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Best Historical Fiction

Members: 235 participating members (show all)

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1
21,644 members, 657 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Explanations:

lamotamant (3): This book made historical fiction multi-POVs a complete addiction for me.

2
15,647 members, 243 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: faridabrouri (1), JFPSr (1), Twixi (1), Katie1949 (1), 47degreesnorth (1), olgakm (1), freetrader (1), Cecrow (1), peterveen (1), Asimina.Palaiou (1), gypsysmom (1)49 more, WimDeWurm (1), ryaSilvia (1), sbnicar (1), bohemima (1), ehines (1), cusegirl44 (1), Jonri (1), sugandh (1), varielle (1), leslie.98 (1), wheeler752 (1), Tigardite (1), Himalmitra (1), GavinMad (1), hsuvarna (1), janerawoof (1), ahef1963 (1), raperper (1), jeffza (1), vdmeersven (1), Luisali (1), devenish (1), Edward (1), VisibleGhost (1), Jarandel (1), ABammann (2), melonbrawl (2), lewbs (2), st_bruno (2), longway (2), Bluewolf0411 (2), Ameise1 (2), ktho (3), Doey (3), Matteocalosi (3), roby72 (3), jaromdl (3), calm (4), kerrygiven (5), thecoroner (5), FranzK72 (6), Nickelini (9), Ravic (10), LisaMaria_C (10), souloftherose (12), RobPoulton (15), meredk (16), merrystar, Myyst

Thumbs down: sturlington, DebeD, Fogcityite, feenie1010, Diane-bpcb, jaysbooks, Waldstein (19)

Score: 196.81

Explanations:

Waldstein (19): I'm glad I read this a good many years ago, but I certainly don't plan a re-visit. Occasionally powerful, often verbose, long-winded and tedious.

3
18,550 members, 381 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: bjappleg8 (1), This-n-That (1), jonnijones (1), mccin68 (1), Maybelline (1), daryl_s2 (1), DPeebler (1), skyrad43 (1), Diane-bpcb (1), Lyn5r (1), bethielouwho (1)43 more, DeltaQueen50 (1), karen_o (1), DaynaRT (1), MarleneMacke (2), CharleneLB (2), JoeKingman (2), ktho (2), cfk (2), rainpebble (2), Lynn-in-London (2), ryaSilvia (2), feeling.is.first (2), varielle (2), Christy.Riege (2), AmourFou (2), janerawoof (2), CarolynSmith (2), bcrowl399 (2), kiwiflowa (2), peterveen (3), gypsysmom (3), leslie.98 (3), wheeler752 (3), jaysbooks (3), hsuvarna (3), kageeh (3), chgstrom (4), Doey (5), SqueakyChu (5), MsRoux (12), LisaMaria_C (12), FranzK72 (14), dara85 (14), roby72 (15), Jarandel (16), susiesharp (17), GerrysBookshelf (18), sjmccreary (21), thecoroner (25), Nickelini (25), Laura1124 (28), merrystar, NinieB

Thumbs down: .Monkey., MrsIsIn, wolfepack, bohemima, megschristina, Nycticebus, majkia, meredk

Score: 151.41

4
27,352 members, 359 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: cfk (1), Laura1124 (1), rclassen (1), barney67 (1), cpg (1), anotherwise (1), faridabrouri (2), Daviette (2), olgakm (2), Cecrow (2), Maybelline (2)34 more, brenzi (2), leigonj (2), Bduke (2), MarleneMacke (3), CharleneLB (3), cvogt (3), suitable1 (3), sjmccreary (3), Lynn-in-London (4), jonnijones (4), Asimina.Palaiou (4), ryaSilvia (4), hoddybook (4), gypsysmom (5), sbnicar (5), leslie.98 (5), AmourFou (5), Himalmitra (5), jaysbooks (6), raperper (7), chgstrom (8), Waldstein (9), Doey (10), andejons (11), ahef1963 (11), KimarieBee (15), souloftherose (16), roby72 (18), GerrysBookshelf (19), Nickelini (22), peterveen (36), lamotamant, Myyst, merrystar

Thumbs down: MsNik

Score: 125.83

5
27,338 members, 298 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: linfootr (1), nerdytreefairy (1), Trifolia (1), cindyi1218 (2), Mirabai (2), Laura1124 (2), Seraph8541 (2), barney67 (2), Himalmitra (2), bethielouwho (2), faridabrouri (3)36 more, JoeKingman (3), tess_schoolmarm (3), fredasteele (3), Daviette (3), cfk (3), Cecrow (3), Maybelline (3), Waldstein (3), AmourFou (3), bcrowl399 (3), rainpebble (4), roby72 (4), ahef1963 (4), raperper (4), FranzK72 (5), jonnijones (5), jaysbooks (5), Trudy65 (5), Lynn-in-London (6), Asimina.Palaiou (6), ryaSilvia (6), sbnicar (6), thecoroner (6), gypsysmom (7), devenish (9), Doey (11), meredk (19), GerrysBookshelf (20), Cariola (27), kiwiflowa (28), LisaMaria_C (29), peterveen (37), leslie.98 (72), cej1027, NinieB, lamotamant

Thumbs down: sturlington, .Monkey., MrsIsIn, Kathryn.M, smcwl, MsNik

Score: 117.66

Explanations:

Waldstein (3): This is much more psychological than historical fiction. The spirit of an age obsessed with sin and punishment is vividly conveyed, but Hawthorne's real strength lies in the haunting mental struggles of his characters.… (more)

6
9,737 members, 556 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Cariola (1), penguin7316 (1), rarm (1), souloftherose (1), Travelgem (2), Robert-1857 (2), kara.shamy (2), bjappleg8 (2), zabs (2), fredasteele (2), 47degreesnorth (2)29 more, bohemima (2), MsRoux (2), cusegirl44 (2), cvogt (2), GerrysBookshelf (2), Twixi (3), Katie1949 (3), rainpebble (3), hipdeep (3), ryaSilvia (3), brenzi (3), skyrad43 (3), peterveen (4), sbnicar (4), feeling.is.first (4), varielle (4), AmourFou (4), jaromdl (4), Lynn-in-London (5), VisibleGhost (6), elkiedee (8), Doey (9), thorold (10), calm (13), RobPoulton (14), hoddybook (18), meredk (26), DeltaQueen50 (54), mspixieears

Thumbs down: gypsysmom, oakdale

Score: 114.21

Explanations:

MsRoux (2): England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but lacks an heir, which creates ongoing crises. Told from POV of Thomas Cromwell.

