Sneak peek at March 2020 new royalty books

March is going to be an excellent month for royal readers, offering something for almost everyone! Here's your sneak peek. (As always, publication dates are subject to change.)

Lady in Waiting by Anne Glenconner. The author was Princess Margaret's lady-in-waiting and closest confidante.

The Royal Family Operations Manual by Robert Jobson. Looks behind the scenes at the Windsors.

Stuart Style: Monarchy, Dress and the Scottish Male Elite by Maria Hayward. The clothing of James VI and I, Prince Henry, Charles I, Charles II, and James VII and II.

MBS by Ben Hubbard. How Saudi prince Mohammed bin Salman rose to power.

The World Odyssey of a Balinese Prince by Idanna Pucci, illustrated by A.A. Made Djelantik. Born in 1919, Prince Made Djelantik witnessed the Second World War in Holland. This book is illustrated with his own watercolors.

Diaries of an Egyptian Princess by Nevine Abbas Halim. Written by a daughter of an activist prince who clashed with King Fuad, this book includes royal gossip and tales of fashionable society.

The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel. Fictional account of the final years of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII. This is the third book in a series; the first two are Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.

For the full list of new royalty books, visit the Books page on or after March 1. Of course, instead of waiting, you could go over there right now and check out January and February's new books (and those lists get updated every so often, too)!

If I could only read one of the intriguing new books listed above, I would pick Stuart Style because royal fashion is always a fun topic. Which book would you choose?

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