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Win over £800 of brilliant books for Christmas - Thread 2 - COMP CLOSED (2019 THREAD)

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NatashaGransnet (GNHQ) Wed 11-Dec-19 11:23:47

It's that time of year again...

If you are stuck for gift ideas for family/friends, look no further than our round-up of the best books for Christmas. From psychological thrillers to women's fiction, autobiographies to cookbooks (and everything in between), there really is something for everyone.

And, as ever, we are giving one lucky person the chance to win everything featured on the page...worth over £800. All you have to do is tell us, on this thread, who you'd most like to find under your tree this Christmas (and why).

We will be drawing a winner at random at midday on Monday 16 December. Terms and conditions apply - more details on the page.

lisajordan18 Wed 11-Dec-19 11:56:13

I'd like to find Robbie Williams, I think he's ace!

Drumsmart123 Wed 11-Dec-19 12:34:13

My girlfriend - she's lovely!

shirlz51 Wed 11-Dec-19 21:16:10

Would like to find Mother Teresa.In this day and age there are so few people who would give up everything,and commit their lives purely to good works.Would love to think her goodness would "rub off"

Ishtar Wed 11-Dec-19 21:49:04

I'd love to find my adult kids there as they both live abroad and I can't wait to have them home for Christmas tchsmile

jrhymer Wed 11-Dec-19 21:57:04

I'd like to find Jon Bon Jovi under my tree, his smile melts my heart and I've not had much to smile about this year

TLWOOLY1 Thu 12-Dec-19 02:50:55

I’d like to find my mum under my Christmas tree, she passed away 2years ago and life hasn’t been the same since because I miss her so much.

Auntieflo Thu 12-Dec-19 08:35:29

I would have said my brother.
We had been estranged for 20+ years, but as we made up this year, it would now have to be my lovely mum, so that she could give us both a hug and tell us how silly we have been.

Neasypeasy Thu 12-Dec-19 08:48:54

Craig Revell Horwood would be a good laugh I feel - I think he's Fab-u-lous darling!!

Saucyoldman Thu 12-Dec-19 11:38:31

My mum's homemade Christmas Pudding that's laced with lots of booze, because I simply miss her and good food reminds me of her too! smile wine

trisher Thu 12-Dec-19 11:46:29

I'd like the Hairy Bikers as long as they come prepared to cook Christmas Dinner for us all!!!

Molly10 Thu 12-Dec-19 11:47:49

The love of my life 100% tchsmile

Mrsbeekeep Thu 12-Dec-19 16:20:26

I’d like to find my father and sister in law under my tree, I miss them both so much. xx

TrendyNannie6 Thu 12-Dec-19 16:30:24

My Lovely husband as he’s working all over Christmas to allow his friend to have Christmas with his young family one of whom is disabled, he’s so thoughtful always puts others first

KatyK Thu 12-Dec-19 19:14:06

Apart from loved ones, I'd like Michael Bublé please. Gorgeous, full of fun and he could croon away the day.

Seakay Thu 12-Dec-19 19:18:39

it would be lovely to find my Mum and be able to talk to her again (and probably get told off for mismanaging my life before being thoroughly organised by her!)

mellymoo Thu 12-Dec-19 20:51:12

Jeff Brazier with a big cheque for me from the Postcode Lottery!!!

Callistemon Thu 12-Dec-19 21:01:19

Mary Berry, with all the food and ready and willing to cook the Christmas dinner.
I will pour the champagne.

fionajk42 Thu 12-Dec-19 22:04:24

I would like to find one of the babies I lost.

blahblahblah1 Thu 12-Dec-19 23:23:35

I would love to find Sir David Attenborough, and hopefully he would like our recycled wrapping paper and homemade crackers!

Lincs Fri 13-Dec-19 00:44:09

Billy Connolly is so positive of life. He could sit under my Christmas tree forever!

tangogill Fri 13-Dec-19 05:46:28

I've lived in so many places my friends are widespread and my family are in Australia and Scotland. I would love to find all of them gathered together under the tree for one big wonderful Christmas.

supergabs1960 Fri 13-Dec-19 06:32:43

I'd like to find my Mum. She died a few years ago, just before I started crafting. She was an amazing crafter but I was too busy with children and work to learn anything from her. Now every time I make something I'm proud of I hold it up and say 'Look Mum, What do you think?'

Smudgethecat Fri 13-Dec-19 09:23:02

My lovely cats - waiting for a share of the turkey!

tiwibear Fri 13-Dec-19 11:57:02

I would love to have Bear Grylls under my tree, so he can teach loads of survival skills that as a scout leader I can then teach the scouts skills for life.