#Historical Fiction

20 Must-Read Historical Fiction Books Set in China

From sweeping epics of ancient history to stories set in the 1990s, here are 20 beautiful Chinese historical fiction books to read now.

We Go Way Back: 25 of the Best Historical Fiction Books of the Past 10 Years

Take a trip back in time without leaving your seat with 25 of the best historical fiction books of the past 10 years!

The Librarian of Burned Books

In 1936 Paris, a queer Jewish woman runs a library of burned books. Read an excerpt of The Librarian of Burned Books by Brianna Labuskes.

Must-Read Sapphic Historical Fiction

Immerse yourself in sapphic historical fiction with these 20 must-read books like Mademoiselle Revolution and Notes of a Crocodile.

10 New Historical Fiction Books Hitting the Shelves

Whether you love spy fiction, romances, sprawling sagas, or even horror, there’s a new historical fiction book for you on this list, like In the Upper Country by Kai Thomas.

8 Authors Like Hilary Mantel

Readers looking for similarly propulsive prose and insightful writing should look to these authors like Hilary Mantel.

14 Great Japanese Historical Fiction Books

Read your way into the best Japanese historical fiction, ranging from novels to manga and historical fiction about Japanese Americans.

8 Exhilarating Novels About Real People

Do you like reading novels about real people? Look inside for books about historical giants like Anne Lowe, Bert Williams, and Empress Wu.

The Best Historical Fiction Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Itching for a read set in the past? You're going to want to check out the best historical fiction books you've never heard of.

12 Essential YA Historical Comics and Graphic Novels

Graphic novels like Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang can bring history to life before your eyes, making it tangible and present in a whole new way.