memoirs

From Blogging to Book Deal

Apr 30, 2012 By Christopher Kelly

Houston Chronicle blogger Jenny Lawson (aka The Bloggess) found herself at the center of a two-day auction among twelve publishing houses for the rights to her debut memoir, Let's Pretend This Never Happened. How did she rise from unpaid blogger to New York Times bestseller?

Secret Agent Man

Mar 31, 2012 By David Romo

Retired Border Patrol officer Hipolito Acosta remembers his time on the beat in The Shadow Catcher.

Sacred Mistrust

Sep 30, 2011 By Susan Wood

In Donna M. Johnson's memoir of a Pentecostal childhood, religious zeal and illicit love nearly tear a family apart.