Your Royal Reading Guide: Beginner Books

When it comes to royals, deciding where to begin when learning about their history can be a daunting task. I have grown up reading various books on the topic, often confused about the more detailed parts discussed, so I would mostly skip to more modern topics. I recently was recommended these two books and must …

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Royal Reads for Kids — Part I.

As an aunt of five little ones--plus two more on the way!--I always love giving them books as gifts (obviously making me the 'cool' aunt. ūüėČ ). Recently while on the way to Kansas City I was trying to entertain them with 'ghost stories.' These included stories of Marie Antoinette's beheading along with other more …

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Royal Review: A Royal Affair directed by Nikolaj Arcel

I was flipping through Netflix a few days ago and came across this gem, A Royal Affair (En Kongelig Aff√¶re). The story It tells the true story of when Caroline Mathilde (the sister of King George III of Great Britain) married King¬†Christian VII of Denmark. A sadly familiar theme in royal history, King Christian suffered …

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Royal Book Review: ‘The Queen — A Life in Brief’ by Robert Lacey

Earlier this week I was at my local library hunting for some royal reads. Unsuccessful in finding any specific to royal weddings (strange, right?), I did find this gem of a book, The Queen. It's a mere six chapters, full of beautiful, rare photographs, and a brief, yet interesting read. So, after my sister saw …

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Royal Film Review: ‘Diana’ a film by Oliver Hirschbiegel

Last weekend I finally got around to renting 'Diana'¬†after having wanted to see it since seeing its first trailers. Admittedly, I hadn't researched the plot, so I was a bit disappointed upon realizing it was merely 90 plus minutes covering the alleged love story of Diana and heart surgeon¬†Dr. Hasnat Khan. Had I been more …

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