary' to. It has quite a few words, expressions, about family life in the burbs and elsewhere. Thank you!


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads I believe that authors are no longer able to add their own books to lists; too many authors did that with lists where their books didn't belong.


message 13: by Timothy (new)

Timothy Fay All right. Thanks for letting me know. Hope you've got plenty of good books to read, and movies to read. :)


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Luckily I'm a book hoarder!


message 15: by Donna (last edited Mar 28, 2020 03:14PM) (new)

Donna Davis The system found and removed 1 duplicate. Removed nonfiction:

Christian Warrior Women
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Exit Berlin
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


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