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message 1: by Tori (last edited Apr 02, 2019 12:16PM) (new)

Tori | 758 comments Mod
Hello everyone! It is time again to start the book-of-the-month suggestion threads for June 2019! This discussion is for the category called BOOKSHELF CATCH-UP.

For this category, you can nominate any book that the group has previously read. For a list of books that the group has previously read and discussed, please see the Bookshelf.

Books featured as a group reread within the last twelve months are not eligible.

>>> Attention, please: We will be featuring page numbers in the poll, so please include page numbers in your nomination if possible.

Nominations end Midnight April 16.


message 2: by Tori (last edited Apr 02, 2019 12:14PM) (new)

Tori | 758 comments Mod
Remember, we can't nominate books we have reread as a group in the last twelve months, and those are:

The Handmaid's Tale
Wuthering Heights
Lord of the Flies
Fahrenheit 451
Little Women
A Christmas Carol
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
A Man Called Ove


message 3: by Tori (last edited Apr 17, 2019 07:54AM) (new)

Tori | 758 comments Mod
Tracking: through message 65

Nomination (pages) - # of Seconds
The Night Circus (387 p.) - 11
Frankenstein (166 p.) - 15
Dark Matter (342 p.) - 5
Memoirs of a Geisha (503 p.) - 4
Dune (604 p.) - 9
I Am a Cat (480 p.) - 4
The Jungle Book (277 p.) - 9
One Hundred Years of Solitude (417 p.) - 9
Anna Karenina (964 p.) - 1
American Gods (635 p.) - 6
The Sun Also Rises (189 p.) - 3
Never Let Me Go (288 p.) - 3
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine (336 p.) - 6
The Bell Jar (288 p.) - 2
A Tale of Two Cities (489 p.) - 1

NOTE: the nominees that are bolded and italicized are the poll front-runners.


message 4: by Karen (new)

Karen | 11 comments The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 387 pp. I haven't read it yet.


message 5: by Zeljka (new)

Zeljka | 332 comments Frankenstein 166 pages


message 6: by Betsy (new)

Betsy | 813 comments Mod
Dark Matter 342 pages


message 7: by Kerri (new)

Kerri | 700 comments Memoirs of a Geisha 503 pages and
Dune 604 pages


message 8: by Laura (new)

Laura (lfergu11) | 84 comments I second Dune & Dark Matter


message 9: by Megan (new)

Megan | 350 comments I second Frankenstein


Joanna Loves Reading (joannalovesreading) | 1117 comments Mod
Karen wrote: "The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 387 pp. I haven't read it yet."

I second this one because I recently got a hard copy given to me.


message 11: by Honore (new)

Honore | 157 comments i second Frankenstein


message 12: by Robin (last edited Apr 03, 2019 08:44PM) (new)

Robin Yao (rwiiihardy) | 205 comments I second Frankenstein!


message 13: by Renee (new)

Renee (elenarenee) I would like to nominate I am a Cat and the Jungle Book


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message 15: by Brandi (new)

Brandi | 115 comments I second Dark Matter.

I nominate One Hundred Years of Solitude (417pgs) and Anna Karenina (964pgs).


Jen from Quebec :0) (muppetbaby99) | 67 comments I'd like to 2nd The Jungle Book

I'd like to Nominate American Gods by Neil Gaiman...there are SO MANY versions of this book, ranging from 445 pages to 734 pages, but MOST versions seem to be about 635 pages. Thanks! --Jen from Quebec :0)


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message 18: by Savita (new)

Savita Kumar | 3 comments I second the night circus!


message 19: by Christine (new)

Christine | 41 comments I'd like to add The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman.

I also second One Hundred Years of Solitude, and add my vote for Dune.


message 20: by Ruth (new)

Ruth Adorno | 1 comments Night Circus :)


Emily (moonlight&moths) | 35 comments I second the Night Circus and Dune!


message 22: by Melissa (new)

Melissa Oyler (moyler316) Second - The Night Circus.
Nominate - Where'd You Go, Bernadette?


message 23: by Kimberly (new)

Kimberly Wendt | 203 comments I'll second Memoirs of a Geisha and Dune.

I'll nominate The Sun Also Rises (189 p.).


message 24: by Mary-Faith (new)

Mary-Faith | 76 comments I nominate Never Let Me Go (288 pgs.) and Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine (336 pgs.).

I second The Night Circus.


message 26: by Tori (last edited Apr 05, 2019 08:33AM) (new)

Tori | 758 comments Mod
Christine wrote: "I'd like to add The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman.

Melissa wrote: "Nominate - Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

We have not read The Ocean at the End of the Lane or Where'd you go Bernadette? as a group yet. Feel free to nominate them over Here


message 27: by Allison (new)

Allison (allipie77) | 31 comments I second:
Dune (604 p.)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (417 p.)
Never Let Me Go (288 p.)

I nominate The Bell Jar (294 pages)


message 28: by Robin (new)

Robin Yao (rwiiihardy) | 205 comments I second One Hundred Years of Solitude, American Gods and The Sun Also Rises.


message 29: by Renee (new)

Renee (elenarenee) I wil decond the sun also rises


message 30: by Genevieve (new)

Genevieve | 17 comments I second Never Let Me Go and I am a Cat.


message 31: by Genevieve (new)

Genevieve | 17 comments I second Dark Matter too! Holy cow, have you read the synopsis?


message 32: by Honore (new)

Honore | 157 comments i second One Hundred Years of Solitude


message 33: by Missy (new)

Missy Camilleri | 3 comments I second Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine and A aThousand Years of Solitude.


message 34: by Lindsey (new)

Lindsey | 2 comments I second Frankenstein


message 35: by Marga (new)

Marga (margakvasir) | 15 comments I second The Night Circus, Frankenstein and One Hundred Years of Solitude.


message 36: by Melinda (new)

Melinda | 117 comments I second Memoirs of a Geisha and Anna Karenina


message 37: by Shelley (new)

Shelley | 38 comments I second The Night Circus, The Jungle Book, and American Gods.


message 38: by Debbie (new)

Debbie Roberts (debblesthebookworm) | 41 comments I second Frankenstein and American gods


message 39: by Betsy (new)

Betsy | 813 comments Mod
I second The Night Circus and The Jungle Book.


message 40: by Jay (new)

Jay | 18 comments I second Frankenstein


message 41: by Zainab (new)

Zainab Al Lawati (zainaballawati) | 234 comments I second Dark Matter


message 42: by Abhilasha (new)

Abhilasha Shrivastava (Abhi_shrivastava) | 2 comments I second Frankenstein!


message 43: by Satrina (new)

Satrina T | 314 comments I second Dune


message 44: by Lea (new)


message 45: by Shelby (new)

Shelby (sfarmer) | 4 comments I second The Night Circus and Frankenstein


message 46: by Colin (new)

Colin (mnhockeyplayer) | 121 comments I second Never Let Me Go & Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine.


message 47: by James (new)

James Chally | 10 comments I second the sun also rises


message 48: by Pamela (new)

Pamela | 79 comments I second One Hundred Years of Solitude


message 49: by Zeljka (new)

Zeljka | 332 comments I second American Gods


message 50: by Honore (new)

Honore | 157 comments i second american gods!


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