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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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A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens, Gillen D'Arcy Wood
Goliath Must Fall: Winning the Battle Against Your Giants
Louie Giglio
Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet
Lyndal Roper
The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears
Mark Batterson
1517: Martin Luther and the Invention of the Reformation
Peter Marshall
House of Beaufort: The Bastard Line that Captured the Crown
Nathen Amin

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?