7
7,239 members, 357 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Mirabai (1), zabs (1), fredasteele (1), ABammann (1), shieldsk1 (1), awsexton (1), Seraph8541 (1), Fourpawz2 (1), brenzi (1), fluff7 (1), RachelDilley (2)29 more, Katie1949 (2), BarbN (2), KimarieBee (2), karen_o (2), lahochstetler (2), Robert-1857 (3), kara.shamy (3), Lynn-in-London (3), jonnijones (3), feeling.is.first (3), GerrysBookshelf (3), kiwiflowa (3), Asimina.Palaiou (5), hsuvarna (5), countrylife (5), brewergirl (5), Doey (6), penguin7316 (6), clairemath (9), hoddybook (11), Nickelini (11), calm (11), susiesharp (13), oakdale (14), Cariola (14), DeltaQueen50 (23), bcrowl399 (29), sturlington (30), SylviaC

Thumbs down: FranzK72, arrianarose, michalsuz

Score: 114.13

8
15,623 members, 198 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: jaromdl (1), feaelin (1), sjmccreary (1), trandism (1), JussiU (2), daryl_s2 (2), GavinMad (2), arrwa (2), devenish (2), Mirabai (3), Ameise1 (3)25 more, Asimina.Palaiou (3), sbnicar (3), varielle (3), raperper (3), Jarandel (3), JoeKingman (4), gypsysmom (4), kerrygiven (4), leslie.98 (4), jaysbooks (4), hsuvarna (4), pitjrw (5), chgstrom (7), Doey (7), longway (7), aulsmith (8), andejons (9), lewbs (10), souloftherose (15), ehines (20), John_Vaughan (20), Matteocalosi (25), al.vick (25), LisaMaria_C (49), lamotamant

Thumbs down: MrsIsIn

Score: 99.11

9
15,353 members, 1,093 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ktho (1), SherylHendrix (1), cvogt (1), StefanieGeeks (1), GerrysBookshelf (1), This-n-That (2), skyrad43 (2), Trifolia (2), penguin7316 (2), bjappleg8 (3), 47degreesnorth (3)25 more, mccin68 (3), Christy.Riege (3), CarolynSmith (3), ahef1963 (3), Twixi (4), fredasteele (4), cfk (4), wheeler752 (4), kiwiflowa (4), karen_o (4), rainpebble (5), ryaSilvia (5), susiesharp (5), gypsysmom (6), MsRoux (7), Doey (8), chgstrom (9), countrylife (11), Nickelini (12), souloftherose (13), oakdale (15), DeltaQueen50 (18), sturlington (29), leslie.98 (71), SylviaC

Thumbs down: FranzK72, hoddybook, Himalmitra, aulsmith

Score: 94.38

10
7,219 members, 131 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ehines (2), richgatlin (2), aulsmith (2), Laura1124 (3), bohemima (3), Himalmitra (3), devenish (3), brewergirl (3), kara.shamy (4), Katie1949 (4), Cecrow (4)24 more, shieldsk1 (4), bjappleg8 (5), peterveen (5), varielle (5), jaromdl (5), longway (5), pitjrw (6), JoeKingman (6), Waldstein (6), leslie.98 (6), ahef1963 (6), raperper (6), thorold (6), LisaMaria_C (7), thecoroner (8), John_Vaughan (9), FranzK72 (12), ValLloyd (12), Doey (12), RobPoulton (13), roby72 (16), al.vick (38), NinieB, Pencils

Score: 92.39

11
6,486 members, 104 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: b1_ (1), freetrader (2), olgakm (3), sugandh (3), Lyn5r (3), KimarieBee (3), MarleneMacke (4), Robert-1857 (4), bjappleg8 (4), Daviette (4), Laura1124 (4)25 more, Bluewolf0411 (4), JoeKingman (5), tess_schoolmarm (5), richgatlin (5), rainpebble (6), Cecrow (6), jonnijones (6), ValLloyd (7), feeling.is.first (7), Trudy65 (7), ehines (8), raperper (8), peterveen (9), jaromdl (9), ahef1963 (9), RobPoulton (10), varielle (10), Asimina.Palaiou (11), Doey (16), VisibleGhost (17), GerrysBookshelf (21), meredk (21), bcrowl399 (28), DeltaQueen50 (29), gypsysmom (103)

Score: 90.37

12
22,364 members, 570 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Lyn5r (2), jeffza (2), cindyi1218 (3), melonbrawl (3), nerdytreefairy (3), DDreawriter (3), Cariola (3), This-n-That (4), Maybelline (4), Seraph8541 (4), cvogt (4)22 more, Trifolia (4), Nickelini (4), Robert-1857 (5), Twixi (5), ahef1963 (5), bcrowl399 (5), fredasteele (6), Daviette (6), peterveen (6), JoeKingman (7), cfk (7), sbnicar (7), Asimina.Palaiou (8), Lynn-in-London (9), rainpebble (10), michalsuz (10), jaromdl (13), gypsysmom (14), kiwiflowa (21), Doey (22), sturlington (28), Laura1124 (29)

Thumbs down: Himalmitra

Score: 83.18

13
14,866 members, 281 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: NykeebaHalisiHali (2), Fourpawz2 (2), Alice-W-Greene (2), jaysbooks (2), zabs (3), This-n-That (3), JqnOC (3), CharleneLB (4), tess_schoolmarm (4), skyrad43 (4), CarolynSmith (4)23 more, fredasteele (5), Daviette (5), Ameise1 (5), Maybelline (5), cfk (6), cvogt (6), Lynn-in-London (7), ryaSilvia (8), Nickelini (8), rainpebble (9), Asimina.Palaiou (9), gypsysmom (11), varielle (11), leslie.98 (11), meredk (11), Doey (15), dara85 (16), kiwiflowa (18), jaromdl (20), ahef1963 (21), Cariola (21), mspixieears, cej1027

Thumbs down: lizgarvey, kageeh

Score: 82.37

14
32,949 members, 1,864 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: seejewel (1), stevengolson (2), SherylHendrix (2), dara85 (2), RachelDilley (3), cindyi1218 (4), oakdale (4), bethielouwho (4), CharleneLB (5), This-n-That (5), melonbrawl (5)24 more, bohemima (5), Robert-1857 (6), Twixi (6), sugandh (6), Daviette (7), GerrysBookshelf (7), cfk (8), megschristina (8), KimarieBee (8), fredasteele (9), starfishian (9), Lynn-in-London (10), chgstrom (12), Asimina.Palaiou (13), rainpebble (14), skyrad43 (14), DDreawriter (16), kiwiflowa (16), bcrowl399 (18), ahef1963 (29), Doey (40), DeltaQueen50 (48), jaromdl (53), leslie.98 (69)

Thumbs down: sturlington, FranzK72, gypsysmom, 47degreesnorth, devenish

Score: 74.94

15
10,805 members, 244 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: marcoarr (1), dara85 (1), Seraph8541 (3), barney67 (3), bohemima (4), devenish (4), cfk (5), Laura1124 (5), kageeh (5), AmourFou (6), fredasteele (7)19 more, Asimina.Palaiou (7), DDreawriter (7), countrylife (7), rainpebble (8), Cecrow (9), gypsysmom (9), brenzi (9), kiwiflowa (10), jaromdl (12), susiesharp (14), leslie.98 (15), meredk (15), sjmccreary (16), DeltaQueen50 (20), GerrysBookshelf (22), Doey (28), Cariola (29), NinieB, merrystar

Score: 73.77

16
3,312 members, 65 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Slats (1), clairemath (2), richgatlin (3), Trifolia (3), Trudy65 (3), penguin7316 (3), brenzi (4), Christy.Riege (4), MarleneMacke (5), ktho (5), feeling.is.first (5)19 more, CharleneLB (6), John_Vaughan (6), ahef1963 (7), Lynn-in-London (8), michalsuz (8), fredasteele (11), jaromdl (11), Doey (13), oakdale (13), kiwiflowa (17), hoddybook (19), Nickelini (19), sjmccreary (20), al.vick (24), Cariola (28), Cecrow (33), peterveen (38), LisaMaria_C (67), NinieB

Score: 72.43

17
7,256 members, 170 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: melonbrawl (1), scorpiusx1 (2), rarm (2), suitable1 (2), andejons (2), zabs (4), olgakm (4), Himalmitra (4), DeltaQueen50 (4), cindyi1218 (5), ehines (5)17 more, raperper (5), feeling.is.first (6), varielle (6), jaromdl (6), jonnijones (7), leslie.98 (7), thorold (7), gypsysmom (8), JoeKingman (9), fredasteele (10), John_Vaughan (11), RobPoulton (12), aulsmith (12), Doey (14), hoddybook (20), Matteocalosi (20), LisaMaria_C (48)

Thumbs down: Nickelini

Score: 70.64

18
17,994 members, 321 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: stevengolson (1), JussiU (1), redlory (1), .Monkey. (2), ABammann (3), arrwa (3), Bduke (3), Ameise1 (4), mccin68 (4), barney67 (4), Cecrow (5)17 more, GerrysBookshelf (5), rainpebble (7), AmourFou (7), JoeKingman (8), fredasteele (8), sbnicar (8), Waldstein (8), roby72 (8), raperper (9), gypsysmom (10), chgstrom (10), varielle (12), leslie.98 (13), jaromdl (18), Doey (20), thecoroner (21), al.vick (23)

Thumbs down: sturlington, arrianarose

Score: 69.72

Explanations:

Waldstein (8): The definition of epic. Sprawling tapestry of flawed humanity. Absurdly melodramatic on the surface, but rather disturbing underneath. Fantastically readable and absorbing. Never read an abridged edition.… (more)

19
19,049 members, 260 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: arrwa (1), stevengolson (3), DDreawriter (4), .Monkey. (5), cindyi1218 (7), Twixi (7), richgatlin (7), Daviette (8), Trifolia (8), sbnicar (9), GerrysBookshelf (9)19 more, thecoroner (9), JoeKingman (10), Cecrow (10), AmourFou (10), chgstrom (11), fredasteele (12), rainpebble (12), Asimina.Palaiou (12), FranzK72 (13), varielle (13), Matteocalosi (13), bcrowl399 (13), leslie.98 (14), gypsysmom (16), Doey (23), roby72 (25), al.vick (29), jaromdl (38), Myyst

Score: 68.59

20
22,289 members, 446 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), hoddybook (3), souloftherose (3), zabs (5), mccin68 (5), kara.shamy (6), bjappleg8 (6), Katie1949 (6), Laura1124 (6), Alice-W-Greene (6), Robert-1857 (7)21 more, melonbrawl (7), CarolynSmith (7), jonnijones (8), DDreawriter (9), oakdale (9), Twixi (10), Nickelini (10), chgstrom (13), MsRoux (13), Lynn-in-London (14), kiwiflowa (14), Trifolia (15), fredasteele (16), skyrad43 (16), gypsysmom (17), meredk (17), brenzi (21), Doey (39), jaromdl (49), leslie.98 (95), lamotamant

Thumbs down: lizgarvey, KimarieBee, arrwa, michalsuz

Score: 65.81

21
23,983 members, 1,384 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: Daviette (1), SherylHendrix (3), RachelDilley (4), cindyi1218 (6), ktho (6), This-n-That (6), chgstrom (6), CharleneLB (7), mccin68 (7), Seraph8541 (7), dara85 (7)23 more, sugandh (7), Twixi (8), Maybelline (8), gregchief (8), MsRoux (9), megschristina (11), Lyn5r (12), Lynn-in-London (13), kageeh (13), KimarieBee (16), Christy.Riege (16), fredasteele (18), rainpebble (19), gypsysmom (20), bcrowl399 (21), sjmccreary (22), skyrad43 (27), kiwiflowa (27), peterveen (39), leslie.98 (58), Doey (60), ahef1963 (61), lamotamant

Thumbs down: sturlington, cjgayle, .Monkey., Nickelini, aulsmith

Score: 65.43

Explanations:

sturlington (0): DNF

22
4,546 members, 185 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: DDreawriter (1), bfkendrick (1), melonbrawl (4), ValLloyd (4), Fourpawz2 (4), Lyn5r (5), MarleneMacke (6), Maybelline (6), skyrad43 (6), GerrysBookshelf (6), Ravic (6)15 more, peterveen (7), ryaSilvia (7), cvogt (7), Asimina.Palaiou (10), rainpebble (11), karen_o (11), fredasteele (13), gypsysmom (13), leslie.98 (16), ahef1963 (18), Doey (24), LisaMaria_C (25), kiwiflowa (29), Laura1124 (30), merrystar

Score: 63.34

23
11,040 members, 243 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: nerdytreefairy (2), madhatter73 (2), Ravic (2), calm (2), kara.shamy (5), Katie1949 (5), peterveen (8), varielle (8), jaromdl (8), ahef1963 (8), kiwiflowa (8)17 more, Twixi (9), leslie.98 (9), thorold (9), gypsysmom (12), starfishian (12), fredasteele (14), roby72 (14), rainpebble (15), thecoroner (15), FranzK72 (17), Cariola (17), Doey (18), meredk (18), merrystar (20), LisaMaria_C (21), Nickelini (23), Laura1124 (31)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 63.23

24
9,485 members, 209 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: madhatter73 (1), lahochstetler (1), Trudy65 (2), Nickelini (2), Fourpawz2 (3), meredk (3), brenzi (5), cvogt (5), .Monkey. (6), melonbrawl (6), Trifolia (6)13 more, MarleneMacke (7), calm (7), Robert-1857 (8), leslie.98 (8), souloftherose (8), Twixi (12), jaromdl (14), fredasteele (15), gypsysmom (15), Doey (17), hoddybook (21), sturlington (27), Myyst

Score: 61.9

25
17,813 members, 847 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: tess_schoolmarm (1), seejewel (2), megschristina (2), nerdytreefairy (4), raidergirl3 (4), olgakm (5), mccin68 (6), Fourpawz2 (6), Lyn5r (6), kara.shamy (7), Ameise1 (7)20 more, Maybelline (7), Alice-W-Greene (7), cindyi1218 (8), DDreawriter (8), oakdale (8), susiesharp (10), Lynn-in-London (11), rainpebble (13), kiwiflowa (13), fredasteele (17), bcrowl399 (17), sjmccreary (17), DeltaQueen50 (17), al.vick (18), gypsysmom (19), hoddybook (31), Doey (38), jaromdl (46), ahef1963 (72), leslie.98 (96)

