If you are in the mood for a little non-fiction in your life but want a little spice in the book check out the Wicked History series by Scholastic. This series highlights historical figures who were a little less than innocent in their life. These biographies are short so you can fly through them in no time.
Henry VII: Royal Beheader by Price
Genghis Khan: 13-Century Mongolian Tyrant by Goldberg
Napoleon: Emperor and Conqueror by Heuston
Julius Caesar: Dictator for Life by Rinaldo
Hannibal: Rome's Worst Nightmare by Brooks
Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia by Vincent
Want more?!? Ask your local librarian for more Wicked History titles!