#Historical

The Best World War I Books

We’ve rounded up a list of the best World War I books, fiction and nonfiction, that covers multiple aspects of the war and its causes, including No Man’s Land by Wendy Moore.

Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist.

15 Of The Best Historical Fiction Series

Find the best historical fiction series that both engages and entertains, with lively and diverse characters.

Reading Through Difficult Times: Books and Their Readers in 1918–1920

What were people reading during the Influenza epidemic of 1918-1920? A deep dive into the reading habits of that era.

10 Historical Mystery Series to Whisk You Away

With the global pandemic turning every social media visit into doomscrolling, find refuge in these great historical mystery series.

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.