Fiction Books - Historical

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The Book of Gothel By Mary McMyne Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316393119
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Published: Redhook - July 26th, 2022

Everyone knows the story of Rapunzel in her tower, but do you know the story of the witch who put her there?


The Many Daughters of Afong Moy: A Novel By Jamie Ford Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982158217
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Published: Atria Books - August 2nd, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

“One of the most beautiful books of motherhood and what we pass on to those that come after us.” —Jenna Bush Hager, Today

The New York Times bestselling author of the “mesmerizing and evocative&


Switchboard Soldiers: A Novel By Jennifer Chiaverini Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063080690
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Published: William Morrow - July 19th, 2022

“An eye-opening and detailed novel about remarkable female soldiers. . . Chiaverini weaves the intersecting threads of these brave women’s lives together, highlighting their deep sense of pride and duty.”--Kirkus Reviews


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The Daughter of Doctor Moreau By Silvia Moreno-Garcia Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593355336
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Published: Del Rey - July 19th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night comes a lavish historical drama reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico.


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Properties of Thirst By Marianne Wiggins Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781416571261
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 2nd, 2022

A National Bestseller

Fifteen years after the publication of Evidence of Things Unseen, National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Marianne Wiggins returns with a novel destined to be an American classic: a sweeping masterwork set during World War II about the meaning of family and the limitations of the American Dream.

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The House of Fortune By Jessie Burton Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635579741
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 30th, 2022

Alive with the magic of Amsterdam, the enchanting new historical novel from the author of the sensational New York Times bestseller The Miniaturist, which has sold more than two million copies.


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Horse: A Novel By Geraldine Brooks Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399562969
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Published: Viking - June 14th, 2022

“Brooks’ chronological and cross-disciplinary leaps are thrilling.” —The New York Times Book Review

Horse isn’t just an animal story—it’s a moving narrative about race and art.” —TIME


The Personal Librarian By Marie Benedict, Victoria Christopher Murray Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593101544
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Published: Berkley - June 7th, 2022

The Instant New York Times Bestseller! A Good Morning America* Book Club Pick!

Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR! Named a Notable Book of the Year by the Washington Post!


“Historical fiction at its best!”*
 


Jackie & Me By Louis Bayard Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781643750354
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 14th, 2022

“ABSOLUTELY IRRESISTIBLE.” —People

In 1951, former debutante Jacqueline Bouvier is hard at work as the Inquiring Camera Girl for a Washington newspaper. Her mission in life is “not to be a housewife,” but when she meets the charismatic congressman Jack Kennedy at a Georgetown party, her resolution begins to falter.


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The Twilight World: A Novel By Werner Herzog, Michael Hofmann (Translated by) Cover Image
By Werner Herzog, Michael Hofmann (Translated by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593490266
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Published: Penguin Press - June 14th, 2022

A National Bestseller!

The great filmmaker Werner Herzog, in his first novel, tells the incredible story of Hiroo Onoda, a Japanese soldier who defended a small island in the Philippines for twenty-nine years after the end of World War II


The Dictionary of Lost Words: A Novel By Pip Williams Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984820747
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 3rd, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “Delightful . . . [a] captivating and slyly subversive fictional paean to the real women whose work on the Oxford English Dictionary went largely unheralded.”—The New York Times Book Review


The Sweetness of Water (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel By Nathan Harris Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316461245
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 3rd, 2022

An Instant New York Times bestseller / An Oprah’s Book Club Pick
 
In the spirit of The Known World and The Underground Railroad, an award-winning “miraculous debut” (Washington Post) about the unlikely bond between two freedmen who are brothers and the Georgia farmer whose alliance will alter their lives, and his, forever