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Best Historical Fiction

Members: 232 participating members (show all)

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1
21,500 members, 655 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Explanations:

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

2
15,512 members, 241 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)48 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), 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: 192.81

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
18,375 members, 378 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 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)42 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), merrystar, NinieB

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

Score: 149.67

4
27,009 members, 357 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)33 more, 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: 122.47

5
26,988 members, 297 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: linfootr (1), nerdytreefairy (1), MGovers (1), cindyi1218 (2), Mirabai (2), Laura1124 (2), Seraph8541 (2), barney67 (2), Himalmitra (2), bethielouwho (2), JoeKingman (3)35 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, NinieB, lamotamant

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

Score: 114.62

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
9,653 members, 553 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
7,186 members, 351 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
15,448 members, 195 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
15,235 members, 1,090 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ktho (1), SherylHendrix (1), cvogt (1), StefanieGeeks (1), GerrysBookshelf (1), This-n-That (2), skyrad43 (2), MGovers (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
7,155 members, 130 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
6,456 members, 103 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
14,789 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

13
22,266 members, 569 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)21 more, MGovers (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)

Thumbs down: Himalmitra

Score: 81.45

14
32,537 members, 1,849 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
10,676 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
3,287 members, 65 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Slats (1), clairemath (2), richgatlin (3), MGovers (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
7,168 members, 165 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

18
17,802 members, 319 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
18,773 members, 257 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: arrwa (1), stevengolson (3), DDreawriter (4), .Monkey. (5), cindyi1218 (7), Twixi (7), richgatlin (7), Daviette (8), MGovers (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
22,129 members, 440 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), MGovers (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
23,796 members, 1,383 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
9,426 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), MGovers (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

23
4,532 members, 182 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)14 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), merrystar

Score: 61.63

24
17,639 members, 838 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

25
10,987 members, 241 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)16 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)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 61.53

26
8,223 members, 440 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), MGovers (9), Twixi (11), oakdale (12), rainpebble (16), KimarieBee (17), fredasteele (21), GerrysBookshelf (23), DeltaQueen50 (27), jaromdl (29)

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 55.82

27
9,399 members, 89 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)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
7,474 members, 200 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

29
4,037 members, 76 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

30
6,083 members, 181 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)11 more, richgatlin (12), 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: 50.64

31
14,437 members, 353 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

32
24,117 members, 1,093 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)16 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), fredasteele (43), Doey (48), ahef1963 (73)

Thumbs down: .Monkey., Nickelini, kiwiflowa

Score: 49.6

33
10,866 members, 161 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)13 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), Doey (47)

Thumbs down: Pencils

Score: 49.45

34
2,156 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
1,993 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
9,789 members, 276 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
2,081 members, 51 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
1,898 members, 34 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

39
3,007 members, 80 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
3,815 members, 89 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
3,436 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
32,205 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
2,937 members, 42 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 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
14,519 members, 353 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), MGovers (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

45
3,445 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

46
3,289 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

47
31,050 members, 495 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)12 more, hoddybook (23), Twixi (26), skyrad43 (26), varielle (28), brenzi (29), kiwiflowa (37), fredasteele (55), Doey (61), ahef1963 (65), jaromdl (129), cej1027, lamotamant

Thumbs down: rarm

Score: 41.86

48
13,365 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)8 more, gypsysmom (21), fredasteele (31), kiwiflowa (32), Doey (36), ahef1963 (49), jaromdl (68), cej1027, mspixieears

Thumbs down: clairemath

Score: 41.86

49
9,729 members, 401 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

50
22,272 members, 869 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)16 more, lewbs (17), karen_o (17), peterveen (19), meredk (20), Lynn-in-London (21), skyrad43 (25), MGovers (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: 41.09

51
1,910 members, 52 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), ahef1963 (23), rainpebble (24), gypsysmom (31), fredasteele (41), LisaMaria_C (65), leslie.98 (97), merrystar

Score: 40.13

52
28,705 members, 282 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
10,334 members, 242 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 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
10,407 members, 753 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), MGovers (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
23,469 members, 556 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
7,811 members, 133 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
5,413 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
4,135 members, 301 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Soupdragon (2), sturlington (3), karen_o (3), madhatter73 (7), souloftherose (10), MGovers (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
9,016 members, 598 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
13,727 members, 303 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)15 more, brenzi (15), 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: merrystar, leslie.98, smcwl, lewbs, Matteocalosi, leigonj, Luisali, aulsmith, longway (11)

Score: 34.61

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
26,481 members, 366 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
21,159 members, 344 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
1,355 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)

Score: 33.97

64
1,478 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
10,262 members, 126 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
4,711 members, 276 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
2,441 members, 30 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
21,650 members, 277 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
6,829 members, 156 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
3,842 members, 140 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
15,044 members, 337 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 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
14,484 members, 827 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, MGovers (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
13,690 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
6,328 members, 240 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

75
2,062 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

76
4,903 members, 245 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 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

77
16,988 members, 308 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: MGovers (7), meredk (7), michalsuz (9), bcrowl399 (11), KarlaC (12), Daviette (15), Asimina.Palaiou (16), Maybelline (16), Cariola (19), Nickelini (20), roby72 (21)6 more, thecoroner (22), ahef1963 (25), Twixi (35), rainpebble (37), fredasteele (65), LisaMaria_C (99)

Thumbs down: sturlington, stringcat3

Score: 28.86

78
4,381 members, 152 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
2,207 members, 53 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 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
3,710 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
13,759 members, 572 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
2,209 members, 70 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
6,417 members, 139 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
5,914 members, 475 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
22,697 members, 324 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
3,925 members, 253 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Himalmitra

Score: 25.6

87
2,451 members, 76 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

88
1,100 members, 14 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 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

89
7,744 members, 153 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.

90
10,569 members, 213 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), rainpebble (49), DDreawriter (50), gypsysmom (64), fredasteele (75)5 more, ahef1963 (80), Doey (131), merrystar, NinieB, cej1027

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith

Score: 25.29

Explanations:

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

91
11,041 members, 217 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.

92
1,404 members, 34 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 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

93
11,286 members, 174 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

94
4,748 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

95
54,565 members, 912 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)

96
15,986 members, 338 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), gypsysmom (45), leslie.98 (47)4 more, kara.shamy (68), DDreawriter (68), Doey (76), fredasteele (89)

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 24.41

97
949 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

98
1,959 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

99
13,757 members, 336 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), Twixi (44), leslie.98 (49)4 more, Doey (70), ahef1963 (82), fredasteele (88), mspixieears

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 23.87

100
2,268 members, 60 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

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