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#Historical Fiction

Title Trend: The Occupation’s Daughter

Clockmakers, astrologers, ringmasters and all the daughters that accompany these occupations. Check out these books that follow the title trend.

More Than Toys: Exploring History With American Girl

For one reader, AMERICAN GIRL was more than a favorite book series and doll: it was a lifestyle.

Where Is All the Asian American YA Historical Fiction? A Conversation with Author Stacey Lee

I asked Stacey Lee for an insider's perspective on what it's like to be one of the only #ownvoices authors of Asian American YA historical fiction.

10 CITY OF GIRLS Book Club Questions and Reading Guide

In our guide, you'll find a City of Girls summary, ten CITY OF GIRLS book club questions, ideas for themed meetings, and suggestions for further reading.

Read Harder: A Historical Fiction Novel Not Set in WWII

It can seem like every historical fiction read focuses on one event, but we've got historical fiction novels not set in WWII for the Read Harder challenge.

Around the World in 8 Books: 2020 Global Historical Fiction

Look forward to a trip around the world, and back in time, while learning the history of far flung places with these 2020 global historical fiction reads.

8 Captivating New Historical Fiction Books to Read This Fall

Looking for your next favorite book? Check out these new historical fiction books, full of beautiful prose, dynamic characters, and captivating settings.

5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong.

15 New Historical Fiction Reads to Pack For Your Summer Vacation

This list of new historical fiction books to take on your summer vacation will give you plenty of vacation reading ideas.

A Song of White and Red: The Real History Behind A GAME OF THRONES

If you’re like me, you’re still in denial that Game of Thrones is over. The epic HBO series based on ...

Reviewing Sonlight Books I Read 20 Years Ago

A reader compiles a list of some of the novels they read as a Sonlight homeschooled student.

What I’ve Learned About History From Reading Fiction

Many voices, especially those of the marginalized, are left out of classroom discussions of history. Here's one reader on finding those voices in fiction.

4 Historical Fiction Books About the Romanovs

Feed your interest in royals and Russian history with these fascinating historical fiction books about the Romanovs.

10 Books That Should Be TV Miniseries

So many great stories are getting adaptations, and one reader selected ten series and books that should be TV miniseries.

Why I’m Not Reading About WWII Anymore

I love reading historical fiction; I always have. Growing up, I was fed a healthy diet of Little House on ...