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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.

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The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears
Mark Batterson
House of Beaufort: The Bastard Line that Captured the Crown
Nathen Amin

On Shakespeare....

My daughter is taking a test to bypass freshman English today. One of the books she had to read to prepare was Romeo and Juliet. Like most 14-year-olds, she did not fully appreciate the richness of Shakespeare. Her analysis:


'This is what happens when 13-year-olds try to fall in love!'


Well, there you go.