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:Geraldine Brooks is masterful at weaving historical threads of fact throughout fiction. In Year of Wonders, she conveys the st
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These are recommended adult novels in locations from all over the world.
...a little like Neal Stephenson's Baroque cycle, with lots of action, humor, historical sidelights, and romance, but Ghosh's emphasis on charity and community are
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...nd with what sometimes qualifies as actual genius, they tend to be serious novels, though they may be humorous as well, capturing something readers recognize
:This historical novel of Una's bright life and love for Ahab pays tribute to Melville.
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Get your laughter fix with these novels full of situational humor and exceptional wit.
...y writing style merges with the world of the French impressionists in this historical fantasy featuring artists Toulouse-Lautrec and Renoir, and a mysterious wom
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Mystery novels trace their roots to [[wp:Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe]] (1809 - 1849)
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==Adult - Historical==
...stories were written in the first half of the 20th century as contemporary novels but read today as authentically historic
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==Novels Dealing with Civil Rights & Justice==
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:Features events and characters from the novel as historical background.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?novels+and+stories+hurston '''Novels and Stories''']
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...e in [[:Category:Adult Fiction|Adult Fiction]], and [[:Category:Historical|Historical]] categories.
...of dystopian literature, and it's on the list of [[Top 100 Science Fiction Novels]].
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...n|Adult Fiction]], [[:Category:Big Read|Big Read]], [[:Category:Historical|Historical]], and [[:Category:Mystery|Mystery]] categories.
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?complete+novels+hammett '''Complete Novels''']
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...es.jmrl.org/search/t=seven+science+fiction+novels '''Seven Science Fiction Novels''']. F Wells
*Novels of The Company, by Kage Baker SF Baker
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...ked. The book is steampunk, and a mixture of sci-fi, fantasy, romance, and historical fiction. The characters were original, interesting, and fully developed. Ho
One of Terry Pratchett's funny and well-written Discworld novels, Maskerade deals with Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg as they go to the cit
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...ossover Fiction]], [[:Category:Hispanic|Hispanic]], [[:Category:Historical|Historical]], and [[:Category:Themes|Themes]] categories.
...is retirement from the University, he has published the Sonny Baca mystery novels and a number of children's books.
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...[[:Category:African American|African American]] and [[:Category:Historical|Historical]] categories
Young Adult historical fiction about African Americans
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...nts in the lives of servants and aristocratic family members in context of historical events 1903-1930.
...nches or recovering in the arms of a nurse, don’t forget the classic WWI novels: [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?farewell+to+arms '''A Farewell to Arms'''
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...morous. I love the way Rick Riordan incorporates historical facts into his novels without making them boring.
...r was the SWORD. The SWORD tried to arrest Prue. People who like thick novels, odd characters, weird ideas, and other things like that should read this
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==Novels featuring Chinese Culture and History==
...e [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/a?min+anchee'''author'''] has written many historical fiction titles set in China.
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...ition to the humor and the adventure, there’s quite a bit of setting and historical detail in this book (albeit with a heavy layer of imagination applied!), al
...incorporating art historical details and fictionalized characters based on historical figures, try a book from those sections. If you are looking for a similar
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...yed Cassandra Clare’s books. They are books I would love to live in. Her novels are so well written that sometimes when I am reading them I forget where I
... Riordan had to make a quest for 39 clues. I loved the way he incorporated historical facts with a modern day quest. My favorite character was Dan Cahill because
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