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The Man in the High Castle The Man in the High Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 837 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.64 — 136,062 ratings — published 1962
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His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1) His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire, #1)
by (shelved 534 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.06 — 64,067 ratings — published 2006
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Leviathan (Leviathan, #1) Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
by (shelved 445 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.91 — 79,314 ratings — published 2009
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Fatherland Fatherland (Paperback)
by (shelved 350 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.98 — 28,560 ratings — published 1992
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Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2) Throne of Jade (Temeraire, #2)
by (shelved 350 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.90 — 30,664 ratings — published 2006
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11/22/63 11/22/63 (Hardcover)
by (shelved 310 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.30 — 353,293 ratings — published 2011
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1632 (Assiti Shards, #1) 1632 (Assiti Shards, #1)
by (shelved 303 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.03 — 9,978 ratings — published 2000
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Black Powder War (Temeraire, #3) Black Powder War (Temeraire, #3)
by (shelved 284 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.90 — 24,410 ratings — published 2006
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The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1) The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, #1)
by (shelved 281 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.91 — 102,821 ratings — published 2001
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Behemoth (Leviathan, #2) Behemoth (Leviathan, #2)
by (shelved 265 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.18 — 34,691 ratings — published 2010
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Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1) Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1)
by (shelved 261 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.50 — 29,339 ratings — published 2009
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Empire of Ivory (Temeraire, #4) Empire of Ivory (Temeraire, #4)
by (shelved 260 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.95 — 20,202 ratings — published 2007
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Farthing (Small Change, #1) Farthing (Small Change, #1)
by (shelved 252 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.81 — 4,230 ratings — published 2006
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How Few Remain (Timeline-191, #1) How Few Remain (Timeline-191, #1)
by (shelved 242 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.89 — 4,281 ratings — published 1997
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The Plot Against America The Plot Against America (Paperback)
by (shelved 235 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.74 — 34,723 ratings — published 2004
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Victory of Eagles (Temeraire, #5) Victory of Eagles (Temeraire, #5)
by (shelved 224 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.03 — 16,699 ratings — published 2008
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Underground Airlines Underground Airlines (Paperback)
by (shelved 219 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.84 — 19,065 ratings — published 2016
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In the Balance (Worldwar, #1) In the Balance (Worldwar, #1)
by (shelved 216 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.81 — 5,622 ratings — published 1994
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Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1)
by (shelved 212 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.91 — 85,636 ratings — published 2009
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Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf, #1) Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf, #1)
by (shelved 208 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.28 — 14,160 ratings — published 2015
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American Front (The Great War, #1) American Front (The Great War, #1)
by (shelved 205 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.88 — 3,224 ratings — published 1998
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Goliath (Leviathan, #3) Goliath (Leviathan, #3)
by (shelved 191 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.25 — 27,492 ratings — published 2011
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Watchmen Watchmen (Paperback)
by (shelved 191 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.35 — 442,385 ratings — published 1987
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Tongues of Serpents (Temeraire, #6) Tongues of Serpents (Temeraire, #6)
by (shelved 185 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.70 — 13,308 ratings — published 2010
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1633 (Assiti Shards, #2) 1633 (Assiti Shards, #2)
by (shelved 181 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.01 — 5,142 ratings — published 2002
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Walk in Hell (Great War, #2) Walk in Hell (Great War, #2)
by (shelved 180 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.91 — 2,767 ratings — published 1999
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Tilting the Balance (Worldwar, #2) Tilting the Balance (Worldwar, #2)
by (shelved 177 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.82 — 4,115 ratings — published 1995
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Breakthroughs (The Great War, #3) Breakthroughs (The Great War, #3)
by (shelved 165 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.93 — 2,631 ratings — published 2000
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Blood & Iron (American Empire, #1) Blood & Iron (American Empire, #1)
by (shelved 164 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.83 — 2,207 ratings — published 2001
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River of Teeth (River of Teeth, #1) River of Teeth (River of Teeth, #1)
by (shelved 160 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.54 — 4,426 ratings — published 2017
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Dread Nation (Dread Nation, #1) Dread Nation (Dread Nation, #1)
by (shelved 158 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.18 — 9,195 ratings — published 2018
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Crucible of Gold (Temeraire, #7) Crucible of Gold (Temeraire, #7)
by (shelved 157 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.93 — 10,194 ratings — published 2012
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The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut, #1) The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut, #1)
by (shelved 146 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 4.24 — 3,873 ratings — published 2018
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Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1)
by (shelved 143 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.96 — 17,366 ratings — published 2015
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Bitter Seeds (The Milkweed Triptych, #1) Bitter Seeds (The Milkweed Triptych, #1)
by (shelved 142 times as alternate-history)
avg rating 3.74 — 6,069 ratings — published 2010
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