Royal bestsellers: July & August 2009

This is a list of best-selling royalty books of July and August. (Yes, I remembered to post it this month!) As always, the list is based on sales made through the site and its companion blogs.

In the case of a tie, the order of books in the list may be determined by number of new vs. used copies sold and/or the number of total click-throughs each book received.


Jane Seymour: Henry VIII's True Love by Elizabeth Norton. Biography of the Tudor king's third wife.


Mary Boleyn: The True Story of Henry VIII's Mistress by Josephine Wilkinson. Biography of the sole survivor of a family torn apart by lust and ambition.


The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici by Jeanne Kalogridis. Married to a handsome prince but overshadowed by his mistress, Catherine turns to sorcery.


The Rebel Princess by Judith Koll Healey. Novel set in 1207. Princess Alaïs, sister of King Philippe II of France, is caught up in palace intrigue.


The White Queen by Philippa Gregory. Novel about Elizabeth Woodville, wife of England's King Edward IV.

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