The Jesus Cow by Michael Perry

If you enjoy light-handed satire and humor and don't need a lot of narrative drive or suspense you will enjoy The Jesus Cow. If you have lived in small town middle America you will chuckle at the accurate portrayal of the characters one finds there. But like the Midwest, it can meander a bit and take its time getting to where it's going.

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The Messiah Formerly Known as Jesus by Tom Breen

I won The Messiah Formerly Known as Jesus: Dispatches from the Intersection of Christianity and Pop Culture by Tom Breen in a Facebook or Twitter giveaway from the good folks at Baylor Press. I wasn’t sure exactly what to make of it but is sounded interesting and it was a quick read. So I bumped it up the TBR pile. I am afraid I am going to offer one of my truisms again. What you think of it will have a lot to do with what you expect and the attitudes you bring to it. Here is Publishers...

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The Messiah Formerly Known as Jesus by Tom Breen

I won The Messiah Formerly Known as Jesus: Dispatches from the Intersection of Christianity and Pop Culture by Tom Breen in a Facebook or Twitter giveaway from the good folks at Baylor Press. I wasn’t sure exactly what to make of it but is sounded interesting and it was a quick read. So I bumped it up the TBR pile. I am afraid I am going to offer one of my truisms again. What you think of it will have a lot to do with what you expect and the attitudes you bring to it. Here is Publishers...

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Christopher Buckley Links

I am a big fan of the whole Buckley family.  Unfortunately, I have been falling behind in my reading of all things Buckley.  It doesn’t help that Christopher cranks out satire faster than I can read it.  His thirteenth novel, Supreme Courtship, has recently been released.  For those interested, here are a couple of useful links: –> Cheryl Miller has an interview/review mix over at Culture11: But what’s fiction and what’s not isn’t really the...

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