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December 30, 2013 - Added books about Richard III, British Royalty, European Courts, and Monarchy.

December 27, 2013 - The Featured Book of the Week is Kate by Marcia Moody, a biography of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge. Published in October 2013.

December 26, 2013 - Happy holidays! I am sick with the flu, so I won't be updating the site much during the next few days.

December 25, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 24, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 23, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 22, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 20, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Elizabeth of York by Alison Weir. Elizabeth was the daughter of England's King Edward IV, the wife of Henry VII, and the mother of Henry VIII. Published in December 2013.

December 18, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 16, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 14, 2013 - Added books about Huizong, Princess Louise, and Betsy Bonaparte. Added a new page about Princess Margaret.

December 13, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Royal Marriage Secrets by John Ashdown-Hill, which exposes the hidden skeletons of England's most famous rulers. Published in October 2013.

December 11, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 9, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 8, 2013 - I've moved the Belgian Royalty page and added a separate Belgian Royal News page.

December 7, 2013 - Added a book about Charles I.

December 6, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Jewels of the Romanovs by Stefano Papi. It is a new edition of the book with 48 new pages and some 60 new illustrations. Published in October 2013.

December 5, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 4, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

December 2, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

December 1, 2013 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in December 2013. Added books about King Solomon, the Woodvilles, Naser al-Din, Argentina, and South Africa.

November 30, 2013 - Added books about English Royalty, Indian Royal Jewels, Welsh Royalty, and the Habsburgs.

November 29, 2013 - I am updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Tudors by Peter Ackroyd, which tells the story of England from King Henry VIII to Queen Elizabeth I. Published in October 2013.

November 27, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 25, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 24, 2013 - Visit the Royal News Blog for a sneak peek at next month's new royalty books, plus a round-up of reactions to that creepy new Danish royal family portrait.

November 23, 2013 - Added books about Josephine, Franz Joseph, and Ancient Rome.

November 22, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Empress Dowager Cixi by Jung Chang, a biography of the concubine who became ruler of China and turned it into a modern state. Published in October 2013.

November 20, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 18, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 17, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 16, 2013 - I am back, and I have updated the Royal News page! I've also added a book about Edward VII.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Man Behind the Bayeux Tapestry by Trevor Rowley, the first full-length biography of Odo of Conteville, half-brother of English king William the Conqueror. Published in October 2013.

November 8, 2013 - The Featured Book of the Week is At the King's Table by Susanne Groom, about British royal dining from Richard II to Elizabeth II. Published in October 2013.

I am taking some time off! Unless there is a very big royal news story, this site won't be updated till after November 15. See you then.

November 7, 2013 - What are Royalty.nu visitors reading right now? Check out the Royal Bestsellers list for September and October!

November 6, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Cleopatra, Elizabeth of York, and European Queens.

November 5, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 4, 2013 - Added books about Cleopatra Selene II and Louis IX.

November 2, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

November 1, 2013 - I have updated the updated the Royal News page. I've also updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in November 2013.

The Featured Book of the Week is The King's Grave by Philippa Langley and Michael Jones, about the life of England's King Richard III and the recent discovery of his remains. Published in October 2013.

October 31, 2013 - Added books about Princess Diana, the Windsors, and the Habsburgs.

October 30, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 29, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 26, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Palestine.

October 25, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Mary, Queen of Scots and All Her Ghosts by Martin Coventry, about sites said to be haunted by the tragic queen.

October 23, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 22, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

I can't remember why I removed the article from the King Tut page (?!), but it's back.

October 19, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 18, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Tragedy of the Templars by Michael Haag, about the rise and fall of the Crusader states.

October 17, 2013 - Added books about Henry VIII and Napoleon.

October 16, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 15, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a new book by Princess Michael of Kent.

October 14, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about the Middle East and Royal Women.

October 12, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 11, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is 1808: The Flight of the Emperor by Laurentino Gomes, which is about how Portugal's Prince Regent João and his family fled to Brazil after the invasion of Napoleon. Published in September 2013.

