The book itself is small and brightly colored. On the cover is a popsicle stick with a fragment of frozen purple goodness hanging on. Inside are delightful morsels that are both heart-rending and side-splitting. You'll want to devour them all in one sitting, but try to savor them. Get a little juice on your chin.
Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs by Beth Ann Fennelly ($22.95, Norton), recommended by Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC.