50 Historical Fiction Books to Read


(1) The Book Thief (2) All the Light We Cannot See (3) Outlander (4) The Help (5) The Pillars of the Earth (6) The Other Boleyn Girl (7) Memoirs of a Geisha (8) The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (9) Gone with the Wind (10) Girl with a Pearl Earring

#1 The Book Thief Markus Zusak


#2 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr


#3 Outlander Diana Gabaldon


#4 The Help Kathryn Stockett


#5 The Pillars of the Earth Ken Follett


#6 The Other Boleyn Girl Philippa Gregory


#7 Memoirs of a Geisha Arthur Golden


#8 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer


#9 Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell


#10 Girl with a Pearl Earring Tracy Chevalier


#11 To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee


#12 Dragonfly in Amber Diana Gabaldon


#13 Code Name Verity Elizabeth Wein


#14 Wolf Hall Hilary Mantel


#15 Sarah’s Key Tatiana de Rosnay


#16 The White Queen Philippa Gregory


#17 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas John Boyne


#18 Voyager Diana Gabaldon


#19 The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini


#20 The Constant Princess Philippa Gregory


#21 Fall of Giants Ken Follett


#22 World Without End Ken Follett


#23 Orphan Train Christina Baker Kline


#24 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Lisa See


#25 Salt to the Sea Ruta Sepetys


#26 The Invention of Wings Sue Monk Kidd


#27 Drums of Autumn Diana Gabaldon


#28 The Paris Wife Paula McLain


#29 The Queen’s Fool Philippa Gregory


#30 The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafón


#31 The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco


#32 The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead


#33 Atonement Ian McEwan


#34 Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen


#35 A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini


#36 The Historian Elizabeth Kostova


#37 The Fiery Cross Diana Gabaldon


#38 The Kitchen House Kathleen Grissom


#39 The Light Between Oceans M.L. Stedman


#40 The Red Queen Philippa Gregory


#41 A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens


#42 11/22/63 Stephen King


#43 Burial Rites Hannah Kent


#44 The Witch of Blackbird Pond Elizabeth George Speare


#45 The Miniaturist Jessie Burton


#46 Bring Up the Bodies Hilary Mantel


#47 The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald


#48 Fever 1793 Laurie Halse Anderson


#49 The Poisonwood Bible Barbara Kingsolver


#50 Shōgun James Clavell


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