October 10, 2013 - Added books about the Princes in the Tower and Wales.

October 9, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 8, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 7, 2013 - Added books about Zenobia and St. Margaret.

October 5, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 4, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Kate: The Future Queen by Katie Nicholl, a biography of the Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton), wife of Britain's Prince William. Published in September 2013.

October 3, 2013 - Added books about Berenice II, Charles I, Charles II, and the Crusades.

October 2, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

October 1, 2013 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in October 2013. I'm also updating the Royal News page, and I've added a book about Denmark.

September 30, 2013 - Added books about British Royal Scandals, Westminster, and Prussia.

September 28, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 27, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Assassination of the Archduke by Greg King and Sue Woolmans, about Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie. Published in September 2013.

September 26, 2013 - Added books about Britain and Spain.

September 25, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

September 24, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 23, 2013 - Added a book about British Royalty.

Here's your Sneak Peek at the new royalty books scheduled for publication in October!

September 21, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 20, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Royal Family: Prince George of Cambridge by the editors of LIFE Magazine, a special commemorative volume marking the birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's first child. Published in September 2013.

September 19, 2013 - Added books about the Tudors, the last Romanovs, and Royal Jewels.

September 18, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 17, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 16, 2013 - Added books about Roman Emperors and the Tudors.

September 14, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 13, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Fatal Rivalry by George Goodwin, about King Henry VIII of England, King James IV of Scotland, and the Battle of Flodden. Published in August 2013.

September 12, 2013 - Added books about Empress Cixi and World War I.

September 11, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 10, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about James IV.

September 9, 2013 - Added books about Prince George and the Mountbattens.

September 7, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 6, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Princess Margaret by Theo Aronson, a biography of Queen Elizabeth II's beautiful, maverick sister.

September 5, 2013 - Added books about Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, and Elizabeth II.

Here's the Royalty.nu list of the Bestselling Royalty Books for July and August 2013!

September 4, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 3, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

September 2, 2013 - Added books about King David, Marie Antoinette, England's Henry II, Richard II, Richard III, Henry VIII, George VI, King Arthur, British Royal Dining, Danish Royalty, and Thai Royalty.

September 1, 2013 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in September 2013.

August 31, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 30, 2013 - I am updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson, about the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire in the early 20th century. Published in August 2013.

August 29, 2013 - Added books about Mary Queen of Scots, Lancastrian Kings, the Windsors, British Royalty, and Tunisia.

August 28, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 27, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 26, 2013 - Added a book about the Knights Templar.

August 24, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 23, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Edward III and the Triumph of England by Richard Barber, which recreates the world of King Edward III, founder of one of the most famous of all knightly orders, the Company of the Garter. Published in August 2013.

August 22, 2013 - Added books about Regency England.

August 21, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

August 20, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 19, 2013 - Added books about Henry VIII, British Royalty, Napoleon, and a Chinese Palace. Updated the Royal News page.

August 17, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 16, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The White Princess by Philippa Gregory, a novel about England's King Henry VII and his wife, Elizabeth of York. Published in July 2013.

August 15, 2013 - Added books about Kate Middleton, Elizabeth II's sister Princess Margaret, Henry VIII's sister Mary Tudor, and Anne Boleyn. Updated the Royal News page.

August 14, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 13, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 12, 2013 - Added new books about Prince George, Franz Ferdinand, and the Jacobites. Updated the Royal News page.

August 10, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 9, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is King Faisal of Saudi Arabia by Alexei Vassiliev, a biography of the pious, cautious, and resolute leader who steered Saudi Arabia through a minefield of problems from 1964 to 1975. Published in August 2013.

August 8, 2013 - Added books about Kate Middleton, João VI, Queen Victoria's son Alfred, and Navarre.

August 7, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 6, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 5, 2013 - Added books about Cyrus the Great, Robert the Bruce, Marie Antoinette, King Arthur, England, and Portugal.

August 3, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

August 2, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Venus in Winter by Gillian Bagwell, a novel about wealthy Tudor noblewoman Bess of Hardwick. Published in July 2013.

August 1, 2013 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in August 2013.

July 31, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about William and Kate, Prince George, and Scandinavia.

July 30, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 29, 2013 - Added books about King David, Palaces, England, Egypt, and Russia.

Visit the Royal Baby News page for a round-up of all the recent news surrounding the birth of Britain's Prince George!

July 27, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 26, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Not in Front of the Corgis by Brian Hoey, which reveals the secrets of life behind the British royal curtains.

July 24, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 23, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a book about Oman.

July 22, 2013 - It's a boy! Visit the Royal News page for the latest updates on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's son. I'm posting news as fast as I can!

I've updated the British Royal Family page and the Prince William page to reflect recent changes in the royal succession.

July 21, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 20, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 19, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Kate's Style by Caroline Jones, a guide to dressing like the Duchess of Cambridge. Published in July 2013.

July 17, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 16, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 15, 2013 - Added books about Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Augustus, Rome, Napoleon, and Europe.

July 13, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 12, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Plantagenets by Dan Jones, about the warrior kings and queens who made England. Published in April 2013.

July 9, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Kate Middleton and Hawaii.

July 8, 2013 - Added books about Haile Selassie; William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland; and the Windsors. Updated the Royal News page.

July 6, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 5, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Summer Queen by Elizabeth Chadwick, a novel about Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of England's King Henry II. Published in June 2013.

July 4, 2013 - Added books about Elfrida, Mary Queen of Scots, and Elizabeth II.

Here's my list of Royal Bestsellers for May and June 2013.

July 3, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

July 1, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in July 2013. Added books about King Faisal, the Middle East, Oswald of Northumbria, Henry VIII, and King Arthur.

June 28, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Royal Mistress by Anne Easter Smith, a novel about Jane Shore, mistress of England's King Edward IV. Published in May 2013.

June 26, 2013 - Added books about Kate's Baby, Eleanor of Aquitaine, English Royalty, and British Palaces.

June 25, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 24, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added a book about the Borgias. Plus, here's a Sneak Peek at next month's new royalty books.

June 22, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 21, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is A Shark Going Inland Is My Chief by Patrick Vinton Kirch, about the history of Hawaii and its god-kings.

June 20, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 18, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about the Order of the Garter, Hawaii and Oceania.

June 17, 2013 - Added books about Augustus, Rome, the Third Crusade, Napoleon, France, Ranjit Singh, and the Order of the Garter. Updated the Royal News page.

June 15, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

June 14, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Prince Edward, Duke of Kent by Nathan Tidridge, a biography of Queen Victoria's father that focuses on his connection to Canada. Published in May 2013.

June 12, 2013 - Added books about Elizabeth II, Bess of Hardwick, the Thirty Years' War, and the Anglo-Saxons. Updated the Royal News page.

June 10, 2013 - Added a book about Empress Theodora. Updated the Royal News page.

June 8, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 7, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Queens and Mistresses of Renaissance France by Kathleen Wellman, which discusses Agnès Sorel, Anne of Brittany, Catherine de Medici, Anne Pisseleu, Diane de Poitiers, Marguerite de Valois, Gabrielle d'Estrées, and others. Published in May 2013.

June 6, 2013 - Added books about Elizabeth I, Elizabeth II, Kate's Fashion, and the Queen of Sheba.

June 5, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 4, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

June 3, 2013 - Added books about Frederick the Great, Elizabeth of York, the Restoration, William and Mary, royalty in Scotland, and royalty in Shakespeare.

June 1, 2013 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in June 2013.

May 31, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Woman Before Wallis by Andrew Rose, about future British king Edward VIII's affair with a Parisian courtesan who stood trial for her husband's murder. Published in May 2013.

May 29, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about the Ming Dynasty, Louis XVI, and English Coronations.

May 28, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 27, 2013 - Added books about the Tudors, the Glorious Revolution, and Louis XIV.

May 25, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 24, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Return of a King by William Dalrymple, about the 1839 British invasion of Afghanistan to reestablish Shah Shuja ul-Mulk on the throne. Published in April 2013.

