View the past through the eyes of diverse characters in these works of historical fiction. Curated by Ashley Lee.
Category: historical fiction
When the temperature drops (for a little while), pick up a wintry read. Find a variety of fiction and nonfiction choices to match your current mood. Hot chocolate not included. Curated by Carrie Goodall.
If You Liked The Empress
If you enjoyed the new Netflix show, The Empress, check out these imperial reads. Curated by Ashley Lee.
Novels based on the lives of real people allow readers to explore the possible inner lives of people who made an impact on their corner of the universe. Are the stories completely factual? No. Are they fascinating? Absolutely. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
Historical Mystery Series
Looking for a new series? Check out these historical mystery favorites. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
Dual Timeline Novels
Weaving the past and the present together, these novels explore stories that are timeless. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
In the Days of Letter Writing
Epistolary novels tell stories through a series of documents, such as letters, diaries, and newspaper clippings. These novels take us back to a time when correspondence wasn't instant. Curated by Bonita Bignar.
New in Historical Fiction
Check out these new releases in historical fiction. Curated by Carrie Goodall.
Women Spies of WWII
During World War II, women were recruited by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE), the American Office of Strategic Services, and the French Resistance to serve as spies, couriers, radio operators, and resistance fighters. Their stories are told in this selection of fiction and nonfiction. Curated by Carrie Goodall.
Help children gain an understanding of an important moment in modern American history with these books about September 11, 2001. To view our online poster exhibit from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and the National Endowment for the Humanities, visit the library website. Curated by Alicia Schwarzenbach.