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CarpeLibrum

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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Russka: The Novel of Russia
Edward Rutherfurd
The Man Who Could Be King: A Novel
John Ripin Miller
The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears
Mark Batterson
The Poisonwood Bible
Barbara Kingsolver
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Do crisp pages do it for you? The musky scent of an older tome? Or are you into leather (covers.)
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In the Orangery (1878) by Charles Edward Perugini [x]
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A bit of background: Reinhold Messner is, as you may know, a famous, record-breaking mountaineer. He was the first to climb E...
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Total. boy. humour. And it's hilarious. Really silly and did I mention the boy humour? There's a lot of it. At a guess I...
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all three of the unread Nonfiction books to do with spies that I own look pretty darn swell! very tempting. but this one has ...
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Fortunately, younger me read more books than I do. That nerd was constantly reading. Of course, I understand more of what I...
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December 2017
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My father-in-law passed away Sunday morning. He was 95, would have been 96 in March. He and my mother-in-law celebrated the...
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December 2017
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... and we're still 2 weeks away, and for all I know this may be all we're due this winter, but I can't help tacitly getting ...
December 2017
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OMG, my ability/willingness to write seems to be back. Yay! (Please don't decide to leave again.) Maybe I'll get my desire to...
url: A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War
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My 2018 TBR is slowly but surely filling up thanks to all of the sales that Audible is having. Any time I can get a book for ...
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Awhile back I placed yet another order from BWB during their Black Friday sale. I got one book for myself and then my parents...