historical fiction

Revolutionary Reads
With shows like Hamilton gaining popularity, now is a great time to explore other historical fiction set around the Revolutionary War. There are books from many angles in this list so you are sure to feel the excitement of revolution in every book!

A Man Called Jack: Jack the Ripper Stories
If there's one thing more captivating than a serial killer, it's a serial killer who was never caught. Historians and scholars have theorized for many decades as to the identity of the man known only as Jack the Ripper. This collection features some authors who have joined them, by penning their own ideas as to who this mysterious figure was and why he did what he did.

The Rumors of My Life Are Greatly Exaggerated: Fictionalized Biographies
Is it possible to know everything about someone without really knowing them? These fictionalized biographies take you beyond what you learned in history class to imagine the behind-the-scenes lives for these historic figures. From showcasing Lincoln's grief after his son's death to fleshing out the character of Einstein's wife, these stories take you beyond textbook facts to deliver an emotional and wondrous tale.

A Day in the Life: New Historical Fiction You Can Read in One Sitting
When you think of time machines, you probably imagine something out of a science fiction novel, but historical fiction books can be time machines too! These books will transport you to times in the recent past and the very ancient past. Don't worry about being caught up dwelling in the past, though, these books are all under 400 pages and can easily be finished in one sitting!