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Best Historical Fiction

Members: 226 participating members (show all)

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1
21,057 members, 647 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): DNF

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

2
15,222 members, 239 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: JFPSr (1), Twixi (1), Katie1949 (1), 47degreesnorth (1), olgakm (1), freetrader (1), Cecrow (1), peterveen (1), Asimina.Palaiou (1), gypsysmom (1), WimDeWurm (1)49 more, 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), sturlington (8), Nickelini (9), Ravic (10), LisaMaria_C (10), souloftherose (12), RobPoulton (15), meredk (16), merrystar, Myyst

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

Score: 197.19

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
18,017 members, 369 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: bjappleg8 (1), Lisa805 (1), jonnijones (1), mccin68 (1), Maybelline (1), daryl_s2 (1), DPeebler (1), skyrad43 (1), Diane-bpcb (1), Lyn5r (1), bethielouwho (1)40 more, DeltaQueen50 (1), karen_o (1), DaynaRT (1), 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), merrystar

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

Score: 143.93

4
26,304 members, 347 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: cfk (1), Laura1124 (1), rclassen (1), barney67 (1), cpg (1), anotherwise (1), Daviette (2), olgakm (2), Cecrow (2), Maybelline (2), brenzi (2)32 more, leigonj (2), Bduke (2), 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: 119.43

5
7,103 members, 347 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), sturlington (19), DeltaQueen50 (23), bcrowl399 (29), SylviaC

Thumbs down: FranzK72, arrianarose, michalsuz

Score: 114.34

6
9,417 members, 546 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
26,444 members, 290 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: linfootr (1), nerdytreefairy (1), FoliumArgentum (1), cindyi1218 (2), Mirabai (2), Laura1124 (2), Seraph8541 (2), barney67 (2), Himalmitra (2), bethielouwho (2), JoeKingman (3)34 more, 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, lamotamant

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

Score: 112.24

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)

8
15,040 members, 192 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)24 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), 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: 96.43

9
14,825 members, 1,081 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ktho (1), SherylHendrix (1), cvogt (1), StefanieGeeks (1), GerrysBookshelf (1), Lisa805 (2), skyrad43 (2), FoliumArgentum (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 (50), leslie.98 (71), SylviaC

Thumbs down: FranzK72, hoddybook, Himalmitra, aulsmith

Score: 94.16

10
6,403 members, 104 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: b1_ (1), freetrader (2), olgakm (3), sugandh (3), Lyn5r (3), KimarieBee (3), Robert-1857 (4), bjappleg8 (4), Daviette (4), Laura1124 (4), Bluewolf0411 (4)24 more, 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: 87.54

11
7,011 members, 127 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 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)22 more, shieldsk1 (4), bjappleg8 (5), peterveen (5), varielle (5), jaromdl (5), longway (5), 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), Pencils

Score: 87.45

12
14,603 members, 281 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: NykeebaHalisiHali (2), Fourpawz2 (2), Alice-W-Greene (2), jaysbooks (2), zabs (3), Lisa805 (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), Cariola (21), ahef1963 (22), mspixieears, cej1027

Thumbs down: lizgarvey, kageeh

Score: 82.35

13
21,978 members, 563 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Lyn5r (2), jeffza (2), cindyi1218 (3), melonbrawl (3), nerdytreefairy (3), DDreawriter (3), Cariola (3), Lisa805 (4), Maybelline (4), Seraph8541 (4), cvogt (4)21 more, FoliumArgentum (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 (27)

Thumbs down: Himalmitra

Score: 81.47

14
31,669 members, 1,814 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), Lisa805 (5), melonbrawl (5)25 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), sturlington (23), ahef1963 (30), Doey (40), DeltaQueen50 (48), jaromdl (53), leslie.98 (69)

Thumbs down: FranzK72, gypsysmom, 47degreesnorth, devenish

Score: 78.75

15
10,449 members, 235 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)18 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), merrystar

Score: 71.39

16
7,026 members, 164 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 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

17
17,248 members, 313 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 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)

18
18,150 members, 244 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: arrwa (1), stevengolson (3), DDreawriter (4), .Monkey. (5), cindyi1218 (7), Twixi (7), richgatlin (7), Daviette (8), FoliumArgentum (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

