Every Wednesday, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association publishes the regional bestseller list. On Thursdays, we celebrate Thursday Themes to shine a spotlight on some of the books from the list and give our brains a different way of thinking about books.
Brush up on your curtsy and bow, because these bestsellers have royal characters.
The Fragile Threads of Power V. E. Schwab (#15 Hardcover fiction) (One of the characters is Kosika, the child queen of White London.)
The Woman in Me Britney Spears (#2 Hardcover nonfiction) (Britney is a pop princess.)
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Taylor Jenkins Reid (#14 Paperback fiction) (Evelyn Hugo is a Queen of the Silver Screen.)
The Song of Achilles Madeline Miller (#15 Paperback fiction) (Helen of Troy is aka Helen Queen of Sparta.)
Taylor Swift: A Little Golden Book Biography Wendy Loggia, Elisa Chavarri (Illus.) (#4 Children’s Illustrated) (In “Love Story,” Taylor sings, “You be the prince and I’ll be the princess.”)
The Princess and the Grilled Cheese Sandwich Deya Muniz (#7 Young Adult) (The love interest and titular character is Princess Brie.)
The First Cat in Space and the Soup of Doom Mac Barnett, Shawn Harris (Illus.) (#5 Kids and YA series) (The Moon Queen has been poisoned by soup!)