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Best Historical Fiction

Members: 235 participating members (show all)

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1
22,126 members, 663 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Explanations:

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

2
15,941 members, 245 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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

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

Score: 196.81

Explanations:

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

3
18,951 members, 386 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

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

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

Score: 151.41

4
28,080 members, 364 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: cfk (1), Laura1124 (1), rclassen (1), cpg (1), anotherwise (1), faridabrouri (2), 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: 121.83

5
27,949 members, 303 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: linfootr (1), nerdytreefairy (1), Trifolia (1), cindyi1218 (2), Mirabai (2), Laura1124 (2), Seraph8541 (2), Himalmitra (2), bethielouwho (2), faridabrouri (3), JoeKingman (3)35 more, Tess_W (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: 114.3

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
10,019 members, 570 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
7,416 members, 362 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)28 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), SylviaC

Thumbs down: sturlington, FranzK72, arrianarose, michalsuz

Score: 110.42

8
16,217 members, 203 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 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)26 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), ElectricPhase (7), 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: 101.57

9
7,387 members, 136 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)25 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), ElectricPhase (15), roby72 (16), al.vick (38), NinieB, Pencils

Score: 94.42

10
6,561 members, 104 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: b1_ (1), freetrader (2), olgakm (3), sugandh (3), Lyn5r (3), KimarieBee (3), MarleneMacke (4), Robert-1857 (4), bjappleg8 (4), Daviette (4), Laura1124 (4)26 more, Bluewolf0411 (4), ElectricPhase (5), JoeKingman (5), Tess_W (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: 93.04

11
15,763 members, 1,107 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ktho (1), SherylHendrix (1), cvogt (1), StefanieGeeks (1), GerrysBookshelf (1), This-n-That (2), skyrad43 (2), Trifolia (2), penguin7316 (2), bjappleg8 (3), 47degreesnorth (3)24 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), leslie.98 (71), SylviaC

Thumbs down: sturlington, FranzK72, hoddybook, Himalmitra, aulsmith

Score: 90.65

12
22,755 members, 571 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Himalmitra

Score: 83.55

13
15,136 members, 283 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_W (4), skyrad43 (4), CarolynSmith (4)23 more, fredasteele (5), Daviette (5), Ameise1 (5), Maybelline (5), cfk (6), cvogt (6), Lynn-in-London (7), ryaSilvia (8), Nickelini (8), rainpebble (9), Asimina.Palaiou (9), gypsysmom (11), varielle (11), leslie.98 (11), meredk (11), Doey (15), dara85 (16), kiwiflowa (18), jaromdl (20), ahef1963 (21), Cariola (21), mspixieears, cej1027

Thumbs down: lizgarvey, kageeh

Score: 82.37

14
33,971 members, 1,886 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
7,423 members, 172 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ElectricPhase (1), melonbrawl (1), scorpiusx1 (2), rarm (2), suitable1 (2), andejons (2), zabs (4), olgakm (4), Himalmitra (4), DeltaQueen50 (4), cindyi1218 (5)18 more, ehines (5), 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: 74.64

16
3,380 members, 65 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Score: 72.43

17
11,017 members, 247 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: marcoarr (1), dara85 (1), Seraph8541 (3), bohemima (4), devenish (4), cfk (5), Laura1124 (5), kageeh (5), AmourFou (6), fredasteele (7), Asimina.Palaiou (7)18 more, 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: 70.73

18
19,606 members, 260 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

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

Score: 68.59

19
22,623 members, 450 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: booksmurf (1), hoddybook (3), souloftherose (3), zabs (5), mccin68 (5), sturlington (6), kara.shamy (6), bjappleg8 (6), Katie1949 (6), Laura1124 (6), Alice-W-Greene (6)22 more, Robert-1857 (7), melonbrawl (7), CarolynSmith (7), jonnijones (8), DDreawriter (9), oakdale (9), Twixi (10), Nickelini (10), chgstrom (13), MsRoux (13), Lynn-in-London (14), kiwiflowa (14), Trifolia (15), fredasteele (16), skyrad43 (16), gypsysmom (17), meredk (17), brenzi (21), Doey (39), jaromdl (49), leslie.98 (95), lamotamant

Thumbs down: lizgarvey, KimarieBee, arrwa, michalsuz

Score: 68.37

20
18,823 members, 332 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), Cecrow (5), GerrysBookshelf (5)16 more, 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: 66.89

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)

