Top 5 Historical Fiction Books To Be Released On August 2023

Readers of historical fiction may gain a new perspective on the past. Historical fiction should be a part of a reader's reading life if continuing lifetime learning is one of their reading objectives. An emotional connection to historical events can be formed by retelling it from the viewpoint of fictitious characters. Readers may learn more about various eras by experiencing history through the perspectives of characters.

These historical fiction works will be available starting in August 2023.

1. The Bookbinder by Pip Williams

When World War I upends the life of a young British lady working in a bookbindery, she is given the chance to seek knowledge and love. This wonderful novel is written by the New York Times bestselling author of the Reese's Book Club selection The Dictionary of Lost Words.  Who develops knowledge, who has access to it, and what facts are lost in the process are all topics covered in The Bookbinder of Jericho. Similar to how she did with her worldwide hit The Dictionary of Lost Words, Pip Williams methodically investigates yet another underappreciated period of history as viewed through the perspective of women. This book is anticipated to be released on August 1st, 2023 by Ballantine Books.

2. The Apology by Jimin Han

The Apology is an insightful narrative of sisterhood and diaspora that spans the eras of Japanese colonization and the Korean War and is presented through the unique perspective of a bold, hilarious, and memorable centenarian. It is equal parts ghost story and family epic. This book is scheduled to be released by Little, Brown and Company on August 1, 2023.

3. The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

A book about small-town secrets and the people who keep them comes from James McBride, author of the best-selling Oprah's Book Club selection Deacon King Kong and the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird. The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store is a book by James McBride that combines his masterful narrative abilities with his strong trust in people. It is as kindhearted as Deacon King Kong and as creative as The Good Lord Bird. This book is anticipated to be released on August 8, 2023, by Riverhead Books.

4. Canary Girls by Jennifer Chiaverini

The "munitionettes" who constructed bombs in Britain's arsenals during World War I risked their lives for the war effort and discovered camaraderie and bravery on the soccer field are the subject of Jennifer Chiaverini's entertaining and instructive New York Times bestselling book, which has been compared to Rosie the Riveter and A League of Their Own. Class differences and worries for their men disappear on the football field. The Canary Girls persevere in the face of peril as the war drags on and tragedy strikes, proud to serve, resolute to survive the conflict, and happy to celebrate triumph and peace. This book is scheduled to be released by William Morrow & Company on August 8, 2023.

5. Where There Was Fire by John Manuel Arias

John Manuel Arias, a budding author, writes a rich and lyrical debut book about a Costa Rican family dealing with a dangerous secret. In Where There was Fire, John Manuel Arias creates a masterful tapestry of love, sorrow, secrets, and redemption that is brimming with ancestral spirits, omens, and the anthropomorphic forces of nature. This book is anticipated to be released on August 29, 2023, by Flatiron Books.

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