Popular Historical Fiction Books

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The Book Thief The Book Thief (Hardcover)
by (shelved 15029 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.36 — 2,272,528 ratings — published 2005
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All the Light We Cannot See All the Light We Cannot See (Hardcover)
by (shelved 10322 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.32 — 1,252,913 ratings — published 2014
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Outlander (Outlander, #1) Outlander (Outlander, #1)
by (shelved 9109 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.21 — 967,337 ratings — published 1991
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The Help The Help (Hardcover)
by (shelved 9048 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.46 — 2,245,854 ratings — published 2009
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The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1) The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1)
by (shelved 8301 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.30 — 765,629 ratings — published 1989
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The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9) The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9)
by (shelved 7796 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 521,193 ratings — published 2001
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The Nightingale The Nightingale (Hardcover)
by (shelved 6827 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.53 — 663,516 ratings — published 2015
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Gone with the Wind Gone with the Wind (Paperback)
by (shelved 5410 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.28 — 1,454,101 ratings — published 1936
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Girl with a Pearl Earring Girl with a Pearl Earring (Paperback)
by (shelved 5285 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.86 — 721,602 ratings — published 1999
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Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2) Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, #2)
by (shelved 5057 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.31 — 298,226 ratings — published 1992
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Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1) Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1)
by (shelved 4982 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.05 — 204,304 ratings — published 2012
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Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1) Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
by (shelved 4875 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.85 — 216,696 ratings — published 2009
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Water for Elephants Water for Elephants (Paperback)
by (shelved 4840 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.07 — 1,543,166 ratings — published 2006
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Between Shades of Gray Between Shades of Gray (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4741 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.36 — 249,931 ratings — published 2011
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Number the Stars Number the Stars (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 4665 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.12 — 489,390 ratings — published 1989
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Sarah's Key Sarah's Key (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4501 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.15 — 487,782 ratings — published 2006
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4378 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.12 — 551,230 ratings — published 2006
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The White Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels #2) The White Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels #2)
by (shelved 4359 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.92 — 223,923 ratings — published 2009
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The Kite Runner The Kite Runner (Paperback)
by (shelved 4230 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.27 — 2,671,786 ratings — published 2003
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Voyager (Outlander, #3) Voyager (Outlander, #3)
by (shelved 4203 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.37 — 265,131 ratings — published 1993
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Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1) Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 3974 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.27 — 314,734 ratings — published 2010
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The Constant Princess (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #6) The Constant Princess (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #6)
by (shelved 3952 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.89 — 233,287 ratings — published 2005
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Orphan Train Orphan Train (Paperback)
by (shelved 3921 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.13 — 455,690 ratings — published 2013
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World Without End (Kingsbridge, #2) World Without End (Kingsbridge, #2)
by (shelved 3913 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.24 — 216,586 ratings — published 2007
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Salt to the Sea Salt to the Sea (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3892 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.36 — 212,758 ratings — published 2016
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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (Paperback)
by (shelved 3739 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.06 — 459,184 ratings — published 2005
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The Invention of Wings The Invention of Wings (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3592 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.22 — 355,174 ratings — published 2014
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Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4) Drums of Autumn (Outlander, #4)
by (shelved 3535 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.33 — 220,158 ratings — published 1996
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The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3496 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.00 — 342,104 ratings — published 2016
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The Paris Wife The Paris Wife (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3435 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.79 — 379,278 ratings — published 2011
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The Name of the Rose The Name of the Rose (Paperback)
by (shelved 3339 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.11 — 367,610 ratings — published 1980
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The Queen's Fool (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #12) The Queen's Fool (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #12)
by (shelved 3336 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.84 — 120,601 ratings — published 2003
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Atonement Atonement (Paperback)
by (shelved 3238 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.88 — 583,192 ratings — published 2001
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A Thousand Splendid Suns A Thousand Splendid Suns (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3076 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.34 — 1,312,641 ratings — published 2007
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Pride and Prejudice Pride and Prejudice (Paperback)
by (shelved 3025 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.24 — 3,088,671 ratings — published 1813
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The Historian The Historian (Paperback)
by (shelved 2994 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.78 — 326,684 ratings — published 2005
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The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5) The Fiery Cross (Outlander, #5)
by (shelved 2950 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.25 — 197,896 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 2866 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 322,996 ratings — published 2009
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The Kitchen House The Kitchen House (Paperback)
by (shelved 2861 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.18 — 342,550 ratings — published 2010
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The Light Between Oceans The Light Between Oceans (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2834 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.98 — 519,704 ratings — published 2012
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11/22/63 11/22/63 (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2777 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.29 — 533,343 ratings — published 2011
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A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities (Paperback)
by (shelved 2754 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.81 — 1,121,001 ratings — published 1859
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The Red Queen (the cousins war #2) The Red Queen (the cousins war #2)
by (shelved 2744 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.75 — 86,691 ratings — published 2010
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The Song of Achilles The Song of Achilles (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2707 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 4.30 — 162,965 ratings — published 2011
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Burial Rites Burial Rites (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2691 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.99 — 70,005 ratings — published 2013
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Life After Life (Todd Family, #1) Life After Life (Todd Family, #1)
by (shelved 2664 times as historical-fiction)
avg rating 3.73 — 343,784 ratings — published 2013
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“Sonetimes the hardest person to forgive is yourself.”
Sarah Sundin

Philippa Gregory
“I was born to be your rival,' she [Anne] said simply. 'And you mine. We're sisters, aren't we?”
Philippa Gregory, The Other Boleyn Girl

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