Tanara McCauley

Culturally Imagined Stories

Tag: seven books in seven weeks

  • Seven Books in Seven Weeks Drawing Results

    Thanks to all of you who followed along and participated in my Seven Books in Seven Weeks reading marathon! I had a great time and read some great books because of your recommendations. I also enjoyed your comments and some of the emotional turmoil we shared. All that was missing was the ability to share […]

  • Week 7 Book 7: A Review of Truth Stained Lies by Terri Blackstock

    Ever since the murder of her police officer fiancée, and the perp’s bogus acquittal, Cathy Cramer has been using her law background and a high-profile blog to help keep other murderers from getting away with their crimes. But prosecuting defendants in the court of public opinion wins her more than national recognition and a faithful […]

  • Week 6 Book 6: A Review of Taliesin by Stephen R. Lawhead

    It was the age of Atlantis, when nine kings ruled in peace and prosperity and the lives of their people were saturated with extravagance. It was also an age marked for destruction–a fate to dwarf the devastation caused by the outbreak of war after two millenia of peace. In Taliesin, Stephen R. Lawhead slashes through […]

  • Week 2 Book 2: A Review of Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman

    Got your church T-shirt? Your “Jesus is my co-pilot” bumper sticker? What about your WWJD bracelet? Bible? Check! Some verses memorized? Check! Personalized tithe envelopes? You know this maaan! Okay, okay. Now what about Jesus? You’ve got all the paraphernalia–the outward stuff that clothes you with the Christian image–but do you really have Jesus? Are you a fan, or are you a […]

  • Week 1 Book 1: A Review of The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

     Throughout history flowers have been known for their beauty and fragrant scents. While commonly given as expressions of love and well wishes, their meanings became even more specific during the Victorian era. Dictionaries of the flower-to-emotion relationships were penned with care, but over time the language created for romantic expression faded to obscurity. In Vanessa Diffenbaugh’s The Language of Flowers, […]

  • Seven Books in Seven Weeks: The List

    I’ve finally compiled a list for my Seven Books in Seven Weeks marathon. Thanks to everyone who posted or emailed your suggestions. It took a while to filter through and decide which seven books would occupy hours of my time over the next seven weeks, but now that the list is done I’m ready to hit […]