Thumbs down: sturlington, This-n-That, Nickelini, LisaMaria_C, merrystar

Score: 61.59

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Time travel

26
8,294 members, 439 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: hanleyg (1), hoddybook (1), redlory (2), rstaedter (2), countrylife (3), RachelDilley (5), brenzi (6), clairemath (6), karen_o (6), kiwiflowa (7), susiesharp (7)12 more, feeling.is.first (8), Robert-1857 (9), ryaSilvia (9), Trifolia (9), Twixi (11), oakdale (12), rainpebble (16), KimarieBee (17), fredasteele (21), GerrysBookshelf (23), DeltaQueen50 (27), jaromdl (29)

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 55.82

27
9,527 members, 92 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: marcoarr (2), GerrysBookshelf (4), longway (4), trandism (4), barney67 (5), roby72 (5), acceptance (6), devenish (6), countrylife (6), jaromdl (7), leslie.98 (10)15 more, andejons (10), FranzK72 (11), JoeKingman (11), thorold (13), thecoroner (14), Jarandel (17), rainpebble (18), Doey (19), fredasteele (23), Laura1124 (32), al.vick (36), peterveen (41), varielle (43), LisaMaria_C (73), mspixieears

Thumbs down: aulsmith, kageeh

Score: 53.94

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): More legendary than historical

28
6,151 members, 182 reviews
4.55 stars (4.55 stars)

Lists: Sojourner1 (1), sturlington (2), sjmccreary (2), DeltaQueen50 (2), VisibleGhost (2), KarlaC (3), Fourpawz2 (5), zabs (6), ktho (7), jonnijones (9), brenzi (12)12 more, richgatlin (12), DDreawriter (13), Himalmitra (13), feeling.is.first (17), rainpebble (20), gypsysmom (26), jaromdl (27), fredasteele (29), Laura1124 (33), Doey (34), peterveen (42), LisaMaria_C (91)

Thumbs down: John_Vaughan

Score: 52.31

29
7,536 members, 203 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: seejewel (3), meredk (4), skyrad43 (5), clairemath (5), aulsmith (6), .Monkey. (7), zabs (8), brenzi (8), jaysbooks (8), bcrowl399 (8), richgatlin (9)14 more, cindyi1218 (10), Laura1124 (10), karen_o (10), Maybelline (11), sbnicar (11), Twixi (13), ahef1963 (13), DeltaQueen50 (22), jaromdl (23), sturlington (31), Doey (31), fredasteele (33), LisaMaria_C (93), NinieB

Thumbs down: Acrimmins, stringcat3

Score: 51.81

30
24,255 members, 1,097 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4), KimarieBee (5), RachelDilley (7), CarolynSmith (8), friedrb (9), hoddybook (9), Alice-W-Greene (9), kageeh (9), MarleneMacke (10), madhatter73 (10), zabs (11)17 more, Daviette (11), cindyi1218 (12), Lyn5r (13), megschristina (14), Twixi (15), bcrowl399 (15), skyrad43 (23), meredk (24), sturlington (26), brenzi (27), rainpebble (28), leslie.98 (30), gypsysmom (32), Laura1124 (34), fredasteele (43), Doey (48), ahef1963 (73)

Thumbs down: .Monkey., Nickelini, kiwiflowa

Score: 51.26

31
10,943 members, 162 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: KarlaC (2), CarolynSmith (6), KimarieBee (6), zabs (7), bohemima (7), Lyn5r (8), Daviette (9), madhatter73 (9), Robert-1857 (11), cfk (11), ryaSilvia (11)14 more, skyrad43 (11), Maybelline (13), starfishian (14), calm (15), cindyi1218 (16), DDreawriter (19), rainpebble (22), ahef1963 (24), sturlington (25), brenzi (26), fredasteele (30), jaromdl (31), Laura1124 (35), Doey (47)

Thumbs down: Pencils

Score: 51.09

32
4,090 members, 77 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: JqnOC (1), Bluewolf0411 (5), RachelDilley (6), bcrowl399 (7), CharleneLB (8), Ravic (8), MarleneMacke (9), zabs (9), KimarieBee (9), cindyi1218 (11), JoeKingman (12)12 more, Maybelline (12), lewbs (13), cfk (14), ahef1963 (15), brenzi (16), varielle (18), leslie.98 (24), rainpebble (25), jaromdl (30), fredasteele (38), Doey (41), NinieB

Score: 50.89

33
14,544 members, 352 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: julesnstu (1), NykeebaHalisiHali (3), madhatter73 (3), Alice-W-Greene (3), kageeh (6), Laura1124 (7), sjmccreary (7), MarleneMacke (8), skyrad43 (8), clairemath (8), cindyi1218 (9)13 more, bcrowl399 (9), ryaSilvia (10), calm (10), raidergirl3 (12), brenzi (13), Lynn-in-London (15), Christy.Riege (17), rainpebble (17), ahef1963 (17), fredasteele (22), kiwiflowa (30), LisaMaria_C (97), cej1027

Thumbs down: oakdale, Doey, michalsuz

Score: 50.25

34
2,167 members, 52 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: kerrygiven (1), LisaMaria_C (1), elkiedee (1), suitable1 (1), smcwl (4), clairemath (4), brewergirl (4), DDreawriter (5), kiwiflowa (5), RobPoulton (6), Katie1949 (7)8 more, hoddybook (8), cfk (9), al.vick (11), Lynn-in-London (12), jaromdl (17), fredasteele (19), Doey (29), DeltaQueen50 (32)

Thumbs down: MikeBriggs

Score: 49.18

35
2,008 members, 64 reviews
4.46 stars (4.46 stars)

Lists: smcwl (1), brewergirl (1), LisaMaria_C (2), al.vick (4), Christy.Riege (5), VisibleGhost (5), ValLloyd (6), DDreawriter (6), richgatlin (6), kiwiflowa (6), bjappleg8 (7)8 more, RobPoulton (7), kara.shamy (8), Laura1124 (9), Katie1949 (10), DeltaQueen50 (15), jaromdl (19), fredasteele (26), Doey (27)

Score: 49.1

36
9,850 members, 279 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: KarlaC (1), kcorrea (3), st_bruno (3), smcwl (8), CharleneLB (9), RachelDilley (9), friedrb (10), Alice-W-Greene (10), MarleneMacke (11), kara.shamy (11), megschristina (12)11 more, Christy.Riege (12), mccin68 (13), cindyi1218 (15), Ameise1 (16), zabs (17), Twixi (19), Lynn-in-London (22), rainpebble (34), leslie.98 (45), Doey (63), lamotamant

Score: 48.91

37
2,135 members, 52 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: booklove1 (1), awsexton (2), DDreawriter (2), souloftherose (2), janerawoof (3), Trudy65 (4), penguin7316 (4), varielle (7), devenish (8), DeltaQueen50 (9), jaromdl (10)7 more, ahef1963 (10), RobPoulton (11), Ravic (11), thorold (17), fredasteele (27), Pencils, cej1027

