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Carpe Librum

Reviews and bookish conversation with author Samantha Wilcoxson.

If I am lost, you will find me in medieval England.

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Currently reading

A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
Barbara W. Tuchman
7 Lessons from Heaven: How Dying Taught Me to Live a Joy-Filled Life
Mary C. Neal, M.D.
The Naked Public Square: Religion and Democracy in America
Richard John Neuhaus
A Year with Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Carla Barnhill, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Jim Wallis

50 Most Expensive Book Sales of 2014

I personally try to get each of my books for as little as possible. I enter giveaways, review books from NetGalley, purchase used books, and scan for Kindle freebies on an almost daily basis.


The purchasers of these books clearly have very different objectives than my own. Joanne Rowling for $15,956, anyone?