BOOK CLUB: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The cover from my childhood copy of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

Call your library! Search your shelves! Borrow from a friend! Head to the bookstore! Or click on your favorite online bookseller!

January is the first month of the Strangers and Aliens “book club” . . . and 2013 is the Year of C.S. Lewis . . . so that means it’s time for us to read:


Many of you have probably already read this book, a treasure of fantasy fiction that also inspired almost every young Christian fantasy writer and fan since it was published.

So, as you read through the book and discuss it below, if this is not your first time reading it, then your mission as you reread it this month is to find something new that you haven’t noticed before!

Share your observations below! This will be the official discussion post for this book.

Also, the “extra credit” reading for this month is C.S. Lewis’ book Mere Christianity.

So, what new insights or observations do you have as you read through this book, the first Narnia book C.S. Lewis wrote?

What do you love about this book?

What do you hate about it?

What are some memories you have about this book?

And, as far as the “extra credit” goes, what are some of the common elements between Mere Christianity and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe?


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