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created Jan 21, 2014 01:09PM PST poll #1
Does anybody have a recommendation for our next Group Read? Throw a title in the hat!

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
 
  5 votes 31.3%

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (write-in)
 
  3 votes 18.8%

The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree by S. A. Hunt
 
  3 votes 18.8%

Innocence by Dean Koontz
 
  2 votes 12.5%

Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs by Molly Harper
 
  1 vote 6.3%

The Goldfinch: a Novel by Donna Tartt (write-in)
 
  1 vote 6.3%

Looking for Alaska
 
  1 vote 6.3%

16 total votes

created Oct 02, 2013 06:58AM PDT poll #2
While we're waiting on "Kentucky Bourbon Country," let's start thinking about our next read. Which of these books with a local tie-in would be your choice?

Looking for Me by Beth Hoffman Looking for me / Beth Hoffman.
 
  4 votes 28.6%

Kentucky Hauntings Homespun Ghost Stories and Unexplained History by Roberta Simpson Brown Kentucky hauntings : homespun ghost stories and unexplained history / Roberta Simpson Brown and Lonnie E. Brown.
 
  3 votes 21.4%

A White Wind Blew by James Markert A white wind blew : a novel / James Markert.
 
  2 votes 14.3%

Kentucky Hauntings (write-in)
 
  1 vote 7.1%

The Feud The Hatfields and McCoys The True Story by Dean King The feud : the Hatfields & McCoys, the true story / Dean King.
 
  1 vote 7.1%

White wind blew (write-in)
 
  1 vote 7.1%

looking for me (write-in)
 
  1 vote 7.1%

better homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper
 
  1 vote 7.1%

14 total votes

created May 30, 2013 09:03AM PDT poll #3
Which new book featured at the Lexington Reads Book Talk & Swap should be our next group read?

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled HosseiniAnd the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
 
  5 votes 21.7%

Kentucky Bourbon Country The Essential Travel Guide by Susan ReiglerKentucky Bourbon Country: The Essential Travel Guide by Susan Reigler
 
  5 votes 21.7%

Bad Monkey by Carl HiaasenBad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
 
  5 votes 21.7%

Trains and Lovers by Alexander McCall SmithTrains and Lovers by Alexander McCall Smith
 
  1 vote 4.3%

The Kentucky Barbecue Book by Wes BerryThe Kentucky Barbecue Book by Wes Berry
 
  1 vote 4.3%

The Redeemer by Jo NesbøThe Redeemer by Jo Nesbo
 
  1 vote 4.3%

And the Mountains Echoed (write-in)
 
  1 vote 4.3%

Bad Monkey (write-in)
 
  1 vote 4.3%

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans an Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown (write-in)
 
  1 vote 4.3%

Boys of the Boat (write-in)
 
  1 vote 4.3%

The Redeemer (write-in)
 
  1 vote 4.3%

The Boys in the Boat Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James BrownThe Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Looking for Me by Beth HoffmanLooking for Me by Beth Hoffman
 
  0 votes 0.0%

23 total votes

created Aug 20, 2012 12:35PM PDT poll #4
Local libraries are narrowing down the possible titles for next year's One Book One Bluegrass event. Which of these would be your choice?

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
 
  10 votes 21.7%

The Dollmaker
 
  10 votes 21.7%

The Shadow of the Wind
 
  6 votes 13.0%

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
 
  4 votes 8.7%

Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
 
  4 votes 8.7%

The House of the Scorpion
 
  3 votes 6.5%

Truck: A Love Story
 
  3 votes 6.5%

The Buddha in the Attic
 
  3 votes 6.5%

The Songcatcher (Ballad Mystery, #6)
 
  2 votes 4.3%

Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa
 
  1 vote 2.2%

The Madonnas of Leningrad
 
  0 votes 0.0%

46 total votes

created Oct 18, 2011 05:03AM PDT poll #5
The best novel by a Lexington author is:

 
  8 votes 66.7%

 
  2 votes 16.7%

Head Off & Split (write-in)
 
  1 vote 8.3%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

12 total votes

created Aug 29, 2011 09:57AM PDT poll #6
The one book every Lexingtonian should read is:

The Bluegrass Conspiracy: An Inside Story of Power, Greed, Drugs and Murder
 
  10 votes 47.6%

Vestiges of the Venerable City: A Chronicle of Lexington Kentucky
 
  4 votes 19.0%

Horse People: Thoroughbred Culture in Lexington and Newmarket (Animals, History, Culture)
 
  3 votes 14.3%

Madam Belle Brezing
 
  2 votes 9.5%

The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook (write-in)
 
  2 votes 9.5%

Blue Yonder : Kentucky : The United State of Basketball
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Bluegrass Winners
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Keeneland's Ted Bassett: My Life
 
  0 votes 0.0%

21 total votes

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