Sneak peek at May 2022 new royalty books

Wow. Book prices seem to be skyrocketing. Three of the books listed below cost more than $100! Fortunately, there are more affordable options as well. Here's your sneak peek:

Queen Elizabeth II: An Oral History by Deborah Hart Strober and Gerald Strober. Features detailed interviews from royal friends, staff, and others.

Agnès Sorel and the French Monarchy by Tracy Adams. The mistress of French king Charles VII, Agnes was mysteriously poisoned.

The Worlds of a Prince by Stéphane Lamotte. The life and work of Albert I (1848-1922), prince of Monaco.

Sultan Qaboos and Modern Oman, 1970-2020 edited by Allen James Fromherz and Abdulrahman al-Salimi. A look at the rebirth of modern Iran under Qaboos.

Fit for a King: The Royal Garage of the Shahs of Iran by Borzou Sepasi. Iran's rulers owned some of the world's most unique luxury cars. Includes more than 600 images.

The Last White Rose by Alison Weir. A novel about Elizabeth of York, wife of Henry VII.

The Last Queen by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Novel about the commoner who became the last reigning queen of India's Sikh Empire.

Publication dates are subject to change. For the full list of May's new royalty books, visit the Books page next month. Or go over there right now to see the March and April book lists!

If I could only read one of the books listed above, I would choose The White Rose because Elizabeth of York had an amazingly dramatic life. (And that book doesn't cost a hundred dollars!) Which book would you choose?

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