Sneak peek: July 2015 new royalty books

Will you be adding any new royalty books to your library next month? Here's a sneak peek of what publishers have in store for July!

The Sale of the Late King's Goods by Jerry Brotton.Explores the formation and dispersal of British king Charles I's art collection.

The Eagle in Splendour by Philip Mansel. A look inside the grandeur and extravagance of the court of Napoleon I.

Napoleon on War edited by Bruno Colson. Based on Napoleon's correspondence and other writings, this book reflects his thinking on war and strategy.

Berenice II Euergetis by Branko F. van Oppen de Ruiter. Essays about the daughter of King Magas of Cyrene (modern day Libya), who was wife to King Ptolemy III of Egypt.

The Philosopher King and the Pictish Nation by Julianna Grigg. The emergence of Pictland (in what is now Scotland) as a cohesive nation during the 8th century.

The Tournament by Matthew Reilly. Fiction. Future English queen Elizabeth I visits the Ottoman Empire and is caught up in intrigue at the sultan's court.

The full list of new royalty books will be published on the Books page next month.

If I could only read one of the books listed above, I would probably pick Berenice II Euergetis to learn more about ancient Egyptian royalty. Which book would you choose?

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