Some of my favorite books fall under the historical fiction genre. Something about those novels makes it hard to put them down. There are countless historical novels and we will be listing the ten best historical fiction books of all time.
This list is going to condense a genre that is filled with dozens of amazing books. Many great books won’t be making the list because there are only ten spots. You can check out our full list of the best historical fiction books here. Let’s see which ten books made the cut!
The Ten Best Historical Books of All Time
- Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
- The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
- The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
- Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
- Beloved by Toni Morrison
- The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
- A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
- Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
- War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
- Aztec by Gary Jennings
Lots of Amazing Books
One of the best books that I have ever read is Pachinko by Min Jin Lee and it is a book I recommend everyone to read. Another books that is a favorite of mine is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. It always breaks my hurt but it is a book that I will be reading many times down the line.
Two more books that I really enjoyed were The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah and A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. These books are some of the best writing I have come across and they incorporate historical knowledge to tell two amazing stories. I was not kidding when I said that some of my favorite books fall under this genre.
Other books that need mentioning are Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, and Aztec by Gary Jennings. While I haven’t read Aztec, our readers voiced their opinion in having it on the list. There are many books out there and it is easy to never come across an amazing book that is beloved by many.
That concludes our ten best historical fiction books of all time list. There are many books on this list that I love and I can’t wait to see what new books are added! What books should have made the top ten list? Let us know in the comments below. Until next time, happy reading!