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December 31, 2010 - The Featured Book of the Week is Katherine the Queen by Linda Porter, a biography of Katherine Parr, the last wife of Henry VIII. Published in November 2010.

December 30, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 28, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 27, 2010 - Added new books about the last Shah of Iran and the Middle East.

December 26, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 25, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 24, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff, a biography of the most influential woman of her age. Published in November 2010.

December 23, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Happy holidays to all!

December 22, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page and added a book about Philip IV.

December 21, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Catherine the Great, Cleopatra, the Tang Dynasty, Japan, Macedonia, and Rome.

December 20, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 19, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 17, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Caesars' Wives by Annelise Freisenbruch, about the powerful women who shaped ancient Rome. Published in November 2010.

December 16, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 14, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 13, 2010 - Added books about Attila the Hun, Mary Queen of Scots, and Mongolia.

December 11, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 10, 2010 - The Featured Book of the Week is Catherine of Aragon by Giles Tremlett, a lively biography of Henry VIII's first wife. Published in November 2010.

December 9, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 8, 2010 - Added books about Elizabeth I, the Tudors, and India.

December 6, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 4, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 3, 2010 - Added books about the Central African Empire. Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Jewels of the Romanovs by Stefano Papi, an illustrated look at Russian imperial jewels and the people who wore them. Published in October 2010.

December 2, 2010 - Added books about Cleopatra, James I, Margaret of Anjou, Henri IV, Charles II, the Angevins, and World Royalty.

December 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in December 2010. Updated the Royal News page.

November 30, 2010 - Added a new book about Dutch Royalty and updated the Royal News page.

November 29, 2010 - Added DVDs about Genghis Khan. Added books about Prince William and Kate Middleton, Margaret Beaufort, the Wives of Henry VIII, and Canada.

November 28, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 27, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 26, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a new book about Prince William and Kate Middleton.

The Featured Book of the Week is Harmony by Britain's Prince Charles, who shares his views on sustainability, climate change, what we have lost in the modern age, and how to get it back. Published in November 2010.

November 25, 2010 - Added books about Anastasia, James I, the Hanoverians, and St James' Palace.

November 24, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 23, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a new page for past news about Prince William and Kate Middleton's Wedding. (This new page is only for older news about the royal engagement and wedding; you'll still find current wedding news on the main Royal News page.)

November 22, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 21, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 20, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 19, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is William and Harry by Katie Nicholl, which discusses the private lives of Britain's Prince William and his brother, Prince Harry, including (of course) William's romance with his future wife, Kate Middleton. Published in November 2010.

November 18, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 17, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 16, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 15, 2010 - Added books about Claudius, the Holy Roman Empire, and Asia.

November 13, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 12, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Passionate Brood by Margaret Campbell Barnes, a novel that imagines Robin Hood as a foster brother of King Richard I. First published in 1944; this edition published in October 2010.

November 11, 2010 - Added books about Henry VIII and Pauline Bonaparte.

November 10, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 9, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Gambia.

November 8, 2010 - Added a book about Edward VIII.

November 5, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Majestie by David Teems, about England's King James I and the Bible that goes by his name. Published in October 2010.

November 3, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added new books about Isabella I, Anne of Austria, Guinevere, Roman Britain, and medieval France.

November 2, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in November 2010. Also added books about St. Margaret, Genghis Khan, Mary I, Burma, and Monarchy.

October 30, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 29, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Ibn Saud by Michael Darlow and Barbara Bray, a biography of the first king of Saudi Arabia. Published in September 2010.

October 28, 2010 - Added books about Prince William, George VI, England, the French Revolution, and the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.

October 27, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 26, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 25, 2010 - Added books about the Ottoman Empire.

October 23, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 22, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Behind the Scenes in Versailles by Pascal Bonafoux and Gilles Targat, which discusses the building of the chateau and life at court. Published in October 2010.

October 20, 2010 - Added books about Lucrecia Borgia and the Elizabethan era.

October 19, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Chinese Palaces.

October 18, 2010 - Added DVDs about William the Conqueror and Rome. Added books about Alexander the Great and Napoleon.

October 15, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Royals: Their Lives, Loves and Secrets by the editors of People Magazine, revised and updated for 2010.

October 13, 2010 - Added books about King Stephen.

October 12, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 11, 2010 - Added a book about Ancient Rome.

October 8, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is For the King's Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick, a novel about a mistress of 12th century English monarch Henry II. Published in September 2010.

October 6, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a new book written by Prince Charles. Also added books about Henry VIII and Anglo Saxon royalty.