19
3,282 members, 62 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Slats (1), clairemath (2), richgatlin (3), FoliumArgentum (3), Trudy65 (3), penguin7316 (3), brenzi (4), Christy.Riege (4), ktho (5), feeling.is.first (5), CharleneLB (6)17 more, 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)

Score: 67.38

20
10,836 members, 238 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, sturlington (9), 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)

Score: 65.84

21
23,234 members, 1,378 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: Daviette (1), SherylHendrix (3), RachelDilley (4), cindyi1218 (6), ktho (6), Lisa805 (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 (62), lamotamant

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

Score: 65.43

Explanations:

sturlington (0): DNF

22
21,865 members, 435 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: hoddybook (3), souloftherose (3), zabs (5), mccin68 (5), kara.shamy (6), bjappleg8 (6), Katie1949 (6), Laura1124 (6), Alice-W-Greene (6), Robert-1857 (7), melonbrawl (7)21 more, CarolynSmith (7), jonnijones (8), DDreawriter (9), oakdale (9), Twixi (10), Nickelini (10), chgstrom (13), MsRoux (13), Lynn-in-London (14), kiwiflowa (14), FoliumArgentum (15), fredasteele (16), skyrad43 (16), gypsysmom (17), meredk (17), brenzi (21), sturlington (25), Doey (39), jaromdl (49), leslie.98 (95), lamotamant

Thumbs down: lizgarvey, KimarieBee, arrwa, michalsuz

Score: 63.6

23
4,421 members, 175 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: DDreawriter (1), bfkendrick (1), melonbrawl (4), ValLloyd (4), Fourpawz2 (4), sturlington (5), Lyn5r (5), Maybelline (6), skyrad43 (6), GerrysBookshelf (6), Ravic (6)14 more, peterveen (7), ryaSilvia (7), cvogt (7), Asimina.Palaiou (10), rainpebble (11), karen_o (11), fredasteele (13), gypsysmom (13), leslie.98 (16), ahef1963 (19), Doey (24), LisaMaria_C (25), kiwiflowa (29), merrystar

Score: 61.72

24
17,147 members, 825 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 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)19 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), leslie.98 (96)

Thumbs down: sturlington, Lisa805, Nickelini, LisaMaria_C, merrystar

Score: 60.22

Explanations:

sturlington (0): DNF

25
9,237 members, 204 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), FoliumArgentum (6)12 more, calm (7), Robert-1857 (8), leslie.98 (8), souloftherose (8), Twixi (12), jaromdl (14), fredasteele (15), gypsysmom (15), Doey (17), hoddybook (21), sturlington (26), Myyst

Score: 59.46

26
8,121 members, 436 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 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), FoliumArgentum (9), Twixi (11), oakdale (12), rainpebble (16), KimarieBee (17), fredasteele (21), GerrysBookshelf (23), DeltaQueen50 (27), jaromdl (29)

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 55.82

27
9,150 members, 90 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 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)14 more, andejons (10), FranzK72 (11), JoeKingman (11), thorold (13), thecoroner (14), Jarandel (17), rainpebble (18), Doey (19), fredasteele (23), al.vick (36), peterveen (41), varielle (43), LisaMaria_C (73), mspixieears

Thumbs down: aulsmith, kageeh

Score: 52.26

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): More legendary than historical

28
7,337 members, 194 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Acrimmins, stringcat3

Score: 50.25

29
2,124 members, 52 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 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

30
2,004 members, 64 reviews
4.47 stars (4.47 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

31
5,957 members, 173 reviews
4.56 stars (4.56 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), Sojourner1 (1), sjmccreary (2), DeltaQueen50 (2), VisibleGhost (2), Fourpawz2 (5), zabs (6), ktho (7), jonnijones (9), brenzi (12), richgatlin (12)10 more, DDreawriter (13), Himalmitra (13), feeling.is.first (17), rainpebble (20), gypsysmom (26), jaromdl (27), fredasteele (29), Doey (34), peterveen (42), LisaMaria_C (91)

