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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

Glass Houses
Louise Penny
The Agony and the Ecstasy
Irving Stone
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

January 2015 Reading List

Edge of Eternity - Ken Follett Queen's Gambit: A Novel of Katherine Parr - Elizabeth Fremantle The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England - Marc Morris The Handfasted Wife - Carol McGrath The Strangled Queen - Maurice Druon The Snow Queen - Julia Whelan, Hans Christian Andersen Christmas Eve, 1914 - Charles Olivier, Cameron Daddo, Xander Berkeley, Cody Fern, Damon Herriman, James Scott, John Beck, Lance Guest, Gabe Greenspan, Nate Jones

My post sharing the books that I hoped to finish by the end of 2014 helped me stay on track and keep certain books in mind that I needed to get to. No, I didn't finish the list, but I enjoyed having something more immediate than an annual goal. 


In order to attack my burgeoning TBR with some level of organized purpose, I have decided to create a monthly TBR, reading challenge, book list....whatever you'd like to call it. Here are my choices for January.