15 Phenomenal Historical Fiction Books That Bring Your Favorite Era to Life

Historical fiction books are like doors that give us a glimpse into the past. Aside from attracting history buffs hungry for adventure and perspective, this also tends to be one of the most entertaining genres. Indeed, historical fiction books present a world in which the real and the imagined mix, which can be just as revealing a textbook about a given era.

To prove just how much fun they are, we compiled a reading list of the historical fiction books out there. So if you've ever daydreamed about what your life would have been like in Paris during the Jazz Age or in 19th-century England, the 15 books below will bring you there while also teaching you a thing or two. Get ready to trade in the now for a mental vacation to the past.