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Spilling the RoyalTEA


On today's episode, Emma, Jill, and Joe spill the royalTEA on their favorite monarchy-inspired reads. Their suggestions cover all topics, from the Tudors all the way to the House of Windsor, and mention some great fiction titles simply inspired by royalty. They also chat Diana's iconic style, the notion of "heir and a spare", and America's fascination with the royal family over the centuries.


Titles mentioned in this episode:

Emma’s Picks:

HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style by Elizabeth Holmes

The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan

The Heir Affair by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan

The Windsor Diaries by Alathea Fitzalan Howard

The Other Windsor Girl by Georgie Blalock

Finding Freedom by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand


Jill’s picks:

The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory

Before the Crown by Flora Harding

A Queen from the North by Erin Mcrae and Racheline Maltese

The Gown by Jennifer Robson

The Lady in the Tower by Alison Weir

Lady in Waiting by Anne Glenconnor

Royal Sisters by Anne Edwards


Joe’s Picks:

Elizabeth the Queen – Sally Bedell Smith

The Queen Mother – William Shawcross

Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret – Craig Brown

The Windsor Knot – SJ Bennett

Elizabeth & Margaret – Andrew Morton

The Duke – Ian Lloyd

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