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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

April Reading Roundup

Bloodline: Wars of the Roses - Conn Iggulden The Invention of Fire - Bruce Holsinger The End of Law: A Novel of Hitler's Germany - Therese Down To Be a Queen - Annie Whitehead Night - Marion Wiesel, Elie Wiesel Blood and Roses - Catherine Hokin Far From the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy The Beautiful Mystery - Louise Penny Lady of Hay - Barbara Erskine

I've still got a few reviews to write, but I got a good amount of reading done this month. Yay me! Now it's time to start some research for a new project.


Indie/Small Press Authors:

To Be A Queen

The End of Law

Blood and Roses


Audio Books:


Far from the Madding Crowd

The Beautiful Mystery


Best Book of the Month:

Bloodline - Book 3 of the Wars of the Roses by Conn Iggulden