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5 Books to Read if You Love Downton Abby

Are you missing your weekly fix of Downton Abbey? Have you binged watched the last season or already watched the Downton Abbey movie? Craving more “simply divine” history and historical fiction? We have five books just for you!

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle

by Fiona Carnarvon

The real-life inspiration and setting for the Emmy Award-winning Downton Abbey, Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon.

The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 1 by Robert Lacey

The official companion to the first season of the Emmy-winning Netflix drama chronicling the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, and starring Claire Foy and John Lithgow, from show creator Peter Morgan—featuring additional historical background and beautifully reproduced archival photos and show stills

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German Occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name.

Beauchamp Hall by Danielle Steel

#1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel tells the uplifting story of an ordinary woman embracing an extraordinary adventure, and the daring choice that transforms her world.

The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

From the critically-acclaimed author of Under a Painted Sky and Outrun the Moon and founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity, betrayal, and the meaning of family.

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