Explore the best books of the 20th century. Read through the decades to find gorgeous historical fiction and the best classic books from every decade.
Take a stroll through history with the best books from and about each decade. Compare and contrast what was being written at the time to what was written about that era.
With the best historical fiction books, authors bring the past alive in ways you didn’t realize possible. It’s almost like you can physically step through the pages into the past.
Or read from the actual source – classic books published in each decade. With classic books, there’s an underlying promise of excellence. Why else would they have lasted the test of time? While that’s not always true, it’s truer more often than not.
Instead of forcing you to search Booklist Queen, I’ve gathered all my historical fiction book lists and my classic lists together in one place just so you can read through the decades.
Discover the best books about the 1910s and 1900s, two decades of massive change spanning from the turn of the century to World War I.
I know it’s not as sexy as World War II, but these breathtaking WW1 books also deserve a place on your bookshelf as the best World War I books.
Discover the best turn of the century classic books with these stories written during the first two decades of the 20th century.
The Roaring Twenties come alive in these books about the 1920s, including modern books set in the 1920s and classics from the Jazz Age.
Discover the best 1920s books with these timeless classic books. Learn more about 1920s literature from these stories by authors in the 1920s.
Discover the best books about the 1930s, a decade of great upheaval spanning from the Great Depression and the start of World War II.
Discover the best 1930s books with these timeless classic books – from 1930s mystery novels to bestselling books from the Great Depression.
Do you love to read Word War II Novels as much as I do? If so, take a look at the best World War II novels of the last decade.
With so many amazing World War 2 books out there, however can I choose my Top 10 World War 2 books?
Do you love to read WWII historical fiction? Many of my readers certainly do! Check out this list of WWII historical fiction recommended by my readers.
Explore the best books about the 1960s, a decade marked by the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War, antiwar sentiment, and 60s counterculture.
Discover the best 1960s books with these modern classic books from 1960s science fiction to popular novels of the 60s.
Explore the best books about the 1970s, a decade marked by the Watergate scandal, the Vietnam War, and a push for more progressive politics.
Discover the best 1970s books with these modern classic books from 1970s sci fit and horror to popular novels of the Seventies.