Top 10 Best Historical Fiction of 2020

The Vanishing Half: A Novel
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|June 2, 2020

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A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! “Bennett’s tone and style recalls James Baldwin and Jacqueline Woodson, but it’s especially reminiscent of Toni Morrison’s 1970 debut novel, The Bluest Eye.” —Kiley Reid, Wall Street Journal “This is sure to be one of 2020’s…
The Henna Artist: A Novel
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|March 3, 2020

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Trusted with the secrets of the wealthy, she can never reveal her own… Escaping from an arranged and abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone from her 1950s rural village to the vibrant pink city of Jaipur. There she becomes the henna…
The Glass Hotel: A Novel
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|March 24, 2020

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From the award-winning author of Station Eleven , a captivating novel of money, beauty, white-collar crime, ghosts and moral compromise in which a woman disappears from a container ship off the coast of Mauritania and a massive Ponzi scheme implodes in New York,…
The Jane Austen Society: A Novel
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|May 26, 2020

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"Fans of The Chilbury Ladies' Choir and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society will adore The Jane Austen Society . A charming and memorable debut, which reminds us of the universal language of literature and the power of books to unite and…
The Book Of Longings: A Novel
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|April 21, 2020

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“An extraordinary novel . . . a triumph of insight and storytelling.” — Associated Press “ A true masterpiece. ” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed An extraordinary story set in the first century about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny, from the…
A Long Petal Of The Sea: A Novel
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|January 21, 2020

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home. “One of the most…
Five Little Indians: A Novel
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|April 14, 2020

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Taken from their families when they are very small and sent to a remote, church-run residential school, Kenny, Lucy, Clara, Howie and Maisie are barely out of childhood when they are finally released after years of detention. Alone and without any skills, support…
The Woman Before Wallis: A Novel Of Windsors, Vanderbilts, And Royal Scandal

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“Brimming with scandal and an equal amount of heart…a sweeping yet intimate look at the lives of some of history’s most notorious figures from Vanderbilts to the Prince of Wales… A must-read.” —Chanel Cleeton, New York Times bestselling author of When We Left…
The Pull Of The Stars: A Novel
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|July 21, 2020

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Dublin, 1918: three days in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. A small world of work, risk, death and unlooked-for love, by the bestselling author of The Wonder and ROOM. In an Ireland doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at an…
The Brothers Of Auschwitz
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|August 25, 2020

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The USA Today BestsellerMy brother's tears left a delicate, clean line on his face. I stroked his cheek, whispered, it's really you .Dov and Yitzhak live in a small village in the mountains of Hungary, isolated both from the world and from the horrors of the…