Royal bestsellers: May & June 2012

Recently, World of Royalty visitors have been gravitating toward books about European monarchies, as well as biographies of Queen Elizabeth II and her mother.

You may remember that the March-April bestseller list included a novel (The Sister Queens) about 13th century French queen Margaret of Provence and her sisters. Well, this new list includes another new novel about the same sisters!


The Palace and the Bunker: Royal Resistance to Hitler by Frank Millard. A study of the role of German and Austrian royals in Hitler's defeat.


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


The Great Survivors by Peter Conradi. Tells the story of eight European monarchies and how they made it into the 21st century.

and (tie)

The Queen Mother: The Untold Story of Elizabeth Bowes Lyon by Lady Colin Campbell. Promises "stunning revelations" about Britain's Queen Mother, wife of George VI and mother of Elizabeth II.


Four Sisters, All Queens by Sherry Jones. Fiction. Raised amid the lush valleys of Provence, Marguerite, Eléonore, Sanchia, and Beatrice are all destined to become queens.

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