October 5, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 4, 2010 - Added DVDs about Princess Diana. Added books about Cleopatra, Richard III, William and Mary, Scotland, and Wales.

October 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in October 2010. Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Elizabeth's Women by Tracy Borman, about England's Queen Elizabeth I and her female friends, relatives, and foes. Published in September 2010.

September 29, 2010 - Added books about Henry V, Jane Grey, the Tudors, the Angevins, and Naples.

September 28, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 27, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a book about the Ottoman Empire.

September 25, 2010 - Added a book about Botswana.

September 24, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Great Fire of Rome by Stephen Dando-Collins. In AD 64, a fire engulfed Rome, and Emperor Nero struggled to save his empire... and his skin. Published in September 2010.

September 22, 2010 - Added books about Royal Jewels and Ancient Egypt.

September 21, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 20, 2010 - Added books about Augustus, the Byzantine Empire, the last Romanovs, and the Forbidden City.

September 17, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Mary Tudor by Anna Whitelock, a sympathetic biography of England's Queen Mary I. Published in September 2010.

September 15, 2010 - Added a book about Royal History.

September 14, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 12, 2010 - Want to chat about royalty in real time with other royal watchers? Visit the new Royal Chat room!

This may be a temporary experiment. If you like it, let me know!

2013 UPDATE: The chat room is long gone, but it is possible that something like it will be added in the future.

September 10, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a book about Iraq.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory, a novel about Margaret Beaufort, mother of England's King Henry VII. Published in August 2010.

September 8, 2010 - Added books about the Wars of the Roses, English royal Ceremonies, Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria, Queen Mary's Dolls' House and Dubai.

September 7, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 6, 2010 - Added books about Richard III, James I, the Angevin dynasty, Ibn Saud, Hawaii, and Versailles.

September 3, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is A Royal Passion by Katie Whitaker, about the turbulent marriage of Britain's King Charles I and his wife, Henrietta Maria of France. Published in August 2010.

September 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in September 2010.

August 31, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 30, 2010 - Added a new page about Qatar. Added books about Mongolia, Morocco, the Ottoman Empire, Spain, and Thailand.

August 27, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Zimbabwe.

The Featured Book of the Week is The King's Mistress by Emma Campion, a novel about Alice Perrers, mistress of England's 14th century king Edward III.

August 26, 2010 - Updated the Royal Costumes page with royalty-themed Halloween costumes.

August 25, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 24, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 20, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Courtiers by Lucy Worsley, an amusing look at the colorful characters at Britain's Kensington Palace from 1714 to 1760. Published in August 2010.

August 18, 2010 - Added books about Alexander the Great, Nero, Napoleon, Betsy Bonaparte, and Mongolia.

August 17, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a link about the Magi.

August 13, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Becoming Queen Victoria by Kate Williams, which reveals how the untimely death of King George IV's daughter shaped the reign of Queen Victoria. Published in August 2010.

August 11, 2010 - Added a book about Antony and Cleopatra.

August 10, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 9, 2010 - Added a DVD about Farah Pahlavi. Added books about Nefertiti, Cleopatra, Mary I, Elizabeth I, Victoria, and Scandinavia.

August 8, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 6, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Legacy by Susan Kay, a novel about England's Queen Elizabeth I. Published in July 2010.

August 4, 2010 - Added books about Alexander the Great, Kublai Khan, the Angevins, James II, Queen Anne, the Trojan War, King Arthur, and Spanish royalty.

August 3, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in August 2010.

July 30, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is House of Treason by Robert Hutchinson, which tells the story of a Tudor-era English dynasty, the Howard family. Published in July 2010.

July 28, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Robert the Bruce, Richard III, Henry VII, the Tudors, the Hanoverians, Queen Victoria, and English Royalty.

July 27, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 26, 2010 - Added a book about Ottoman Emperors.

July 24, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 23, 2010 - I can't finish updating the Royal News page right now because I'm sick (nothing serious). I should be able to update the news tomorrow.

The Featured Book of the Week is Shadow of the Swords by Kamran Pasha. In this epic novel of the Crusades, 12th century sultan Saladin finds himself at war with English king Richard the Lionheart. Published in June 2010.

July 22, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 20, 2010 - Added a book about Napoleon and Josephine.

July 17, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 16, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Hostage Queen by Freda Lightfoot, a novel about 16th century French queen Marguerite de Valois, who was forced into an arranged marriage and then held hostage by her own family. Published in June 2010.

July 14, 2010 - Added a book about Tiberius.

July 13, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 12, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Fergie and the Borgias.

July 10, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 9, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. I'll finish updating the news page tomorrow.

