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View Poll Results: August 2010 Mobile Read Book Club Vote
Sh*t My Dad Says by Halpern, Justin 11 13.25%
The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler 22 26.51%
Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett 10 12.05%
Don't Sleep There Are Snakes by Daniel Everett 6 7.23%
The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman 5 6.02%
Life of Pi by Yann Martel 3 3.61%
Aspects of the Novel by E. M. Forster 6 7.23%
The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak 11 13.25%
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell 7 8.43%
Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure by John Cleland 2 2.41%
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Old 07-22-2010, 05:39 PM   #16
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Well I'm withholding my vote for now to see which way the wind blows. Is that a good reason?
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Well I'm withholding my vote for now to see which way the wind blows. Is that a good reason?
That is a terrible reason. The vote should be for a book you want to read and not because it might be a winner.
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That is a terrible reason. The vote should be for a book you want to read and not because it might be a winner.


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Old 07-22-2010, 05:52 PM   #19
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I just voted for Sh*t My Dad Says. I hope this time we get a good book to read. But, please vote because you really do want to read what you voted for and not because it's cheap or free or some other asinine reasons like we had with The awful Egg book and 39 Steps.
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Well I'm withholding my vote for now to see which way the wind blows. Is that a good reason?
I well remember that time a few months ago when I forgot to cast my vote in time, which would have been the decisive vote. I'll be waiting again this month - but I've made a note in my calendar to remind me to be on time

And Jon - I will in any case vote for something that I'm interested in reading - and that might be a good source for discussion (Beppe had a good point there!)
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Well I'm withholding my vote for now to see which way the wind blows. Is that a good reason?
All your reasons are always the best for you, at the moment you conceive them, Kenny. Some times also for me
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I well remember that time a few months ago when I forgot to cast my vote in time, which would have been the decisive vote. I'll be waiting again this month - but I've made a note in my calendar to remind me to be on time

And Jon - I will in any case vote for something that I'm interested in reading - and that might be a good source for discussion (Beppe had a good point there!)
Thank you Ea, but watch out, the pilot is inadvertently tricky and closes the gates when it suits him. He did it recently. He likes too much those social games.
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Which winner would lead us toward the most lively discussion?
I suspect that this month's list has some good chances of lively discussion. I've read "Life of Pi", I'm about 1/3 of the way through "Don't Sleep There Are Snakes", both interesting. The rest are unread by me, but they all look good.
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And Jon - I will in any case vote for something that I'm interested in reading - and that might be a good source for discussion (Beppe had a good point there!)
And sometimes the losers have a more lively discussion that the winner...
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So, I'm reading The Eye of the Needle no matter how this turns out.

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I'll have to put up with my wife saying...

"What's taking you so long in there? What are you doing?"

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I plan to try to participate in book club more often. Unless it is something that I don't want to read.

I voted for Tipping Point because it seems like something I should read, but would not. All of the books sound good, so I'll be happy with any of them.
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