Read Harder: A Historical Fiction Novel Not Set in WWII

It can seem like every historical fiction read focuses on one event, but we've got historical fiction novels not set in WWII for the Read Harder challenge. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-12 11:32:03 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-11 11:31:00 UTC ]
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5 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Don’t Like Historical Fiction

Think you don't like historical fiction? Try these books out and prove yourself wrong. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-14 10:33:10 UTC ]
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The Big Picture: Reading Historical Fiction During a Global Pandemic

Historical fiction can remind us that these "unprecedented" times are anything but. Here's what they can teach us about our current crisis. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-13 10:38:00 UTC ]
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New Historical Fiction to Read This Summer

New novels — by turns salty, sweeping and sweet — will transport you to 1930s Italy, 19th-century England and San Francisco a hundred years ago. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-27 13:55:12 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Realistic YA Book Not Set in the U.S., UK, or Canada

We're recommending books for the Read Harder task asking you to read a realistic YA book not set in the U.S., UK, or Canada. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-04 11:31:00 UTC ]
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8 Captivating New Historical Fiction Books to Read This Fall

Looking for your next favorite book? Check out these new historical fiction books, full of beautiful prose, dynamic characters, and captivating settings. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-25 10:39:52 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-10 11:33:18 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Read a YA Nonfiction Book

Read Harder Challenge participants, and anyone looking for broader reading horizons, we've got your recommendations for the YA nonfiction book task. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-04 11:32:54 UTC ]
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10 of the Best Science-Fiction Short Stories Everyone Should Read

What are the best places to begin exploring the wonderful world of science fiction? Some of the classic novels of the genre, from Frank Herbert’s Dune to Asimov’s Foundation series (which eventually stretched to seven volumes), might appear daunting because of their sheer size and scope. Below,... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-10-20 14:00:25 UTC ]
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7 Flash Fiction Collections You Should Be Reading

Flash fiction has never been hotter. A tectonic shift over the last 20 years in how narrative is conveyed—fueled largely by the online journal’s rise from (mostly) irrelevance to somewhere near the top of the literary fiction food chain—has created the perfect environment for disseminating... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-09-20 11:00:00 UTC ]
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In Lauren Groff’s hands, the tale of a medieval nunnery is must-read fiction

“Matrix” dramatizes a remote period while making it somehow relevant to our own lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-31 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Enduring Appeal of Fictional Sisters: A Reading List

There’s something about literary sisters. Siblings offer a unique, complex, and compelling relationship for novelists to explore, so it’s no surprise that so many novels have sisters at their heart. From Jane Austen’s loveable Bennett sisters in Pride and Prejudice, and Louisa May Alcott’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-08-13 08:49:04 UTC ]
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25 of the Best Queer Historical Fiction Books

Immerse yourself in history from highwaymen to Hollywood starlets with 25 of the best queer historical fiction books to get lost in. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-06-25 10:33:00 UTC ]
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels to Read This Summer

Six novels feature characters who hunger for connection so strongly that they transform their environments. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-27 13:55:11 UTC ]
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Hera Books picks up Walters series set in crime fiction bookshop

Hera Books has acquired The Dedley End Mysteries, a new "cosy crime" series by Victoria Walters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-03 20:44:59 UTC ]
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Maggie Shipstead’s ‘Great Circle’ is a soaring work of historical fiction and a perfect summer novel

The arresting tale of a “lady pilot” in the mid-20th century is interwoven with the story of a modern-day Hollywood actress. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-03 09:40:22 UTC ]
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8 Historical Fiction Novels About War-Torn Love

Every love story is built with inherently high stakes. After all, a heart can be the ultimate prize, and courtship a most dangerous risk. And love, as we all know, won’t stop for much. Our hearts pay no attention to timing or impediments, and logic falls by the wayside as we feel the anguish of... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-04-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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11 Great Middle Grade Science Fiction Comics Set in Space

Middle grade books in SPAAAAACE! Check out some middle grade science fiction comics set in space, including On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-13 10:36:00 UTC ]
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In Thomas Grattan’s Début Novel, Historical Fiction Gets Personal

Set in the wake of Germany’s reunification, “The Recent East” follows a country coming together and a teen-ager coming out. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2021-04-12 10:00:00 UTC ]
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