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Nominations & Voting > Nominate Here for May 2009's Selection

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message 1: by Alison, the guru of grace (last edited Mar 15, 2009 12:01AM) (new)

Alison | 1282 comments Mod
Let's nominate TWO selections for May's pick. The moderators have decided to go with two rather than three nominations, as we are beginning to get the entire list nominated. We may eventually stop nominating altogether and vote directly from the list. But for May, let's try this.

Nominate TWO MODERN selections from the OFFICIAL NOMINATIONS LIST (Under NOMINATIONS & VOTING, see the thread "Nomination Lists"). Nominations will end at Midnight on 3/21/09. Thanks! :)

Heads Up: Last summer, the RGBC only chose one selection for the months June, July, and August. We chose one LONG book to read over the busy summer months. (Namely, The Count of Monte Cristo). It is my assumption that we will continue this tradition for Summer '09. SO, that means this could be our last month of nominating for one book/month for a few months. Just throwing that out there. :)


message 2: by Alison, the guru of grace (new)

Alison | 1282 comments Mod
1. Reading Lolita in Tehran
2. Bel Canto


message 3: by Laura (new)

Laura (literary__laura) | 13 comments 1. Life of Pi
2. Stiff


message 4: by [deleted user] (new)

1. My life in orange
2. The curious incident of the dog in the night-time


message 5: by Elizabeth (last edited Mar 21, 2009 06:58AM) (new)

Elizabeth 1. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
2. The Red Tent

Allison, I agree that it might just be easier to skip the nominations and go straight to the voting at least when we are not doing a theme month (like this past February


message 6: by Meghan (new)

Meghan 1. Stiff
2. Bel Canto


message 7: by whichwaydidshego, the sage of sass (new)

whichwaydidshego | 1996 comments Mod
Just PLEASE nominate one of the 40 books (out of 52) on the list that I already own! I can't fathom purchasing more right now, and 30 of those are unread!

Okay, sorry... I'll look at the list and get back to you.


message 8: by whichwaydidshego, the sage of sass (new)

whichwaydidshego | 1996 comments Mod
1. Quattrocento
2. Bee Season


message 9: by whichwaydidshego, the sage of sass (new)

whichwaydidshego | 1996 comments Mod
Dang! Why do I always want the ones no one else nominates!


Sorry I keep getting all chatty on this thread, Alison. Soooo annoying of me!


message 10: by Stella (last edited Mar 16, 2009 04:10AM) (new)

Stella (stella_exlibris) | 57 comments 1. The Life of Pi
2. The Lovely Bones

ps. and I agree with you Michelle, I can't afford to buy any more books, and not just because of the money, but also because I have so many books laying on my shelves I would feel bad getting more and more and not reading the ones I have (of course I wouldn't even dare resolving not to buy any more new books until I have read all the old ones, because that would be impossible)

ps2: if you were chatty Michelle, then what was I? writing a little novel here..sorry! :-)


message 13: by Kirby (new)

Kirby | 13 comments A Confederacy of Dunces
Oryx and Crake


message 14: by Angie (new)

Angie | 512 comments 1. The Red Tent
2. The Fortress of Solitude


message 15: by Natalie (new)

Natalie | 23 comments 1. Reading Lolita in Tehran
2. Bel Canto

I'm totally w/Allison this time . . .


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