#Historical

A Brief History Of Writing Styles: From Pictures to Modern Alphabets

A look at the history of writing styles, from early pictorial methods to the alphabets and symbols we use today.

Historical Fiction and the Power of Stories

How historical fiction gave one reader deeper and more vivid insights into history and guided her career in teaching and librarianship.

Isabella Stewart Gardner: Books About the Woman, the Museum, and the Theft

Get to know the fascinating life of art collector Isabella Stewart Gardner, her museum, and that infamous art heist with books like The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art Theft by Ulrich Boser.

Historical Nonfiction: 30 of the Best Books in the Genre

Historical nonfiction is so much more than history books you read in school. These stories are well-researched and just as riveting as fiction.

Everything We Know So Far About Diana Gabaldon’s New Outlander Book: GO TELL THE BEES THAT I AM GONE

Diana Gabaldon is in the middle of writing book 9, Go Tell The Bees That I Am Gone. What do we know so far about this new Outlander book?

50 Of The Best Historical Fiction Books

Ready to travel through time and space? This list of the best historical fiction books gives you the broadest view of our world's shared past.

15 Compelling Historical Fiction Audiobooks

I'm fairly new to the genre and historical fiction audiobooks have been an excellent way to introduce these stories into my repertoire. Treat your ears.

15 of the Best Korean War Books Ever Published

A comprehensive list of Korean war books, from novels and memoirs to non-fiction accounts of the conflict and more for those interested in learning more.

Branch Out with Historical Fiction: It’s More Than Just World War II

Here's why this reader thinks you should read historical fiction and some favorite books that aren't about WWII to get you into the genre.

Fighting Back With Books: 5 Nonfiction Works that Challenge COVID-19-Inspired Racism

These nonfiction books about racism toward Asian Americans are all too timely as the COVID-19 pandemic incites xenophobia and attacks.

10 of the Best Medieval Romance Stories

Bodice rippers and more--get ready to swoon and pine for the Medieval romance stories in these romance novels and works of historical fiction.

8 Great Medieval History Reads From East to West

Get your ancient history on with this starter list of excellent medieval history books encompassing the Middle Ages in the Eastern and Western world.

6 of the Best Medieval Young Adult Books

From raw views of warband brutality, to new worlds crafted after South Asian culture during the middle ages, these medieval YA books have it all.

15 Must Read Black-Authored Historical Romance Novels of the Last 25 Years

African American history and the romance genre are a perfect match. Learn more about Black history with these must-read Black historical romance novels.

Black History, With Love

For Black History Month and beyond, read Black romance novels and stories that show the importance of love in tough times.