09-30-2008 11:49 PM
It is our last week, so please take advantage of having Annie with us for a couple more days!
I want to extend a great big thanks to Annie, from Barnes and Noble.com and from the group, for being so generous with your time and attention. I'm not sure that any novel could fit so perfectly into such a wide range of tastes as in this sort of book club! Your and your aunts' novel is a beautiful portrait of how books comfort and shape our lives, and of how a group of people can grow to care so deeply for each other, through and around literature. Thanks for spending the month with us!
And to the group! There have been so many wonderful comments and questions this month! Thanks for sharing your insights and stories. I hope to see you again in the coming months.
10-01-2008 01:41 AM
10-01-2008 06:37 AM
Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.
10-01-2008 02:30 PM
Thanks to all of you, too, for your enthusiasm and inquiring minds. I do feel as though we've been having an extended meeting of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, and I've enjoyed myself immensely. Not many writers get to yak with their readers and explain what they meant. It's a luxury, and I appreciate it.
10-02-2008 08:50 PM
10-03-2008 08:57 PM
Annie, Thanks so much for your time and thank you for such a wonderful book. I know this is a book that I will read over and over. I loved everything about it, the style, the story, and the characters. I can't wait to read your next one. I can't say enough good things about this book.
You'll have to wait a bit for the next one--as Juliet says, it's just a frail little infant of an idea, and I'm going to have to coddle it for a while. In the meantime, thanks for your support