I preordered this wonderful book and read it as soon as it came in the mail.
Megan Smolenyak's new book, "Hey America Your Roots are Showing", is a fun read with some good stories about genealogy research.
I highly recommend this book to anyone with an inkling of interest in genealogy, history, or great storytelling.
Interesting stories on what really goes into the TV versions of genealogy. The sponsors sometimes portray it as just being able to click on their website and you can go back... Read morePublished 5 months ago by K. Sharp
This is a very informative book if you are doing genealogy or not...Published 7 months ago by Flo Sells
Megan Smolenyak has lived the dream of many amateur genealogists, as she gets paid to do genealogy and loves doing it. Read morePublished 7 months ago by rachel
I thought Ms. Smolenyak is a great story teller and skilled genealogist. She uses her own experiences to explain methods of finding surviving family of military personnel. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
Awesome book. Tears one minute and laughter the next. Non-genealogy readers can enjoy the love she puts into each chapter, each adventure, each person.Published 10 months ago by HELEN L LEHMAN
Nicely written in a folksy, home style. Some of the descriptions on how
Megan acquired her data were vague and could have been clarified.
Generally, not a bad job. Read more
I have just received it, so I have not yet began to read it. Will follow up with a review when I get into it.Published 15 months ago by Leo the lion
The author uses practical examples from her years as a professional genealogist to teach and amuse. Any genealogist in the family would like this book because it does not read... Read morePublished 15 months ago by JVB Jr.
The very LAST thing I expected or wanted to read in this book on one of my favorite topics was the long drawn out, ad nauseum description of the Obamas' family history. Read morePublished 16 months ago by R. A. Buss