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message 1: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10035 comments Mod
Please read the rules for nominating BEFORE you create your post!! And check our bookshelves to be sure you are not nominating something we have already read as a group!

The categories for December and January are:

December = Christmas or winter theme - anything set in winter, or featuring the winter holiday

January = Book theme - any book about books, fictional or non fiction


If you nominate the book, and the book is chosen as a group read, you agree to lead the discussion! Don't worry, it's not hard, and we'll love you all the more for it!

Please do not nominate a book more than once. A book can only be voted on once, so multiple nominations within this thread are not counted.

Only ONE nomination per month per person.


Please be sure to post the title, author, and the month you are nominating it for.

Ideally, you can type it as follows -
August - Room - Emma Donoghue

If your post does not have those three things, it will not be counted.

Are you ready?

I will accept nominations through Monday the 10th. If we get tons of nominations, I may pull the plug on it a little early, so get them in as soon as you can!

Once I close nominations I will create the polls and let you know when it is time to vote!

Hit us with your best noms!

**Important note: At no time is it acceptable for an author to nominate one of his/her own books for the monthly group read. Likewise, it is not acceptable to "push" nominations or votes within this group. It also follows that "a nomination for a nomination" is not acceptable. If I suspect a push, or inappropriate actions have taken place within the group read nominations or votes, I reserve the right to deem those nominations or votes as ineligible.


message 4: by Tad (new)

Tad (tottman) December - Duck the Halls - Donna Andrews.

A fun little cozy mystery with a holiday setting.


message 5: by Katie (new)

Katie (kelstad) December - The Autobiography of Santa Claus - Jeff Guinn


message 6: by Lauren (last edited Nov 03, 2014 03:06PM) (new)


message 7: by Yvonne (new)

Yvonne | 1 comments December - Smilla's Sense of Snow - Peter Høeg


message 8: by Hrishabh (new)


message 9: by Nea (last edited Nov 05, 2014 09:22PM) (new)

Nea (neareads) My nominations:
December - Christmas Jars by Jason F. Wright


message 12: by Asli (new)

Asli Alpdogan | 4 comments December - Cyberstorm by Matthew Mather


message 13: by Tina (new)

Tina | 143 comments December - Winter Street - Elin Hilderbrand

January - The Word Exchange - Alena Graedon


message 14: by Dawn (new)

Dawn | 547 comments January - The Library at Night - Alberto Manguel


message 15: by Jessica (new)

Jessica Heffner (jessica617) | 31 comments January - Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding


message 16: by Dawn (new)

Dawn | 547 comments (OMG Jessica I loved BJD so much when I was like 14.)


message 17: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10035 comments Mod
Zareepa wrote: "January - The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafón"

This was a group read waaaaay back.


message 18: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10035 comments Mod
The time for nominations has ended.

The time for voting has begun! May the best books win!

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

You have until November 16th to get your votes in for the December and January group reads!


message 19: by Heather L (new)

Heather L  (wordtrix) Lori, The Library at Night was the January 2014 group read. ,-)


message 20: by Lori, Super Mod (last edited Nov 11, 2014 12:12PM) (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10035 comments Mod
Oh my goodness. How the heck did I miss that? Thanks Heather!!!

It's been edited out of the poll.


message 21: by Dawn (new)

Dawn | 547 comments Oops, my apologies. Good memory Heather.


message 22: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10035 comments Mod
I almost forgot to announce the winners!!!


December's "christmas or winter themed" group read is: Hercule Poirot's Christmas -Agatha Christie with discussion led by Lauren

and January's "book about a book" group read is:
Bridget Jones' Diary with discussion led by Jessica!

Happy reading everyone!!

The threads for each discussion will be posted on the first of the month! Thanks to everyone for voting and to the discussion leaders for their winning nominations


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