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Some of my Favourite Historical Fiction

Type: Preset list created by LibraryCin

Description: For those who like some fiction to go with their history (or history to go with their fiction!).

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2,007 members, 82 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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Score: 4

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LibraryCin (1): Lady Jane Grey. Queen of England for nine days at sixteen years old, in between "Bloody Mary" and Elizabeth I.

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5,090 members, 128 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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Score: 3.36

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LibraryCin (2): My favourite by Gregory. Set during the reigns of Mary and Elizabeth I.

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4,975 members, 399 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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Score: 3.04

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LibraryCin (3): Interracial romance between a Chinese American boy and a Japanese girl. Set during WWII.

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22,034 members, 1,349 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

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Score: 2.83

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LibraryCin (4): I would highly recommend the audio. Amazing audio! A number of different narrators and it really came alive on audio, with the accents and all.

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590 members, 55 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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Score: 2.68

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LibraryCin (5): Juana of Castile ("Mad Juana"). She was Katherine of Aragon's sister.

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5,672 members, 376 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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Score: 2.56

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LibraryCin (6): The first I read by Kate Morton and still my favourite.

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3,928 members, 170 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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Score: 2.46

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LibraryCin (7): A black woman time travels from the 1970s back to slavery.

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17,118 members, 350 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

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Score: 2.38

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LibraryCin (8): I didn't read this until my late 30s. It's long but well worth it!

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1,062 members, 86 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

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Score: 2.31

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LibraryCin (9): Back to Roman times.

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1,256 members, 114 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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Score: 2.25

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LibraryCin (10): My favourite (so far) by Lisa See. A Chinese American girl in China in the 1950s.

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1,936 members, 56 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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Score: 2.2

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LibraryCin (11): 1960s Canada.

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3,014 members, 79 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

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Score: 2.15

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LibraryCin (12): It was a toss up between including this or Girl with a Pearl Earring on my list. I went with the less well-known one. Really liked them both.

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8,483 members, 353 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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Score: 2.11

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LibraryCin (13): Funny book, plus some really well-researched historical fiction here.

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620 members, 24 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

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Score: 2.07

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LibraryCin (14): WWI. A deaf girl marries a man who leaves for the war within a couple of weeks.

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470 members, 4 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

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Score: 2.03

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LibraryCin (15): My favourite by Wayne Johnston. It's the race to the North Pole.

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Started by: LibraryCin (February 2016)

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