One of my favorite genres of books is historical fiction. While I’m becoming quite partial to WWII fiction, there are many other sub-genres under the “historical fiction” heading that I enjoy. There’s something pleasantly nostalgic about slipping away with a book that carries me into the past for a while. Another thing I like about these novels is that they help me learn about pieces of history that I might not have learned in school or my own research. The history of the world is extremely vast, and I love getting snippets of true information through fictional stories about different events and figures that played key parts in shaping societies and cultures around the globe. Those books inspire me to learn more about the truth behind the fiction.
Do you have a favorite flavor of historical fiction books? What is it about historical stories that pull you in for hours of enjoyment?
The reading challenge for July is…
… to read historical fiction books.
Big shocker after that introduction, isn’t it?
1. The books must have been published between 1980 and 2018.
2. The books must take place in a time period prior to the 1980s.