Thumbs down: John_Vaughan

Score: 48.24

32
14,265 members, 349 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: julesnstu (1), NykeebaHalisiHali (3), madhatter73 (3), Alice-W-Greene (3), kageeh (6), Laura1124 (7), sjmccreary (7), skyrad43 (8), clairemath (8), cindyi1218 (9), bcrowl399 (9)12 more, ryaSilvia (10), calm (10), raidergirl3 (12), brenzi (13), Lynn-in-London (15), Christy.Riege (17), rainpebble (17), ahef1963 (18), fredasteele (22), kiwiflowa (30), LisaMaria_C (97), cej1027

Thumbs down: oakdale, Doey, michalsuz

Score: 47.85

33
2,003 members, 48 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

34
1,877 members, 32 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 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

35
10,704 members, 157 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: CarolynSmith (6), KimarieBee (6), zabs (7), bohemima (7), Lyn5r (8), Daviette (9), madhatter73 (9), Robert-1857 (11), cfk (11), ryaSilvia (11), skyrad43 (11)12 more, Maybelline (13), starfishian (14), calm (15), cindyi1218 (16), sturlington (17), DDreawriter (19), rainpebble (22), ahef1963 (25), brenzi (26), fredasteele (30), jaromdl (31), Doey (47)

Thumbs down: Pencils

Score: 46.25

36
3,986 members, 75 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: JqnOC (1), Bluewolf0411 (5), RachelDilley (6), bcrowl399 (7), CharleneLB (8), Ravic (8), zabs (9), KimarieBee (9), cindyi1218 (11), JoeKingman (12), Maybelline (12)10 more, lewbs (13), cfk (14), brenzi (16), ahef1963 (16), varielle (18), leslie.98 (24), rainpebble (25), jaromdl (30), fredasteele (38), Doey (41)

Score: 46.17

37
23,727 members, 1,076 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4), KimarieBee (5), RachelDilley (7), CarolynSmith (8), friedrb (9), hoddybook (9), Alice-W-Greene (9), kageeh (9), madhatter73 (10), zabs (11), Daviette (11)14 more, cindyi1218 (12), Lyn5r (13), megschristina (14), Twixi (15), bcrowl399 (15), skyrad43 (23), meredk (24), brenzi (27), rainpebble (28), leslie.98 (30), gypsysmom (32), sturlington (41), fredasteele (43), Doey (48)

Thumbs down: .Monkey., Nickelini, kiwiflowa

Score: 45.79

38
3,333 members, 224 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

39
3,684 members, 85 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 43.35

40
31,648 members, 414 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: RobPoulton (2), freetrader (3), .Monkey. (3), sugandh (4), sjmccreary (4), chgstrom (5), bcrowl399 (6), Edward (6), brenzi (7), skyrad43 (7), Laura1124 (8)10 more, richgatlin (8), Himalmitra (8), hipdeep (10), Lyn5r (11), ryaSilvia (12), ahef1963 (13), Asimina.Palaiou (14), Twixi (16), Doey (25), gypsysmom (28)

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

Score: 43.24

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.

41
2,970 members, 79 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 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)10 more, leslie.98 (17), gypsysmom (25), jaromdl (25), al.vick (26), fredasteele (32), Doey (35), sturlington (64), kara.shamy (66), LisaMaria_C (86), SylviaC

Score: 43.16

42
3,202 members, 159 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

43
9,565 members, 273 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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

Score: 42.71

44
14,310 members, 346 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), FoliumArgentum (14), Asimina.Palaiou (15)10 more, DDreawriter (15), feeling.is.first (18), fredasteele (25), bcrowl399 (30), ahef1963 (31), sturlington (84), LisaMaria_C (94), mspixieears, Myyst, lamotamant

Thumbs down: GerrysBookshelf, thorold

Score: 42.54

45
13,184 members, 364 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)8 more, gypsysmom (21), fredasteele (31), kiwiflowa (32), Doey (36), ahef1963 (50), jaromdl (68), cej1027, mspixieears

Thumbs down: clairemath

Score: 41.85

46
9,656 members, 397 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), sturlington (18), starfishian (20), rainpebble (21), leslie.98 (21), bcrowl399 (27), gypsysmom (30), fredasteele (36), lamotamant

Thumbs down: Lisa805, janerawoof, Nickelini, souloftherose

Score: 41.25

47
3,359 members, 37 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 40.72

48
1,880 members, 51 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 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)8 more, DDreawriter (20), rainpebble (24), ahef1963 (24), gypsysmom (31), fredasteele (41), LisaMaria_C (65), leslie.98 (97), merrystar

Score: 40.12

49
27,965 members, 281 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.

