Book List

Best Indie Historical Novels of 2018

  • FICTION

    HOPE OF AGES PAST

    JUNE 1, 2018

FICTION

HOPE OF AGES PAST

by Bruce Gardner

A gripping novel that effectively captures the predicaments of those caught up in one of history’s bloodiest wars. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    CHASING KLONDIKE DREAMS

    MAY 10, 2017

FICTION

CHASING KLONDIKE DREAMS

by Marc Paul Kaplan

A gripping and historically rigorous account of a harsh America. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    A CARAVAN OF BRIDES

    SEPT. 15, 2017

FICTION

A CARAVAN OF BRIDES

by Kay Hardy Campbell

A mesmerizing Middle Eastern tale to be savored from beginning to end. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    FORTNIGHT ON MAXWELL STREET

    FEB. 7, 2018

FICTION

FORTNIGHT ON MAXWELL STREET

by David Kerns

A highly recommended historical tale that will make readers hope that the good doctor has more novels in him. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    I, SOFIA-ELISABETE, LOVE CHILD OF COLONEL FITZWILLIAM

    JUNE 12, 2018

More Book Lists

The Magazine: Kirkus Reviews

We continue our coverage of 2021's best books with our favorite children's and YA titles of the year plus our regular Dec. 1 issue. 

subscribe
  • The Kirkus Star

    One of the most coveted designations in the book industry, the Kirkus Star marks books of exceptional merit.

  • The Kirkus Prize

    The Kirkus Prize is among the richest literary awards in America, awarding $50,000 in three categories annually.

    See the 2020 winners.

Great Books & News Curated For You

Be the first to read books news and see reviews, news and features in Kirkus Reviews. Get awesome content delivered to your inbox every week.

Thank you!