Score: 47.76

38
1,922 members, 34 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: michalsuz (1), thorold (2), RobPoulton (4), shieldsk1 (5), bohemima (6), aulsmith (7), Katie1949 (8), kara.shamy (9), feeling.is.first (9), cfk (10), peterveen (10)9 more, DDreawriter (10), John_Vaughan (10), varielle (16), gypsysmom (18), LisaMaria_C (19), fredasteele (20), leslie.98 (22), jaromdl (24), Doey (32)

Score: 46.96

39
3,041 members, 81 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: mkbird (1), ktho (8), cvogt (8), raidergirl3 (8), hoddybook (10), DDreawriter (12), ahef1963 (12), MikeBriggs (13), Jarandel (14), aulsmith (14), Lynn-in-London (16)11 more, leslie.98 (17), gypsysmom (25), jaromdl (25), al.vick (26), sturlington (32), fredasteele (32), Doey (35), kara.shamy (66), LisaMaria_C (86), SylviaC, NinieB

Score: 45.81

40
3,877 members, 91 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), roby72 (2), FranzK72 (4), thecoroner (4), janerawoof (4), michalsuz (4), Jarandel (4), Himalmitra (6), Cecrow (7), pitjrw (9), RobPoulton (9)7 more, varielle (9), raperper (10), Katie1949 (11), peterveen (13), jaromdl (15), Twixi (17), fredasteele (34)

Score: 45.66

41
3,423 members, 226 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: hoddybook (2), MsRoux (4), countrylife (4), mccin68 (8), madhatter73 (8), Fourpawz2 (8), elkiedee (9), Robert-1857 (10), Ameise1 (10), cvogt (10), sjmccreary (10)10 more, cindyi1218 (14), gypsysmom (24), kiwiflowa (26), leslie.98 (27), al.vick (27), fredasteele (28), jaromdl (41), DeltaQueen50 (45), Doey (46), lamotamant

Score: 45.17

42
32,527 members, 426 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: RobPoulton (2), freetrader (3), .Monkey. (3), KarlaC (4), sugandh (4), sjmccreary (4), chgstrom (5), bcrowl399 (6), Edward (6), brenzi (7), skyrad43 (7)10 more, Laura1124 (8), richgatlin (8), Himalmitra (8), hipdeep (10), Lyn5r (11), ryaSilvia (12), Asimina.Palaiou (14), Twixi (16), Doey (25), gypsysmom (28)

Thumbs down: sturlington, leslie.98, kiwiflowa, aulsmith

Score: 43.96

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Took place during the author's lifetime and based partly on his experiences.

leslie.98 (0): Not historical fiction

aulsmith (0): Doesn't meet my definition of historical fiction.

43
2,966 members, 45 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (2), KarlaC (5), suitable1 (7), bjappleg8 (8), mccin68 (9), GerrysBookshelf (11), MarleneMacke (12), AmourFou (12), jaysbooks (12), bcrowl399 (12), Cecrow (13)11 more, ryaSilvia (13), karen_o (18), leslie.98 (19), rainpebble (23), gypsysmom (29), DeltaQueen50 (38), fredasteele (39), Doey (42), jaromdl (43), LisaMaria_C (80), NinieB

Thumbs down: John_Vaughan

Score: 43.66

44
31,234 members, 496 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: Kathyk22 (3), KarlaC (7), mccin68 (10), friedrb (11), Lyn5r (15), madhatter73 (15), Maybelline (18), feeling.is.first (20), cindyi1218 (21), bcrowl399 (22), sturlington (23)13 more, hoddybook (23), Twixi (26), skyrad43 (26), varielle (28), brenzi (29), Laura1124 (36), kiwiflowa (37), fredasteele (55), Doey (61), ahef1963 (65), jaromdl (129), cej1027, lamotamant

Thumbs down: rarm

Score: 43.5

45
13,465 members, 366 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: gregchief (1), oakdale (3), al.vick (3), madhatter73 (4), nerdytreefairy (5), bfkendrick (5), Seraph8541 (6), Maybelline (9), Daviette (10), kara.shamy (12), cindyi1218 (13)9 more, gypsysmom (21), fredasteele (31), kiwiflowa (32), Doey (36), Laura1124 (37), ahef1963 (49), jaromdl (68), cej1027, mspixieears

Thumbs down: clairemath

Score: 43.48

46
14,627 members, 357 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: rplinke (1), redlory (3), Seraph8541 (5), madhatter73 (5), Luisali (5), Ameise1 (6), KimarieBee (7), Cecrow (12), Twixi (14), Trifolia (14), Asimina.Palaiou (15)10 more, DDreawriter (15), feeling.is.first (18), sturlington (24), fredasteele (25), bcrowl399 (30), ahef1963 (30), LisaMaria_C (94), mspixieears, Myyst, lamotamant

Thumbs down: GerrysBookshelf, thorold

Score: 43.04

47
3,468 members, 36 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), RobPoulton (8), pitjrw (10), Waldstein (10), Himalmitra (10), devenish (10), richgatlin (11), raperper (11), peterveen (12), John_Vaughan (12), JoeKingman (13)9 more, ahef1963 (14), varielle (15), leslie.98 (18), LisaMaria_C (20), ehines (21), Doey (26), jaromdl (26), fredasteele (37), Pencils

Score: 43.01

48
3,322 members, 164 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: Doey (1), awsexton (3), RobPoulton (5), devenish (5), Christy.Riege (6), elkiedee (7), Ameise1 (8), karen_o (8), Katie1949 (9), kara.shamy (10), sbnicar (10)8 more, peterveen (11), brenzi (11), calm (14), souloftherose (14), Nickelini (18), gypsysmom (22), hoddybook (22), fredasteele (24)

Thumbs down: janerawoof

Score: 42.94

49
22,446 members, 876 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Kathyk22 (1), seejewel (4), starfishian (5), trandism (5), KarlaC (6), raidergirl3 (9), GerrysBookshelf (13), Robert-1857 (14), zabs (15), Ameise1 (15), susiesharp (16)17 more, lewbs (17), karen_o (17), peterveen (19), meredk (20), Lynn-in-London (21), skyrad43 (25), Trifolia (26), brenzi (28), Twixi (30), varielle (32), kiwiflowa (39), gypsysmom (46), fredasteele (54), Doey (67), kara.shamy (76), leslie.98 (79), lamotamant

Thumbs down: sturlington, friedrb, smcwl, bcrowl399, schmootc, Nickelini, LisaMaria_C

Score: 42.45

50
1,921 members, 52 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (3), DeltaQueen50 (3), Mirabai (4), olgakm (6), Lyn5r (7), zabs (10), GerrysBookshelf (12), skyrad43 (12), bcrowl399 (14), Cecrow (16), feeling.is.first (19)9 more, DDreawriter (20), ahef1963 (23), rainpebble (24), gypsysmom (31), Laura1124 (38), fredasteele (41), LisaMaria_C (65), leslie.98 (97), merrystar

Score: 41.75

51
9,765 members, 404 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: CarolynSmith (1), tess_schoolmarm (2), SqueakyChu (2), kageeh (4), karen_o (5), raidergirl3 (5), Trudy65 (6), DeltaQueen50 (7), DDreawriter (11), oakdale (11), susiesharp (12)10 more, jaromdl (16), cindyi1218 (17), starfishian (20), rainpebble (21), leslie.98 (21), sturlington (22), bcrowl399 (27), gypsysmom (30), fredasteele (36), lamotamant

Thumbs down: This-n-That, janerawoof, Nickelini, souloftherose

Score: 41.15

52
29,019 members, 285 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: roby72 (1), thecoroner (1), Edward (2), megschristina (6), Himalmitra (7), devenish (7), trandism (7), AmourFou (8), Ameise1 (9), Maybelline (10), al.vick (10)10 more, Cecrow (11), leslie.98 (12), raperper (12), varielle (14), cindyi1218 (18), Doey (21), gypsysmom (23), fredasteele (35), peterveen (40), mspixieears

Thumbs down: sturlington, merrystar, aulsmith, lewbs, RobPoulton

Score: 39.99

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Not historical fiction.

