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message 1: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4912 comments Mod
Nominations are open for our April 2017 reread. Only books currently on our group bookshelf are eligible.

BOOKSHELF: https://www.goodreads.com/group/books...

Below is a list of the past years reread winners.

The Scarlet Letter, March 2017
The Handmaid's Tale, February 2017
One Hundred Years of Solitude, January 2017
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, December 2016
The Picture of Dorian Gray, November 2016
Frankenstein, October 2016
We Have Always Lived in the Castle, September 2016
Pride and Prejudice, August 2016
Jane Eyre, July 2016
The Name of the Rose, June 2016
To Kill a Mockingbird, May 2016
The Bell Jar, April 2016

Only one nomination or one second per member. Only books that are seconded will move forward to poll.

Time Since Last Read
All of the books currently on our bookshelf are eligible for nomination. However, many members have requested that only books not read in the last year should be eligible. I tend to agree, but I'm not ready to make it a firm rule. So using the honor system, please make an effort to only nominate books that have not been read by the group in the last year.

When making a nomination, please use "add book/author" link to help others view the book selected.


Nominations will run from today thru the 14th. Polls will open on the 16th and will run till the end of the month


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message 5: by Myst (new)

Myst | 173 comments I'd like to nominate The Turn of the Screw.


message 6: by Ellen (new)

Ellen B I nominate Phantom of the Opera.


message 7: by Brina (new)

Brina Nominate East of Eden


message 8: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments Jessica wrote: "I nominate Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy."

I'll second Tess :)


message 9: by Lena (new)

Lena | 318 comments I know it's been mentioned before but I'll remind the threads that we haven't been reading many female authors... (I'm guilty of forgetting this too)


message 10: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen | 3795 comments I nominate Emma by Jane Austen.


message 11: by Loretta (new)

Loretta | 2668 comments I nominate King Lear by William Shakespeare, published in 1603 and 338 pages. Last group read was in 2012.


message 12: by Wend (new)

Wend (wends) | 74 comments Please may I nominate The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain by Mark Twain


message 13: by Nathalie (new)

Nathalie | 325 comments I'll nominate Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë.


message 14: by Sarah (new)

Sarah (sasstel) | 426 comments I'll second Wuthering Heights.


message 15: by Katy, New School Classics (new)

Katy (kathy_h) | 9426 comments Mod
Bat-Cat wrote: "I nominate Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert."

I will second this one! Been wanting to read it for a while now.


message 16: by Bat-Cat (new)

Bat-Cat | 1299 comments Thank you, Kathy!!! ;-)


message 17: by Pamela (new)

Pamela Shropshire (pswap57) | 48 comments I'll second Tom Sawyer; last group read was 2011.


message 18: by Raul (new)

Raul Bimenyimana | 18 comments I nominate Treasure Island


message 19: by Susan O (new)

Susan O (sozmore) Kathleen wrote: "I nominate Emma by Jane Austen."

I'll second Emma.


message 20: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments Ellen wrote: "I nominate Phantom of the Opera."

I will second The Phantom of the Opera


message 21: by Matt (new)

Matt | 17 comments I second East of Eden


message 22: by Brina (new)

Brina Thank you so much Matt :)


message 23: by Erin (new)

Erin Green | 160 comments I'll second 'Emma'


message 24: by Matt (new)

Matt | 17 comments Well Brina, I have this book, and never gotten the chance to read it, and I love John Steinbeck, so this would be perfect!


message 25: by Sam (new)

Sam (aramsamsam) | 309 comments Kathleen wrote: "I nominate Emma by Jane Austen."

I second this.


message 26: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen | 3795 comments Oh boy! I appreciate all of the Emma seconders. :-)


message 27: by Matt (new)

Matt | 17 comments I nominate The Stand by Stephen King


message 28: by Hailee (new)

Hailee | 365 comments Lena wrote: "Dune"

I'll second Dune.


message 29: by Alissa (new)

Alissa Patrick (apatrick12211) I second Treasure Island


message 30: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4912 comments Mod
Ellen wrote: "I nominate Phantom of the Opera."

