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message 1: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (last edited Jul 31, 2020 08:49PM) (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 3380 comments Mod
Nominations are open for our October 2020 reread.
1. Only books currently on our group bookshelf are eligible: Bookshelf

Below is a list of the past year's reread winners.
Middlemarch September 2020
Northanger Abbey August 2020
East of Eden July 2020
To the Lighthouse June 2020
Mansfield Park May 2020
A Passage to India April 2020
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde March 2020
My Cousin Rachel February 2020
We Have Always Lived in the Castle January 2020
A Christmas Carol December 2019
The Sound and the Fury November 2019
Gulliver's Travels October 2019

2. When making a nomination, please use "add book/author" link to help moderators and others view the book selected.

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

4. One nomination and one second per member will be allowed. A nomination can be changed only until it has been seconded. Once seconded, in fairness to the member making the second, the nomination will stand.

5. In the interest of variety, please wait a month to renominate a book that has been in the poll. These are the books from our last poll that did not win:

Animal Farm by George Orwell
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
King Lear by William Shakespeare



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 A second can be withdrawn and placed on another choice.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.

Nominations will remain open until the 14th of the month. Polls will open on the 16th and run until the last day of the month.


message 2: by Michaela (new)

Michaela | 686 comments I nominate Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (1953). 194p.


message 3: by J_BlueFlower (new)

J_BlueFlower (j_from_denmark) | 1728 comments I nominate Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry, I plan to read it anyway for Bingo.


message 4: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2612 comments I nominate The Secret History by Donna Tartt (pub 1992, 559 pp, last read October 2018).


message 5: by Irphen (new)


message 6: by Terry (new)

Terry | 1757 comments My nomination: Out of Africa, Isak Dinesen, 1992, 399 pages.


message 7: by Jen (new)

Jen | 48 comments I'll 2nd The Secret History.


message 8: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2612 comments Jen wrote: "I'll 2nd The Secret History."

Thanks Jen :)


message 9: by Michaela (new)

Michaela | 686 comments Irphen wrote: "Second Fahrenheit 451"

Thanks Irphen! :)


message 10: by Philina (new)

Philina | 1562 comments I second Lonesome Dove.


message 11: by Jesus (new)

Jesus | 177 comments I second Fahrenheit 451


message 12: by Brina (new)


message 13: by J_BlueFlower (new)

J_BlueFlower (j_from_denmark) | 1728 comments Brina wrote: "I nominate The Diary of a Young Girl."

I second


message 14: by Michaela (new)

Michaela | 686 comments Jesus wrote: "I second Fahrenheit 451"

Thanks Jesus! :)


message 15: by Brina (new)

Brina J_BlueFlower wrote: "Brina wrote: "I nominate The Diary of a Young Girl."

I second"


Thank you !


message 16: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2612 comments Carrie wrote: "Aubrey wrote: "I nominate The Secret History by Donna Tartt (pub 1992, 559 pp, last read October 2018)."

I second this."


Thanks again Carrie :)


message 17: by Shannon (new)


message 18: by Graham (new)

Graham Wilhauk (megamanchieffan) | 164 comments I second The Secret History. It's my favorite book!


message 19: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2612 comments Thanks Shannon and Graham :)


message 20: by Darren (new)

Darren (dazburns) | 1942 comments I nominate Peter Pan.


message 21: by Brina (new)

Brina I’ll second Peter Pan. How fun!


message 22: by Cynda (new)

Cynda | 3173 comments I too second Peter Pan.


message 23: by Matt (new)

Matt (mmullerm) | 839 comments Terry wrote: "My nomination: Out of Africa, Isak Dinesen, 1992, 399 pages."


I second Out of Africa Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen


message 24: by Terry (new)

Terry | 1757 comments Thanks, Matt! I was afraid no one had noticed! 😊


message 25: by Karen Michele (new)

Karen Michele Burns (klibrary) | 96 comments I will also second Out of Africa.


message 26: by Wreade1872 (new)

Wreade1872 | 862 comments Darren wrote: "I nominate Peter Pan."

