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message 1: by Danielle The Book Huntress (last edited Jun 01, 2018 10:42AM) (new)

 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 614 comments Mod
Hello, Classics Lovers!

It's time to select our August group read.

Nomination Rules - please read them carefully:
1. One nomination per person.
2. Classic books only (over 50 years old - please check if you are not sure).
3. Books can be of any length, but if a book wins and is over 600 pages, we will read it over a two month period.
4. No book we have read before as a group read.*
5. No book from an author who we have read in the last 10 months.†
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:
https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
(Note: lists sorted by book title, author surname, or date read)


†Authors not to nominate:

Ray Bradbury (July 2018)
Henry James (June 2018)
E.M. Forster (May 2018)
Kenneth Grahame (April 2018)
Daphne du Maurier (March 2018)
Gaston Leroux (February 2018)
Ernest Hemingway (January 2018)
Edith Wharton (December 2017)
Elizabeth Gaskell (November 2017)
Grahame Greene (October 2017)


Nominations will close and will go up on the 11th of June.

Nominations:



message 3: by Carol (new)

Carol (carolfromnc) I nominate The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli. I can lead.


message 4: by Heather L (new)

Heather L  (wordtrix) The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham

I don't know if I will be able to lead.


message 5: by ☯Emily , moderator (new)

☯Emily  Ginder | 772 comments Mod
Gentleman's Agreement by Laura Z. Hobson. I'm busy, but I might be able to lead.


message 7: by Heather L (new)

Heather L  (wordtrix) Steven wrote: "Journey to the Center of the Earth I can lead"

We read this one in Nov 2013. Would you care to nominate a different book by Verne?


message 8: by Steven (last edited Jun 11, 2018 06:26PM) (new)

Steven Meyer Heather L wrote: "Steven wrote: "Journey to the Center of the Earth I can lead"

We read this one in Nov 2013. Would you care to nominate a different book by Verne?"


I hadn’t realized that. Then I’ll nominate 20,000 leagues under the sea. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and other Classic Novels


 Danielle The Book Huntress  (gatadelafuente) | 614 comments Mod
Sorry the poll is a day late. It will close on June 19th.

https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/1...


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