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While you are waiting for “Victoria”

Image of itemIn anticipation of Womens’ History Month here are few biographies you might have missed.

Queen Victoria always suffered from a rather stuffy, prudish reputation until Masterpiece Theater’s latest historical drama on Sunday nights. If you are enjoying the program, there is a new biography of her that will soon be on the shelves (click the book cover to place a hold).

While you are waiting there are other historical biographies of women ruler’s on our shelves to try:

Elizabeth The Queen – The Life of A Modern Monarch by Sally Bedell SmithImage of item

 

 

Queen Isabella – Treachery, Adultery and Murder in Medieval EnglandImage of item by Allison Weir

 

 

 

 

Christina Queen of Sweden by Veronica Buckley

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Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff

 

 

As Always – Ask A Librarian

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More psychological suspense if you liked “Girl on the Train” and or “Gone Girl”

If you liked the psychological suspense thrillers “Girl on the Train” or “Gone Girl” use our library catalog and online resources for more books like these.

Here are some of the read-a-likes we have in our library:

Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson He's Gone by Deb Caletti A Secret Place by Tana French
For the Ebook or audiobook versions, the advanced search option allows you to search by Subject or Genre.  If you’d like a demonstration, please come in and we’ll show you how.

If you have your library card handy or are in the library, use this list provided by Novelist.  Or for other authors you are interested in, try Novelist’s Author Readalikes feature under the “Lists and Articles” tab and the recommended reads lists.

–Karen

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