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Turn Back Time With Historical Fiction

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Andrea and Christina are back and this time they are talking with Jill about historical fiction! Along with deep diving into their shared love of Tudor history, the women also discuss World War II historical fiction and offer some young adult options as well.

Books Mentioned In This Episode:

A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

The Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Atonement by Ian MacEwan

Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard

The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

Outlander by Diana Galbaldon

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen by Alison Weir

Anne Boleyn, a King's Obsession by Alison Weir

Jane Seymour, the Haunted Queen by Alison Weir

The White Queen by Phillipa Gregory

The Red Queen by Phillipa Gregory

The Last Tudor by Phillipa Gregory

Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir

Scarlet by AC Gaughen

Lady Thief by AC Gaughen

Lion Heart by AC Gaughen

Titanic the Long Night by Diana Hoh

Remembering the Titanic by Diana Hoh

The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

Dear America Series

The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart

The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart

The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

The First Lie by Diane Chamberlain

Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

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