American Historical Fiction You’re Not Sick of Yet

If you’re in the United States, chances are you’re recovering from Independence Day - whether from celebrating yourself or from keeping your pets/kids/self from getting stressed by others’ shenanigans. We thought it’d be fun to cover a few American Historical Fiction novels for the holiday, but we didn’t want this to become a Senior English Lit Syllabus. Here are 6 Historical American Fiction novels that aren’t part of “the canon” and take a different look at historical events than you might be used to.


Sing, Unburied, Sing

I’m not surprised at all that this was on the New York Times Bestseller list and has book club notes and suggestions in the back. If you’re looking for a book that prompts deep thought and compelling conversation, this is definitely a good pick.