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The Most Anticipated Books of Summer, According to Goodreads

These are the summer 2024 new releases Goodreads users have added to their Want to Read shelves most often.

8 of the Best Translated Historical Fiction Novels

Get the best of translation and historical fiction with these 8 exceptional translated historical fiction books like You Dreamed of Empires.

That Old Back Magic: 9 Must-Read Historical Fantasy Books

Hit up some history with a dash or three of fantastical elements with these 9 must-read historical fantasy books!

Spies in Historical Fiction from 1860 to 1975

These historical spy novels follow spies, saboteurs, and code-breakers from the American Civil War to the Vietnam War.

9 Historical Romantasy Books

These 9 historical romantasy books will take you through time — to vampire tea rooms, Mexico during the Jazz Age, and more.

8 Creepy and Compelling Historical Horror Novels

We love a good genre-blender. Here are eight amazing and chilling historical horror novels for your reading pleasure.

Spies Against the Confederacy in This New Historical Fiction

Read THE AMERICAN DAUGHTERS by Maurice Carlos Ruffin for a story of free Black women working to destroy the Confederacy.

New World War II Historical Fiction For 2024

These new WWII historical fiction books for 2024 are full of heart and heartbreak, featuring incredible spies and extraordinary women.

9 Books Set in Ancient Worlds

These books set in ancient worlds will whisk you off to ancient India and Egypt, the Pre-Columbian Americas, Pompeii, and more.

Whodunits Abroad: 8 Historical Mysteries Set Outside the U.S.

These historical mysteries will transport you to 1920s India, 15th century Korea, 1970s Mexico City, and more.