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The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure by Carl Hoffman - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780062439024
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Published: William Morrow - March 6th, 2018

Swiss adventurer Bruno Manser lived with the Penan for years,adopting their way of life and spearheading the movement to save the rainforest the tribe called home. Until he walked into the jungle and disappeared. Michael Palmieri has spent decades collecting and dealing in Bornean tribal art, occasionally in less than above board circumstances. These two men met only once in a brief and unremarkable way. A fascinating tale of two men and the very different ways each of them attempted to save a culture. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty by Tracy Borman - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780802127549
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Published: Grove Press - October 17th, 2017

This thoroughly engaging look at the Tudor dynasty captivates from the very beginning. The lives of these monarchs are examined in great detail, making their stories even richer and more fascinating. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History by Katy Tur - Book Review

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Published: Dey Street Books - September 12th, 2017

When NBC News correspondent Katy Tur began to cover the Trump campaign she thought it would be a brief assignment. A year and a half later it was over. An eye-opening account of what it was like to be on the front lines during the most bizarre campaign in recent history. Highest Recommend. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter by Theodora Goss - Book Review

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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - June 20th, 2017

After burying her mother, Mary Jekyll finds strange documents relating to her long deceased father and his sudden death. Enlisting the help of an investigator named Holmes, they follow the trail of clues, leading them to four very unique women: Diana Hyde, Beatrice Rappaccini, Catherine Moreau and Justine Frankenstein. This page-turner is a great mash-up of gothic horror, fantasy and mystery! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


The Necromancer's House by Christopher Buehlman - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780425256916
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Published: Berkley - September 2nd, 2014

Are you a fan of Jim Butcher or Kevin Hearne? Then try this! Never heard of Butcher or Hearne? Try it anyway! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship by Isabel Vincent - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781616206949
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 13th, 2017

A lovely story of food, love, loss and friendship. Everybody needs someone like Edward in their life. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


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