Historical Fiction Reading Log

(still updating)

Books I’ve read

The Plantagenets

  • The Kingmaker’s Daughter  – (Anne Neville, wife of Richard III)
  • The Red Queen – (Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII)
  • The Virgin Widow – (Anne Neville, wife of Richard III)
  • The White Queen – (Elizabeth Woodville, wife of Edward IV)

The Tudors

Anne Boleyn

Elizabeth I

  • Beware, Princess Elizabeth
  • Royal Diaries: Elizabeth I: Red Rose of the House of Tudor

Marie Antoinette

  • Marie Antoinette: The Journey – Antonia Fraser
  • The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette – Carolly Erickson
  • The Lacemaker and the Princess – (Marie Antoinette’s daughter, Marie Therese)
  • Royal Diaries: Marie Antoinette: Princess of Versailles

Other Royals

  • The Last Queen – Juana la loca
  • Royal Diaries: Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess – Anastasia Romanov
  • Royal Diaries: Catherine: The Great Journey – Catherine the Great
  • Royal Diaries: Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine – Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Royal Diaries: Elisabeth: The Princess Bride – Empress Sisi
  • Royal Diaries: Isabel: Jewel of Castille – Isabella I
  • Royal Diaries: Mary, Queen of Scots: Queen without a Country
  • Royal Diaries: Victoria: May Blossom of Britannia – Queen Victoria

Non-royalty Historical Fiction / Fairytales

  • Belgravia – 19th C (Regency, Victorian)
  • To Catch a Pirate – 17th-18th C piracy
  • Catherine, Called Birdy – Medieval
  • Loving Will Shakespeare – Anne Hathaway Shakespeare
  • Ophelia – Ophelia from Shakespeare’s Hamlet
  • Outlander – WWII & 18th C
  • The Revolution of Sabine – 18th C
  • The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever – 19th C
  • Spinners – Rumplestiltskin
  • Vlad the Last Confession – Vlad the Impaler “Dracula”
  • Zel – Rapunzel

Virginia’s bookshelf: read

Anastasia: The Last Grand Duchess, Russia, 1914
Animal Farm
Anne of Green Gables
The Art Of French Kissing
Beware, Princess Elizabeth
The Book of Lost Tales, Part One
The Book of Lost Tales, Part Two
The Bridge to Cutter Gap
Bridge to Terabithia
Bridget Jones's Diary
By The Time You Read This
The Catcher in the Rye
Catherine, Called Birdy
Catherine: The Great Journey, Russia, 1743
The Crown and the Crucible
Der Vorleser
The Diary of a Young Girl
Doomed Queen Anne

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