Anne Boleyn

May Book News

The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia Hardcover – April 4, 2016 (US) & May 13, 2016 (UK) Ruthless and passionate, Catherine the Great is singularly responsible for amassing one of the most awe-inspiring collections of art in the world and turning St. Petersburg in to a world wonder.  The [read more]

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England

Books about Queen Mary I

Non-Fiction Charles River Editors – Bloody Mary: The Life and Legacy of England’s Most Notorious Queen (US & UK) Doran, Susan & Freeman, Thomas – Mary Tudor: Old and New Perspectives (US & UK) Duffy, Eamon – Fires of Faith: Catholic England under Mary Tudor (US & UK) Erickson, Carolly – Bloody Mary: The Life of Mary Tudor (US & UK) Froude, [read more]

Book Reviews

Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette by Carolyn Harris Book Review

Queen Marie Antoinette, wife of King Louis XVI of France and Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I of England were two of the most notorious queens in European history. They both faced accusations that they had transgressed social, gender and regional norms, and attempted to defend themselves against negative reactions to their behaviour. [read more]

Anne Boleyn

My Top 5 Books of 2015

I have done over 10 bookreviews in 2015 and it has been a hard choice indeed. I have enjoyed most of the books published in 2015 and I was glad to see a few more unknown women in their own biographies. I shall bore you no longer, here is my top 5 of 2015! Joan [read more]