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Carpe Librum

Bookish conversation with author Samantha Wilcoxson.

 

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July 2020
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For the two decades leading up to 2018, I worked in a very high-stress job. I worked in countries where I didn't speak the la...
July 2020
06
text: Daughters of the Greatest Knight
I'm happy to welcome historian Sharon Bennett Connolly to my blog today with a fantastic post on the daughters of William Mar...
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Lockdown changed my reading patterns this quarter. I set my reading challenges aside and went in search of books that would f...
June 2020
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"It's a drag being a cop" ~ Frank Zappa, "Help, I'm a rock" George Orwell was brainwashed. This happened in Myanmar (former...
June 2020
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I'm pretty sure I remember how this ends. Book LaGuerta is ambitious but not quite suspicious enough or smart enough, and [sp...
June 2020
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My thoughts on this book right after finishing it: 1) this would be an ideal textbook for high school civics class and 2) I'v...
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Finished chapter 5. Things are getting interesting, but I could have done without the description of the execution. Gratuit...
June 2020
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I've been watching the slow fading of my beloved Booklikes for quite some time. :( I know there are still quite a few of you ...
June 2020
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She’d misread all the clues, just as she had on the street when she’d thought it was early morning. The guns hadn’t started t...
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I was in an unhauling mood today and BT (sort of) asked me to share the books I have unhauled. Starting off with the non-f...
text: An Interview
For the last day of my blog tour, Pam Lecky has invited me over for an interview where she tries to stump me with challenges ...
June 2020
12
text: The Society of the Living Dead
On Judith Arnopp's blog, we are talking about the Society of the Living Dead, an organization started by women who were dying...
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Eh. I need some truly poetic sentiment by way of brain bleach after the solution of The Roman Hat Mystery. And since the ...
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This book being the end of the Jade del Cameron series was the book equivalent of the 10th season of Friends. Or that stupid ...
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This week, I'm looking for a varied diet in my reading, to keep me turning the digital pages during the monotonous Lockdown d...