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Doubleday was founded in 1897. Among their first bestsellers was The Day's Work by Rudyard Kipling. Today, Doubleday publishes an array of commercial fiction, literary fiction and serious nonfiction titles.

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Isabella: The Warrior Queen

Isabella: The Warrior Queen - Kirstin Downey This was an amazing and fascinating look at a greatly influential woman in history. Not only does Kirstin Downey dig into the life of the "warrior queen" of Spain, she also provides insight into her relationships with other important figures in history, such as Christopher Columbus and Rodrigo Borgia. Her reach and influence expanded continents and her legacy continues to this day. For anyone who is a fan of history, this book is a must-read!