May 23, 2013 - Added a book about Brunei.

May 22, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 21, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 20, 2013 - Added books about Egyptian and Russian royalty.

May 18, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 17, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Paris Reborn by Stephane Kirkland, which tells how Paris was transformed from 1848 to 1870 into the city we know today by Napoleon III and a civil servant, Georges-Eugéne Haussmann. Published in April 2013.

May 16, 2013 - Added books about Catherine de Valois, Napoleon, and China.

May 15, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 14, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 11, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 10, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Harry: The People's Prince by Chris Hutchins, a biography of the popular British prince written with the help of senior aides, bodyguards, schoolmates and friends. Published in April 2013.

May 8, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

May 7, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 6, 2013 - Added books about Elizabeth Woodville, Anne Neville, and Jane Grey.

May 4, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

May 3, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Serving Victoria by Kate Hubbard, about six members of Queen Victoria's household, including her chaplain, her personal physician, a maid of honor, and a governess. Published in April 2013.

May 1, 2013 - Added new books about Gilgamesh, King David, Alexander the Great, the Valley of the Kings, King Tut, Anne Boleyn, the Mughal dynasty, and North America. Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in May 2013.

The site's search feature is currently not working due to some problem at Google, which provides the search box, so I have removed it for now. If you're trying to find something, please use the links in the site's sidebar, the Site Map, and/or the World Royalty A-Z page. (UPDATE: Search seems to be working again.)

April 30, 2013 - The abdication of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and inauguration of the new king, Willem-Alexander, take place today. I will update the Royal News page as fast as I possibly can, so stay tuned!

April 29, 2013 - Added books about Princess Diana, Prince Harry, and Ireland.

April 27, 2013 - I am updating the Royal News page.

April 26, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Spain and the Netherlands.

The Featured Book of the Week is Custer, Cody, and Grand Duke Alexis by Douglas D. Scott, Peter Bleed, and Stephen Damm, about a royal buffalo hunt in the U.S. state of Nebraska in 1872. Published in March 2013.

April 24, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about the French Revolution and Korea.

Plus, here's a sneak peek at new royalty books scheduled for publication in May!

April 23, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

My two blogs, the World of Royalty Blog and the Royal News Blog, have now merged into one big superblog, the new improved Royal News Blog. There you'll find some of the same news you see here on Royalty.nu, but also a lot of extra info about history, books, the world, and -- of course -- royalty. Check it out!

April 19, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Roses Have Thorns by Sandra Byrd, a novel about a young woman at the court of Queen Elizabeth I, published in April 2013.

April 18, 2013 - Added books about Jane Shore and the Romanovs.

April 17, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The World of Royalty is 15 years old today!

April 16, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about the Qing Dynasty, Japan, and Europe.

April 13, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 12, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Creation of Anne Boleyn by Susan Bordo, which examines how generations of biographers, novelists, and filmmakers have re-imagined the English queen. Published in April 2013.

April 11, 2013 - Added a book about Spain's Queen Isabella I.

April 10, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 9, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 8, 2013 - Added a book about Canada.

April 6, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 5, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Duchess of Drury Lane by Freda Lightfoot, a novel about Dorothy Jordan, the 19th century comic actress who became the mistress of Britain's future King William IV. Published in March 2013.

April 4, 2013 - Added books about Jezebel and European Queens.

April 3, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 2, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

April 1, 2013 - Updated the Royal Books page. Added books about Henry III, the Boleyns, Maria Fitzherbert, King Arthur, France, the Maya, and Mexico.

March 29, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Arsinoë of Egypt and Macedon: A Royal Life by Elizabeth Donnelly Carney, a biography of the powerful Arsinoe II (c. 316-c.270 BC), daughter of the founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty. Published in February 2013.

March 27, 2013 - Added books about Elizabeth of York, Anne Boleyn, and British coronations.

March 26, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 25, 2013 - Added a book about Roxelana.