21
24,511 members, 1,388 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
18,289 members, 860 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: Tess_W (1), booksmurf (2), seejewel (2), megschristina (2), nerdytreefairy (4), raidergirl3 (4), olgakm (5), mccin68 (6), Fourpawz2 (6), Lyn5r (6), kara.shamy (7)21 more, Ameise1 (7), 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: 64.95

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Time travel

23
9,786 members, 213 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: madhatter73 (1), lahochstetler (1), Trudy65 (2), Nickelini (2), Fourpawz2 (3), meredk (3), sturlington (5), brenzi (5), cvogt (5), .Monkey. (6), melonbrawl (6)14 more, Trifolia (6), MarleneMacke (7), calm (7), Robert-1857 (8), leslie.98 (8), souloftherose (8), Twixi (12), jaromdl (14), fredasteele (15), gypsysmom (15), Doey (17), hoddybook (21), kara.shamy (78), Myyst

Score: 64.17

24
4,676 members, 187 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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

Score: 63.34

25
11,213 members, 248 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 63.23

26
8,478 members, 449 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

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

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 55.82

27
4,206 members, 79 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: JqnOC (1), Bluewolf0411 (5), RachelDilley (6), bcrowl399 (7), ElectricPhase (8), CharleneLB (8), Ravic (8), MarleneMacke (9), zabs (9), KimarieBee (9), cindyi1218 (11)13 more, JoeKingman (12), 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: 53.27

28
6,359 members, 188 reviews
4.54 stars (4.54 stars)

Lists: Sojourner1 (1), sjmccreary (2), DeltaQueen50 (2), VisibleGhost (2), KarlaC (3), sturlington (4), Fourpawz2 (5), zabs (6), ktho (7), jonnijones (9), brenzi (12)12 more, richgatlin (12), DDreawriter (13), Himalmitra (13), feeling.is.first (17), rainpebble (20), gypsysmom (26), jaromdl (27), fredasteele (29), Laura1124 (33), Doey (34), peterveen (42), LisaMaria_C (91)

Thumbs down: John_Vaughan

Score: 51.77

29
24,614 members, 1,107 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), sturlington (10), MarleneMacke (10), madhatter73 (10)17 more, zabs (11), Daviette (11), cindyi1218 (12), Lyn5r (13), megschristina (14), Twixi (15), bcrowl399 (15), skyrad43 (23), meredk (24), brenzi (27), rainpebble (28), leslie.98 (30), gypsysmom (32), Laura1124 (34), fredasteele (43), Doey (48), ahef1963 (73)

Thumbs down: .Monkey., Nickelini, kiwiflowa

Score: 51.73

30
9,772 members, 91 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith, kageeh

Score: 51.27

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): More legendary than historical

31
10,123 members, 281 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: KarlaC (1), kcorrea (3), st_bruno (3), smcwl (8), ElectricPhase (9), CharleneLB (9), RachelDilley (9), friedrb (10), Alice-W-Greene (10), MarleneMacke (11), kara.shamy (11)12 more, megschristina (12), 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: 51.22

32
14,737 members, 356 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

33
7,699 members, 207 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Acrimmins, stringcat3

Score: 50.11

34
2,219 members, 52 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

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

Thumbs down: MikeBriggs

Score: 49.18

35
2,057 members, 63 reviews
4.47 stars (4.47 stars)

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

Score: 49.1

36
2,215 members, 51 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 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

37
11,114 members, 163 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), brenzi (26), fredasteele (30), jaromdl (31), Laura1124 (35), Doey (47)

Thumbs down: sturlington, Pencils

Score: 47.3

38
1,970 members, 34 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 46.96

39
4,046 members, 92 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 45.66

40
3,526 members, 228 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

41
3,147 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)10 more, leslie.98 (17), gypsysmom (25), jaromdl (25), al.vick (26), fredasteele (32), Doey (35), kara.shamy (63), LisaMaria_C (86), SylviaC, NinieB

Score: 44.14

42
33,172 members, 436 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 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
3,033 members, 47 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
3,557 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

45
3,448 members, 166 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

46
22,933 members, 896 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Kathyk22 (1), seejewel (4), starfishian (5), trandism (5), KarlaC (6), raidergirl3 (9), GerrysBookshelf (13), Robert-1857 (14), zabs (15), Ameise1 (15), susiesharp (16)17 more, lewbs (17), karen_o (17), peterveen (19), meredk (20), Lynn-in-London (21), skyrad43 (25), Trifolia (26), brenzi (28), Twixi (30), varielle (32), kiwiflowa (39), gypsysmom (46), fredasteele (54), Doey (67), kara.shamy (73), leslie.98 (79), lamotamant

