Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Favorite Historical Book Settings

Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Historical Settings You Love/ Ten Historical Settings You’d Love To See or Top Futuristic Books You Love/Ten Futuristic Societies I’d Love To Read in Books — basically this week is all about the past or the future….spin it however you choose! This was a hard one for me. I don’t read a ton of historical novels or ones set in the future. But I’m going to try my best and so my choice for this week is Ten Favorite Historical Book Settings.


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1. Charleston, South Carolina

The Tradd Street Series by Karen White


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2. World War II Paris, France

Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosney


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3. World War II France (entire country)

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah


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4. 1960’s Civil Rights Movement Era Mississippi

The Help by Kathryn Stockett


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5. 1960’s Civil Rights Movement Era New Orleans, Louisiana

Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal


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6. 1870’s United States

Little House Collection by Laura Ingalls Wilder

 


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7. World War II Germany

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak


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8. 1893 Chinese colonial town of Melaka, Malaya (Malaysia)

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo


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9. World War II Guernsey Island, United Kingdom

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows


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10. Beaufort, South Carolina

The Sound of Glass by Karen White


 

What are your favorite historical settings?

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18 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Favorite Historical Book Settings

  1. The Book Thief is my number 1 historical book at the moment. Historical fiction isn’t my go-to but one of my goals this year is to read more. The World Wars and Civil Rights movement will always be an interesting topic to me. 😀

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