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message 1: by Stephanie (last edited Jan 09, 2018 05:18AM) (new)

Stephanie (stephanie-somanybooks) | 659 comments Mod
Read up to 5 books that are in the Historical Fiction genre.

This page has lots of great book suggestions.


message 2: by Connie (last edited Dec 19, 2018 10:21PM) (new)

Connie Cote | 483 comments Mod
Connie's Historical Fiction:
COMPLETED!

1)Minds of Winter by Ed O'Loughlin 17/01/18
2)Fall of Giants by Ken Follett 01/09/18
3)Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 08/10/18
4)Early Warning by Jane Smiley 28/11/18
5)Winter of the World by Ken Follett 19/12/18


message 3: by Rhonda (last edited Sep 17, 2018 10:18AM) (new)


message 7: by Emily (last edited Jan 15, 2018 08:50AM) (new)

Emily Hanson | 41 comments Emily’s Historical Fictions:


1. The Serpent and the Pearl - Kate Quinn
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Sharon | 84 comments Sharon's Historical Fiction:
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message 9: by Michael (last edited Nov 20, 2018 07:36PM) (new)


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Gypsy Moon | 7 comments Gypsy's Historical Fiction:

1. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

2. The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1) by Ken Follett

3. The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9) by Philippa Gregory

4. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

5. Like Water for Chocolate
by Laura Esquivel

I'll check them off as I read them :)


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Ruth (roothemiller) | 31 comments Ruth's Historical Fiction:

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message 12: by Michelle (last edited Dec 31, 2018 05:16PM) (new)

Michelle | 215 comments Michelle's hi-fi
1. Gone with the Wind
2. The Shadow of the Wind
3. Water for Elephants
4. The Call of the Wild
5. Lazaretto - its been on my list for a long while and did not disappoint!


message 13: by Rebecca (last edited Jun 05, 2018 09:57PM) (new)

Rebecca Douglass (rdouglass) | 379 comments Rebecca's Historical Fiction:

1) Flying Too High Mystery, but historical setting.
2) Little House in the Big Woods. Re-reading the series, but I'll only count this one.
3) The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
4) Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding by Rhys Bowen
5) The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel by Deborah Hopkinson


message 14: by Kaitlin (last edited Dec 05, 2018 08:23AM) (new)


message 15: by Jody (last edited Aug 12, 2018 07:43AM) (new)


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Kit (heytherekit) Kristen’s historical fiction:

1) Between Shades of Gray


message 17: by Martha (last edited Jun 05, 2018 06:52AM) (new)

Martha (marthais) | 101 comments Martha's Historical Fiction
1. The Children's Book, 21st Mar 18
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, 15th Apr 18
3. The Penelopiad, 20th Apr 18
4. The Bear and the Nightingale, 28th May 18
5. Kindred, 5th Jun 18


message 18: by Emilie (last edited Oct 09, 2018 02:38AM) (new)

Emilie | 69 comments Emilie historical fiction

1. Men Walking On water
2. Dragon Spring Road
3. Water for Elephants
4. The Book Thief
5. A Gentleman in Moscow


message 19: by Ann-Marie (last edited Oct 03, 2018 06:12AM) (new)

Ann-Marie (amsjob) | 122 comments Ann-Marie´s historical fiction
COMPLETE
1 -The Leper of Saint Giles by Ellis Peters (read jan)
2 - The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett (read feb)
3- Treason: A Catholic Novel of Elizabethan England by Dena Hunt (read feb)
4-The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
5-Dandy by Jan Guillou


message 21: by Fatima (last edited Jul 03, 2018 06:57PM) (new)

Fatima | 66 comments Fatima'a Historical Fiction:
1. Orhan's Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian
2. Bachelor Girl by Kim van Alkemade
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message 22: by Patty (last edited Sep 11, 2018 11:32PM) (new)

Patty | 42 comments Patty’s Historical Fiction:
1. Water for Elephants - 3/6/18
2. The Kingmaker's Daughter - 9/11/18
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message 25: by Meera (last edited May 12, 2018 06:03AM) (new)


message 26: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie (stephanie-somanybooks) | 659 comments Mod
Kaitlin wrote: "Kaitlin's Historical Fiction:

1. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
2. From Hell by Alan Moore
3.[book:Their Eyes Were Watching God|..."


Hi Kaitlin, I just noticed this but you have "Their Eyes Were Watching God" here and under Classics. Can you take it off of this one? Thank you!


message 28: by Martha (new)

Martha (marthais) | 101 comments Complete!

Martha's Historical Fiction
1. The Children's Book, 21st Mar 18
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, 15th Apr 18
3. The Penelopiad, 20th Apr 18
4. The Bear and the Nightingale, 28th May 18
5. Kindred, 5th Jun 18


message 29: by Kate (last edited Dec 12, 2018 10:29AM) (new)

Kate Fall | 40 comments Kate's historical fiction:

1. A Dangerous Place by Jacqueline Winspear (Spanish civil war)
2. Kind One by Laird Hunt
3. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
4. Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce


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