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Green-Eyed Monster: Philippa Gregory’s “Three Sisters, Three Queens”

If you enjoy self-important princesses who are so full of themselves that they have little room for anything of substance, then this is your book. Whenever I hear that Philippa Gregory has released a book, I am as excited as a little kid during the Holiday season.

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A Queen Discarded: Alison Weir’s “Katherine of Aragon”

Catalina de Aragon is a fresh-faced, bright-eyed Spanish beauty who comes to the strange land of England to wed Arthur, Prince of Wales. The demure Spanish princess who thereafter is referred to as Katherine (in the English style) arrives in her new country amid great pomp and revelry.