Historical Fictionistas

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Wide Sargasso Sea
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Start date
July 1, 2018
Finish date
July 31, 2018
Discussion
Group Read Discussions
Why we're reading this
Won July poll.
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2018 Introductions
By Gretchen , Queen of the Group Read · 191 posts · 356 views
last updated Jul 19, 2018 03:05PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Announcement Regarding New Goodreads Review TOS - PLEASE READ!
By Becky , Moddess · 272 posts · 1833 views
last updated Jun 29, 2018 02:08PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Group Announcements
By Jackie , That's Her Constableness to you! · 8 posts · 935 views
last updated Jan 12, 2017 01:13AM
* Group Rules and Information
By Becky , Moddess · 134 posts · 5414 views
last updated Jul 18, 2018 03:00AM
* Group Related Comments, Questions or Suggestions?
By Becky , Moddess · 427 posts · 1103 views
last updated Jul 19, 2018 06:52AM
Author/Publisher Group Giveaway Rules
By Jackie , That's Her Constableness to you! · 18 posts · 101 views
last updated Apr 27, 2018 09:22AM
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+ Nominations
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Previous Themes
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 1 post · 35 views
last updated Jun 12, 2018 02:56AM
* Theme Suggestion Thread
By Becky , Moddess · 233 posts · 1966 views
last updated Jul 11, 2018 10:59PM
September 2018 Group Read Nominations
By Gretchen , Queen of the Group Read · 52 posts · 244 views
last updated 7 hours, 58 min ago
This topic has been closed to new comments. July 2018 Nominations
By Gretchen , Queen of the Group Read · 57 posts · 361 views
last updated May 15, 2018 02:31AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. June Nominations: Group Author Read
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 78 posts · 403 views
last updated Apr 22, 2018 04:19PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Group Read Selections List
By Becky , Moddess · 1 post · 1061 views
last updated Jan 21, 2015 03:51PM
July 2018--Wide Sargasso Sea *SPOILERS*
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 46 posts · 47 views
last updated 1 hour, 14 min ago
July 2018-- Wide Sargasso Sea *NO SPOILERS*
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 7 posts · 37 views
last updated Jul 17, 2018 06:20PM
June 2017 Group Read- The Summer Before the War *NO SPOILERS*
By Gretchen , Queen of the Group Read · 64 posts · 198 views
last updated Jul 10, 2018 08:07PM
February 2018--Homegoing *NO SPOILERS*
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 19 posts · 101 views
last updated Jul 01, 2018 02:45PM
Group Series: Here Be Dragons- Book 1 (Author Participation)
By Jackie , That's Her Constableness to you! · 161 posts · 665 views
last updated Jul 10, 2018 12:16PM
The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge)
By Gretchen , Queen of the Group Read · 21 posts · 96 views
last updated Jul 10, 2018 12:02PM
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
By Gretchen , Queen of the Group Read · 30 posts · 55 views
last updated Jul 06, 2018 05:38AM
Group series discussion - Feedback (and/or Noms) needed!
By Becky , Moddess · 19 posts · 227 views
last updated Apr 23, 2018 01:12PM
Code Name Verity
By Gretchen , Queen of the Group Read · 3 posts · 35 views
last updated Apr 11, 2018 07:52AM
Showing 5 of 33 topics — 3,120 comments total
+ Challenges
* Challenge Task Suggestions - ONGOING
By Becky , Moddess · 306 posts · 1094 views
last updated May 04, 2018 09:36PM
TBR Challenge 2018 Scores
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 144 posts · 80 views
last updated 1 hour, 28 min ago
TBR Challenge 2018 Rules/Questions
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 63 posts · 78 views
last updated Jul 15, 2018 06:45AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. TBR Challenge 2018 Reading Lists
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 23 posts · 80 views
last updated Jun 26, 2018 05:50PM
April/May Mini Challenge 2018 Scoring Thread
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 40 posts · 68 views
last updated Jun 05, 2018 12:46AM
* HFU 2016 - BA Requirements & Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 69 posts · 488 views
last updated Feb 19, 2018 02:09AM
* 2016: Looking for a book/task recommendation
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 39 posts · 282 views
last updated Jul 19, 2017 07:36PM
Viji - HFU Challenge 2016
By Viji · 6 posts · 78 views
last updated Nov 26, 2017 07:00AM
Wanda's M.A.-History
By Wanda · 3 posts · 27 views
last updated Oct 19, 2017 12:38AM
Cindy F HFU 2016 BA Science and Mathematics
By Cindy · 7 posts · 78 views
last updated Oct 12, 2017 10:30PM
Showing 5 of 45 topics — 23,823 comments total
+ The Front Parlor
* 2018: What are you reading
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 1002 posts · 402 views
last updated 10 hours, 9 min ago
Do you always finish a book you start reading?