53
10,403 members, 245 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: JFPSr (2), raidergirl3 (2), awsexton (4), mccin68 (11), zabs (12), cfk (12), MarleneMacke (13), bcrowl399 (16), Cecrow (19), sjmccreary (19), Lynn-in-London (20)14 more, Maybelline (20), ahef1963 (20), Twixi (21), madhatter73 (22), LisaMaria_C (22), hoddybook (24), al.vick (31), rainpebble (32), leslie.98 (33), gypsysmom (38), DeltaQueen50 (39), kiwiflowa (40), fredasteele (48), jaromdl (56)

Thumbs down: sturlington, Doey, oakdale, kageeh, souloftherose

Score: 39.86

54
10,556 members, 755 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: joanarleneross (1), dara85 (3), bethielouwho (3), sugandh (5), Alice-W-Greene (5), CarolynSmith (5), JqnOC (6), CharleneLB (10), oakdale (10), Robert-1857 (12), Trifolia (12)8 more, Daviette (14), cindyi1218 (19), kiwiflowa (20), ahef1963 (22), Twixi (23), Nickelini (26), gypsysmom (35), fredasteele (61)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, zisnaf

Score: 39.85

Explanations:

zisnaf (0): Libro facilón y no es novela histórica

55
23,598 members, 558 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Kathyk22 (2), oakdale (5), RachelDilley (8), cvogt (9), roby72 (11), skyrad43 (13), thecoroner (13), meredk (14), FranzK72 (16), zabs (16), Katie1949 (16)12 more, Maybelline (17), brenzi (17), Christy.Riege (18), Twixi (18), ValLloyd (18), DDreawriter (24), gypsysmom (37), rainpebble (39), fredasteele (57), ahef1963 (60), leslie.98 (74), lamotamant

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith, Doey, trandism

Score: 38.41

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Not really historical fiction

aulsmith (0): A mix of historical and contemporary fiction. I didn't like the contemporary parts.

56
7,915 members, 134 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: joanarleneross (2), rplinke (2), Luisali (2), Nickelini (3), thecoroner (7), melonbrawl (8), FranzK72 (9), Edward (10), madhatter73 (11), roby72 (12), varielle (24)5 more, Twixi (25), Cariola (30), fredasteele (58), mspixieears, Myyst

Score: 37.84

57
5,442 members, 95 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (2), Mirabai (5), Nickelini (5), dsp501 (7), Lyn5r (9), thecoroner (11), cfk (13), ValLloyd (13), MarleneMacke (14), peterveen (16), roby72 (17)8 more, devenish (18), thorold (21), rainpebble (26), ahef1963 (27), kiwiflowa (33), gypsysmom (39), Doey (43), fredasteele (53)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 37.58

58
4,183 members, 301 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Soupdragon (2), sturlington (3), karen_o (3), madhatter73 (7), souloftherose (10), Trifolia (11), raidergirl3 (11), Ameise1 (12), kara.shamy (13), starfishian (16), DDreawriter (18)6 more, Twixi (20), rainpebble (29), jaromdl (33), fredasteele (45), ahef1963 (74), mspixieears

Score: 37

59
9,096 members, 596 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: smcwl (3), dara85 (5), susiesharp (6), oakdale (7), This-n-That (8), Robert-1857 (13), countrylife (14), skyrad43 (15), cindyi1218 (20), Twixi (27), leslie.98 (29)7 more, rainpebble (31), DeltaQueen50 (31), gypsysmom (34), ahef1963 (39), fredasteele (46), jaromdl (83), cej1027

Score: 36.57

60
13,913 members, 306 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: kcorrea (2), rplinke (3), michalsuz (7), sjmccreary (8), KarlaC (9), jaysbooks (10), Himalmitra (11), kageeh (12), richgatlin (13), Ameise1 (14), Cecrow (15)16 more, brenzi (15), John_Vaughan (15), ryaSilvia (16), thecoroner (17), Nickelini (17), roby72 (20), kiwiflowa (22), GerrysBookshelf (25), rainpebble (27), Twixi (29), Laura1124 (39), peterveen (43), Doey (44), DeltaQueen50 (56), fredasteele (63), gypsysmom (104)

Thumbs down: merrystar, leslie.98, smcwl, lewbs, Matteocalosi, leigonj, Luisali, aulsmith, longway (11)

Score: 36.21

Explanations:

leslie.98 (0): Not historical fiction

smcwl (0): Not written as historical fiction.

Matteocalosi (0): Partly autobiographical and written only 10 years after the end of the war, not historical fiction

61
26,757 members, 370 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Explanations:

leslie.98 (0): Not historical fiction

aulsmith (0): Does not meet my definition of historical fiction. Author lived during the time period written about.

62
21,361 members, 347 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: pitjrw (1), acceptance (1), Matteocalosi (11), Laura1124 (14), GerrysBookshelf (16), Ameise1 (19), cindyi1218 (22), peterveen (28), Cecrow (31), kiwiflowa (36), Twixi (38)6 more, leslie.98 (39), rainpebble (42), gypsysmom (63), fredasteele (77), Doey (80), Myyst

Score: 34.13

63
1,370 members, 23 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: bfkendrick (2), RobPoulton (3), dsp501 (4), thorold (4), LisaMaria_C (4), michalsuz (11), peterveen (14), DDreawriter (14), Himalmitra (14), cfk (15), varielle (17)4 more, leslie.98 (23), Doey (33), fredasteele (40), jaromdl (40)

Score: 33.97

64
1,496 members, 48 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: DidIReallyReadThat (1), andejons (1), shieldsk1 (3), Matteocalosi (4), janerawoof (5), pitjrw (7), VisibleGhost (7), Katie1949 (12), Cecrow (21), RobPoulton (21), brenzi (22)3 more, DDreawriter (34), fredasteele (44), jaromdl (52)

Score: 33.89

65
10,422 members, 128 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: acceptance (2), kerrygiven (3), aulsmith (9), Ameise1 (11), devenish (11), raperper (13), Jarandel (13), Asimina.Palaiou (17), roby72 (23), thecoroner (23), GerrysBookshelf (26)5 more, jaromdl (34), LisaMaria_C (40), Doey (51), fredasteele (62), Myyst

