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message 1: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (last edited Sep 30, 2019 10:43PM) (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2796 comments Mod
Nominations are open for our November 2019 reread. Only books currently on our group bookshelf are eligible: Bookshelf

Below is a list of the past year's reread winners.
Gulliver's Travels October 2019
Dune September 2019
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn August 2019
Of Mice and Men July 2019
The Princess Bride June 2019
The Haunting of Hill House May 2019
Dracula April 2019
Pride and Prejudice March 2019
The Maltese Falcon February 2019
Mrs. Dalloway January 2019
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall December 2018
The House of the Seven Gables November 2018

Revisit the Shelf Nomination Requirements:
1. Time Since Last Read. A book is only eligible for rereading if it has not been a group read in the last 12 months (1 year). A book read by the group in any of our reading categories in the past year is not eligible for nomination.

2. When making a nomination, please use "add book/author" link to help others view the book selected. Also please list when the book has been read by the group.

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

4.) Only five books, by five different authors will move forward to each poll. This will be determined by the number of seconds a book receives. The five books with the most seconds moves to the poll.

5.) Only one nomination or one second per member. will be allowed. A nomination can not be changed if it has been seconded.

5a.) A second can be withdrawn and placed on another choice. This change must in some way be noted in a post such as, "I am withdrawing my second for book A and placing it on book B." It will be easier to moderator to track changes.

6.) Only one book per author, In the event of more than one book by the same author is nominated, only the first one to receive a second will be eligible. The nominator of the ruled ineligible book will be able to nominate a replacement or second another already in nomination.

6a.) Same author-multiple categories The same author may be nominated in multiple categories in a single month as long as the nominations are for different books. In the case of identical nominations, precedence will go to the first one to receive a second.

7.) Moderator will choose a surprise sixth book to add to the poll.


message 3: by Johanne (new)

Johanne *the biblionaut* | 74 comments I second Hitchhikers guide


message 4: by J_BlueFlower (new)

J_BlueFlower (j_from_denmark) | 1426 comments I'd like to nominate Memoirs of a Geisha


message 5: by Tami (new)

Tami (pdxbridgegirl) | 49 comments I would like to nominate Siddharth by Hesse Herman, 160 page, 1922


message 6: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments I would like to nominate Paradise Lost by John Milton again.


message 7: by Julia (new)

Julia | 20 comments I nominate The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, last read by the group in late 2013, it appears.


message 8: by Cynda (new)

Cynda | 2499 comments I will second Paradise Lost.


message 9: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments Thank you Cynda.


message 10: by Philina (new)

Philina | 1562 comments I also second Hitchhiker‘s Guide.


message 11: by Emmy (new)

Emmy (emmy205) | 197 comments I second Hitchhiker's


message 12: by Kimberly (new)

Kimberly Wendt | 130 comments I'll second Memoirs of a Geisha.


message 13: by Darren (last edited Sep 03, 2019 09:43AM) (new)

Darren (dazburns) | 1825 comments I nominate The Iliad
last read in 2012 - a shocking state of affairs! ;o)
The Iliad by Homer


Shirley (stampartiste) | 600 comments I would like to nominate William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. It was read in 2011.

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner


message 15: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey (jwhitsitt) | 64 comments I second The Sound and the Fury


message 16: by Sue (new)

Sue K H (sky_bluez) | 3046 comments I'll second Paradise Lost again


message 17: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen | 3580 comments Shirley (stampartiste) wrote: "I would like to nominate William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. It was read in 2011.

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner"


Yes! I second this too.


Shirley (stampartiste) | 600 comments Thank you, Jeffrey and Kathleen! I think this book is best read with mutual encouragement. 😊


message 19: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments Thank you Sue.


message 20: by Melanie (new)

Melanie I'll second Memoirs of a Geisha too.


message 21: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (last edited Sep 07, 2019 10:58AM) (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2796 comments Mod
Hello everyone. So far our nominations are:

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (1979) 216 pages Last read 12/2016. Nominated by Barbara: seconded by Johanne, Philina, and Emmy. (3)

Paradise Lost by John Milton (1667) 453 pages. Last read 12/2012 Nominated by Janet: seconded by Janet, BAM, and Sue. (3)

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (1997) 503 pages. Last read 05/2017. Nominated by J Blueflower: seconded by Kimberly and Melanie (2).

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner (1929) 326. Last read 12/2011 Nominated by Shirley: seconded by Jeffrey and Kathleen. (2)

The Iliad by Homer (-750) 683 pages. Last read 07/2012. Nominated by Darren: seconded by Petrichor (1)

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (1922) 122 pages. Last read 05/2016 Nominated by Tami.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1884) 327 pages. Last read 08/2013. Nominated by Julia.


Please let me know if there is anything I need to correct. We have a good group of nominations this month.


message 22: by Petrichor (new)

Petrichor | 300 comments I second the Iliad!


message 23: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2796 comments Mod
Petrichor wrote: "I second the Iliad!"