Second.


message 27: by Terry (new)

Terry | 1757 comments Thanks, Karen Michele!


message 28: by Shaina (new)

Shaina | 557 comments Aubrey wrote: "I nominate The Secret History by Donna Tartt (pub 1992, 559 pp, last read October 2018)."

I second this one.


message 29: by Ashley (new)

Ashley  Jacobson | 39 comments I nominate Silas Marner by George Eliot (240 pages)


message 30: by Brenda (new)

Brenda (gd2brivard) | 171 comments I second Silas Marner


message 31: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2612 comments Thanks again Shaina :)


message 32: by Michaela (new)

Michaela | 686 comments I second Silas Marner.


message 33: by Eleanor (new)

Eleanor I second Fahrenheit 451


message 34: by Michaela (new)

Michaela | 686 comments Eleanor wrote: "I second Fahrenheit 451"

Thanks Eleanor! :)


message 35: by Maggie (new)

Maggie | 125 comments I second The Secret History.


message 36: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2612 comments Maggie wrote: "I second The Secret History."

Thanks Maggie :)


message 37: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 3380 comments Mod
Expect a nominations list tonight 8/7. I see several I like on the list already.


message 38: by Frances (new)

Frances (francesperez) | 54 comments Graham wrote: "I second The Secret History. It's my favorite book!"

I second this


message 39: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2612 comments Frances wrote: "Graham wrote: "I second The Secret History. It's my favorite book!"

I second this"


Thanks Frances :)


message 40: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 3380 comments Mod
Oops I fell asleep last night rather than doing the nominations list. Working on it now...


message 41: by * (new)

* (00000000) I second Out of Africa


message 42: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (last edited Aug 09, 2020 05:54PM) (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 3380 comments Mod
Nominations for the month of October 2020.

1. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (pub 1953), 194 pp., last read Oct. 2017
Nominated by Michaela: seconds Irphen, Jesus, Eleanor , Erin (4)

2. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry (pub 1985) 960 pp., last read Sept. 2012
Nominated by J.Blueflower: seconds Philina (1)

3. The Secret History by Donna Tartt (pub. 1992), 559 pp., Last read Oct. 2018
Nominated by Aubrey: Jen, Carrie, Shannon, Graham, Maggie, Shaina , Chuck(7)

4. Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen (pub. 1937) 339 pp., last read May 2012
Nominated by Terry: seconds Matt, Karen Michele, Kaila ,Frances (4)

5. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (pub. 1947) 283 pp., last read Fed. 2016
Nominated by Brina: seconds J.Blueflower (1)

6. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie (pub 1911) 283 pp., last read Nov. 2014
Nominated by Darren: seconds Brina, Cynda, Wreade1872(3)

7. Silas Marner by George Eliot (pub. 1861) 240 pp., last read April 2018
Nominated by Ashley: seconds Brenda, Michaela (2)


message 43: by Lynn, Revisit the Shelf (new)

Lynn (lynnsreads) | 3380 comments Mod
updated Kaila


message 44: by Wreade1872 (last edited Aug 08, 2020 09:45AM) (new)

Wreade1872 | 862 comments I seconded Peter Pan earlier, not Out of Africa.


message 45: by Shaina (new)

Shaina | 557 comments I seconded The Secret History not Peter Pan


message 46: by Erin (new)

Erin (erinm31) | 609 comments I would like to second Fahrenheit 451.


message 47: by Chuck (new)


message 48: by Frances (new)

Frances (francesperez) | 54 comments May I change my vote to Out of Africa from The Secret History? (Sorry Aubrey)


message 49: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey (korrick) | 2612 comments Thanks Chuck :)


message 50: by Michaela (new)

Michaela | 686 comments Erin wrote: "I would like to second Fahrenheit 451."

Thanks Erin! :)


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