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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

June Reading Roundup

Fahrenheit 451: The Authorized Adaptation - Ray Bradbury, Tim Hamilton A Trick of Fate (The Renaissance Sojourner Series Book 0) - Kristin Gleeson, Moonyeen Blakey Sons of the Wolf - Paula Lofting The Last Lion 3: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-65 - Paul   Reid, William Raymond Manchester The Heretic's Daughter - Kathleen Kent The Devil's Band (The Devilstone Chronicles) (Volume 1) - Richard Anderton The Children of Henry VIII - Alison Weir The Queen's Caprice - Marjorie Bowen

I'm behind on reviews but not reading. Though I decided that I am no longer going to review everything I read, there are still a couple of these that I need to review.


I won't be reviewing Fahrenheit 451 though I did enjoy reading it and discussing it with my daughter. Classics and mass market books are just not in need of my input. I will continue to review independently published novels, NetGalley ARCs, and books that I just feel like talking about.  ;-)


Reviews will be forthcoming for The Devil's Band and The Queen's Caprice.



Fahrenheit 451

Heretic's Daughter

The Last Lion



The Queen's Caprice


Independent Authors:

A Trick of Fate

The Sons of the Wolf

The Devil's Band