Category Archives: Non-fiction

“Elizabeth: The Struggle For the Throne” by David Starkey

I admit to being a bit of a David Starkey fangirl, and thus biased in my opinion. That being said, this is possibly my favorite work of non-fiction about Elizabeth. This fresh biography examines Elizabeth’s turbulent childhood and young adulthood. … Continue reading

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“With the Heart of a King: Elizabeth I of England, Philip II of Spain, and the Fight for a Nation’s Soul and Crown” by Benton Rain Patterson

Entertaining and well-written, but lacks a cogent narrative. Continue reading

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