This is not a second just letting folks review the book excerpt - The Phantom of the Opera


message 31: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4912 comments Mod
Brina wrote: "Nominate East of Eden"

This is not a second just letting folks review the book excerpt - East of Eden


message 32: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4912 comments Mod
Raul wrote: "I nominate Treasure Island"

This is not a second just letting folks review the book excerpt - Treasure Island


message 33: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4912 comments Mod
Matt message #22 & #28, please either second East of Eden or nominate The Stand, only one nomination or one second per member. Thanks


message 34: by Matt (new)

Matt | 17 comments I'll have to go with East of Eden


message 35: by Ellen (new)

Ellen B Thank you, Janet.


message 36: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4912 comments Mod
Matt wrote: "I nominate The Stand by Stephen King"

This nominations has been withdrawn by Matt, he has seconded East of Eden


message 37: by Matt (new)

Matt (mmullerm) | 816 comments I nominate The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner


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message 39: by Wend (new)

Wend (wends) | 74 comments Pamela wrote: "I'll second Tom Sawyer; last group read was 2011."

Thanks Pamela much appreciated.


message 42: by Darren (new)

Darren (dazburns) | 1865 comments there's a buddy read for The Maltese Falcon going on as we speak - I'm on page 50!


message 43: by Brina (new)

Brina Stephanie,I would also love for you to join in!


message 44: by Bob, Short Story Classics (last edited Feb 08, 2017 08:20AM) (new)

Bob | 4912 comments Mod
Two days into nominating here is where we stand.


Nominated
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, 121 pages, 1898
Nominated by Myst

The Stand by Stephen King, 1153 pages, 1978
Nominated by M J

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy, 204 pages, 1905
Nominated by Emerson

Seconded
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy, 518 pages, 1891
Nominated by Jessica - Seconded by Pink, Pam

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, 464 pages, 1847
Nominated by Nathalie - Seconded by Sarah

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, 329 pages, 1956
Nominated by Cat-Cat - Seconded by Kathy, Jennifer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, 225 pages, 1876
Nominated by Wend - Seconded by Pamela, Odwyer, Karin

Emma by Jane Austen, 474 pages, 1815
Nominated by Kathleen - Seconded Susan, Sam

The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux, 360 pages, 1909
Nominated by Ellen - Seconded by Janet, Lee

East of Eden by John Steinbeck, 601 pages, 1952
Nominated by Brina - Seconded by Matt

Dune by Frank Herbert, 604 pages, 1965
Nominated by Lena - Seconded by Hailee

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, 311 pages, 1882
Nominated by Raul - Seconded by Alissa

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë, 489 pages, 1848
Nominated by Plyumi - Seconded by Piyangie

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, 974 pages, 1849
Nominated by N. J. - Seconded by Sarah

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett, 213 pages, 1930
Nominated by Stephanie - Seconded by Carol

King Lear by William Shakespeare, 338 pages, 1603
Nominated by Loretta - Seconded by Milene

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner, 326 pages, 1929
Nominated by Matt(#2) - Seconded by Paula


message 45: by Piyumi (new)

Piyumi May I nominate The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte....


message 46: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4912 comments Mod
Piyumi wrote: "May I nominate The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte...."

Yes, its been added to the above list, an excellent choice.


message 47: by Piyumi (new)

Piyumi Thanks Bob :). It got kicked out of the Old School read since the group had read it before. Fingers crossed then


message 48: by Piyangie (new)

Piyangie | 417 comments The list looks very interesting. They are so many books that have being nominated that I don't mind rereading.
I'll second The Tenant of Wildfell Hall so it could go for vote with few of my other favorites.


message 49: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4912 comments Mod
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall has been added to secondeds list.


message 50: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 587 comments N. J. wrote: "I nominate David Copperfield by Charles Dickens"

I'll second David Copperfield.


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