Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of one of fiction's most logical characters, believed entirely in the existence of fairies.
Books about basket weaving, spinning, calligraphy, and more traditional crafts.
A comparison of the portrayal of Anne Boleyn's time in prison before her execution in historical fiction.
I am not a sports fan. Like, at all. I don’t understand sportsball in any way. No offense to any ...
Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 – April 1, 1204) was a medieval firebrand, and no question about it. These books about ...
British cozy mysteries are just delightful. Here's what you can expect from the genre and reading recommendations beyond Agatha Christie (though, read her too).
March 25th is the Gondorian New Year, and to lead up we are considering a few life lessons from Tolkien.
Does twisting or changing history to suit a story make for bad historical fiction?
Reader, beware. The Ides of March are here. And in honor of the Ides, we've rounded up some books about the Roman Empire during and beyond the time of Julius Caesar.
Early human history has always been a source of fascination to me. Who isn’t curious about the origins of humanity ...
The best Terry Tempest Williams quotes about women, community, and wilderness.
Bolster that fiction storyline with nonfiction readalikes. Here are 6 fiction and nonfiction book pairings to start with.
When two historians discuss the same event, you’ll end up with three different perspectives. That's why historical mystery books are so fun.
A look at the origins of the Robin Hood legend, with recommendations for fictional retellings!
A medievalist talks about all things Arthurian legend and lists some excellent reading for fellow enthusiasts.