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20 Best Historical Fiction Books of 2019

2019 has been a great year for historical fiction, with a great range of books coming out about different facets of history. There were also a lot of very popular titles from well-known writers that explore the past, such as Summer of ’69 by Elin Hildebrand or City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert. I thought …

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris has been on the bestseller lists for so, so, so long, but I tend to shy away from WWII books (just because there tend to be a lot of them) so I’d been dodging it for quite some time. Nonetheless, when I heard a sequel was coming out, …

A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles is a delightful novel that somehow completely slipped past me when it came out a few years back. I later saw it around, but assumed it was a biography and ignored it. Eventually it popped back up on my radar, and I’ve been reading it on and off …

City of Girls

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert came out earlier this month with a big splashy release. I read her huge bestselling memoir Eat, Pray, Love a long, long, long time ago. I think I remember enjoying most of it, but honestly it’s been so long I really don’t remember. You can read my notes on …

The Huntress

In The Huntress, Kate Quinn once again has penned a thrilling and captivating piece of historical fiction. This time around, it’s about tracking down a Nazi war criminal. Quinn’s previous book, The Alice Network, was about a female spy who is recruited during WWI and was very well received. The Huntress came out earlier this …