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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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Russka: The Novel of Russia
Edward Rutherfurd
The Man Who Could Be King: A Novel
John Ripin Miller
The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears
Mark Batterson
The Poisonwood Bible
Barbara Kingsolver

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?