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message 1: by Louise (last edited Mar 15, 2016 02:05PM) (new)

Louise It's time to nominate our May group read!

Nominations will close and poll will open on March 15th. The winner will be announced at the end of the month.

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:
(Note: lists sorted by book title, author surname, or date read)

†Authors not to nominate:
Anne Bronte (April 2016)
Robert Louis Stevenson (March 2016)
Franz Kafka (February 2016)
Nevil 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)
Wilkie Collins (April-June 2016)
R. D. Blackmore (January- March 2016)
Charlotte Brontë (October-December)
William Makepeace Thackery (July-September)

Books Nominated So Far:
A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes (Discussion Leader: Laurie)
Evelina by Fanny Burney (Discussion Leader: Emily)
Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada (DL: Nina)
The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers (DL: Heather L ??)
The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West (DL: Darlene??)

message 2: by Laurie (new)

Laurie I will nominate A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes. I am new to this group, so I'm not sure what leading the discussion will entail but I would be happy to lead.

message 3: by ☯Emily , moderator (last edited Mar 06, 2016 05:00AM) (new)

☯Emily  Ginder | 772 comments Mod
Evelina by Fanny Burney I can lead.

message 4: by Nina (new)

Nina | 449 comments I would like to nominate Every man dies alone by Hans Fallada. Happy to lead.

message 7: by Louise (new)

Louise Nominations are now closed. Poll will go up shortly.

Heather L, Darlene: are you happy to lead discussion if your books win the poll?

message 8: by Louise (new)

Louise And poll is up.

message 9: by [deleted user] (new)

I wont be available to do so, sorry.

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