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Doomed Queen Anne by Carolyn Meyer
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Nov 30, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: young-adult, 2008-reads, fiction
Recommended to Christina by: Mom
Read 3 times. Last read August 19, 2008.

Doomed Queen Anne is the basic story of Anne Boleyn for preteens and teenagers. This condensed version of history tells how she weaseled her way to the throne by marrying Henry VIII. Because it’s a young adult novel it’s very easy to read and very easy to understand.

Meyer was slightly off in her historical accuracy and her portrayal of Anne’s sister, Mary, and Anne was not to the caliber of Philippa Gregory’s The Other Boleyn Girl. However, Doomed Queen Anne is a much better fit for young teens who want to know about Queen Anne without having to read boring textbook or graphic sex scenes.
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August 19, 2008 – Finished Reading
November 30, 2008 – Shelved
November 30, 2008 – Shelved as: young-adult
December 23, 2008 – Shelved as: 2008-reads
September 7, 2016 – Shelved as: fiction

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Anna The cleanest book that's about Anne Boleyn out there, I'm very sure of that.


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