By K.J. · 34 posts · 51 views
last updated Jul 15, 2018 11:45PM
How did you get into Historical Fiction?
By Joanne · 397 posts · 768 views
last updated Jul 08, 2018 01:20PM
Does the book's format influence your enjoyment
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 161 posts · 342 views
last updated Jul 07, 2018 07:50AM
Historical Podcasts
By Gretchen , Queen of the Group Read · 19 posts · 75 views
last updated Jul 06, 2018 07:00PM
* HELP!! What's That Book Again??
By Becky , Moddess · 211 posts · 1378 views
last updated May 11, 2018 08:42AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Guidelines -- PLEASE READ THIS FIRST!
By Becky , Moddess · 1 post · 791 views
last updated Aug 04, 2009 05:09AM
historical facts
By Helen · 61 posts · 203 views
last updated Jul 17, 2018 04:48PM
Favorite Time Periods & Places
By Ronn · 98 posts · 182 views
last updated Jul 12, 2018 05:39PM
Has anyone seen this book?
By Cassie · 6 posts · 67 views
last updated Mar 14, 2018 04:18PM
Showing 5 of 327 topics — 7,976 comments total
+ Recommendations?
Stone age - pre-historic times
By Günter · 9 posts · 15 views
last updated Jul 17, 2018 10:30AM
Revolutionary War fiction
By Bonnie · 8 posts · 24 views
last updated Jul 15, 2018 02:34AM
Books About Women Who Inherit Old Houses
By Elinor · 18 posts · 110 views
last updated Jul 14, 2018 04:26AM
Witchy historical read
By Lisa · 5 posts · 28 views
last updated Jul 14, 2018 01:52AM
LGBT history
By Melissa · 26 posts · 112 views
last updated Jul 12, 2018 05:46PM
Contests & Giveaways
By Becky , Moddess · 256 posts · 1046 views
last updated Jul 20, 2018 04:37PM
News & Upcoming Releases
By Becky , Moddess · 398 posts · 1107 views
last updated Jul 19, 2018 06:10PM
Deals & Discounts
By Becky , Moddess · 245 posts · 823 views
last updated Jul 17, 2018 04:25PM
Giveaway: Prithviraj Chauhan
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 1 post · 14 views
last updated Jul 16, 2018 09:38PM
Berlin Butterfly: Ensnare Giveaway
By Jasmine , Giveaway Goddess · 12 posts · 28 views
last updated Jun 20, 2018 03:01PM
Showing 5 of 23 topics — 990 comments total
+ Buddy Reads
Mists of Avalon
By Jackie , That's Her Constableness to you! · 13 posts · 200 views
last updated Jul 06, 2018 04:00PM
fall of giants
By Nicole · 33 posts · 195 views
last updated May 13, 2018 12:48AM
Anyone reading THE HANGMAN 'S DAUGHTER series?
By Annette · 42 posts · 291 views
last updated May 12, 2018 11:41PM
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
By Jackie , That's Her Constableness to you! · 6 posts · 65 views
last updated Nov 24, 2016 04:17PM
Chesapeake - James Michener
By Laura · 66 posts · 101 views
last updated Oct 09, 2013 03:34PM
Showing 5 of 63 topics — 1,741 comments total
+ Favorite HF Authors
This topic has been closed to new comments. * They Must Be Your Favorite for A Reason...
By Becky , Moddess · 1 post · 664 views
last updated Aug 04, 2009 06:20AM
Can anyone recommend books written with similar style?
By Cliff · 7 posts · 23 views
last updated Jul 16, 2018 02:38AM
William Safire
By Wendy · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Jul 05, 2018 04:06PM
Sarah Dunant
By Anne Line · 9 posts · 25 views
last updated Jun 28, 2018 11:28PM
John Jakes for US Historical Fiction
By ROBERT · 9 posts · 30 views
last updated Jun 12, 2018 07:19PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * The NEW purpose of this folder...
