#Historical

Sew What? Fashion History in Historical Romance

In historical romances, every layer of clothing can play an important role in building character and developing the setting.

Other Wars in Historical Fiction

There is so much historical fiction outside the confines of the WWII! Put these five books about other wars on your TBR.

The Most Anticipated Historical Fiction Reads of the First Half of 2022

These new historical fiction reads promise lessons, romance, drama, and intriguing settings ranging from the 1700s to the 1970s!

How Does the Harlem Renaissance Resonate 100 Years Later?

We're a century separated from the Harlem Renaissance period. How, after all this time, do the writings of this period still resonate today?

2022 Historical Fiction To Add To Your TBR Right Now

Looking for great new reads in the new year? Add these 2022 historical fiction books to your TBR right now, including The Good Wife of Bath by Karen Brooks.

20 of the Most Influential Historical Fiction Books Of All Time

The best and most influential historical fiction helps us contextualize the past and illuminates how gender, class, and ethnicity have defined our present.

Crime In Another Time: 17 Historical Mystery Books

Dive in and marathon a series or take a short hop into a time period with these excellent historical mystery books, including Opium and Absinthe by Lydia Kang and Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia.

How Does Asian Historical Fiction Depict the Pain of Women?

How Asian fiction has helped women reclaim historical narratives, putting women's pain into perspective and giving a voice to the silenced.

World War II Stories and the Proliferation of Historical Fiction

WWII is a part of history that has largely been told from one perspective. Here is a look at the shift in how it's being told.

Of Cemeteries and Monuments: Writing the Past

Two authors discuss writing books about cemeteries and monuments, including why preserving these stories is important.