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message 1: by Trish (new)

Trish (trishag) | 385 comments Mod
Nominate 1 book per person here before July 16th.
ALL nominated books MUST be...
...available in paperback. our genre (Contemporary Christian Fiction.)
**No author self nominations PLEASE.
(it is unnecessary to "second" noms.-evey qualifying book will be in the poll)

A mass member e-mail will go out as a reminder when...
1. It's time to nominate.
2. The 1st poll is up.
3. The 2nd poll is up.
(unless you have selected to block e-mails from this group)

Books previously read- (not available for nomination)
July- Yesterday's Tomorrow
June- Until Forever
May - Veiled
Apr. - On the Soul of a Vampire
Mar. - The Price of Trust
Feb. - The Garden Key
Jan. - The Judging: The Corescu Chronicles Book One
Dec. - K - I - L - L FM 100: Music to Die For
Nov. - Pearl in the Sand
Wake Up, O Sleeper
Oct.- Demon
Unspeakable Journey
Sept.- June Bug
BoneMan's Daughters
Aug.- Redeeming Love
The Mountain Between Us
Talking to the Dead
July- So You Don't Want to go to Church Anymore
Take One
June- Salvaged

1ST POLL July 16th-18
*Vote on 1 book (per person) that you'd like to read/discuss.
*The TOP 3 books will enter the 2nd poll.
2ND POLL July 18th -20
*Vote on 1 book that you'd like to read/discuss.
*The #1 book wins!!!

July 20th- Winner announced! Buy & read it before...
Aug 1st- discussion begins!

Thanks, blessings, & enjoy!!!

message 2: by Ashley (new)

Ashley Ludwig (ashleyludwig) | 3 comments Fresh Start SummerThis is a sweet, contemporary -- story of two meddlesome women, stirring up trouble in a small town. Many excellent discussion points on faith & friendship.

message 3: by Amanda (new)

Amanda Stephan (amandastephan) | 140 comments I vote for Candy Coated Secrets I just started reading it, and it's pretty humorous.

message 4: by Melanie (new)

Melanie (lovebeingvegan) I vote for Heiress by Susan May Warren.

message 5: by Michelle (last edited Jul 13, 2011 09:43AM) (new)

Michelle (michelle_sutton) | 30 comments Double Take by Melody Carlson
Double Take by Melody Carlson was a fun read.

message 6: by Ausjenny (new)

Ausjenny | 4 comments Bridge to a Distant Star A Novel by Carolyn Williford this is a really good contemporary story.

message 7: by Libby (new)

Libby I nominate "Riven"Riven: A Novel by Jerry Jenkins. It was absolutly wonderful and very encouraging to someone who has been faithful but not seen any fruit from their ministry.Also not to give up on someone no matter how lost they seem. This book touched my heart in more ways than one. Author said this is the book that he has always wanted to write.Would be a great book to discuss

message 8: by Trish (new)

Trish (trishag) | 385 comments Mod
Ausjenny wrote: "Bridge to a Distant Star A Novel by Carolyn Williford this is a really good contemporary story."

Oh my goodness!!! The Sunshine Skyway bridge in Tampa actually did collapse years ago, and I have a friend who is terrified of it and refuses to go over it when we go to the beach. She's starting to make me paranoid of bridges myself. -I just HAD to share that;)

message 9: by Marla (new)

Marla Schwartz (marlalynns) I always enjoy reading books that other people recommend. I am always looking for new books and authors so I am willing to read whatever is decided on.

message 10: by Toni (new)

Toni Nelson (goodreadscomtoninelson) | 55 comments My Mother the Man-Eater written by Tracy Krauss. I was stumped by the title but I am really enjoying the read. My Mother the Man Eater by Tracy Krauss

message 11: by Catherine (new)

Catherine (cathwest) | 20 comments I think you will enjoy Shadowed in Silk, by Christine Lindsay, although the paperback doesn't come out until Sept. the ebook is out. SHADOWED IN SILK (Twilight of the British Raj, # 1) by Christine Lindsay

message 12: by Michelle (new)

Michelle (michelle_sutton) | 30 comments I am reading this book (Shadowed in Silk) now!

message 13: by Lady Day (new)

Lady Day (ladyday) Trish wrote: "Nominate 1 book per person here before July 16th.
ALL nominated books MUST be...
...available in paperback. our genre (Contemporary Christian Fiction.)
**No author self nominatio..."

Hi Trish,I've never received any of the mass email notifications.Just thought you should know, in the event there's a system error.

message 14: by Trish (last edited Jul 17, 2011 11:35AM) (new)

Trish (trishag) | 385 comments Mod
Lady Day... Thanks for bringing this to my attention. I hope this helps! Please let me know so I can correct any errors.

Click on the arrow to the right of your name in the upper right corner of any page.
Click on "my account"
on that page click "e mails"
make sure the e-mail column is selected for "Invites me to answer a poll"
scroll down and be sure to click "save e-mail settings"


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