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

Score: 42.46

47
1,963 members, 53 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 41.75

48
13,651 members, 366 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: gregchief (1), oakdale (3), al.vick (3), madhatter73 (4), nerdytreefairy (5), bfkendrick (5), Seraph8541 (6), Maybelline (9), Daviette (10), cindyi1218 (13), gypsysmom (21)8 more, fredasteele (31), kiwiflowa (32), Doey (36), Laura1124 (37), ahef1963 (49), jaromdl (68), cej1027, mspixieears

Thumbs down: clairemath

Score: 41.33

49
29,741 members, 295 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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

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

Score: 39.99

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Not historical fiction.

50
10,608 members, 246 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

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

Score: 39.86

51
10,892 members, 763 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith, zisnaf

Score: 39.85

Explanations:

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

52
31,650 members, 497 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), hoddybook (23)12 more, Twixi (26), skyrad43 (26), varielle (28), brenzi (29), Laura1124 (36), kiwiflowa (37), fredasteele (55), Doey (61), ahef1963 (65), jaromdl (129), cej1027, lamotamant

Thumbs down: sturlington, rarm

Score: 39.67

53
14,926 members, 365 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: rplinke (1), redlory (3), Seraph8541 (5), madhatter73 (5), Luisali (5), Ameise1 (6), KimarieBee (7), Cecrow (12), Twixi (14), Trifolia (14), Asimina.Palaiou (15)9 more, DDreawriter (15), feeling.is.first (18), fredasteele (25), bcrowl399 (30), ahef1963 (30), LisaMaria_C (94), mspixieears, Myyst, lamotamant

Thumbs down: sturlington, GerrysBookshelf, thorold

Score: 39.23

54
23,880 members, 565 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.

55
8,097 members, 132 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 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

56
5,572 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

57
9,965 members, 410 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: CarolynSmith (1), Tess_W (2), SqueakyChu (2), kageeh (4), karen_o (5), raidergirl3 (5), Trudy65 (6), DeltaQueen50 (7), DDreawriter (11), oakdale (11), susiesharp (12)9 more, jaromdl (16), cindyi1218 (17), starfishian (20), rainpebble (21), leslie.98 (21), bcrowl399 (27), gypsysmom (30), fredasteele (36), lamotamant

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

Score: 37.31

58
9,280 members, 606 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 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

59
14,294 members, 314 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

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

Score: 36.21

Explanations:

leslie.98 (0): Not historical fiction

smcwl (0): Not written as historical fiction.

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

60
4,298 members, 303 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: Soupdragon (2), karen_o (3), madhatter73 (7), souloftherose (10), Trifolia (11), raidergirl3 (11), kara.shamy (12), Ameise1 (12), sturlington (14), starfishian (16), DDreawriter (18)6 more, Twixi (20), rainpebble (29), jaromdl (33), fredasteele (45), ahef1963 (74), mspixieears

Score: 36.07

61
27,312 members, 374 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Explanations:

leslie.98 (0): Not historical fiction

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

62
10,666 members, 130 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)6 more, jaromdl (34), LisaMaria_C (40), Doey (51), fredasteele (62), gypsysmom (135), Myyst

Score: 34.21

63
21,891 members, 345 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

64
1,402 members, 22 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 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

65
1,523 members, 52 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

66
7,057 members, 157 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2), VisibleGhost (3), ElectricPhase (4), rarm (4), AmourFou (9), Himalmitra (9), brenzi (10), richgatlin (10), zabs (14), Maybelline (14), John_Vaughan (21)4 more, jaromdl (22), Doey (37), fredasteele (50), LisaMaria_C (66)

Score: 33.56

67
15,585 members, 345 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (1), Alice-W-Greene (4), sjmccreary (11), VisibleGhost (11), Cecrow (14), Himalmitra (15), Matteocalosi (16), Twixi (22), thecoroner (24), ahef1963 (31), fredasteele (52)5 more, LisaMaria_C (58), leslie.98 (73), gypsysmom (136), cej1027, lamotamant

Score: 32.68

68
2,521 members, 32 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

69
22,413 members, 290 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 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

