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August Book Club - Spare Brides by Adele Parks

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KatGransnet (GNHQ) Fri 01-Aug-14 09:17:57

The 200 winners should have their copies of Spare Brides by now, so if you got one (or indeed if you didn't and bought one anyway) do add your questions and comments for author Adele Parks.

There's still time for you to buy a copy and join in this month's Book Club. We will be sending the questions over to Adele at the end of August.

Greenfinch Fri 01-Aug-14 09:46:42

Didn't see this one advertised. Must have missed it. sad

Galen Fri 01-Aug-14 10:06:23

Nor me!

Charleygirl Fri 01-Aug-14 11:01:16

Nor me.

NancyDrew Fri 01-Aug-14 11:49:29

Nor me and I've just had a look on the Book Club section and can't see it there either. Did you really advertise it GNHQ?

KatGransnet (GNHQ) Fri 01-Aug-14 20:45:57

Sorry if you missed it - it has been all over the homepage, in our newsletter and on Twitter/Facebook. It's also been on our books index page.

You're welcome to join in and purchase a copy here

Treebee Sat 02-Aug-14 20:36:53

I like Adele Parks and her books. Wasn't lucky in the draw so I've reserved a library copy and will join in the discussion.

Terrafirma1 Tue 05-Aug-14 09:25:10

Oh dear, I started this book with high hopes for a glimpse of life post WW I, but despite some very heavy handed attempts at social commentary, it is becoming very Mills and Boon. Will she fall? Of course she will, a bit of 20's bodice ripping then happy ever after.
" Singled Out" by Virginia Nicholson is on the other hand a fascinating look at the many many ways women's lives were changed by the Great War.

CariGransnet (GNHQ) Tue 05-Aug-14 10:27:26

Apologies books have been slightly later than usual going out but winners should get copies very shortly.

(And yes, as Kat said, we ran the giveaway as we do for all our books of the month - starting midway through the month before)

mattlins Thu 07-Aug-14 10:38:48

I was one of the lucky ones! My book arrived today. Can't wait to get started

Annie29 Thu 07-Aug-14 11:25:43

Thank you for the book, will start reading it later.

chloe1984 Thu 07-Aug-14 18:20:00

My book arrived today thank you will start reading very soon

Grannycupcake Fri 08-Aug-14 09:26:47

Thank you very much for Adele Parks' 'Spare Brides' Received the book this morning. Look forward to reading it at the first opportunity.

merlotgran Fri 08-Aug-14 09:28:47

Mine arrived yesterday, thank you. Starting it this evening.

nancy22 Fri 08-Aug-14 11:10:57

Book arrived yesterday. Can't wait to get started.
Many thanks

Grannybug Fri 08-Aug-14 12:31:07

Thank you for the copy of Spare Brides. Just finishing current read then I'll begin.... smile

sherish Fri 08-Aug-14 12:35:14

Thank you Gransnet for my free copy of Spare Brides. It's just arrived today. It's a good fat book and I can't wait to start reading it.

Gagagran Fri 08-Aug-14 12:39:07

I must be going doolally! I can't remember registering for this book but my lovely postie, Joe has just brought me one, so I must have! Thank you GN and sorry for being so dim! blush

emmasnan Fri 08-Aug-14 13:37:51

Just received my copy. Thank you, a lovely surprise I've always enjoyed other books Adele Parks has written and looking forward to starting this.

Elsie10 Fri 08-Aug-14 13:42:12

Just received my copy this morning - have to finish what I am currently reading - a tear jerker 'Between a Mother and her Child' by Elizebeth Noble - I keep crying!! So will be pleased to read something less emotional next.

jean48 Fri 08-Aug-14 14:06:18

Received my copy today. I am looking forward to reading it

Treebee Fri 08-Aug-14 16:39:03

I was lucky in the draw after all! Thanks for my copy. Library book ready to be returned!

Grannie48 Fri 08-Aug-14 16:57:19

Thank you for my copy which arrived today. I'm looking forward to reading it.

numberplease Fri 08-Aug-14 17:34:02

My copy arrived this morning, thank you, will be starting it later today. I`ve never read Adele Parks before.

GrandmaH Fri 08-Aug-14 17:58:56

I have no recollection of applying for this book but as just back from Holiday & read everything on my Kindle I am very grateful- thank you
I'll get started over the weekend. GC permitting!