By Becky , Moddess · 1 post · 374 views
last updated Dec 17, 2012 04:31AM
Do you ever feel stupid writing sex scenes?
By J. · 216 posts · 506 views
last updated Jul 13, 2018 11:55PM
Want to be interviewed about your book?
By Wayne · 11 posts · 96 views
last updated Jul 05, 2018 09:21PM
Where Do You Request Reviews?
By D.K. · 3 posts · 25 views
last updated Jun 01, 2018 04:58AM
HF Authors Who Blog...
By Michael · 46 posts · 131 views
last updated Apr 27, 2018 05:50PM
Showing 5 of 15 topics — 29,344 comments total
+ Fun & Games
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Recess!
By Becky , Moddess · 1 post · 290 views
last updated Aug 04, 2009 06:16AM
Word Association Pt 2
By Becky , Moddess · 18459 posts · 653 views
last updated 15 minutes ago
Which One?
By Jennifer · 4298 posts · 1123 views
last updated 16 minutes ago
Last Letter
By Jennifer · 2828 posts · 1037 views
last updated 13 hours, 40 min ago
One Word Story
By Sarah · 55 posts · 61 views
last updated Jul 09, 2018 07:30PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Share Your Ambitions With Us!
By Becky , Moddess · 2 posts · 365 views
last updated Jan 12, 2017 01:26AM
Are reading goals fun or stressful?
By Tracie · 85 posts · 383 views
last updated Jul 14, 2018 01:49AM
Showing 5 of 21 topics — 609 comments total
+ HF Book Lists
Australian history through novels
By Fiona · 3 posts · 14 views
last updated Jul 18, 2018 02:30AM
Chinese History through Novels
By Alice · 24 posts · 131 views
last updated Jun 20, 2018 03:01PM
British Monarchs in novels
By Fiona · 6 posts · 42 views
last updated May 31, 2018 04:09AM
German History Through Novels
By Bruce · 6 posts · 31 views
last updated May 17, 2018 11:09PM
Middle East History through Novels
By Garth · 36 posts · 610 views
last updated Aug 24, 2017 02:00PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * 2017: Introductions
By Jackie , That's Her Constableness to you! · 345 posts · 659 views
last updated Dec 31, 2017 11:26AM
* Book recommendations to complete the tasks
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 193 posts · 592 views
last updated May 14, 2015 11:44PM
* Historical Fictionista University - BA Requirements & Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 612 posts · 1230 views
last updated Dec 29, 2014 03:03PM
* Historical Fictionista University - Masters Requirements & Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 252 posts · 542 views
last updated Aug 05, 2015 10:35PM
* Historical Fictionista University - PhD Requirements & Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 77 posts · 482 views
last updated Jul 26, 2014 05:31PM
* HFU 2015 - BA Requirements & Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 113 posts · 269 views
last updated Aug 14, 2016 11:22AM
* 2015 - Looking for a book/Recommendations
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 61 posts · 206 views
last updated Feb 02, 2016 04:53PM
Louise's HFU Ph.D 2015
By Louise · 4 posts · 53 views
last updated Jul 25, 2016 04:15PM
Anameeka's HFU 2015 reads
By Anameeka · 7 posts · 65 views
last updated Feb 17, 2016 12:54AM
Louise's HFU BA/MA 2015
By Louise · 25 posts · 89 views
last updated Feb 17, 2016 12:52AM
Showing 5 of 55 topics — 1,316 comments total
+ HFU CHallenge - 2014
* HFU 2014 - Masters Requirements & Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 61 posts · 401 views
last updated Jan 01, 2016 10:12PM
* HFU 2014 - BA Requirements & Questions
By JoLene , Mistress of the Challenge · 343 posts · 589 views
last updated Apr 10, 2015 08:16PM
HFU Book Suggestions
By Fi · 72 posts · 171 views
last updated Feb 21, 2015 07:06PM
Linda's HFU 2014 BA Challenge
By Linda · 1 post · 20 views
last updated Dec 28, 2014 08:52PM
Traveling Diva's 2014 HFU Challenge
By Traveling Div… · 6 posts · 68 views
last updated Dec 23, 2014 04:54PM
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