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Bob | 4781 comments Mod
Nominations are open for our January 2015 reread. Only books currently of our group bookshelf are eligible.


Any book currently on our bookshelf can be nominated. Below is a list of the past years winners.

A Christmas Carol, December 2014
The Woman in White, November 2014
Frankenstein, October 2014
Wuthering Heights, September 2014
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, August 2014
The Picture of Dorian Gray, July 2014
1984, June 2014
One Hundred Years of Solitude, May 2014
A Clockwork Orange, April 2014
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, March 2014
David Copperfield, February 2014
Doctor Zhivago, January 2014

The past years winners are always eligible for nomination, however do we want to read the same book twice in one year?

Only one nominations per member

As always feel free to second a nomination and make comments about the nominated books. Remember to avoid Spoilers, any eligible nominations in this category has open discussion threads for spoilers.

Nominations will run from today thru the 14th. Polls will open on the 16ht and end on November 30th.

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message 3: by Pink (new)

Pink | 6556 comments I'll nominate The War of the Worlds

message 4: by Freya (new)

Freya | 19 comments I nominate Catch-22

message 5: by Mary (new)

Mary The Bell Jar

message 6: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4781 comments Mod
Mary wrote: "The Bell Jar"

Mary The Bell Jar is the winning book for the December 2014 New School read. It is eligible for this nomination but I have doubts that the group will read the same book two months in a row.

Feel free to withdraw this one and pick another or let it stand.

message 7: by Mary (new)

Mary okay, then I nominate Twelve Years a Slave

message 8: by Philina (new)

Philina | 1562 comments I nominate The Great Gatsby.

message 9: by Layal (new)

Layal (layal_am) | 11 comments I second Catch-22

Andrea AKA Catsos Person (catsosperson) | 1791 comments I 2nd The Great Gatsby.

Andrea AKA Catsos Person (catsosperson) | 1791 comments I 2nd The Great Gatsby.

message 12: by Alissa (new)

Alissa Patrick (apatrick12211) I nominate Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

message 13: by Frances (new)

Frances Macknight | 21 comments I'll second War of the Worlds.

message 14: by Nathan (new)

Nathan I nominate East of Eden by John Steinbeck, and second Twelve Years a Slave

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message 17: by Rachel (new)

Rachel Great Expectations is my nomination.

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message 19: by Janet (new)

Janet (goodreadscomjanetj) | 852 comments I nominate A Farewell to Arms and I second Great Expectations

message 20: by Nathan (new)

message 21: by Alissa (new)

Alissa Patrick (apatrick12211) I second East of Eden

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message 25: by Elsbeth (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) Polyana wrote: "I nominate Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville"

That's a good one, Polyana! I've never read it!

message 26: by Alex (new)

Alex | 12 comments I second East of Eden.

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Renato wrote: "I nominate The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner"

Ah ... That's on my "Dusty Shelf" challenge for October. Surprised at how much I am enjoying it. I second it. (Hope I can offer many 2nds)

message 29: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4781 comments Mod
Nominations end on Friday, polling begins on Sunday the 16th. Here is where we stand:

The War of the Worlds, Pink, Seconds-Frances, Julie
Catch-22, Freya, Seconds-Layal
Twelve Years a Slave, Mary, Seconds-Elsbeth, Alexis
The Great Gatsby, Phil, Seconds-Andrea
Rebecca, Alissa
East of Eden, Nathan, Seconds-Alissa, Alex
Great Expectations, Rachel, Seconds-Marcie, Janet
A Farewell to Arms, Janet
The Catcher in the Rye, Nathan
The Sound and the Fury, Renato, Seconds-Nathan, Jasper
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, Polyana, Seconds-Elsbeth, Julia

message 30: by Bob, Short Story Classics (new)

Bob | 4781 comments Mod
Polls are open from November 16th thru November 30th.


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