Nefertari is a fascinating character-- the wife of Ramesses the Great, and the niece of Nefertiti and her heretic pharaoh husband Akhenaten. She lives during a tumultuous and impactful time in Egyptian history which is here vividly portrayed. Great book!
The Last Princess: The Story of Princess Ka'iulani of Hawai'i: The day she was born, bells rang joyously and cannon fired noisy salutes--at last there was an heir to the Hawai'ian throne. But although this beautiful young princess worked tirelessly to prepare herself to rule, and fought bravely to protect the rights of her beloved people, she would never be queen.