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Reading Recommendations: Historical Fiction

This guide provides the resources to assist you in locating what to read next. Browse the resources below or check with the Reference Librarian at your Delaware Public Library for Reader's Advisory assistance.

The Best Historical Fiction of 2023

It’s been a roller coaster of a year. Thankfully, we’ve had novels to whisk us to days gone by, even if those eras had their own highs and lows. Washington Post, December 5, 2023.

Historical fiction re-creates a period or event in history and often uses historical figures as some of its characters.

2021 David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction