#178 ~ First Comes Love, Then Comes Malaria

First Comes Love, Then Comes Malaria: How a Peace Corps Poster Boy Won My Heart and a Third World Adventure Changed My Life by Eve Brown-Waite I enjoy reading memoirs from time to time.  It’s a nice break from the norm and, typically, the person writing the memoir has had an eventful, if not sad, […]

Mailbox Monday ~ 3.2.09

I’m sorry to be late this week, but I spent a good part of yesterday compiling the entries for my Bookmark It contest for Bookroom Reviews’ Book Giveaway Carnival.  I didn’t even have time to enter any contests myself.  It’s a good problem to have, though. 🙂  If you haven’t entered my contest, please do.  […]

#76 ~ Trespassers will be Baptized

Trespassers Will Be Baptized: The Unordained Memoir of a Preacher’s Daughter by Elizabeth Emerson Hancock Trespassers will be Baptized tells the story of Elizabeth Emerson Hancock’s early childhood as the oldest daughter of a Southern Baptist preacher living in Kentucky. Miss Em was a precocious little girl who grew up certain that she knew exactly […]

#01 ~ A Girl Named Zippy

A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland Indiana by Haven Kimmel This is a memoir of Haven’s early childhood in a small Indiana town. I was originally interested in the book because of the silly looking baby on the cover. Turns out that silly looking baby was the author. She was born small […]