Author Archives: Sarah Willis

About Sarah Willis

I have been working at Loganberry Books for ten years. Before that I was a writer (four published books with FS&G and Penguin), and now I am a bookseller and a photographer. I research and order new books, as well as do whatever is needed to help make Loganberry Books the best bookstore in Ohio. I am also very good at recommending books. All of us at Loganberry are eclectic readers. Please ask for recommendations if you need or want one!

The River of Doubt : Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey, by Candice Millard

Did you know that Theodore Roosevelt ran for a third term, this time with the Progressive Party, a new, independent third party? That when he lost, he decided to join an expedition of The River of Doubt, a tributary of … Continue reading

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Franci’s War: A Woman’s Story of Survival, by Franci Rabinek Epstein

              I love non-fiction about strong people who struggle through frightening events to somehow survive all the odds. These stories grab me because I want to believe we can persevere through the worst, but knowing that survival will take determination … Continue reading

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The Endurance by Alfred Lansing

The Endurance : Shackelton’s Incredible Voyage  by Alfred Lansing This is one of my favorite Non-Fiction books of all time.  In August 1914 The Endurance, lead by Ernest Shackelton and his twenty-eight crew members set out to be the first … Continue reading

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Labyrinth of Ice : The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition by Buddy Levy

This story about the 1881 Arctic exploration to find “Farthest North” takes place some thirty-seven years prior to Shackelton’s exploration in the Antarctica.  But many of the sheer difficulties—an ice bound ship that has to be abandoned, a crew of … Continue reading

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