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message 1: by Alannah (last edited Apr 11, 2019 01:04AM) (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
It's time to nominate your choice for our May 2019 group fiction read - please use this thread to nominate.

Nominations start today and will close on 17th April 2019.

During this time anybody can either nominate or second a book. The 6 books with the most second votes at the end of the 7 day nomination period will go into the poll. Each person can either nominate one book or second one book. There are no limits to the number of seconds a book can receive.

The poll will then run until the 24th April 2019 and the winner will be announced shortly after. I hope this will leave everybody with enough time to obtain the chosen book.

Please only nominate, second or vote for a book you will read with the group if it should win. Please also check that your chosen nomination hasn't been a group read in the past. You can do this by looking at the group bookshelf, contact one of the moderators or post on 'Ask the Moderators' thread

If you have any questions on the nominations process please contact me, use the 'Ask the Moderators' thread or post on here and we will be happy to help.


message 2: by Joan (new)

Joan Tracks: One Woman's Journey Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback
Average GR rating of 3.9 stars more than 10,000 ratings


message 3: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
Joan wrote: "Tracks: One Woman's Journey Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback
Average GR rating of 3.9 stars more than 10,000 ratings"


Joan, I'm afraid that's non fiction so it doesn't count.


message 4: by Joan (new)

Joan Oops, sorry


message 5: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
It's ok, I'm hoping the non fiction will come back when I have more time, the book can be nominated then.


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message 7: by Barbara (new)

Barbara Anderson I nominate The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani.


Jen from Quebec :0) (muppetbaby99) | 57 comments Barbara wrote: "I nominate The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani."

Whoa! I'm reading that one RIGHT NOW!
*off to think of a nomination*
OH! Also-- the dates in the 1st paragraph up above are meant to read as 'MAY 17th' and 'MAY 24th' as opposed to April, no? --Jen from Quebec :0)


message 9: by Aqsa (new)

Aqsa (her_747) | 11 comments Gone Girl please.


message 10: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
Jen from Quebec :0) wrote: "Barbara wrote: "I nominate The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani."

Whoa! I'm reading that one RIGHT NOW!
*off to think of a nomination*
OH! Also-- the dates in the 1st paragraph up above are meant t..."


No they're correct, the first April at the beginning of the post wasn't right, that should have read May. Thank you for pointing it out.


message 11: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
Nominiations
The Winds of War by Herman Wouk
The Perfect Nanny by Leïla Slimani
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn


message 12: by Tracey (last edited Apr 11, 2019 01:34AM) (new)

Tracey (traceypb) | 1192 comments I'd like to nominate The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter.
It follows on from HG Wells The time machine and I think it looks great fun.


message 13: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
Nominiations
The Winds of War by Herman Wouk
The Perfect Nanny by Leïla Slimani
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter


message 14: by PF (new)

PF O'Friar (wineamyhouse) | 26 comments Erasing Sherlock
it is a kindle only nowadays


message 15: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
PF wrote: "Erasing Sherlock
it is a kindle only nowadays"


Sorry, I can't accept something that is limited like that as a lot of members rely on hard copies whether they buy them or borrow from the library.


message 16: by Ruth (new)

Ruth | 700 comments I'll second The Time Ships


message 17: by Tamara (new)

Tamara Agha-Jaffar | 963 comments I'll nominate Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo.


message 18: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
Nominiations
The Winds of War by Herman Wouk
The Perfect Nanny by Leïla Slimani
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo

Going to poll:
The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter - with one second


message 19: by B the BookAddict (new)

B the BookAddict (bthebookaddict) | 8315 comments I'll second Nobody's Fool.


message 20: by Richard (new)

Richard Buro (rwburo1outlookcom) | 21 comments The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter is an exceptional read. Since it continues where H.G. Wells went with his The Time Machine, those familiar with either author can appreciate a well-written piece of science fiction involving time travel with a really solid grasp of hard, classic SciFi!

My second will go to Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. I have it on a long TBR of books outside of my usual reading genres. Hope it works out, as I would really like to read something new and different.

From Deep in the Heart of the Great Lone Star State
Richard W. Buro


message 21: by Tracey (new)

Tracey (traceypb) | 1192 comments Thank you Ruth.. And thank you Richard, it really does look very good.


message 22: by Alannah (last edited Apr 12, 2019 02:06AM) (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
Nominiations
The Winds of War by Herman Wouk
The Perfect Nanny by Leïla Slimani

Going to poll:
The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter - with one second
Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo - with one second
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - with one second


message 23: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
Three more spaces.


message 24: by Pam (new)

Pam (bluegrasspam) | 675 comments I second The Perfect Nanny. (Winds of War is excellent BTW!)


message 25: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
I will second the Winds of War.


message 26: by Leigh (new)

Leigh (leigholive) I would like to second The Perfect Nanny.


message 27: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
Nominiations

Going to poll:
The Perfect Nanny by Leïla Slimani - with two seconds
The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter - with one second
Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo - with one second
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - with one second
The Winds of War by Herman Wouk - with one second


message 28: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
One more space. Who will be the next book?


message 29: by Alannah (last edited Apr 18, 2019 03:52AM) (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11958 comments Mod
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED!
THE LINK TO THE POLL IS HERE!!

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


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