The Featured Book of the Week is Lost to the West by Lars Brownworth, the which tells the story of the Byzantine Empire and its rulers.

July 8, 2010 - Added books about Eleanor of Aquitaine, Elizabeth I, the Tudors, Isabeau of Bavaria, British royal photos, royal paper dolls.

July 7, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 6, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 5, 2010 - Added books about Philip II of Macedon, Charles I, and Assyria.

July 3, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 2, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Sultan's Shadow by Christiane Bird, about a 19th century ruler of Oman and his family. Published in June 2010.

July 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royal books published in July 2010.

June 30, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Elizabeth I, Spain, and Palaces.

June 29, 2010 - I've added a new book about the Byzantine Empire and updated the Royal News page.

June 28, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Updated the FAQs page.

June 27, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 26, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 25, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Edward II by Seymour Phillips, a biography of the 14th century English king whose reign went terribly wrong. Published in June 2010.

June 23, 2010 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

June 22, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 21, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a book about Napoleon III.

June 20, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 19, 2010 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

June 18, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added more books about Sweden.

The Featured Book of the Week is A Concise History of Sweden by Neil Kent, which sweeps through Sweden's history from the Stone Age to the modern era. It includes a list of the monarchs and regents of Sweden.

June 17, 2010 - I've updated the Frequently Asked Questions page.

June 16, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 15, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 14, 2010 - Added books about Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Plantagenets.

June 12, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 11, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Marcus Adams: Royal Photographer by Lisa Heighway, a collection of photos of British royals from 1926 to 1956. Published in May 2010.

June 9, 2010 - Added a book about Elizabeth I.

June 8, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 7, 2010 - Added new books about King Tut, Theodora, Swein Forkbeard, Alfred the Great, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Edward I, Edward III, the Tudors, James I, the Stuarts, Napoleon, Edward VII, the Incas, and the Middle East.

June 4, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Confessions of Catherine de Medici by C. W. Gortner, a novel about the ruthless French queen's struggle for power. Published in May 2010.

June 3, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 2, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a new book about Prince William and Prince Harry.

June 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in June 2010. Updated the Royal News page.

May 31, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about The Tudors and royalty in the Middle East.

May 28, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Anne Boleyn: Fatal Attractions by G. W. Bernard. This biography reconsiders Anne Boleyn's relationship with Henry VIII and argues that the allegations of adultery against her could be close to the truth. Published in May 2010.

May 27, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 26, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a book about Oman.

May 25, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 24, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a book about Saladin.

May 23, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 21, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Brothers of Gwynedd by Edith Pargeter, a novel about medieval ruler Prince Llewelyn of Wales.

May 18, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 17, 2010 - Added books about Alexander the Great, Caesar, Augustus, Constantine, Ancient Rome, and Napoleon.

May 14, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a book about Brunei.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Sandwich Swap by Queen Rania of Jordan and Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Tricia Tusa. Lily and Salma don't understand each other's tastes, but does that mean they can't be friends? For children ages 4 to 8. Published in April 2010.

May 11, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 10, 2010 - Added a book about the Stuarts.

May 7, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Hussein and Abdullah by Randa Habib, which tells the story of modern Jordan and its royal family. Published in May 2010.

May 4, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 3, 2010 - Added books about Princess Diana, Eleanor of Aquitaine, King John, Elizabeth I, Alexander the Great, Queen Margot, and the Song Dynasty.

May 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in May 2010.

April 30, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Eating With Emperors by Jake Smith, which offers recipes and anecdotes about dining with royals and other world leaders. Published in March 2010.

April 28, 2010 - Added books about Charlemagne and Frederick II.

April 27, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 26, 2010 - Added books about Elizabeth I and royal palaces of India and Thailand.

April 24, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 23, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a book about Jordan.

The Featured Book of the Week is The King's Smuggler by John Fox, a biography of Jane Whorwood, a secret agent of Britain's King Charles I. Published in March 2010.

April 20, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 19, 2010 - Added books about Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Babur, Napoleon, and Mexico.

April 17, 2010 - The World of Royalty is 12 years old today! (The site started on Geocities in 1998 and moved to the Royalty.nu domain in 2001.) As always, many thanks to everyone for visiting and contributing your suggestions, news, links, and encouragement. It's thanks to you that this site keeps going and growing!

April 16, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is George, Nicholas and Wilhelm by Miranda Carter, which examines the family ties and friendships between European royals before the First World War. Published in March 2010.

April 14, 2010 - Added a book about English Queens.

April 13, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 12, 2010 - Added books about Livia and Wales.

