#Historical

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.

Nobuko Yoshiya: 1920s Revolutionary Lesbian Novelist

Nobuko Yoshiya was a wealthy, successful novelist who was out as a lesbian in Japan in the 1920s. So why isn't she a famous queer icon?

Got History? A Guide to the Best Historical Fiction in Several Genres, Eras, and Styles

The ultimate guide to the best historical fiction spanning genres, eras, styles, and formats.

20 Must-Read YA Historical Fiction Novels

Journey to the past with these must-read YA historical fiction novels perfect for teens, young adults, and adults alike, including We Are Not Free by Traci Chee.

It Began With a Sneeze: Magnetic Poetry’s Origin Story

Magnetic poetry was fairly ubiquitous in the '90s. Its inspirations, which include an avant grade art movement, may surprise you.

The History of Nazi Book Burning

The history of Nazi book burning is one of the most obvious antecedents to the censorship of books in the U.S.

8 Books for Fans of Historical K-Dramas

Just finished marathoning every historical K-drama on Netflix and want more? Check out these great books for fans of historical K-dramas!