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message 1: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
It's time to nominate your choice for our October & November 2020 group non-fiction read - please use this thread to nominate.

Nominations start today and will close on 15th September or when we filled the poll with six books.

During this time anybody can nominate and second one book each. 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, however please be mindful of this as the polls are not filling up as quickly anymore

The poll will then run until the 21st September 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 LauraT (new)

LauraT (laurata) | 13043 comments Mod
I'd like to read Shakespeare and Company by Sylvia Beach.


message 3: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
LauraT wrote: "I'd like to read Shakespeare and Company by Sylvia Beach."

That looks really interesting, I think I will second this.


message 4: by LauraT (new)

LauraT (laurata) | 13043 comments Mod
Alannah wrote: "LauraT wrote: "I'd like to read Shakespeare and Company by Sylvia Beach."

That looks really interesting, I think I will second this."


I'd love to read it with you all!!!


message 5: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
I will nominate Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva by Rosemary Sullivan


message 6: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
Nominated Books:
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva by Rosemary Sullivan

Books Going To Poll:
Shakespeare and Company by Sylvia Beach


message 7: by Luffy (new)

Luffy (monkey-d-luffy) I nominate The God Delusion.


PattyMacDotComma | 1042 comments The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty by Peter Singer

The 10th anniversary edition is being offered FREE on the charity's website https://www.thelifeyoucansave.org/

(How to get the most bang for your charity buck.)


message 9: by Kat (last edited Sep 08, 2020 03:10AM) (new)

Kat (bookworm2017) | 50 comments I nominate Emergency admissions by Kit Wharton Emergency Admissions Memoirs of an Ambulance Driver by Kit Wharton


message 10: by Christine (new)

Christine Hatfield  (christinesbookshelves) | 884 comments I nominate The Whisper Man by Alex North and Wish by Jake Smith


message 11: by Jennifer (last edited Sep 08, 2020 05:14AM) (new)


message 13: by Sam (last edited Sep 08, 2020 08:05AM) (new)

Sam toer (samtoer) | 4 comments I nominate Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love by Dava Sobel.


message 14: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
Thank you everyone.
I will update my list first thing in the morning.

Christine, I’m afraid you can only nominate one book.


message 16: by PattyMacDotComma (new)

PattyMacDotComma | 1042 comments I'll second The Whisper Man


message 18: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
Two books heading to the poll, four space left.


message 19: by Pam (new)

Pam (bluegrasspam) | 666 comments Isn't The Whisper Man fiction and this is a non-fiction selection?

I will second Stalin's Daughter.


message 20: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
Oh thank you Pam, I will take this off.


message 21: by Adrian (last edited Sep 09, 2020 01:47PM) (new)

Adrian | 58 comments Adrian wrote: "How about A Very British Murder by Lucy Worsley"

Is my nomination valid Alannah ?


message 22: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
Yes it is Adrian, it’s fine.

Sorry guys, I have noticed it’s a lot harder to tell on your phone what genre a certain book is.


Jen from Quebec :0) (muppetbaby99) | 55 comments I'd love to 2nd 'Stalin's Daughter', but as it says "Books Going to Poll' does that mean my 2nd is not even needed for this title? Thanks. --Jen from Quebec :0)


message 25: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
That’s right Jen, Pam has already seconded it. You’re welcome to second another book to get the poll up and running quicker.


message 26: by Adrian (new)

Adrian | 58 comments Adrian wrote: "Is my nomination valid Alannah ?"

Alannah wrote: "Yes it is Adrian, it’s fine. ."


Will you be adding it to the list 😊 ?


message 27: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
Adrian wrote: "Adrian wrote: "Is my nomination valid Alannah ?"

Alannah wrote: "Yes it is Adrian, it’s fine. ."

Will you be adding it to the list 😊 ?"


Oh dear, I'm so sorry about that. Silly me. I will do that now. This nomination thread is not going well at all.


message 29: by B the BookAddict (new)

B the BookAddict (bthebookaddict) | 8315 comments I second Emergency Admissions.


message 30: by Adrian (new)

Adrian | 58 comments Alannah wrote: "Adrian wrote: "Adrian wrote: "Is my nomination valid Alannah ?"

Alannah wrote: "Yes it is Adrian, it’s fine. ."

Will you be adding it to the list 😊 ?"

Oh dear, I'm so sorry about that. Silly me..."


Ha ha, no worries Alannah, thanks


message 31: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
B the BookAddict wrote: "I second Emergency Admissions."

Thank you, Bette.


message 33: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
Nominations close tomorrow.


message 35: by Alannah (new)

Alannah Clarke (alannahclarke) | 11481 comments Mod
Link to the winning book, thanks everyone for your votes and nominations.

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


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