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message 1: by Melanti (new)

Melanti | 2384 comments March 2018 New School group read nominations are now open! Please review the requirements below for book eligibility.

Please take note of the nomination rules!

1.) Books that have already been featured as group reads are not eligible for nomination.
BOOKSHELF: https://www.goodreads.com/group/books...

2.) Eligible publication dates for books are 1900-1999.

3.) Only ONE nomination OR one second per member.

4.) Nominations will remain open until the 14th of the month. Polls will open on the 16th and run until the last day of the month. Books that have received a nomination and a second will advance to the poll.


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message 3: by Karen (new)

Karen | 71 comments Bat-Cat wrote: "I nominate The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa. :-)"

I second this.


message 4: by Bat-Cat (new)

Bat-Cat | 1299 comments Karen wrote: "Bat-Cat wrote: "I nominate The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa. :-)"

I second this."


Thank you, Karen! :-)


message 5: by Brina (new)

Brina I nominate Corelli's Mandolin.


message 6: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6554 comments Something different for me, I'd like to nominate Money by Martin Amis, published 1984, 394 pages.


message 7: by Tina (new)

Tina | 110 comments It was really close last month, so I'll nominate The Castle by Franz Kafka again.


message 8: by Sara (taking a break), Old School Classics (new)

Sara (taking a break) (phantomswife) | 5779 comments Mod
I will nominate Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain


message 10: by Carol (new)

Carol | 16 comments I nominate My Ántonia by Willa Cather.


message 12: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2627 comments Piyangie wrote: "I nominate The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim."

I second this.


message 14: by Sue (new)

Sue K H (sky_bluez) | 3306 comments I really want to second 3 of these, so I'll wait to see which one doesn't get a 2nd


message 15: by Piyangie (new)

Piyangie | 442 comments Aubrey wrote: "Piyangie wrote: "I nominate The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim."

I second this."


Thank you, Aubrey. :-)


message 16: by Aprilleigh (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 575 comments Brina wrote: "I nominate Corelli's Mandolin."

I'll second Corelli's Mandolin!


message 17: by Matt (new)

Matt (mmullerm) | 829 comments I’d like to second Sara’s nomination of Testament of Youth


message 18: by Nathalie (new)

Nathalie | 325 comments I'ld like to nominate Ross Poldark by Winston Graham.


message 19: by Gary (new)

Gary | 201 comments I wish to nominate Absalom, Absalom! by Faulkner.


message 20: by Tonia (new)

Tonia (yestonia) | 250 comments I'd like to nominate Porterhouse Blue by Tom Sharpe


message 21: by Candi (new)

Candi (candih) | 788 comments I would like to nominate The Fixer by Bernard Malamud


message 22: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments I will nominate The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton. Even though Corelli's Mandolin is still a really good option I am adding to the odds of something being chosen that I really want to read.


message 23: by Terris (new)

Terris | 2687 comments I second The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton.


message 24: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments Terris wrote: "I second The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton."

Thanks, Terris.


message 25: by Sara (taking a break), Old School Classics (new)

Sara (taking a break) (phantomswife) | 5779 comments Mod
Thank you, Matt.


message 26: by Angie (new)

Angie | 591 comments Gary wrote: "I wish to nominate Absalom, Absalom! by Faulkner."

I was just about to nominate this, so I'll second it!


message 27: by Jehona (new)

Jehona | 182 comments I'd like to nominate The Unknown Soldier by Väinö Linna, originally published in 1954. It's been recommended to me so many times but I've never managed to get myself to actually read it.


message 28: by maja (new)

maja | 41 comments My nomination is Martin Eden by Jack London.


message 29: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen | 4053 comments I'll nominate Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons. It looks like a lot of fun.


message 30: by [deleted user] (new)

I caught myself before someone else did when I just nominated a book already read. I deleted that post and am replacing it with this:

I'd like to nominate Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier (published 1997).


message 31: by Jamie (new)

Jamie (gingerette) | 11 comments Sarah wrote: "I nominate All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren."

I'd like to second this.


message 32: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 587 comments Nathalie wrote: "I'ld like to nominate Ross Poldark by Winston Graham."

I'll second Ross Poldark!


message 33: by Nathalie (new)

Nathalie | 325 comments Sarah wrote: "Nathalie wrote: "I'ld like to nominate Ross Poldark by Winston Graham."

I'll second Ross Poldark!"


Thank you, Sarah!


message 34: by Kimberly (new)

Kimberly Wendt | 131 comments I’ll second Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons!


Jen from Quebec :0) (muppetbaby99) | 216 comments Ann wrote: "I nominate Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald."

I second Tender Is the Night ! I really love Fitzgerald. --Jen from Quebec :0)


message 36: by Loretta (new)

Loretta | 2668 comments I nominate The Professor's House by Willa Cather, published in 1925 and 256 pages.


message 37: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen | 4053 comments Kimberly wrote: "I’ll second Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons!"

Thank you Kimberly!


message 38: by Ed (new)

Ed Ross | 9 comments Carol wrote: "I nominate My Ántonia by Willa Cather."

I will second My Ántonia.


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message 40: by J_BlueFlower (new)

J_BlueFlower (j_from_denmark) | 1759 comments I would like to nominate The Wreath by Sigrid Undset

"If HBO is looking for its next miniseries, it should give Kristin Lavransdatter the proper adaptation it deserves."

Sigrid Undset, received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1928 for “her powerful descriptions of Northern life during the Middle Ages.”


message 41: by Darren (new)

Darren (dazburns) | 1958 comments I second The Wreath
The Wreath (Kristin Lavransdatter, #1) by Sigrid Undset


message 42: by Solange (new)

Solange | 54 comments maja wrote: "My nomination is Martin Eden by Jack London."

I second Martin Eden.


message 43: by Michele (new)

Michele | 1012 comments Alissa wrote: "I nominate Peyton Place by Grace Metalious"

Second!


message 44: by Francisca (new)

Francisca | 368 comments J_BlueFlower wrote: "I would like to nominate The Wreath by Sigrid Undset

"If HBO is looking for its next miniseries, it should give Kristin Lavransdatter the proper adaptation it deserves."
..."


I would so watch this miniseries.

Also, seconded. :D


message 45: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) Jehona wrote: "I'd like to nominate The Unknown Soldier by Väinö Linna, originally published in 1954. It's been recommended to me so many times but I've never managed to get myself t..."

I second Unknown Soldier[s].


message 46: by Sue (last edited Jan 06, 2018 01:02PM) (new)

Sue K H (sky_bluez) | 3306 comments Kathleen wrote: "I'll nominate Cold Comfort Farm, by Stella Gibbons. It looks like a lot of fun."

shoot, I forgot there were 3 others I was going to wait to see if they needed a second, so I withdraw my third on this one. So many good ones!


message 47: by Jehona (new)

Jehona | 182 comments Carol wrote: "Jehona wrote: "I'd like to nominate The Unknown Soldier by Väinö Linna, originally published in 1954. It's been recommended to me so many times but I've never managed ..."

Thanks!


message 48: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) Jehona wrote: "Carol wrote: "Jehona wrote: "I'd like to nominate The Unknown Soldier by Väinö Linna, originally published in 1954. It's been recommended to me so many times but I've ..."

You are welcome, Jehona!


message 49: by Mercedee (last edited Jan 07, 2018 02:06PM) (new)


message 50: by Melanti (new)

Melanti | 2384 comments Tina wrote: "It was really close last month, so I'll nominate The Castle by Franz Kafka again."

I'll second this, since it was such a close vote last month.


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