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Media: Travel to England and English-inspired fantasy worlds with…Becoming Mrs. Lewis Patti Callahan

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Shelf Awareness for Readers for Friday, July 17, 2020

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MEDIUM MAGAZINE: Travel to England and English-inspired fantasy worlds with…

Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

“Becoming Mrs. Lewis”

When poet and writer Joy Davidman began writing letters to C. S. Lewis — known as Jack — she was looking for spiritual answers, not love. 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. A Library Journal starred review describes Callahan’s writing as “riveting” and says “her characters spring to life to create a magical and literary experience that won’t soon be forgotten.

Authors at Home: 5 Questions with Patti Callahan, Becoming Mrs. Lewis

This week’s spotlight Q&A features Patti Callahan, author of the USA Today Bestseller, Becoming Mrs. Lewis, a historical fiction novel based on the real love story of C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman. Bookpage called Becoming Mrs. Lewis a “breathtaking story is so real that it almost has a heartbeat.” We had the chance to check in with Patti recently, and here’s what she’s been up to sinc