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Book Group Forming: Autobiography of Santa Claus

We are going to have another go around with a book group. there seems to be some interest in the Autobiography of Santa Claus by Jeff Guinn

After some reflection we (Maureen and I) have decided that it will work better to read the WHOLE book and then on a certain date...start a discussion thread to talk about the book.....so two questions....

1. How long will it take people to get their hands on a copy of the book?

2. What deadline should we set for complting the book and being ready to discuss it??

I mean after all most of you read the whole book before I even started...LOL

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folks if your interested, you should probably tell what rate you read at. Couple pages a night, chapter a day etc. That way ginger gets an idea for a deadline
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My copy will get here between Aug 11 and 21. I read pretty fast. Would guess a week to ten days at the most.
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Old 07-30-2008, 07:02 PM
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Okay good news my library has the book...I reserved it and should be able to pick it up this weekend or early next week.

Everyone else...check in...let me know what the deadline for the Discussion to start should be.
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I will have to call my library today to see how long before it will be in.. .It depends on my interest of the book on how fast I can read it... also with the new baby But thats ok, even if I just get to read a good Christmas book Im ok with that... if I miss the chat deadline .
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I've just bought this second hand from Amazon for 3p!! To convert, that's roughly 6 cents!!! It's costing more to send it

How about we aim for the discussion round about September 1st? That way, everyone should have their copy from the library/Amazon/wherever and should have it read..........
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Sept 1st sounds good to me !
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I wont be reading this one this time around as Im already gonna read another Christmas book from another forum and with all the time I DONT have in a day i couldnt imagine trying to read 2 books
Hope you all enjoy this one!
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Maureen...I like that time line...the discussion thread will start September 1st...for those that get their books way earlier...perhaps jot a few thoughts down in a journal or in your notebook so you won't forget to add them to the thread when we actually get started talking about the book....suppose this reminder is for forgetful me....I got the book from the library today and plan to start it asap...
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I've already received mine !!!
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