70
4,936 members, 284 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: trandism (2), mkbird (4), VisibleGhost (4), freetrader (5), karen_o (7), peterveen (17), aulsmith (17), sturlington (22), meredk (23), Lynn-in-London (24), brenzi (31)4 more, Cariola (31), Twixi (32), DDreawriter (32), fredasteele (59)

Score: 31.77

71
3,940 members, 144 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

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

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 31.55

72
14,910 members, 841 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sturlington, oakdale, bcrowl399

Score: 31.17

Explanations:

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

73
14,055 members, 263 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

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

Score: 30.93

Explanations:

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

RobPoulton (0): Arthurian fantasy

74
17,643 members, 331 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sturlington, stringcat3

Score: 30.45

75
6,593 members, 248 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: Soupdragon (5), madhatter73 (6), raidergirl3 (6), starfishian (7), Fourpawz2 (7), DeltaQueen50 (12), kara.shamy (15), 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: 30.11

76
5,142 members, 253 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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

Score: 29.65

77
6,256 members, 493 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), chgstrom (2), starfishian (2), redlory (6), KarlaC (16), KimarieBee (19), kara.shamy (19), Maybelline (27), skyrad43 (28), brenzi (39), rainpebble (46)4 more, madhatter73 (46), gypsysmom (53), ahef1963 (79), fredasteele (83)

Thumbs down: megschristina

Score: 29.43

78
4,120 members, 256 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: booksmurf (3), awsexton (5), aulsmith (5), meredk (8), Christy.Riege (11), elkiedee (12), kiwiflowa (12), KarlaC (15), Trifolia (19), Ameise1 (21), brenzi (23)4 more, Twixi (40), rainpebble (47), fredasteele (79), jaromdl (97)

Thumbs down: Himalmitra

Score: 28.64

79
3,841 members, 97 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ehines (3), Cariola (9), elkiedee (10), melonbrawl (12), kara.shamy (16), 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: 28.6

80
2,294 members, 55 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 28.58

81
14,233 members, 589 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 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
2,132 members, 47 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: michalsuz (2), joanarleneross (3), bfkendrick (3), thorold (3), LisaMaria_C (3), RobPoulton (16), cfk (17), peterveen (18), varielle (21), leslie.98 (25), Doey (45)1 more, fredasteele (66)

Score: 28.04

83
2,284 members, 73 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

84
6,688 members, 144 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 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

85
24,064 members, 335 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Thumbs down: smcwl

Score: 27.06

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
11,222 members, 220 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith

Score: 26.87

Explanations:

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

87
56,332 members, 925 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Explanations:

sturlington (0): Not historical fiction.

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

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

Matteocalosi (0): Not historical fiction

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

88
2,533 members, 77 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

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

Score: 25.59

89
14,084 members, 339 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: sturlington (15), Nickelini (16), devenish (16), KarlaC (20), kara.shamy (20), Maybelline (21), skyrad43 (24), hoddybook (26), gypsysmom (42), Laura1124 (44), Twixi (44)5 more, leslie.98 (49), Doey (70), ahef1963 (82), fredasteele (88), mspixieears

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 25.54

90
1,131 members, 14 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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

Score: 25.53

91
1,741 members, 56 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: Elswick1 (1), calm (1), Christy.Riege (8), kiwiflowa (15), RobPoulton (19), Nickelini (21), DDreawriter (27), al.vick (28), jaromdl (45), Doey (53), kara.shamy (79)1 more, fredasteele (87)

Score: 25.37

92
7,994 members, 163 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.

93
11,367 members, 225 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.

94
1,446 members, 34 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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

Score: 24.96

95
4,540 members, 155 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: countrylife (1), meredk (5), AmourFou (11), KarlaC (14), Laura1124 (15), zabs (20), brenzi (25), ahef1963 (28), Cecrow (35), jaromdl (44), Doey (52)2 more, fredasteele (78), NinieB

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 24.8

96
11,580 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

97
4,841 members, 96 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

98
16,366 members, 346 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: trandism (6), bohemima (8), hipdeep (8), .Monkey. (9), Maybelline (22), ahef1963 (36), brenzi (41), Twixi (42), Laura1124 (43), gypsysmom (45), leslie.98 (47)4 more, kara.shamy (65), DDreawriter (68), Doey (76), fredasteele (89)

Thumbs down: michalsuz

Score: 24.35

99
992 members, 22 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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

Score: 24.22

100
2,008 members, 66 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 23.95

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