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review: The Anne Boleyn Collection

The Anne Boleyn Collection by Claire Ridgway This book reads like a collection of essays and may be blog posts…

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review: Meg Roper

Meg Roper by Jean Plaidy This young adult novel penned in the early 60’s is based on the eldest daughter…

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review: The Wild Irish

The Wild Irish by Robin Maxwell In 1593, Grace O’Malley, Mother of the Irish Rebellion, famously met with Queen Elizabeth…

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review: Virgin: Prelude to the Throne

Virgin: Prelude to the Throne by Robin Maxwell I knew I’d like this one, as I’ve liked all of her…

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review: The Queen’s Bastard

The Queen’s Bastard by Robin Maxwell One of the great rumors surrounding Queen Elizabeth I is whether or not she…

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review: Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel Thomas Cromwell, one of Tudor England’s most denigrated figures, is given an honest voice as…

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review: Bring Up the Bodies

Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel Continuing the fascinating portrayal of Thomas Cromwell from her award winning novel, Wolf…

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review: The Queen’s Rival

The Queen’s Rival by Diane Haeger Bess Blount is well-known as Henry VIII’s first official mistress, but few novels have…

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review: The White Queen

The White Queen by Philippa Gregory Imagine an Elizabeth Woodville who is not a vindictive harpy; a cold and calculating…

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review: The Other Queen

The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory Mary, Queen of Scots is a newly arrived ‘guest’ of England’s Queen Elizabeth I…

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review: The Constant Princess

The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory I first read this book years ago when it was newly published and remember…

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review: The Boleyn Inheritance

The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory I listened to this on unabridged audio and have decided Philippa Gregory’s books are…