spiritual memoir

"Sober Mercies"

my take: This memoir is written by a woman who at first glance might seem impervious to alcoholism … a …

"Bread & Wine"

my take: This is Shauna’s third book of essays/memoir. In Bittersweet, it was pretty clear from her writing that she …

"Flunking Sainthood"

my take: What’s not to love about a self-depricating woman? Jana Riess says in the preface, “I am going to …

"Help Thanks Wow"

my take: Anne Lamott is my soul-sister twin born from another mother. In her latest work she gives the shortcut …

"House of Prayer No. 2"

My take: This memoir left me breathless. I’ve never read a memoir written with such urgency. I kept waiting for …