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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.

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Currently reading

The Circular Staircase
Mary Roberts Rinehart
The Beauty Shop
Suzy Henderson
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

Best Reads of 2015 . . . so far

By Geraldine Brooks - Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague (3/31/02) - Geraldine Brooks The Chalice - Nancy Bilyeau Lamentation - C.J. Sansom The Price of Blood: A Novel - Patricia Bracewell Paris: The Novel - Edward Rutherfurd Heartstone - C.J. Sansom The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England - Marc Morris All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel - Anthony Doerr Sisters of Treason - Elizabeth Fremantle The Tapestry: A Novel - Nancy Bilyeau

I saw a few others post their favorites of the year so far and thought it looked like fun, so here are mine. 


Books actually published this year, I believe, include Lamentation, Price of Blood, and The Tapestry.