Royal bestsellers: January & February 2012

These days World of Royalty visitors are reading about Queen Elizabeth II, Nicholas and Alexandra, the Kingdom of Hawaii, and (as always) Princess Diana. Here are the bestselling royalty books of the past two months, based on sales made through the site and its companion blogs:


Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch by Sally Bedell Smith. A new biography of Queen Elizabeth II.


Alix and Nicky by Virginia Rounding. A deeply personal study of the last tsar of Russia's marriage.


Queen Elizabeth II: A Diamond Jubilee Souvenir Album by Jane Roberts. A biography in photographs with 300 full-color illustrations.


Lost Kingdom by Julia Flynn Siler. Hawaii's last queen, the sugar kings, and America's first imperial adventure.


Diana: Her True Story by Andrew Morton. Princess Diana secretly helped the author write this biography, which shattered the myth that she led a perfect fairy-tale life.

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