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Sarah's Top 10 History / Historical Fiction Books

Book TitleAuthorPubDateReading AgeTime PeriodTime FrameGeographic AreaCountryTopicGenreFormat
Blood CountessPopovic, Lana2020YARenaissance1575-1614EuropeHungaryElizabeth Báthory
LGBTQ+
Hungary
F
Bio
N
These Shallow GravesDonnelly, Jennifer2015YA
A
Industrial Age1890North AmericaUnited StatesGilded AgeFN
PachinkoLee, Min Jin2017YA
A
Modern Age1910-1989AsiaKorea
Japan
Korean WarFN
Salt to the SeaSepetys, Ruta2017YA
A
Modern Age1940-1945EuropeEast PrussiaWWIIFN
We Are Not FreeChee, Traci2020YA
A
Modern Age1942-1945North AmericaUnited StatesWWII
Japanese Internment
F
OV
N
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn HugoReid, Taylor Jenkins2018YA
A
Modern Age1950-2018North AmericaUnited StatesHollywood
LGBTQ+
FN
Last Night at the Telegraph ClubNichols Lo, Malinda2021YA
A
Modern Age1954North AmericaUnited StatesMcCarthyism
Cold War
Chinese American Immigrants
LGBTQ+
F
OV
N
Concrete RoseThomas, Angie2021YA
A
Modern Age1998-1999North AmericaUnited StatesModern AgeFN

Sarah's Top 3 History / Historical Fiction Authors

Jennifer Donnelly

Book TitleAuthorPubDateReading AgeTime PeriodTime FrameGeographic AreaCountryTopicGenreFormat
Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell AllAnderson, M. T.
Fleming, Candace
Hemphill, Stephanie
Sandell, Lisa Ann
Donnelly, Jennifer
Park, Linda Sue
Hopkinson, Deborah
2018YA
A
Renaissance1501-1588EuropeGreat BritainTudors
Henry VIII
FN
RevolutionDonnelly, Jennifer2010YA
A
Age of Revolutions1785-1795EuropeFranceFrench RevolutionHFN
These Shallow GravesDonnelly, Jennifer2015YA
A
Industrial Age1890North AmericaUnited StatesGilded AgeFN

Ruta Sepetys

Book TitleAuthorPubDateReading AgeTime PeriodTime FrameGeographic AreaCountryTopicGenreFormat
Salt to the SeaSepetys, Ruta2017YA
A
Modern Age1940-1945EuropeEast PrussiaWWIIFN
Between Shades of GraySepetys, Ruta2012YA
A
Modern Age1940-1945EuropeLithuania
Russia
WWIIFN
The Fountains of SilenceSepetys, Ruta2020YA
A
Modern Age1957EuropeSpainSpanish Civil WarFN
I Must Betray YouSepetys, Ruta2022YA
A
Modern Age1989EuropeRomaniaCold War
Communism
FN

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Books Reviewed By Sarah


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List of abbreviations:
Reading Age Genre Format
LE = lower elementary
MG = middle grade (8-12 yrs.)
UMG = upper-middle grade (11-14 yrs.)
YA = young adult (14+)
A = adult (18+)
NF - non fiction
F = fiction
Bio = biography
HF = historical fantasy
AH = alternate history
OV - own voices
M = mythology
S = spine book
PB = picture book
GN = graphic novel
ER = early reader
CB = chapter book
B = book (NF)
N = novel
M = memoir