Updated : )


message 24: by BAM (new)

BAM Endlessly Booked | 798 comments I second Paradise Lost


message 25: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments BAM wrote: "I second Paradise Lost"
Thank you.


message 26: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2796 comments Mod
BAM wrote: "I second Paradise Lost"

Updated.


message 27: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments I’ll add a second to Paradise Lost


message 28: by Aprilleigh (new)

Aprilleigh (aprilleighlauer) | 537 comments I'll second Memoirs of a Geisha


message 29: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments Thank you Pink.


message 30: by Adrian (new)

Adrian | 179 comments Darren wrote: "I nominate The Iliad
last read in 2012 - a shocking state of affairs! ;o)
The Iliad by Homer"


Seconded


message 31: by Karen (new)

Karen | 68 comments Adrian wrote: "Darren wrote: "I nominate The Iliad
last read in 2012 - a shocking state of affairs! ;o)
The Iliad by Homer"

Seconded"


Also seconded.


message 32: by Liesl (new)


message 33: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 587 comments I'll add another second for Paradise Lost.

It's gotta win sometime, right?


message 34: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments Thank you Sarah. It has been on my 2019 read list all year but has been intimidating me a bit. I think I am looking for the group impetus to read it.


message 35: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (last edited Sep 09, 2019 04:47PM) (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2796 comments Mod
Paradise Lost by John Milton (1667) 453 pages. Last read 12/2012 Nominated by Janet: seconded by Janet, BAM, Pink, Sarah, and Sue. (5)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (1979) 216 pages Last read 12/2016. Nominated by Barbara: seconded by Johanne, Philina, and Emmy. (3)

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (1997) 503 pages. Last read 05/2017. Nominated by J Blueflower: seconded by Kimberly Aprilleigh, and Melanie (3).

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner (1929) 326. Last read 12/2011 Nominated by Shirley: seconded by Jeffrey, Liesl, and Kathleen. (3)

The Iliad by Homer (-750) 683 pages. Last read 07/2012. Nominated by Darren: seconded by Petrichor, Adrian, and Karen. (3)

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (1922) 122 pages. Last read 05/2016 Nominated by Tami.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1884) 327 pages. Last read 08/2013. Nominated by Julia.


Please let me know if there is anything I need to correct.


message 36: by Mike (new)

Mike (miketstl) | 38 comments I will second Hitchhiker's Guide.


Shirley (stampartiste) | 600 comments Liesl wrote: "I second The Sound and the Fury"

Thank you, Liesl! Really hope we can make this happen! 😊


message 38: by Paula W (new)

Paula W | 554 comments I’ll second The Iliad


message 39: by George P. (new)

George P. | 522 comments Since I've read all the nominees except the two super-vintage ones I'm not keen on,
I'll nominate Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, which the group read in 2014 I think.


message 40: by Wreade1872 (new)

Wreade1872 | 756 comments I'll second The Sound and the Fury.


message 41: by Loretta (new)

Loretta | 2668 comments My vote is for Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden.


message 42: by PinkieBrown (new)

PinkieBrown I’m interested in Hesse. Second Siddhartha.


Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments I second The Sound and the Fury


message 44: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (last edited Sep 12, 2019 07:42PM) (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2796 comments Mod
Paradise Lost by John Milton (1667) 453 pages. Last read 12/2012 Nominated by Janet: seconded by Janet, BAM, Pink, Sarah, and Sue. (5)

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner (1929) 326. Last read 12/2011 Nominated by Shirley: seconded by Jeffrey, Liesl, Wreade1872, Kelly, and Kathleen. (5)

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (1979) 216 pages Last read 12/2016. Nominated by Barbara: seconded by Johanne, Philina, Mike, and Emmy. (4)

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (1997) 503 pages. Last read 05/2017. Nominated by J Blueflower: seconded by Kimberly, Aprilleigh, Loretta, and Melanie (4).

The Iliad by Homer (-750) 683 pages. Last read 07/2012. Nominated by Darren: seconded by Petrichor, Adrian, Paula W., and Karen. (4)

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse (1922) 122 pages. Last read 05/2016 Nominated by Tami: seconded by PinkieBrown and Jen from Quebec (2)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1884) 327 pages. Last read 08/2013. Nominated by Julia.

Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup (1853) 353 pages. Last read 2012 Nominated by George P.


Please let me know if there is anything I need to correct.


Kelly_Hunsaker_reads ... | 273 comments I think you missed my second for The Sound and the Fury


message 46: by Tami (new)

Tami (pdxbridgegirl) | 49 comments PinkieBrown wrote: "I’m interested in Hesse. Second Siddhartha."

Thanks!


Jen from Quebec :0) (muppetbaby99) | 215 comments I will 2nd Siddhartha, please. --Jen from Quebec :0)


message 48: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 2796 comments Mod
Sorry Kelly and thanks for pointing it out. I think the post is fixed and updated now.


message 49: by Terry (new)

Terry | 1355 comments I will second Twelve Years a Slave, because I have read most of these books and want to expand my books read.


message 50: by Michaela (new)

Michaela | 532 comments I´ll second Twelve Years a Slave.


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