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Italian Short Stories For Beginners: 8 Unconventional Short Stories to Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Italian the Fun Way!
Olly Richards
59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot
Richard Wiseman
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Sarah Waters
The Betrothed
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Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen
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The Horror Story Behind the Fairytale.

The Rival Queens: Catherine de' Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite de Valois, and the Betrayal that Ignited a Kingdom - Nancy Goldstone

Wow, what an amazing story! French history is every bit as rivetting as English history (at least at a distance of four hundred years). To be a royal female in Europe at this time you really needed to keep your head. A remarkable story, entertainingly told.