There are few activities as satisfying and comforting as watching reality television. 90 Day Fiancé,The Bachelor,Vanderpump Rules, and Southern Charm, to name a few, are riveting precisely because of their premise: They're about real people doing real things. OK, yes, some of the drama is certainly manufactured, but enough of it is real to keep viewers coming back for more.
If you're looking for a reality TV show in book form, you can't beat the three new nonfiction books I've listed for you below. These books are all about real women — Hollywood royalty and actual royalty — who lived the kind of lives you thought only existed in fiction. The scandals, love affairs, and brushes with celebrities depicted in these books certainly seem too extraordinary to be real — and of course, that makes them even more shocking.
In Seduction, you'll read about the actresses pursued by one of the 20th centuries' greatest legends, Howard Hughes; in Ninety-Nine Glimpses Of Princess Margaret, you'll discover the complicated truth of an enigmatic, layered woman; and in Daughters of the Winter Queen, you'll learn about four fascinating royal women who changed the course of history. Read more about them below: