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Genres 101: Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction 101

Interested in reading Historical Fiction novels but don't know where to begin? Look below for some suggestions on beginning your journey into the genre.

Historical Fiction uses the rich settings of different time periods in our own history to tell exciting, meaningful, and moving stories. Characters in these kinds of novels can be completely fictional creations, or are inspired by real people in history.

Don't be afraid to read across age groups if something seems interesting to you!

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