Adult Summer Reading Suggestions: Historical Fiction

If you are participating in the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is broken in to Downloadable books, Large Print books, and Braille books.

Historical Fiction


  1. The Great Legend DB053837
  2. Child of Vengeance DB076367
  3. Prisoner of My Desire DB034007
  4. A Rose Without a Thorn DB042904
  5. The Gods of Heavenly Punishment DB076570
  6. Too Bad to Die DB081368
  7. The Years with Laura Diaz DB053699

Large Print

  1. The Day of the Jackal LT016684
  2. The Daughters of the Prince LT016667
  3. The Prize LT016219
  4. Tunnel Tigers LT011728
  5. The Privateer LT010846
  6. The Comedians LT008707
  7. So Bright Their Swords LT009035


  1. Half-Blood Blues BR019842
  2. How Far to Bethlehem BRX00781
  3. Orlando: A Biography BR009501
  4. The Morning Gift BR009577
  5. The Tree Still Stands BR009659
  6. Halfway to Paradise BR009772
  7. The Mandarins BR009769

These lists are available for download on the NCLBPH website in a PDF format here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!


About nclbph

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State Library of North Carolina as a part of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. It is also a part of the network of regional libraries operated by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).
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