Garden of Reading

Garden of Reading is a book discussion group for anyone who loves to read! We meet four times per year, on the second Monday of the month in September, November, February, and April, from 11:30am-1:00pm in the library. Please bring your lunch and come join us - we'd love to have you!


Monday, September 9: The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan

Set against realistic backdrops of town and country, the powerful drama of the pilgrim's trials and temptations follows him in his harrowing journey to the Celestial City.

Monday, November 11Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon by Ray Rhodes, Jr

Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon, wife of Charles H. Spurgeon

Ray Rhodes Jr. examines Susannah’s life, showing that she was not only the wife of London’s most famous preacher, but also a woman who gave all she had in grateful service to the Lord.


Monday, February 10Even Better Than Eden: Nine Ways the Bible's Story Changes Everything About Your Story by Nancy Guthrie

Even Better Than Eden: Nine Ways the Bible's Story Changes Everything About Your Story

Tracing 9 themes throughout the Bible, this book reveals how God's plan for the new heaven and the new earth, far better than restoration to Eden, is already having an impact in the world today.


Monday, April 20: Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

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

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.


The Growing Place has one copy of each title, which is available for check out on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you would prefer to own your own copy, The Bookmark Bookstore would love to help you! Contact them at (901) 507-7899 or email .


We can't wait to see you around the table!