Sneak peek at April 2020 new royalty books


Well, March has been an unsettling month for many people around the world. But some things haven't changed, and that's why it's time once again for your monthly peek at next month's new royalty books!

The Imprisoned Princess by Catherine Curzon. The scandalous life of Sophia Dorothea of Celle, wife of British king George I.

The Emperor Jahangir by Lisa Balabanlilar. Reveals in detail the Indian emperor's battles with addiction, power struggles, and his son's rebellion in 1605.

The Betrayal of the Duchess by Maurice Samuels. In 1832, the duchesse de Berry plotted to restore the Bourbon dynasty. Her betrayal by an advisor ignited hatred against France's Jews.

The Child of the Sun edited by Silvia Irina Zimmermann. Fairy tales and essays by Romanian queens Elisabeth (Carmen Sylva, 1843-1916) and Marie (1875-1938).

Magnificence and Princely Splendour in the Middle Ages by Richard Barber. In medieval Europe, magnificence was the king's duty, and it applied to his garments, courtiers, and ceremonies.

As always, publication dates are subject to change. The full list of next month's new royalty books will be published on the Books page on April 1. But no need to wait that long. You can go over there right now to see the new book lists for February and March.

If I could only read one of the books listed above, I think I would choose The Emperor Jahangir, although they all sound pretty interesting to me. Which book would you choose?

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