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where's the thread for talking about the book?

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FrannyandZooey · 02/02/2009 15:44

postie brought mine this morning, just been skimming

it looks good, definitely caught the feel of the place

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morningpaper · 03/02/2009 19:48

Yes they WILL stick your name in it

you are DOOOMED

woodenspoon2 · 03/02/2009 19:58

Yes but not me posting name! If it hadn't been for that pesky F & Z I would have been fine...
Sandra Brown
(Apologies to the original woodenspoon)

morningpaper · 03/02/2009 20:00


I am scared by namechangers
largeginandtonic · 03/02/2009 20:01

Ooooh i have it and LOVE it

Am reading for toddler tips on psycho 20 month old. Will report in detail with hopeful success stories later. Well that or will be rocking in the corner with gin bottle (again) hugging the laptop.

I was 'celeb' MN spotting, bragging to friends with lots of "oh yes, i have chatted to her before"

woodenspoon2 · 03/02/2009 20:03

I haven't had so many names (this one is awful). About 3 significant ones in the last 40,000 years. Am not so scary really, mp.

woodenspoon2 · 03/02/2009 20:06

kidding...

morningpaper · 03/02/2009 20:15

wanking/colinfirth/woodenspoon2: no it makes me NERVOUS

morningpaper · 03/02/2009 20:16

largegin: Hooray! Glad you are enjoying it!

woodenspoon2 · 03/02/2009 20:24
WilfSell · 03/02/2009 22:00

Am I in it?
Am I in it?
Am I in it?
Am I in it?
Am I in it?
Am I in it?
Am I in it?
Am I in it?

Come on. That's all we all want to know.

It's like one of those love-in threads, but published. It's all gonna go off.

DebInAustria · 04/02/2009 09:18

I want to know what is the lovely quote by Greeney?

snice · 04/02/2009 10:03

That is the teaser to reel you in to buy it Deb!

HelenMumsnet · 04/02/2009 10:04

sssh, Snice

justaboutindisguise · 04/02/2009 11:51

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ruty · 04/02/2009 12:44

[adjusts rev's groucho marx glasses and moustache set]

DebInAustria · 04/02/2009 12:59

Oh that's not fair

DebiTheScot · 04/02/2009 14:18

DebInAustria did you know that you're in it? I was flicking for names I recognised and almost got excited when I saw the start of your name! Not that I have ever said anything worthy of putting in a book!

DebInAustria · 04/02/2009 14:20

I'm not am I - OMG, what did I say that was worth the ink? Sorry you got all excited, us having such popular names

DebInAustria · 04/02/2009 14:30

come on Debiscot - where are you when I need you?

ps - love the bump in the wetsuit!

WhatFreshHellIsThis · 04/02/2009 14:55

Sniff - I ordered mine from Waterstone's and they tell me they don't have it in stock. Has there been a mad rush on it? Have you sold out already?

I demand to have my copy couriered to me right this second. I feel left out.

HelenMumsnet · 04/02/2009 15:00

WhatFreshHellIsThis: We're a bit puzzled by what Waterstone's told you.

Could you possibly forward their email to you ([email protected])? And then we'll shout at someone investigate...

DebiTheScot · 04/02/2009 15:03

sorry DebInAustria I'll go and look now

DebiTheScot · 04/02/2009 15:04

something about skiing I think

DebiTheScot · 04/02/2009 15:06

yes- I haven't been skiing for about 7 years and never with children so how I thought there was any chance of it being me I don't know!

It was a bit about getting goggles to stop eyes running and if you get sunglasses to make sure its the wraparound ones that won't fall off. page 300

DebInAustria · 04/02/2009 15:10

Thanks Deb - that it made the book!

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