April 9, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is A Touch of Grace by Cindy De La Hoz, which offers tips on "how to be a princess, the Grace Kelly way." Published in March 2010.

April 7, 2010 - Added books about Anne Boleyn and Indian Royalty.

April 6, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 5, 2010 - Added books about Catherine de Medici, Edward II, the Tudors, British Royal Portraits, European Royalty, and Egypt.

April 2, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Young Bess by Margaret Irwin, a novel about the early life of England's Queen Elizabeth I.

April 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in April 2010.

March 31, 2010 - Added books about Elizabeth I and British Royalty.

March 30, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 29, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Assyria and Katherine Parr.

March 26, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Horemheb by Charlotte Booth. After the death of King Tut, Horemheb ruled Egypt and restored the nation's wealth and power. Published in February 2010.

March 23, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 22, 2010 - Added books about Alexander the Great, Queen Victoria, and Napoleon.

March 19, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Anne of Cleves by Elizabeth Norton, a biography of Henry VIII's fourth wife.

March 17, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added the DVD of the movie The Young Victoria.

March 16, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. I'll add more news tomorrow.

March 15, 2010 - I've added new books about Princess Grace, Henry VIII, the Black Prince, and European Royalty.

March 13, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 12, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Henry VIII: The Tudor Tyrant by Richard Rex, a biography of the talented, temperamental king who changed the course of English history. Published in February 2010.

March 10, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 9, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 8, 2010 - Added books about Cleopatra, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Richard II, Katherine Howard, Louis XV, Marie Antoinette, Medieval England, Egypt, Israel, and Jordan.

March 5, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Stolen Crown by Susan Higginbotham, a novel about a 15th century English woman whose sister secretly marries King Edward IV. Published in March 2010.

March 3, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 2, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in March 2010.

February 26, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Tudors by G. J. Meyer, which tells the complete story of England's most notorious royal dynasty. Published in February 2010.

February 24, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 23, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 22, 2010 - Added books about Philip II, the French Revolution, Europe, India, and Genealogy.

February 19, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Queen's Governess by Karen Harper, a novel about Kat Ashley, governess and faithful friend of England's Queen Elizabeth I. Published in January 2010.

February 17, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 16, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 15, 2010 - Added a book about Augustus.

February 12, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Between Two Queens by Kate Emerson. In this novel set in the Tudor court, ambitious Nan Bassett tries to placate a suspicious King Henry VIII while guarding a secret that could put her life in jeopardy. Published in January 2010.

February 10, 2010 - Added a new page about the United Arab Emirates.

February 9, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 8, 2010 - Added books about Elizabeth Woodville, Elizabeth I, Anastasia, the Mughals, World War I, and Royalty & Religion.

February 5, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Royal Prayer: A Surprising History by David Baldwin. From Egypt's Queen Hatshepsut to Diana, Princess of Wales, prayers by and for royalty can have immense consequence for the psyche of a nation. Published in February 2010.

February 3, 2010 - Added new books about King Arthur, Elizabeth I, Charles I, Alfonso X, Philip II, Assyria, and Wales. Updated the Royal News page.

February 2, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 1, 2010 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in February 2010.

January 29, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Burning Land: A Novel by Bernard Cornwell. This is the fifth novel in Cornwell's "Saxon Tales" series about the reign of King Alfred the Great. The first four books are The Last Kingdom, The Pale Horseman,The Lords of the North, and Sword Song.

January 27, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 26, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 25, 2010 - Added books about the Forbidden City and Royal Prayers.

January 23, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 22, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Qatar.

The Featured Book of the Week is Notorious Royal Marriages by Leslie Carroll, a "funny, raucous" look at 900 years of European royal marriages. Published in January 2010.

January 19, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 18, 2010 - Added books about the death of Caesar and the fate of the Romanovs.

January 16, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 15, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Peter the Great by Derek Wilson, a biography of Russian tsar Peter I (1672-1725), who helped create a new Europe. Published in January 2010.

January 12, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 11, 2010 - Added books about Edward IV and Royal Jewels.

January 9, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 8, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Lady in the Tower by Alison Weir, which examines the motives and intrigues of those who brought about the downfall of Henry VIII's second wife, Anne Boleyn. Published in January 2010.

January 6, 2010 - Added books about China's First Emperor, Genghis Khan, and the Tudors.

January 4, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 3, 2010 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 1, 2010 - Happy New Year! I've updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in January 2010.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Impossible Bourbons by Oliver Thomson, which traces the rise of the European royal dynasty right up to the present-day king of Spain. Published in October 2009.

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