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The Goldfinch
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January 3, 2020
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December 31, 2020
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Yearly Read -- 2020
Why we're reading this
yearly group read for 2020
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Great Expectations
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September 1, 2020
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December 1, 2020
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Book of the Month -- 2020
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September 2020 Book of the Month
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The Reckoning
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Start date
September 17, 2020
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January 15, 2021
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Quarterly Read -- 2020
Why we're reading this
Fall-Winter 2020 Quarterly Read
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Mexican Gothic
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October 2, 2020
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December 15, 2020
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Book of the Month -- 2020
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BOTM poll winner, October 2020
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BOTM: August 2020: Normal People by Sally Rooney
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2020 -- Quarterly Read Suggestions
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Normal People
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The Beach
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The Shining
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20000 Leagues Under the Sea
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Catch-22
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The Institute
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What's the SCARIEST book you've read?

To choose from, I've listed 23 books that often appear on such lists. Or you may do a write-in vote at bottom of poll.

This is an anonymous poll; voter names will not be visible.

Pet Sematary
 
  4 votes 26.7%

Dracula
 
  2 votes 13.3%

The Shining (write-in)
 
  2 votes 13.3%

Bird Box (Bird Box, #1)
 
  2 votes 13.3%

Hex (write-in)
 
  1 vote 6.7%

House of Leaves
 
  1 vote 6.7%

It
 
  1 vote 6.7%

The Exorcist
 
  1 vote 6.7%

Midnight
 
  1 vote 6.7%

Something Wicked This Way Comes (Green Town, #2)
 
  0 votes 0.0%

The Stand
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Ghost Story
 
  0 votes 0.0%

The Girl Next Door
 
  0 votes 0.0%

The Ruins
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Frankenstein
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Hell House
 
  0 votes 0.0%

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles, #1)
 
  0 votes 0.0%

The Woman in Black
 
  0 votes 0.0%

The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft
 
  0 votes 0.0%

I Am Legend
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Ring (Ring, #1)
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Demon Seed
 
  0 votes 0.0%

The Haunting of Hill House
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Rosemary's Baby (Rosemary's Baby, #1)
 
  0 votes 0.0%

Cujo
 
  0 votes 0.0%

15 total votes
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