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41817 I will participate, but I am not sure I will finish in three months. But no worries.
41817 Our April group read and discussion is The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Please feel free to post your thoughts here and if you'd like to ask questions, you can post them in bold tags (click on 'some html is okay' for more information).
41817 This is the discussion of the Third Epoch of The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins.

Feel free to discuss your thoughts on the Third Epoch here. You may also post questions for the other participants. Please use a bold tag to facilitate your question.

41817 This is the discussion of the Second Epoch of The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins.

Feel free to discuss your thoughts on the Second Epoch here. You may also post questions for the other participants. Please use a bold tag to facilitate your question.

41817 Welcome to our April to June Tri-Monthly group read of The Woman in White.

A copy is free on Amazon Kindle and Google Books:

http://www.amazon.com/Woman-White-Wil...

https://play.google.com/books/reader?...

Since this 720 pages (more or less based on your edition), divided into three Epochs.

This is the First Epoch.

Feel free to post your thoughts for the First Epoch here. If you have questions for the other participants, you're welcome to post them as well. For facilitation, post your questions in bold. To do this, just add the code of b with a < and a > before and after the b. To close the code, use "/" without quotes before and > after the b.


It will look like this: Hello.
Introductions (1586 new)
Mar 29, 2016 08:35PM

41817 Welcome, Giselle and Madalina!
Introductions (1586 new)
Feb 17, 2016 05:03PM

41817 Welcome, Ciera, Meregwyn and Dave!
Feb 10, 2016 04:39PM

41817 The April group read poll is up. It will close on February 17th.

https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/1...

No further nominations will be taken.
41817 The April to June Trimonthly Read Poll is up. It closes on February 17th.

https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/1...

No more nominations will be taken.
Introductions (1586 new)
Feb 08, 2016 09:25AM

41817 Hi, Laurie. Welcome.
41817 Please note that the authors not to nominate list has been updated.
Feb 03, 2016 08:17PM

41817 Please note that the authors not to nominate list has been updated.
Feb 03, 2016 07:20PM

41817 It's time to nominate our April group read!

Nominations will close and poll will open on February 10th. It will last a week.

Usual rules for nominations apply:
1. One nomination per person.
2. Classic books only (over 50 years old).
3. Books should be under 600 pages (books over can be nominated for our tri-monthly read instead).
4. No book we have read before as a group read.*
5. No book from an author who we have read either in the last 10 group reads or the last 4 tri-monthly reads.†
6. To facilitate poll creation, please use a Goodreads link to add the nomination by clicking on 'add book/author' above the text box.
7. Please indicate whether or not you would be willing to lead the discussion if your nomination is chosen.


*For a full list of books we have read before please check the master-list:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
(Note: lists sorted by book title, author surname, or date read)

†Authors not to nominate:

Robert Louis Stevenson (March 2016)
Franz Kafka (February 2016)
Nevil Shute (January 2016)
Daphne du Maurier (December)
Oscar Wilde (November)
Jane Austen (October)
D.H. Lawrence (September 2015)
H.G. Wells (August 2015)
Virginia Woolf (July 2015)
Thomas Hardy (June 2015)
R. D. Blackmore (January- March 2016)
Charlotte Brontë (October-December)
William Makepeace Thackery (July-September)
Alexandre Dumas (April-June)

Books Nominated So Far:

*Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada --Nina Can Lead
*Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
*The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë Emily Can Lead

41817 Hello, Fellow Classic Voyagers!

It's time to select our next trimonthly group read: April to June.

1. One nomination per person.
2. Classic books only (over 50 years old.)
3. No book from an author who we have read either in the last 10 group reads or the last 4 tri-monthly read.
4. Must be 600 or more pages.
5. No book we have read before as a group read.**
6. To facilitate poll creation, please use a Goodreads link to add the nomination by clicking on 'add book/author' above the text box.
7. Please indicate whether or not you would be willing to lead the discussion if your nomination is chosen.

**Please check out the list of past group reads so that you don't nominate a book we've already read.

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

†Authors not to nominate:

Robert Louis Stevenson (March 2016)
Franz Kafka (February 2016)
Neil Shute (January 2016)
Daphne du Maurier (December 2015)
Oscar Wilde (November 2015)
Jane Austen (October 2015)
D.H. Lawrence (September 2015)
H.G. Wells (August 2015)
Virginia Woolf (July 2015)
Thomas Hardy (June 2015)
Ken Kesey (April 2015)
RD Blackmoore (Tri-monthly read January to March 2016)
Charlotte Bronte (Tri-monthly read Sep-Oct 2015)
William Makepeace Thackeray (Tri-monthly read Jul-Sep 2015)

The poll will go up on February 10th and last a week.

Books Nominated So Far:

*The Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk / Palace of Desire / Sugar Street by Naguib Mahfouz Nina Can Lead
*The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo
*The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins Emily Can Lead

Defining a Classic (312 new)
Jan 16, 2016 06:17PM

41817 ☯Emily wrote: "Erika wrote: "i got mixed up when people say current classics"

The age of classics is debated. Some people think a classic is a work that is read and discussed 50 years or 100 years after publicat..."


Well said.
Introductions (1586 new)
Jan 16, 2016 06:14PM

41817 Welcome, Karen!
Introductions (1586 new)
Jan 06, 2016 08:29PM

41817 Welcome, Marjan!
Introductions (1586 new)
Jan 04, 2016 02:03PM

41817 Welcome to the new members. Happy New Year to all!
Jan 02, 2016 04:44PM

41817 I'm going to aim for 7 this year.
Dec 13, 2015 08:36AM

41817 I'm sorry that I didn't get the February nominations thread up before you did, Emily. I was in the middle of finishing up my final week of fall semester. Thank you for doing it. I'll take March instead.
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