50
10,047 members, 734 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), FoliumArgentum (12)8 more, Daviette (14), cindyi1218 (19), kiwiflowa (20), Twixi (23), ahef1963 (23), Nickelini (26), gypsysmom (35), fredasteele (61)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, zisnaf

Score: 39.83

Explanations:

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

51
7,654 members, 130 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 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

52
10,140 members, 237 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: JFPSr (2), raidergirl3 (2), awsexton (4), mccin68 (11), zabs (12), cfk (12), bcrowl399 (16), Cecrow (19), sjmccreary (19), Lynn-in-London (20), Maybelline (20)13 more, Twixi (21), ahef1963 (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: 37.73

53
8,998 members, 591 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: smcwl (3), dara85 (5), susiesharp (6), oakdale (7), Lisa805 (8), Robert-1857 (13), countrylife (14), skyrad43 (15), cindyi1218 (20), Twixi (27), leslie.98 (29)7 more, rainpebble (31), DeltaQueen50 (31), gypsysmom (34), ahef1963 (40), fredasteele (46), jaromdl (83), cej1027

Score: 36.56

54
2,902 members, 42 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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

Thumbs down: John_Vaughan

Score: 36.46

55
30,799 members, 485 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: mccin68 (10), friedrb (11), Lyn5r (15), madhatter73 (15), Maybelline (18), feeling.is.first (20), cindyi1218 (21), bcrowl399 (22), hoddybook (23), Twixi (26), skyrad43 (26)10 more, varielle (28), brenzi (29), sturlington (36), kiwiflowa (37), fredasteele (55), Doey (61), ahef1963 (66), jaromdl (129), cej1027, lamotamant

Thumbs down: rarm

Score: 36.16

56
5,348 members, 92 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (2), Mirabai (5), Nickelini (5), dsp501 (7), Lyn5r (9), thecoroner (11), cfk (13), ValLloyd (13), peterveen (16), roby72 (17), devenish (18)7 more, thorold (21), rainpebble (26), ahef1963 (28), kiwiflowa (33), gypsysmom (39), Doey (43), fredasteele (53)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 35.5

57
23,210 members, 546 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: oakdale (5), RachelDilley (8), cvogt (9), roby72 (11), skyrad43 (13), thecoroner (13), meredk (14), FranzK72 (16), zabs (16), Katie1949 (16), Maybelline (17)11 more, brenzi (17), Christy.Riege (18), Twixi (18), ValLloyd (18), DDreawriter (24), gypsysmom (37), rainpebble (39), fredasteele (57), ahef1963 (61), leslie.98 (74), lamotamant

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith, Doey, trandism

Score: 35.04

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Not really historical fiction

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

58
4,057 members, 291 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Soupdragon (2), karen_o (3), madhatter73 (7), souloftherose (10), FoliumArgentum (11), raidergirl3 (11), Ameise1 (12), kara.shamy (13), sturlington (16), starfishian (16), DDreawriter (18)5 more, Twixi (20), rainpebble (29), jaromdl (33), fredasteele (45), mspixieears

Score: 34.6

59
21,839 members, 847 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

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

Score: 34.53

Explanations:

sturlington (0): DNF

60
9,859 members, 115 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 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

61
6,690 members, 155 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: VisibleGhost (3), rarm (4), barney67 (6), AmourFou (9), Himalmitra (9), brenzi (10), richgatlin (10), sturlington (12), zabs (14), Maybelline (14), John_Vaughan (21)4 more, jaromdl (22), Doey (37), fredasteele (50), LisaMaria_C (66)

Score: 32.07

62
1,325 members, 23 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 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)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 31.97

63
21,147 members, 273 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: isabel23 (1), cusegirl44 (3), .Monkey. (4), JqnOC (4), janerawoof (6), Lisa805 (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

