Books are a wonderful way to explore another person’s life, to imagine the experience of growing up in a different time or place. But how many of us have wondered about growing up with the dead? Wonder no more, because this January, Kate Mayfield releases her stunning memoir, THE UNDERTAKER’S DAUGHTER, about her childhood growing up in a Kentucky funeral home at the dawn of the civil rights era. You’ll be transported by her “Six Feet Under”-meets-“The Help” story…and today, we’re sharing her beautiful cover with you!

UNDERTAKERS DAUGHTER

 

For more about Kate, visit her website, and don’t miss her blog, full of quirky observations about the way we live–and die. Also, check out Kate’s piece for our sister blog, Off the Shelf: 5 Memorable Graveyards in Literature!