Top 5 Historical Fiction

Moving on to our top picks for historical fiction.  These awesome pieces of work have a wide range of genres and settings, but we sure are glad we had the chance to read them.



1st Place

Child of the River by Irma Joubert

Joubert returns to South Africa with a tantalizing story about a young woman with ambitions of becoming more during the 1930s and 1940s.  Lovers of civil rights readings will enjoy this book.

Read the full review.




The Buried Book


2nd Place

The Buried Book by D.M. Pulley

Set in 1952 Detroit, the entire book is seen from a nine year old boy’s perspective.  This read may make you cringe at times, but it is worth it.

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3rd Place

The Whiskey Sea by Ann Howard Creel

Prohibition and rum running.  Need I say more to get you hooked into this story?

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4th Place

Reliance, Illinois by Mary Volmer

This story is chock full of romance, adventure, murder, deception, mystery, and secrets. Plus tons of twist and turns with a great historical setting.

Read the full review.




Three Wishes


5th Place

Three Wishes by Lisa T. Bergen

If you loved Bergen’s River of Time series, you will enjoy the new spinoff.  If you’ve not read them, this is a great place to start.

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