March 22, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Tudors, Stuarts & the Russian Tsars, edited by Olga Dmitrieva and Tessa Murdoch. This book explores exchanges between the courts of Britain and Russia from the reign of Henry VIII to the death of Charles II. Published in March 2013.

March 21, 2013 - Added books about Cleopatra, William the Conqueror, and the Romanovs.

March 20, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 19, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 18, 2013 - Added books about Akbar, Napoleon III, and the Byzantine Empire.

March 16, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 15, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Queen's Agent by John Cooper, about Sir Francis Walsingham and the rise of espionage in Elizabethan England. Published in February 2013.

March 14, 2013 - Added books about Princess Grace, Richard III, and Queen Victoria.

March 13, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 12, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 11, 2013 - Added books about Queen Victoria and Edward VIII.

March 10, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 9, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 8, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Shadow on the Crown by Patricia Bracewell, a novel about the early life of Emma of Normandy, wife of King Athelred of England. Published in February 2013.

March 7, 2013 - Added books about Queen Elizabeth I.

March 6, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 5, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 4, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page. Added books about Anne Boleyn, Oliver Cromwell, and Afghanistan.

March 3, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 2, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

March 1, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Blood Sisters by Sarah Gristwood, which is about women who played key roles in England's Wars of the Roses, including Marguerite of Anjou, Cecily Neville, and Margaret Beaufort. Published in February 2013.

February 27, 2013 - Added books about royalty in the Middle East, Charles I, and the Romanovs.

February 26, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

February 25, 2013 - Added a book about the Ottoman empire.

February 23, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 22, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Temple of a Thousand Faces by John Shors. In this historical novel set in Cambodia, Prince Jayavar of the Khmer people tries to amass an army to reclaim his kingdom. Published in February 2013.

February 20, 2013 - Added a book about Russian Tsars.

February 19, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 16, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 15, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Last Tsar: Emperor Michael II by Donald Crawford, a biography of Russian tsar Nicholas II's brother Michael, who succeeded to the throne when Nicholas abdicated. Published in January 2013.

February 12, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 11, 2013 - Added a book about Jacobites.

February 9, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 8, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Richard the Third by Paul Murray Kendall, a biography of King Richard III that portrays him as the man he was, leaving moral judgements to the reader.

February 7, 2013 - Added a book about William IV.

February 6, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 5, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 4, 2013 - Added books about Cleopatra, Herod, and George III.

February 2, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

February 1, 2013 - Updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in February 2013. Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is The Forgotten Queen by D.L. Bogdan, a novel about Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII and wife of James IV of Scotland. Published in January 2013.

January 30, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 29, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 28, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page. Added a book about Monarchy.

January 26, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 25, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Dressing the Queen: The Jubilee Wardrobe by Angela Kelly. The author is the dresser and personal assistant of Queen Elizabeth II. Published in January 2013.

January 23, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 22, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 19, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 18, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Henry V by John Matusiak, a biography of the English king. Published in December 2012.

January 17, 2013 - Added a book about Charlemagne.

January 16, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 15, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 14, 2013 - Added books about the Wars of the Roses, Henry VIII, and the Tudors.

January 11, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

The Featured Book of the Week is Napoleon - Life, Legacy, and Image by Alan Forrest, a biography of the attorney's son who became Emperor of the French. Published in December 2012.

January 8, 2013 - I'm updating the Royal News page.

January 7, 2013 - Added books about Cleopatra, Jane Seymour, Elizabeth I, and the Anglo-Saxons.

January 5, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 4, 2013 - The Featured Book of the Week is The People's Jubilee by Victoria Murphy, an illustrated look back at the Diamond Jubilee honoring Queen Elizabeth II and her 60 years of service to Britain and the Commonwealth. Published in December 2012.

January 3, 2013 - Added new books about Arsinoe II, Anglo-Saxon royalty, and Cambodia. Updated the Royal News page.

January 2, 2013 - Updated the Royal News page.

January 1, 2013 - Happy New Year! I've updated the Royal News page, and updated the Royal Books page with new royalty books published in January 2013.

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