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Happy Birthday Philippa Gregory!

Posted about 15 days ago by Jozlyn H

This is the author that got me hooked! As a high schooler, I read The Other Boleyn Girl and from then on, couldn’t get enough of British history. This book sparked my undergraduate degree major: European History. I even studied abroad in London so I could get a good look at everything Plantagenet and Tudor.

Gregory spins a story so beautiful with just enough facts and fiction that make it hard to put down. As with most historical fiction, the backdrop is set in a specific time and place, but the dialogue, thoughts, and actions of the characters are mostly imagined. Her books blend it so nicely, and became much more to me than just stories.

If you are a fan of historical fiction, particularly British history, pick up one of these lovelies today. The best part is you don’t necessarily have to read them in order.

The Plantagenet and Tudor Series

Cover of The Lady of the Rivers

The Lady of the Rivers

Spoken CD   |   Large Print   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of The White Queen

The White Queen

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   hoopla audio   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of The Red Queen

The Red Queen

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   eBook Audio
Cover of The Kingmaker’s Daughter

The Kingmaker’s Daughter

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of The White Princess

The White Princess

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   hoopla audio   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of The Constant Princess

The Constant Princess

Spoken CD   |   eBook Audio
Cover of The King’s Curse

The King’s Curse

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   eBook Text   |   eBook Audio
Cover of Three Sisters, Three Queens

Three Sisters, Three Queens

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   eBook Text   |   eBook Audio
Cover of The Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl

Spoken CD   |   eBook Text   |   eBook Audio
Cover of The Boleyn Inheritance

The Boleyn Inheritance

Spoken CD   |   eBook Text   |   eBook Audio
Cover of The Taming of the Queen

The Taming of the Queen

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   eBook Text   |   eBook Audio
Cover of The Queen’s Fool

The Queen’s Fool

Spoken CD
Cover of The Virgin’s Lover

The Virgin’s Lover

Spoken CD   |   eBook Audio   |   hoopla audio
Cover of The Last Tudor

The Last Tudor

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of The Other Queen

The Other Queen

Spoken CD   |   hoopla audio   |   eBook Audio

Interested in the historic British setting, but would rather watch than read? Try some of Gregory’s books turned into film: The White Queen, The White Princess, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Spanish Princess

The Fairmile Series

This series is Gregory’s newest work and takes place during the English Civil War but instead of focusing on royalty, she narrows in on an ordinary woman living in a time when witch mania makes it dangerous to be different.

Cover of Tidelands

Tidelands

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of Dark Tides

Dark Tides

Large Print   |   Spoken CD   |   eBook Audio

The Order of Darkness Series

Gregory’s debut teen novel series, The Order of Darkness, begins in 1453 with an expelled teen monk being recruited to free Europe of evil. Subjects: Secret Societies & Paranormal Fiction.

Cover of Changeling

Changeling

Spoken CD   |   eBook Audio   |   eBook Text
Cover of Stormbringers

Stormbringers

eBook Audio
Cover of Fools’ Gold

Fools’ Gold

eBook Audio
Cover of Dark Tracks

Dark Tracks

eBook Audio

The Tradescant Series

Here is a beautifully written story of the royal gardener’s invaluable service to King James I. This series is available as a downloadable audio book or ebook.

Cover of Earthly Joys

Earthly Joys

eBook Audio
Cover of Virgin Earth

Virgin Earth

eBook Audio

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