November is almost here, and publishers have plenty of new books waiting for us in the new month! Here’s a sneak peek. (As always, publication dates are subject to change.)
The Queen’s Houses by Alan Titchmarsh. Takes readers on a tour of British royal residences and tells the personal family stories behind them. Illustrated.
Royal Gardens by Stéphane Bern, photos by Jean-Baptiste Leroux. An illustrated walk through some of the most beautiful royal gardens in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
Eleanor of Castile: The Shadow Queen by Sara Cockerill. The wife of England’s King Edward I, Eleanor was her husband’s close adviser, ventured on Crusade, and endured captivity amid a civil war.
The Warrior King and the Invasion of France by Desmond Seward. English king Henry V, the Battle of Agincourt, and the campaign that shaped medieval England.
Elizabeth: Renaissance Prince by Lisa Hilton. This biography maps Elizabeth I’s dramatic journey from timid newly-crowned queen to one of the most powerful monarchs ever to rule England.
Ambition and Desire by Kate Williams. The rags-to-riches life story of Josephine Bonaparte, first wife of Napoleon I.
The Prussian Princesses by John Van der Kiste. A biography of German kaiser Wilhelm II’s younger sisters, Victoria, Sophie and Margaret.
The full list of new royalty books will be published on the Royalty.nu Books page starting November 1.
If I could only read one of the books listed above, I think I’d pick Ambition and Desire for the simple reason that it looks like a good read. Which book would you choose?