My first encounter with “Jack” and Joy was the movie Shadowlands. I already had a huge “readercrush” on C.S. Lewis and seeing Sir Anthony Hopkins portray one of my favourite authors. BECOMING MRS. LEWIS is on my TBR pile (mountain?) and I can’t wait to read it after reading Debbie’s review.
2018, 392 pages
Patti Callahan is a favorite writer of mine, I love her voice and the interesting way she connects her characters in her fiction. I know she is a protege’ of one of the South’s favorite writing sons, Pat Conroy. I’ve seen her speak on a few occasions, and she always presents as very well-spoken and professional. So I have a passing familiarity with her, and with her fiction. I thought I had her “Pegged” as a decent writer, one I could count on to provide an entertaining book, slightly on the “Light” side, with strong female leads that are encountering change and challenge. I thought I “knew” her. That is until I read “Becoming Mrs. Lewis.” This book takes her straight out of the box I had mentally prepared for her as a reader. I was, quite simply, blown away by this book!
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