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Can’t Get Enough of the Big News? Here Are Some More Royal Reads!

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From now until the big day next spring, we look forward to all the updates on wedding details and invitation lists for the British royal family when Prince Harry Weds Meghan Markle! Because we’re obsessed with royalty (The Princess Diaries is a big subject of discussion in the office today), we thought we’d bring you a special list of books on royal families all over the world and some families whose names are like royalty. Learn about the royals of Monaco, Jordan, and more. Become immersed in the world of royalty… if only for a little while: Diana: Her True Story – in Her Own Words, Andrew Morton What list on royalty wouldn’t start out with Princess Diana? She captured the hearts and…

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A Royal Wedding in 2018: Prince Harry and Actress Meghan Markle Engaged!

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The British royals will have another reason to celebrate in 2018! In addition to the new baby Prince William and his wife, Kate, will be expecting in April, Prince Harry will be tying the knot with his girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle. The engagement was announced today as Harry and Meghan stood for their first official press photos as an engaged couple.  The pair were engaged earlier this month.  While both were tight-lipped about the details of Harry’s proposal, both admitted that is was “romantic.”  Harry also said that he knew Markle was “the one” from the first time he met her.  The engagement ring also made an appearance and is said to contain a diamond from Botswana— a place…

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‘I Want My MTV’: A Literary Guide to the 1984 VMA Awards

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Billboard called 1984 “pop music’s best year ever,” and many agree that it was a magical musical time where not only could we hear music, but we could see it; and MTV was instrumental in making that happen. While there was much to be concerned with on the political front and relations with Iran, crack-cocaine was becoming an epidemic, and there was the scare of AIDS that stirred fear and pandered to our overall ignorance as a nation. Despite these social perils, in 1984 we also saw some firsts that signified promise in a time of overwhelming dystopia. Singer/Actress Vanessa L. Williams became the first African American Miss America and the space shuttle Discovery made its maiden voyage. The year…

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