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Queen of Our Times: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II by Robert Hardman. This biography looks at the queen's life as a great British monarch and respected world leader. Published in 2022.

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Published in September 2022

British Royalty

Henrietta Maria: The Warrior Queen Who Divided a Nation by Leanda de Lisle. This biography portrays Charles I's reviled queen as a dynamic, witty, strong woman.

Homecoming: The Scottish Years of Mary, Queen of Scots by Rosemary Goring. Examines the part Scotland played in Mary's life and downfall.

Arthur Plantagenet: Henry VIII's Illegitimate Uncle by Sarah-Beth Watkins. Biography of Edward IV's illegitimate son. A collection of his letters, the Lisle Papers, give amazing insight into his times.

The Funeral Achievements of Henry V at Westminster Abbey: The Arms and Armour of Death edited by Anne Curry and Susan Jenkins. Sheds new light on the king's funeral service and his ornate chantry chapel and tomb.

The Wars of the Roses by Martin J. Dougherty. The story of the wars between Lancastrians and Yorkists, illustrated with photos, artworks, and maps. New paperback edition.

European Royalty

Life and Cult of Cnut the Holy: The First Royal Saint of Denmark edited by Steffen Hope, Mikael Manøe Bjerregaard, Anne Hedeager Krag MA, and Mads Runge. Experts bring forth new information about the king's life and afterlife.

The British Bonapartes: Napoleon's Family in Britain by Edward Hilary Davis. The Bonapartes are known as enemies of Britain, but the truth is quite the opposite.

The Empress Eugénie in England: Art, Architecture, Collecting by Anthony Geraghty. About the art collection Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III, assembled as a monument to her husband and son.


A Resilient Crown: Canada's Monarchy at the Platinum Jubilee edited by D. Michael Jackson and Christopher McCreery. Essays about the Candian constitutional monarchy and its future.


The Empress: A Novel by Gigi Griffis. Novelization of a Netflix series about Princess Elisabeth "Sisi" of Bavaria and Emperor Franz of Austria.

An Indiscreet Princess: A Novel of Queen Victoria's Defiant Daughter by Georgie Blalock. Princess Louise seeks an unconventional life.

Published in August 2022

British Royalty

Protecting Diana: A Bodyguard's Story by Lee Sansum. A former royal bodyguard talks about protecting and befriending the most famous woman in the world.

Harry of England by Teresa Cole. The history of the eight English kings named Henry.


Ena and Bee: Queen Victoria's Spanish Granddaughters by Ana de Sagrera. Princess Eugenia of Battenberg and Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg married into Spain's royal family.

The Burgundians: A Vanished Empire by Bart Van Loo. The history of the fabulously wealthy dukedom of Burgundy, located between France and Germany.

Napoleon: The Decline and Fall of an Empire: 1811-1821 by Michael Broers. This book follows Napoleon's thoughts and feelings as he fought to preserve the world he had created.

Royal Childhood and Child Kingship: Boy Kings in England, Scotland, France and Germany, c. 1050-1262 by Emily Joan Ward. How societal changes altered child rulers' experiences and how people thought about child kingship.

Queens Consort, Cultural Transfer and European Politics, c.1500-1800 by Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly and Adam Morton. Collection of essays about queens in Britain, Naples, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and more.

Ancient History

Roman Britain's Pirate King: Carausius, Constantius Chlorus and the Fourth Roman Invasion of Britain by Simon Elliott. In 286, Roman military commander Carausius created an empire in northern Gaul and Britain.

Emperor and Senators in the Reign of Constantius II by Muriel Moser. Maintaining imperial rule between Rome and Constantinople in the fourth century AD. New paperback edition.


Lost Palaces of Hawai'i: Royal Residences of the Kingdom Period by Ralph Thomas Kam. Pictures, photographs, and comprehensive maps.

The Many Lives of the First Emperor of China by Anthony J. Barbieri-Low. Looks at interpretations of the First Emperor in history, literature, archaeology, and popular culture.

Wahhabism and the Rise of the House of Saud by Tarik Firro. Examines the role of the first Saudi king and his successors in the fundamentalist Islamic movement.


Diana, William, and Harry by James Patterson and Chris Mooney. A fictionalized account of Princess Diana's relationship with her children.

Children's Books

The Story of Babur: Prince, Emperor, Sage by Anuradha Sharma. The memoirs of Babur (1483-1530), founder of the Mughal Empire, retold for young readers.

Queen Lili'uokalani by Virginia Loh-Hagan, illustrated by Jeff Bane. A look at the life of Hawaii's last monarch for children ages 4 to 7.

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