64
4,653 members, 270 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: trandism (2), mkbird (4), VisibleGhost (4), freetrader (5), karen_o (7), peterveen (17), aulsmith (17), meredk (23), Lynn-in-London (24), brenzi (31), Cariola (31)4 more, Twixi (32), DDreawriter (32), sturlington (37), fredasteele (59)

Score: 31.55

65
14,666 members, 327 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 (32), fredasteele (52)4 more, LisaMaria_C (58), leslie.98 (73), cej1027, lamotamant

Score: 31.49

66
1,453 members, 48 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: DidIReallyReadThat (1), andejons (1), shieldsk1 (3), Matteocalosi (4), janerawoof (5), VisibleGhost (7), Katie1949 (12), Cecrow (21), RobPoulton (21), brenzi (22), DDreawriter (34)2 more, fredasteele (44), jaromdl (52)

Score: 31.43

67
13,422 members, 297 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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

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

Score: 30.3

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

68
3,797 members, 139 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)4 more, gypsysmom (36), fredasteele (47), jaromdl (47), mspixieears

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 30.16

69
20,546 members, 334 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: acceptance (1), Matteocalosi (11), Laura1124 (14), GerrysBookshelf (16), Ameise1 (19), cindyi1218 (22), peterveen (28), Cecrow (31), kiwiflowa (36), Twixi (38), leslie.98 (39)5 more, rainpebble (42), gypsysmom (63), fredasteele (77), Doey (80), Myyst

Score: 30.13

70
25,988 members, 361 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 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.

71
4,768 members, 242 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: oakdale (1), rarm (3), sjmccreary (6), elkiedee (11), peterveen (20), brenzi (32), ahef1963 (33), DDreawriter (35), Twixi (36), leslie.98 (36), rainpebble (43)4 more, jaromdl (66), fredasteele (68), gypsysmom (130), lamotamant

Score: 29.64

72
1,996 members, 44 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: michalsuz (2), joanarleneross (3), bfkendrick (3), thorold (3), LisaMaria_C (3), RobPoulton (16), cfk (17), peterveen (18), varielle (21), leslie.98 (25), Doey (45)2 more, sturlington (63), fredasteele (66)

Score: 29.46

73
14,240 members, 813 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: RachelDilley (11), ehines (11), Katie1949 (13), hoddybook (13), kara.shamy (14), Nickelini (14), Ameise1 (17), madhatter73 (20), skyrad43 (22), Twixi (24), FoliumArgentum (25)8 more, ahef1963 (34), leslie.98 (35), rainpebble (38), fredasteele (51), gypsysmom (54), DeltaQueen50 (63), Doey (72), lamotamant

Thumbs down: sturlington, oakdale, bcrowl399

Score: 28.87

Explanations:

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

74
6,362 members, 234 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 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)4 more, jaromdl (36), fredasteele (49), leslie.98 (98), mspixieears

Thumbs down: LisaMaria_C

Score: 28.72

75
3,676 members, 95 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 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

76
2,158 members, 54 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 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 (47), DeltaQueen50 (59), fredasteele (82), leslie.98 (102), jaromdl (105)

Score: 28.57

77
13,466 members, 560 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.

78
13,502 members, 260 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: al.vick (1), nerdytreefairy (6), oakdale (6), suitable1 (6), clairemath (7), Alice-W-Greene (8), madhatter73 (12), Katie1949 (14), Maybelline (15), ahef1963 (17), cfk (18)9 more, 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: 28.07

Explanations:

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

RobPoulton (0): Arthurian fantasy

79
2,180 members, 68 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

80
21,999 members, 320 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Thumbs down: smcwl

Score: 26.72

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)

81
16,669 members, 299 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: FoliumArgentum (7), meredk (7), michalsuz (9), bcrowl399 (11), Daviette (15), Asimina.Palaiou (16), Maybelline (16), Cariola (19), Nickelini (20), roby72 (21), thecoroner (22)5 more, ahef1963 (26), Twixi (35), rainpebble (37), fredasteele (65), LisaMaria_C (99)

Thumbs down: sturlington, stringcat3

Score: 26.69

82
6,274 members, 133 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)2 more, LisaMaria_C (39), Doey (50)

Score: 26.14

83
2,424 members, 75 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 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

