Sep 10, · I have put together a list of ten engaging fictional books about World War II. These books focus more on the civilians of the war, rather than the soldiers themselves (with some very notable exceptions). This list ranges from YA to adult fiction and even journeys through the world from U.S., Western Europe, and even China. Enjoy! Apr 10, · It’s the novel by which all other World War II historical fiction books are measured against, honestly. Combining intrigue and heart-wrenching scenes of love and loss, this enthralling story puts.