Score: 33.03

66
4,766 members, 281 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: trandism (2), sturlington (4), mkbird (4), VisibleGhost (4), freetrader (5), karen_o (7), peterveen (17), aulsmith (17), meredk (23), Lynn-in-London (24), brenzi (31)4 more, Cariola (31), Twixi (32), DDreawriter (32), fredasteele (59)

Score: 32.75

67
2,465 members, 31 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: countrylife (2), redlory (4), dsp501 (5), GerrysBookshelf (8), KarlaC (11), Laura1124 (12), AmourFou (14), MarleneMacke (16), zabs (18), Cecrow (23), bcrowl399 (25)4 more, gypsysmom (43), jaromdl (62), fredasteele (72), NinieB

Score: 31.96

68
21,877 members, 283 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: isabel23 (1), cusegirl44 (3), .Monkey. (4), JqnOC (4), janerawoof (6), This-n-That (7), dsp501 (10), ryaSilvia (14), Nickelini (15), cfk (16), roby72 (26)7 more, DDreawriter (28), leslie.98 (31), fredasteele (42), Doey (54), jaromdl (93), Myyst, mspixieears

Thumbs down: FranzK72, Luisali, aulsmith, Himalmitra

Score: 31.82

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): More legendary than historical

69
6,886 members, 157 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: VisibleGhost (3), rarm (4), barney67 (6), AmourFou (9), Himalmitra (9), brenzi (10), richgatlin (10), zabs (14), Maybelline (14), sturlington (21), John_Vaughan (21)4 more, jaromdl (22), Doey (37), fredasteele (50), LisaMaria_C (66)

Score: 31.79

70
3,855 members, 141 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: Soupdragon (1), aulsmith (4), melonbrawl (9), kiwiflowa (9), souloftherose (9), madhatter73 (14), kara.shamy (15), Katie1949 (15), peterveen (15), DDreawriter (26), rainpebble (30)5 more, gypsysmom (36), fredasteele (47), jaromdl (47), ahef1963 (75), mspixieears

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 31.52

71
15,211 members, 343 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (1), Alice-W-Greene (4), sjmccreary (11), VisibleGhost (11), Cecrow (14), Himalmitra (15), Matteocalosi (16), Twixi (22), thecoroner (24), ahef1963 (31), fredasteele (52)4 more, LisaMaria_C (58), leslie.98 (73), cej1027, lamotamant

Score: 31.51

72
14,601 members, 832 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: KarlaC (10), RachelDilley (11), ehines (11), Katie1949 (13), hoddybook (13), kara.shamy (14), Nickelini (14), Ameise1 (17), madhatter73 (20), skyrad43 (22), Twixi (24)9 more, Trifolia (25), ahef1963 (33), leslie.98 (35), rainpebble (38), fredasteele (51), gypsysmom (54), DeltaQueen50 (63), Doey (72), lamotamant

Thumbs down: sturlington, oakdale, bcrowl399

Score: 31.13

Explanations:

sturlington (0): I don't consider this historical fiction.

73
13,779 members, 260 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: al.vick (1), Kathyk22 (4), nerdytreefairy (6), oakdale (6), suitable1 (6), clairemath (7), Alice-W-Greene (8), madhatter73 (12), Katie1949 (14), Maybelline (15), ahef1963 (16)10 more, cfk (18), Lynn-in-London (19), DDreawriter (21), Twixi (31), kiwiflowa (31), varielle (35), jaromdl (50), Doey (55), fredasteele (56), Myyst

Thumbs down: sturlington, FranzK72, longway, RobPoulton, aulsmith, skyrad43, merrystar

Score: 30.93

Explanations:

sturlington (0): I'd call this fantasy.

RobPoulton (0): Arthurian fantasy

74
17,185 members, 311 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: Trifolia (7), meredk (7), michalsuz (9), bcrowl399 (11), KarlaC (12), Daviette (15), Asimina.Palaiou (16), Maybelline (16), Cariola (19), Nickelini (20), roby72 (21)7 more, thecoroner (22), ahef1963 (25), Twixi (35), rainpebble (37), Laura1124 (40), fredasteele (65), LisaMaria_C (99)

Thumbs down: sturlington, stringcat3

Score: 30.45

75
6,404 members, 242 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Soupdragon (5), madhatter73 (6), raidergirl3 (6), starfishian (7), Fourpawz2 (7), DeltaQueen50 (12), kara.shamy (16), DDreawriter (17), brenzi (19), gypsysmom (27), Twixi (28)5 more, jaromdl (36), fredasteele (49), ahef1963 (76), leslie.98 (98), mspixieears

Thumbs down: LisaMaria_C

Score: 30.07

76
2,076 members, 45 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: michalsuz (2), joanarleneross (3), bfkendrick (3), thorold (3), LisaMaria_C (3), RobPoulton (16), cfk (17), peterveen (18), varielle (21), leslie.98 (25), sturlington (33)2 more, Doey (45), fredasteele (66)

Score: 29.71

77
4,944 members, 249 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: oakdale (1), rarm (3), sjmccreary (6), elkiedee (11), peterveen (20), brenzi (32), ahef1963 (32), DDreawriter (35), Twixi (36), leslie.98 (36), rainpebble (43)4 more, jaromdl (66), fredasteele (68), gypsysmom (130), lamotamant

Score: 29.65

78
4,417 members, 154 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: countrylife (1), meredk (5), AmourFou (11), KarlaC (14), Laura1124 (15), sturlington (20), zabs (20), brenzi (25), ahef1963 (28), Cecrow (35), jaromdl (44)3 more, Doey (52), fredasteele (78), NinieB

Score: 28.69

79
2,225 members, 53 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: Mirabai (6), Matteocalosi (8), ehines (9), feeling.is.first (11), JoeKingman (15), zabs (21), RobPoulton (22), Ravic (32), DDreawriter (33), varielle (36), gypsysmom (40)5 more, ahef1963 (46), DeltaQueen50 (59), fredasteele (82), leslie.98 (102), jaromdl (105)

Score: 28.58

80
3,708 members, 95 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ehines (3), Cariola (9), elkiedee (10), melonbrawl (12), kara.shamy (17), GerrysBookshelf (27), Himalmitra (31), Twixi (33), kiwiflowa (34), rainpebble (36), peterveen (45)5 more, gypsysmom (48), leslie.98 (55), fredasteele (64), Doey (94), jaromdl (118)

Score: 28.57

81
13,887 members, 577 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: trandism (3), freetrader (4), kcorrea (4), karen_o (9), skyrad43 (10), meredk (10), VisibleGhost (13), chgstrom (14), madhatter73 (21), hoddybook (25), brenzi (30)5 more, Twixi (37), gypsysmom (44), fredasteele (70), Doey (78), DDreawriter (93)

Thumbs down: sturlington, RobPoulton

Score: 28.24

Explanations:

sturlington (0): I wouldn't consider this historical fiction.

