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My Story by Sarah Ferguson and Jeff Coplon. In this surprising autobiography, the Duchess of York reveals herself as a deeply fearful and insecure woman who never thought she was good enough to be a member of the royal family. She accuses the "Grey Men" who work at Buckingham Palace of plotting to destroy her, but she mostly blames herself for the scandal surrounding her marriage, and has nothing but praise for Prince Andrew and the rest of the royal family. A very interesting book. Out of print, but available from Alibris.
Finding Sarah: A Duchess's Journey to Find Herself by Sarah Ferguson. Prince Andrew's ex-wife shares advice she received from celebrities such as Dr. Phil and Suze Orman, plus diary excerpts and personal emails from friends and family, as she struggled with problems including comfort eating, self-loathing, reckless over-spending, and "notorious mishaps." Published in 2011.
Reinventing Yourself With the Duchess of York: Inspiring Stories and Strategies by Sarah, Duchess of York. Sarah explains how she overcame her lack of self-confidence and transformed her life, and how readers can do the same.
What I Know Now by Sarah, Duchess of York. Fergie shares simple lessons she learned the hard way. Published in 2007.
Dining With the Duchess: Making Every Day Meals a Special Occasion by Sarah Ferguson. Fergie shares her favorite low-fat recipes from the Weight Watchers program -- everything from a simple weeknight meal to a festive holiday occasion. Each menu is introduced by the Duchess with an anecdote from her personal life.
Energy Breakthrough: Jump-Start Your Weight Loss and Feel Great by Sarah, Duchess of York. More diet and fitness advice from Fergie and Weight Watchers.
Win the Weight Game: Successful Strategies for Living Well by Sarah, Duchess of York. Out of print, but available from Alibris.
Dieting With the Duchess: Secrets & Sensible Advice for a Great Body by Sarah, Duchess of York. Fergie reveals the nutrition and exercise secrets that helped her lose weight. From Alibris.
Moments: Reflections in Words and Pictures by Sarah, Duchess of York. Photos taken by the Duchess during her travels and of her family,accompanied by quotes from her favorite writers and her own comments. From Alibris.
Victoria and Albert: A Family Life at Osborne House by Sarah, Duchess of York. Offers fresh insight into the lives of Queen Victoria and her husband. 200 photographs, 100 in color. Sometimes available from Alibris.
Children's Books Written by Fergie
Tea for Ruby by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York; illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. The postman brings accident-prone Ruby an invitation to have tea with the Queen. Will Ruby be ready in time? For children ages 4 to 8.
Little Red by Sarah Ferguson, illustrated by Sam Williams. Little Red and her friends plan a picnic that is disrupted by a scary noise. For children ages 4 to 8.
Little Red's Christmas Story by Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York; illustrated by Sam Williams. Little Red and her friends meet Santa Claus in the woods on Christmas Eve and help him with his sick reindeer. For readers ages 4 to 8.
Little Red's Summer Adventure by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York; illustrated by Sam Williams. Little Red and her friends are worried that their summer will be ruined when a pesky magpie steals a magic key. For children ages 4 to 8.
Little Red's Autumn Adventure by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York; illustrated by Sam Williams. Little Red and her friends help two lost mice. For children ages 4 to 8.
Helping Hands series by Sarah, Duchess of York, illustrated by Ian Cunliffe. Titles include Ashley Learns About Strangers, Matthew and the Bullies, Michael and His Baby Brother, and Emily's First Day of School. For children ages 4 to 8.
Budgie: The Little Helicopter by the Duchess of York; illustrated by John Richardson. The first in Fergie's successful children's series about the adventures of an intrepid helicopter. Aimed at preschool children. Out of print, but available at Alibris.
Budgie: At Bendick's Point by the Duchess of York; illustrated by John Richardson. The heroic helicopter rescues two boys. From Alibris.
Budgie and the Blizzard by the Duchess of York. Budgie the helicopter goes to the rescue when a blizzard traps a woman who is about to have a baby. From Alibris.
Budgie Goes to Sea by the Duchess of York. While delivering mail to a naval ship, Budgie performs a daring rescue of a man overboard. From Alibris.
Fergie: Her Secret Life by Allan Starkie. The author is a friend of Fergie's former business advisor and lover, John Bryan (the man who was photographed apparently sucking her toes). Out of print, but available from Alibris.
Fergie: The Very Private Life of the Duchess of York by Madame Vasso Kortesis. The author is a psychic who secretly tape recorded some of the conversations she had with Fergie. From Alibris.
Fergie Confidential: The Real Story by Chris Hutchins and Peter Thompson. Chronicles Fergie's rise to the royal family and her fall from grace. From Alibris.
Photographs by H.R.H. Prince Andrew. A collection of photographs taken by Prince Andrew, published in 1985. Out of print, but available from Alibris.
Their Royal Highnesses the Duke & Duchess of York by Christopher Warwick and Valerie Garner. This book, published to commemorate the wedding of Prince Andrew to Sarah Ferguson in 1986, charts their engagement and wedding in words and pictures. Available from Alibris.
The Book of the Royal Wedding by Alastair Burnet. 128 pages of photographs from the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of York as well as previous royal weddings. Available from Alibris.
Andrew, the Playboy Prince by Andrew Morton and Mick Seamark. This 1983 biography charts Prince Andrew's life from cradle to schoolboy to war in the Falklands. Includes photos of Andrew's ex-girlfriend Koo Stark and others. Available from Alibris.
A Date With Death: The Fatal Transformation of Jane Andrews, Royal Confidante Turned Killer by Allan Starkie. Andrews, a former employee of the Duchess of York, was convicted of murdering her boyfriend. Available from Alibris.
Growing Up Royal: Life in the Shadow of the British Throne by Jane Billinghurst looks at the lives of Prince William, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice, and Princess Eugenie. For children ages 9 to 12.
These DVDs are formatted for North American audiences.
Sarah Ferguson: Untamed Royal. Intimate interviews with insiders highlight this insightful portrait of the irrepressible former member of Britain's Royal Family.
Fergie: The Duchess Who Dared. A 2001 documentary from the "Royal Family Collection." Sometimes available.
Fergie: Downfall of a Duchess. Documentary from the Royal Family Collection series. Sometimes available.
Andrew: The Playboy Prince. Royal watchers and veterans of London's tabloid press offer their insights in this look at the charismatic Duke of York. From A&E's "Biography" series. Sometimes available.
Budgie the Little Helicopter. Cartoons on videotape, based on Fergie's stories about an intrepid helicopter. Aimed at preschool children. Sometimes available.
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