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Event: The Country Bookshop SOUTHERN PINES, NC | Thurs. Oct. 24, 2019 10am-2pm Annual 2019 Book Fair

Thu, Oct 24

The Country Bookshop

SOUTHERN PINES, NC | Thurs. Oct. 24, 2019 10am-2pm

Annual 2019 Book Club Event, Book Fair, Luncheon, and Author Signing with Author Patti Callahan BECOMING MRS. LEWIS @ The Country Bookshop 140 NW Broad Street Southern Pines, NC 28387 from 10am-2pm. Registration HERE

Neighbors of Pinehurst Annual Book Club Luncheon with Patti Callahan Henry

The Country Bookshop will present new & noteworthy books

Adult & Children’s Books will be available for purchase

This event is open to anyone who wishes to attend

Tables of 8 or 10 may be reserved; to do so all payments must be received together.

All other seats will be assigned on a first come / first serve basis upon receipt of payment

You will receive your seat assignment at the registration table.

Thursday, October 24

Country Club of North Carolina

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Valet Parking Available with Gratuity

~ Plated Luncheon – $24 all inclusive ~

Chicken Salad, Gouda Cheese, Apple Smoked Bacon on Croissant OR

Tavern Sliced Ham, Brie, Granny Smith Apples on Croissant

Includes a side of fresh fruit, Dessert Pastries, Coffee, Tea, Water Cash Bar for Wine or Soda

Special Dietary Needs will be accommodated (Chef’s choice)

Program Schedule: 10:00-10:30 a.m. Registration / Check In & Book Fair Open, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. The Country Bookshop Presentation, 11:45 Lunch Served & Book Fair Open, 12:30 p.m. Author Presentation, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Author Book Signing & Book Fair Open.

Deadline to register is October 15

Please contact Susan Zanetti at with questions or to register


Event date:

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 10:00am

Event address:

1600 Morganton Rd

Pinehurst, NC 28374

Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis (Hardcover)

By Patti Callahan


ISBN: 9780785224501

Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Thomas Nelson - October 2nd, 2018


About Country Bookshop

The Country Bookshop is a locally-owned and operated bookshop in the heart of downtown Southern Pines, North Carolina. We are known for small-town atmosphere, and a friendly, knowledgeable staff. We are the avid readers’ paradise; we carry a large selection of classics, bestsellers, and every genre under the sun. New books arrive daily! You’ll also find unique gifts, cards, and knick-knacks. There’s so much to discover- come see us to explore the joy shopping local! Read More


About Patti Callahan

Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times best-selling author of fifteen novels, including the (Historical Fiction), BECOMING MRS. LEWIS—The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis. Now a USA TODAY, Publishers Weekly, and The Globe and Mail bestseller. (writing as Patti Callahan)

Her latest novel, THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER, (Southern Contemporary Fiction) was released June 4, 2019, and is available now. A full-time author and mother of three children, she now resides in both Mountain Brook, Alabama and Bluffton, South Carolina with her husband. Read More


About Becoming Mrs. Lewis

Now a USA TODAY, Publishers Weekly, and The Globe and Mail bestseller!

In a most improbable friendship, she found love. In a world where women were silenced, she found her voice.

From New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan comes an exquisite novel of Joy Davidman, the woman C. S. Lewis called “my whole world.” When poet and writer Joy Davidman began writing letters to C. S. Lewis—known as Jack—she was looking for spiritual answers, not love. Love, after all, wasn’t holding together her crumbling marriage. Everything about New Yorker Joy seemed ill-matched for an Oxford don and the beloved writer of Narnia, yet their minds bonded over their letters. Embarking on the adventure of her life, Joy traveled from America to England and back again, facing heartbreak and poverty, discovering friendship and faith, and against all odds, finding a love that even the threat of death couldn’t destroy.

In this masterful exploration of one of the greatest love stories of modern times, we meet a brilliant writer, a fiercely independent mother, and a passionate woman who changed the life of this respected author and inspired books that still enchant us and change us. Joy lived at a time when women weren’t meant to have a voice—and yet her love for Jack gave them both voices they didn’t know they had.

At once a fascinating historical novel and a glimpse into a writer’s life, Becoming Mrs. Lewis is above all a love story—a love of literature and ideas and a love between a husband and wife that, in the end, was not impossible at all. Read More


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