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Old 07-29-2011, 04:20 AM   #61
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I second The Voyage of the Minotaur.
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Old 07-29-2011, 04:38 AM   #62
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Updated to this point. Please let us know if you notice any errors. Thank you.

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The nominations will run through Aug 1 or until 10 books have made the list.
Voting (new poll thread) will run for 5 days starting Aug 1.
We are getting close as there are 8 fully nominated books and we only need 2 more fully nominated books. [I'm off to bed, so if someone could keep watch, please.]


Post #13 contains the nominated books and Post #1 will show the fully nominated books.

**Thank you for the Shogun link, beppe. I used the "Shōgun" spelling to search instead of the "Shogun" spelling. **
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Old 07-29-2011, 07:37 AM   #63
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It would be really cool if we could get a third for The Great War and Modern Memory and The Woman Who Walked Into Doors to complete the ten. Just saying.
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:49 AM   #64
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Your second URL has an error. I've posted the correct URL below.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sh%C5%8Dgun_%28novel%29
oh, thanks for that!

One warning about Shogun: It's quite a tome: 26264 Kindle locations / ~600,000 words.

I discovered it when someone was suggesting it on the Anna Karenina thread. I've always been fascinated by the Japanese Sengoku period, so I started reading a few days ago.

So far this is most engaging book I read this year. Even if it does not get a third nomination, I suggest everyone who likes a well written adventure with a historic background put it on their reading list.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:05 AM   #65
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If we get a third for The Book of Fate then we'll be at 9 and will need just one more to got o a vote.

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Old 07-29-2011, 10:07 AM   #66
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oh, thanks for that!

One warning about Shogun:
One more correction. It's actually spelled Shōgun
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:21 AM   #67
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If we get a third for The Book of Lies then we'll be at 9 and will need just one more to got o a vote.
You mean The Book of Fate, don't you? I can't see The Book of Lies nominated.
(If I'm wrong, I'll third Book of Lies, I've already seconded Book of Fate)
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:27 AM   #68
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You mean The Book of Fate, don't you? I can't see The Book of Lies nominated.
(If I'm wrong, I'll third Book of Lies, I've already seconded Book of Fate)
Thanks for pointing out my mistake. It's been corrected.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:36 AM   #69
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I'd second or third some other choice with my last vote, but I'd probably be dooming my nomination.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:46 AM   #70
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Here is a proper description of Slaughterhouse Five to replace the one we have that's not really a description.
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Old 07-29-2011, 12:23 PM   #72
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I will Third _The Book of Fate_ sounds interesting.

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One more fully nominated book and we'll close the poll. We currently have 9.
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Old 07-29-2011, 01:29 PM   #74
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I'll use my third nomination to nominate yet another book.

I hereby nominate Hounded by Kevin Hearne



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Atticus O'Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona, running an occult bookshop and shape-shifting in his spare time to hunt with his Irish wolfhound. His neighbors and customers think that this handsome, tattooed Irish dude is about twenty-one years old - when in actuality, he's twenty-one centuries old. Not to mention: He draws his power from the earth, possesses a sharp wit, and wields an even sharper magical sword known as Fragarach, the Answerer.

Unfortunately, a very angry Celtic god wants that sword, and he's hounded Atticus for centuries. Now the determined deity has tracked him down, and Atticus will need all his power - plus the help of a seductive goddess of death, his vampire and werewolf team of attorneys, a sexy bartender possessed by a Hindu witch, and some good old-fashioned luck of the Irish - to kick some Celtic arse and deliver himself from evil.
The following link is to a review. May contain spoilers.

http://www.bloodofthemuse.com/2011/0...e-del-rey.html


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Kevin Hearne has done the impossible in Hounded, the first volume in the Iron Druid Chronicles. He makes druids cool, elevating the class beyond just a Kaiser employee with a better attitude.
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