#Historical Fiction

The Best Historical Fiction Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Itching for a read set in the past? You're going to want to check out the best historical fiction books you've never heard of.

12 Essential YA Historical Comics and Graphic Novels

Graphic novels like Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang can bring history to life before your eyes, making it tangible and present in a whole new way.

8 Books That Fictionalize Real Historical Figures

If you love historical fiction, take a dive into the lives of these people with 8 books that fictionalize real historical figures, including Island Queen.

Best History Books for the Biggest Historical Eras

16 books spanning 6 historical eras covering 2.5 million years. Read these historical nonfiction books for the best slices of history.

10 Queer Historical YA Novels That Reclaim LGBTQ History

Reading queer historical fiction, including Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo, is so vital because for so long queer history has been overlooked, brushed aside, or simply never spoken.

The Best Queer Historical Romances

Set your sights on the past with some of the best queer historical romances, from surprising Colonial American pairings to Regency romance.

8 New Historical Fiction Reads Set During and After WWII

These recent reads set during and after World War II feature characters falling in love, coming of age, and finding courage in the face of tragedy.

15 Must-Read Historical Fiction Books for Teens

Good historical fiction books for teens, including A Sitting in St. James, are able to put readers in the shoes of the very real experiences of people throughout history.

Reading Pathway: Ruta Sepetys

Ruta Sepetys is known as the "Seeker of Lost Stories" for her historical YA novels, including Between Shades of Gray. Here's where to start reading her books.

Asia in a Global War: World War II, Asia, and Historical Fiction

Examining how historical fiction books about World War II are unpacking the trauma of civilian experiences in Asia during this period.