REVIEW: Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All

Round 2 judge Adrienne Gillespie is a Cybils returnee, 6th grade teacher, and former school librarian who blogs at Books and Bassets. Over the summer, she reviewed Young Adult Fiction nominee Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All, a series of stories written from the viewpoint of Henry and his various wives by seven excellent YA authors: M. T. Anderson, Candace Fleming, Stephanie Hemphill, Lisa Ann Sandell, Jennifer Donnelly, Linda Sue Park, and Deborah Hopkinson. Adrienne says:

Each author writes about their character in chronological order, with a few scenes that overlap. They write so well, you canโ€™t help feeling sympathy for the character. Then, when the character changes, you see things from another perspective…

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