Reader recommendation: She-Wolves Save for later Saved Monitor readers share their favorite book picks. By Y.S. Rogers, Oakland, Calif. September 9, 2011 Save for later Saved About video ads View Caption of She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth, by Helen Castor, exposes the medieval power struggle. The content is rich, the writing is enjoyable, and the history becomes alive. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?