First Line Friday # 29: “Becoming Mrs. Lewis”

It’s time for a new edition of First Line Fridays hosted by the Hoarding Books blog!

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I’m sharing a first line of a book that has been on my TBR all year! Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan — based on the real-life relationship between C. S. Lewis and Joy Davidman. A couple weeks ago, it was announced as a finalist for the Christy Awards! (YAY and congrats, Patti!)

I hope to read this book soon as I’ve only heard GREAT THINGS (mostly from Rachel McMillan who tells me what to read).

1926

Bronx, New York

From the very beginning it was the Great Lion who brought us together.

Your turn! What’s your first line?

15 thoughts on “First Line Friday # 29: “Becoming Mrs. Lewis”

    • πŸ™‚ I agree! And I’m pretty sure the “lion” is in reference to C. S. Lewis’s Aslan, allegorically representative of God. Happy weekend!

  1. Happy Friday! My first line is from “Sara’s Gift (Small-Town Christmas Wishes Series Book 4) by Kimberly Rose Johnson:

    “I have no idea who or what should get Charity’s fifteen hundred dollars.”

  2. My first line is from Aiming For Love by Mary Connealy:
    October 1873
    Hope Mountain
    Near Bucksnort, Colorado, Near Grizzly Peak, Colorado
    Josephine Nordegren floated through the woodland silent as a ghost.

  3. Happy Friday! I started reading this book but had to put it aside for a bit. Such good writing.

    I’m sharing from two Carrie Anne Noble books on my blog this week. Here is the second line from The Gold-Son:

    β€œThe forest was a forbidden place, spoken of only in warnings and whispers.”

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