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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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Warwick: The Man Behind The Wars of the Roses
Tony Riches
Edward Rutherfurd
The Legacy of Luther
Stephen J. Nichols, R.C. Sproul
In the School of the Holy Spirit
Jacques Philippe

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.