82
2,223 members, 71 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: ValLloyd (1), ElspethP (1), GerrysBookshelf (10), LisaMaria_C (11), Katie1949 (17), feeling.is.first (21), DDreawriter (23), RobPoulton (24), Matteocalosi (24), Himalmitra (28), leslie.98 (38)2 more, fredasteele (60), Doey (62)

Score: 27.94

83
6,486 members, 141 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: kerrygiven (2), Bduke (4), jaysbooks (9), sjmccreary (9), DDreawriter (22), John_Vaughan (22), leslie.98 (26), hoddybook (30), bcrowl399 (31), jaromdl (32), rainpebble (33)3 more, LisaMaria_C (39), Doey (50), ahef1963 (77)

Score: 27.49

84
5,980 members, 482 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: chgstrom (2), starfishian (2), redlory (6), KarlaC (16), sturlington (19), KimarieBee (19), kara.shamy (20), Maybelline (27), skyrad43 (28), brenzi (39), rainpebble (46)4 more, madhatter73 (46), gypsysmom (53), ahef1963 (79), fredasteele (83)

Thumbs down: megschristina

Score: 27.32

85
23,125 members, 327 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Waldstein (4), olgakm (7), zabs (23), cindyi1218 (24), Maybelline (28), sturlington (34), Himalmitra (38), leslie.98 (46), gypsysmom (47), Doey (58), ahef1963 (78)5 more, fredasteele (85), jaromdl (128), Myyst, cej1027, mspixieears

Thumbs down: smcwl

Score: 26.89

Explanations:

Waldstein (4): Justly regarded as piratical classic. Lively written in the first person singular, with expert grasp of action, atmosphere and characterisation. Long John Silver is one of the most memorable characters ever. Not for children.… (more)

86
10,831 members, 212 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: This-n-That (9), KarlaC (13), Daviette (16), ValLloyd (16), Alice-W-Greene (16), Christy.Riege (21), Cecrow (28), Laura1124 (41), rainpebble (49), DDreawriter (50), gypsysmom (64)6 more, fredasteele (75), ahef1963 (80), Doey (131), merrystar, NinieB, cej1027

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith

Score: 26.87

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Not historical fiction by my definition.

87
55,112 members, 919 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Not historical fiction.

smcwl (0): Not historical fiction; contemporary to publication date.

RobPoulton (0): Not historical fiction, describes events contemporary to the writer

Matteocalosi (0): Not historical fiction

Waldstein (18): Certainly not historical fiction, yet, ironically, the value of the book, as far as I'm concerned, lies in its historical depiction of the "roaring twenties". The rest is vastly forgettable.… (more)

88
16,080 members, 340 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: trandism (6), bohemima (8), hipdeep (8), .Monkey. (9), Maybelline (22), sturlington (35), ahef1963 (36), brenzi (41), Twixi (42), Laura1124 (43), gypsysmom (45)5 more, leslie.98 (47), kara.shamy (68), DDreawriter (68), Doey (76), fredasteele (89)

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 25.98

89
3,964 members, 253 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: awsexton (5), aulsmith (5), meredk (8), Christy.Riege (11), elkiedee (12), kiwiflowa (12), KarlaC (15), Trifolia (19), Ameise1 (21), brenzi (23), Twixi (40)3 more, rainpebble (47), fredasteele (79), jaromdl (97)

Thumbs down: Himalmitra

Score: 25.6

90
2,466 members, 77 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Bduke (1), calm (3), MsRoux (5), Christy.Riege (9), feeling.is.first (10), madhatter73 (16), Katie1949 (18), Lynn-in-London (23), Doey (64), kara.shamy (67), fredasteele (71)1 more, LisaMaria_C (79)

Score: 25.57

91
1,104 members, 14 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: jenniebooks (1), shieldsk1 (2), calm (9), thorold (12), John_Vaughan (14), RobPoulton (17), varielle (23), DDreawriter (25), leslie.98 (28), peterveen (44), fredasteele (67)1 more, LisaMaria_C (74)

Score: 25.53

92
13,806 members, 335 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: Nickelini (16), devenish (16), sturlington (18), KarlaC (20), kara.shamy (21), Maybelline (21), skyrad43 (24), hoddybook (26), gypsysmom (42), Laura1124 (44), Twixi (44)5 more, leslie.98 (49), Doey (70), ahef1963 (82), fredasteele (88), mspixieears

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 25.42

93
9,590 members, 143 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ValLloyd (15), KimarieBee (21), peterveen (26), cindyi1218 (31), madhatter73 (39), sturlington (41), rainpebble (61), gypsysmom (65), kara.shamy (77), leslie.98 (78), ahef1963 (81)5 more, Twixi (84), fredasteele (99), Doey (153), merrystar, mspixieears

Score: 25.41

94
7,812 members, 156 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: harrisbruce (1), dsp501 (6), Nickelini (7), hipdeep (9), meredk (9), Laura1124 (13), KarlaC (17), John_Vaughan (17), zabs (19), varielle (22), ahef1963 (26)4 more, jaromdl (37), rainpebble (40), DeltaQueen50 (49), fredasteele (73)

Thumbs down: acceptance, kiwiflowa, aulsmith

Score: 25.31

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Not historical fiction by my definition.

95
11,136 members, 218 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Kathyk22 (5), CharleneLB (12), Laura1124 (17), KarlaC (18), thecoroner (18), Cecrow (20), roby72 (30), cfk (31), al.vick (41), rainpebble (52), leslie.98 (67)6 more, gypsysmom (77), ahef1963 (83), Doey (92), fredasteele (96), jaromdl (121), NinieB

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith

Score: 25.27

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Not historical fiction by my definition.

96
1,409 members, 34 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: RobPoulton (1), mkbird (2), Luisali (3), melonbrawl (10), VisibleGhost (10), Matteocalosi (18), roby72 (22), thecoroner (27), DDreawriter (29), jaromdl (67), fredasteele (69)

Score: 24.96

97
11,359 members, 173 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Kathyk22 (6), Cariola (10), Fourpawz2 (12), ValLloyd (14), Laura1124 (16), KarlaC (19), bcrowl399 (24), skyrad43 (29), cfk (32), cindyi1218 (33), varielle (37)5 more, Twixi (45), DDreawriter (49), rainpebble (51), Doey (83), fredasteele (93)

Thumbs down: lizgarvey, Himalmitra

Score: 24.61

98
4,776 members, 95 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: oakdale (2), mkbird (5), michalsuz (5), meredk (6), VisibleGhost (18), Cariola (22), DDreawriter (30), jaromdl (48), Doey (57), fredasteele (74), Twixi (82)1 more, lamotamant

Score: 24.59

99
965 members, 21 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ehines (4), DeltaQueen50 (5), dsp501 (9), JoeKingman (16), aulsmith (18), zabs (22), Himalmitra (24), Ravic (35), rainpebble (45), Doey (59), jaromdl (60)2 more, LisaMaria_C (63), fredasteele (84)

Score: 24.22

100
1,960 members, 65 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: smcwl (5), inge87 (9), ValLloyd (10), DeltaQueen50 (10), MikeBriggs (11), KimarieBee (18), leslie.98 (37), jaromdl (69), DDreawriter (77), fredasteele (86), SylviaC1 more, merrystar

Score: 23.95

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