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Best Historical Fiction

Members: 234 participating members (show all)

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1
21,494 members, 654 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Explanations:

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

2
15,502 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
18,363 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
26,984 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
26,966 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
9,642 members, 552 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
7,181 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
15,440 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
15,221 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
7,149 members, 129 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
6,454 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
14,772 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
22,256 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
32,511 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
10,668 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
7,167 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
17,782 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
18,758 members, 256 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
22,119 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
23,779 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
9,418 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
4,526 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
17,611 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
10,986 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
8,216 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
9,389 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
7,467 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
4,035 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
6,081 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
14,427 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
24,103 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
10,859 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
2,154 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
9,780 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
2,074 members, 50 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
3,004 members, 79 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
3,811 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
3,431 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
32,207 members, 425 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
2,934 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
14,516 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
3,441 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
3,286 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
31,035 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
13,358 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
9,714 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
22,256 members, 868 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
1,908 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
28,683 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
10,328 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
10,391 members, 751 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
23,465 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
7,805 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
5,407 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
4,130 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
9,011 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
13,719 members, 302 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
26,478 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
21,139 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
1,353 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
10,258 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
4,735 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
2,442 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
21,638 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
6,825 members, 155 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
3,839 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
15,034 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
14,476 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
13,683 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
6,351 members, 240 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)5 more, jaromdl (36), fredasteele (49), ahef1963 (76), leslie.98 (98), mspixieears

Thumbs down: LisaMaria_C

Score: 30.07

75
2,063 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
4,895 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
16,975 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
4,380 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
2,206 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
3,706 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
13,746 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
2,208 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
6,411 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
5,906 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
22,666 members, 323 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
3,920 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
2,450 members, 76 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

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
7,735 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
10,546 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
11,034 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
1,403 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
11,283 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
4,745 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
54,527 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
15,979 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
948 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
1,957 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
13,750 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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