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Etta and Otto and Russell and James - January (2015) book club

(131 Posts)
CariGransnet (GNHQ) Mon 15-Dec-14 10:44:28

Before we start on the mulled wine get bogged down in festive preparations, we thought we'd get the thread up and running for those who won a copy of Etta to chat about the book and add their thoughts and questions.

You can read more about the book/author here

merlotgran Mon 15-Dec-14 12:42:50

Received mine on Saturday, thanks Gransnet.

Just started it.

chloe1984 Mon 15-Dec-14 13:12:34

Mine arrived on Friday have just started to read it , looks really good and what an attractive cover.

CariGransnet (GNHQ) Mon 15-Dec-14 13:24:12

Isn't it beautiful?

And this is one that I can't wait to discuss with everyone grin

gma Mon 15-Dec-14 13:25:42

Lovely early Christmas present arrived this morning! Thank you so much for my copy of Etta and Otto and Russell and James, it looks very promising. And hardback too, very attractive cover also. Post Christmas reading sorted!! tchwink

Buddie Mon 15-Dec-14 13:27:15

Mine arrived at the weekend when I had a houseful and couldn't really appreciate it. Now plan to curl up in front of a balzing fire and enjoy. It looks and sounds delightful.
Many thanks.

alex57currie Mon 15-Dec-14 15:15:01

Received mine today. Thanks Gransnet.

Gagagran Mon 15-Dec-14 15:24:46

Just come - thanks GN. Such a treat to get books in the post! Look forward to reading it.

glammanana Mon 15-Dec-14 15:24:49

Also received mine to-day and must agree about the cover being very attractive indeed & a hardback wow love it.
Can't wait to get to read it,next one on my list.

Andrews Mon 15-Dec-14 15:43:12

Thanks very much for my copy which arrived this morning. I look forward to reading it, which will be after I finish reading Lord of The Rings. Bet you're all impressed! LOL.

redamanthas Mon 15-Dec-14 16:11:02

Received mine today. Looks really inviting so can't wait to read it. Thanks Gransnet.

pompa Mon 15-Dec-14 16:40:33

Mine arrived a few days ago, thanks, can't wait to get into it, need to finish current book first. Mrs.P Also like the sound of it.

numberplease Mon 15-Dec-14 16:45:23

My copy arrived just before lunchtime, thank you GN. I look forward to starting it later. Very pretty cover.

cazthebookworm Mon 15-Dec-14 17:56:33

Just collected my copy from my neighbour, an early Christmas present, thank you GN looking forward to reading it, comments to be posted later.

Littlemissactive Mon 15-Dec-14 18:27:32

Thank you so much for this beautiful looking book. Can't wait to read it once I've finished The Fault in our Stars. Perfect Christmas reading.

Supernan Mon 15-Dec-14 19:22:30

The book arrived today. Read a few chapters and it's held my attention. A very good start. I am confined to the house with a leg in plaster so it couldn't have come at a better time for me. Thank you Gransnet.

Frannygranny Mon 15-Dec-14 19:56:16

Thank you for my copy. It's now next on my list of things to read.

Rosannie Mon 15-Dec-14 22:36:26

I'm delighted to have received a copy of Emma Hooper's beautiful book and am looking forward to reading it over the Christmas break. Thank you!

Purpledaffodil Mon 15-Dec-14 23:06:29

Lovely surprise packet this morning. Thank you for my copy. Wow! Hardback fiction, what a luxury.grin

matson Tue 16-Dec-14 15:28:25

Thank you for my copy of Emma Hoopers book, it looks interesting

numberplease Tue 16-Dec-14 15:59:54

I`ve not read very much yet, but what I have read is slightly reminiscent of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, a previous GN giveaway.

shysal Tue 16-Dec-14 16:16:06

Thank you for my copy too. I just have to find the time to read it, I am usually late finishing the books of the month, only just got to the end of November's!

pattieb Tue 16-Dec-14 20:18:00

Many thanks for my copy
I agree with number please, it is a similar theme to Harold Fry
I have read some of the book and to date am amazed at the distance Etta walks without us being involved.
A good read though

alex57currie Wed 17-Dec-14 13:17:29

Yes I agree, similar to Harold Fry. I'm on chapter5 and loving it.

gillybob Wed 17-Dec-14 14:13:19

Received my copy yesterday. Thank you GNHQ. Can't wait to get stuck into it this evening. smile