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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

A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
Barbara W. Tuchman
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

August Reading List

The Serpent Sword - Matthew Harffy Wolf's Head - Steven A. McKay A Perilous Alliance: A Tudor mystery featuring Ursula Blanchard (An Ursula Blanchard Elizabethan Mystery) - Fiona Buckley A Place of Greater Safety - Hilary Mantel Watch the Lady: A Novel - Elizabeth Fremantle The Summer Queen - Elizabeth Chadwick The Winter Crown - Elizabeth Chadwick Little Women - Deanna McFadden, Lucy Corvino, Louisa May Alcott The Burning Land - Bernard Cornwell The Game of Kings - Dorothy Dunnett

Once again, I have probably set myself a goal that is unattainable. Thank goodness BookLikes limits me to 10 featured books or I would be even more unrealistic with my monthly goal.


More Historical than Fiction monthly selection:

continuing with A Place of Greater Safety since some members (ahem, me) have not finished.


NetGalley Reads:

Winter Crown & A Perilous Alliance


Awesome Indie Writers:

The Serpent Sword & Wolf's Head


Local Book Club selection:

A Game of Kings


Audio Books:

Watch the Lady

Little Women


Because I need to stay ahead of my husband in this series:

The Burning Land