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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.

You can also find me - and my books - on my blog.

Historical Novel Society

Currently reading

Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna
Ramie Targoff
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

July Reading List

Sinful Folk - Nikki McClure, Ned Hayes A Place of Greater Safety - Hilary Mantel Kingmaker: Winter Pilgrims - Toby Clements Bring Up the Bodies - Hilary Mantel Oswald: Return of the King - Edoardo Albert The Summer Queen - Elizabeth Chadwick The Winter Crown - Elizabeth Chadwick Isabella: Braveheart of France - Colin Falconer A Perilous Alliance: A Tudor mystery featuring Ursula Blanchard (An Ursula Blanchard Elizabethan Mystery) - Fiona Buckley Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I - Charles Spencer

This is a month largely dedicated to clearing my NetGalley shelf with half of these titles coming from there. 


A Place of Greater Safety is the selection for More Historical than Fiction book club. Join us!


Sinful Folk and Bring Up the Bodies (audio) are already in progress, so reviews should be coming soon.


What are you looking forward to reading in July?