Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society’s print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 18,000 historical fiction books. Become a member to get exclusive early access to our latest reviews too!
Browse our magazines
Submit your novel for review
Our features are original articles from our print magazines (these will say where they were originally published) or original articles commissioned for this site. If you would like to contribute an article for the magazine and/or site, please contact us.
Our online member directory allows visitors to view members’ profiles, their latest website/blog posts and links to their Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads accounts. It is also where our staff first look for news and features for the site.
Our membership is worldwide, but we still like to meet up - and many members travel thousands of miles to do so. Here you can find out about our conferences and chapter meetings, and can check the important dates for our Awards and magazine.
By Isabel Allende - By Nick Caistor and Amanda Hopkinson (trans.) -
Allende’s fluidly written saga conveys her deep familiarity with the events she depicts, and her intent to illustrate their human impact in ...Read Review
By Amanda Hopkinson (trans.) - By Isabel Allende - By Nick Caistor (trans.) -
“We are all born happy. Life gets us dirty along the way, but we can clean it up. Happiness is not exuberant or ...Read Review
By Isabel Allende -
Isabel Allende is at the top of her game in Island Beneath the Sea, a seductive, sprawling historical novel set in Haiti and ...Read Review
By Isabel Allende - By Margaret Sayers Peden -
Doña Inés Suárez tells the epic story of her life and the conquest of Chile in this fictional biography. Iné...Read Review
By Isabel Allende -
Though adventure plays a large part, this is as much a tale of how Diego de la Vega evolved into The Fox as ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
About our reviews and reviewers
Submit a Book for Review