84
1,089 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

85
2,400 members, 29 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: countrylife (2), redlory (4), dsp501 (5), GerrysBookshelf (8), Laura1124 (12), AmourFou (14), zabs (18), Cecrow (23), bcrowl399 (25), gypsysmom (43), jaromdl (62)1 more, fredasteele (72)

Score: 25.38

86
5,753 members, 467 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: chgstrom (2), starfishian (2), sturlington (3), redlory (6), KimarieBee (19), kara.shamy (20), Maybelline (27), skyrad43 (28), brenzi (39), rainpebble (46), madhatter73 (46)2 more, gypsysmom (53), fredasteele (83)

Thumbs down: megschristina

Score: 25.1

87
1,405 members, 33 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 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

88
3,822 members, 251 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: awsexton (5), aulsmith (5), meredk (8), Christy.Riege (11), elkiedee (12), kiwiflowa (12), FoliumArgentum (19), Ameise1 (21), brenzi (23), Twixi (40), rainpebble (47)3 more, fredasteele (79), jaromdl (97), sturlington (98)

Thumbs down: Himalmitra

Score: 24.84

89
15,766 members, 336 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: trandism (6), bohemima (8), hipdeep (8), .Monkey. (9), sturlington (14), Maybelline (22), ahef1963 (37), brenzi (41), Twixi (42), gypsysmom (45), leslie.98 (47)4 more, kara.shamy (68), DDreawriter (68), Doey (76), fredasteele (89)

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 24.83

90
4,694 members, 91 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

91
53,453 members, 899 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)

92
939 members, 20 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 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

93
4,284 members, 149 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: countrylife (1), meredk (5), AmourFou (11), Laura1124 (15), zabs (20), brenzi (25), ahef1963 (29), Cecrow (35), sturlington (39), jaromdl (44), Doey (52)1 more, fredasteele (78)

Score: 23.94

94
7,562 members, 148 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: harrisbruce (1), dsp501 (6), Nickelini (7), hipdeep (9), meredk (9), Laura1124 (13), John_Vaughan (17), zabs (19), varielle (22), ahef1963 (27), jaromdl (37)3 more, rainpebble (40), DeltaQueen50 (49), fredasteele (73)

Thumbs down: acceptance, kiwiflowa, aulsmith

Score: 23.32

Explanations:

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

95
2,269 members, 59 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: gregchief (2), Nickelini (6), Christy.Riege (7), brewergirl (7), John_Vaughan (13), Cecrow (17), kara.shamy (18), Cariola (26), DeltaQueen50 (34), LisaMaria_C (59), fredasteele (81)

Score: 23.06

96
1,932 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

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 21.95

Explanations:

sturlington (0): DNF

97
4,544 members, 281 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: Cariola (6), bjappleg8 (9), elkiedee (14), hipdeep (14), kara.shamy (22), GerrysBookshelf (28), peterveen (29), brenzi (42), Doey (82), Twixi (83), fredasteele (106)1 more, mspixieears

Score: 21.85

98
2,082 members, 182 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: bethielouwho (5), gregchief (6), dara85 (8), RachelDilley (12), sjmccreary (12), countrylife (15), Christy.Riege (19), madhatter73 (19), jaromdl (70), DDreawriter (89), fredasteele (100)

Score: 21.72

99
4,765 members, 244 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: elkiedee (13), KimarieBee (20), FoliumArgentum (21), madhatter73 (24), Maybelline (29), cfk (34), gypsysmom (51), leslie.98 (53), LisaMaria_C (56), ahef1963 (59), DDreawriter (74)3 more, fredasteele (91), Doey (91), SylviaC

Thumbs down: devenish

Score: 21.35

100
3,159 members, 182 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: MsRoux (1), Cariola (5), kara.shamy (19), thorold (20), Ameise1 (20), FoliumArgentum (23), rainpebble (41), Twixi (43), gypsysmom (57), DDreawriter (83), Doey (115)

Score: 21.35

Explanations:

MsRoux (1): Set in southern England from 1880 to post-WWI, it's a vivid account of 3 families and their friends, most of them liberal, artistic and unconventional, and how their world changed forever during the Great War.… (more)

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