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Old 12-15-2012, 02:24 AM   #1
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Category Selection Nominations for April 2013

The April 2013 category selection will be the same as the other category selections we have done so far for 2013. We'll have one poll after all nominations are in; there will be no run-off poll. In case of a tie, I'll cast my vote as the tie-breaker.

* This thread will be open for 7 days or 21 fully seconded and thirded nominations (we don't want a poll that's too large), whichever comes first.

* The poll will be up for 4 days.

* Each member has three votes in this thread to use either as nominations or to second or third another members nominations.

The story thus far:

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The 2013 MobileRead Book Club Monthly Categories
  • January: Second Chance No nominations this month. The polls will be comprised of selections that either came in second place or tied for second place during the previous 11 months.
  • February Romance
  • March Travel/Adventure
For reference and comparison purposes ony, here are the 2012 Categories:
Spoiler:
January — RunnerUp (no nominations, a vote of all the runners-up nominations from the last 11 months)
February — Romance
March — Thriller/Suspense
April — Humour
May — Fantasy
June — Classic
July — Mystery/Crime
August — FreeForAll
September — NonFiction
October — Horror
November — Science Fiction
December — Classic


Fully nominated categories:
(1) Biographies/Memoirs [Asawi, medard, Billi]
(2) Crime [Asawi, medard, Billi]
(3) Science Fiction [Nyssa, Bookatarian, sun surfer]
(4) Classics [Billi, Hamlet53, sun surfer]
(5) Fantasy [Nyssa, Bookatarian, Synamon]
(6) Non-Fiction [Hamlet53, Asawi, WT Sharpe]
(7) Philosophy [medard, WT Sharpe, issybird]
(8) Modern Fiction [Hamlet53, John F, issybird]
(9) Mystery/Thriller [sun surfer, Synamon, fantasyfan]
(10) Lottery: 1st version* [Dazrin, fantasyfan, orlok]
(11) orlok's Choice [HomeInMyShoes, caleb72, Dazrin]
(12) Free For All [Nyssa, orlok, HomeInMyShoes]
(13) Award Winners [John F, orlok, HomeInMyShoes]
(14) Humor [Dazrin, Bookatarian, issybird]
(15) Lottery: 2nd version* [John F, GeckoFriend, WT Sharpe]
(16) Young Adult [fantasyfan, GeckoFriend, BaenSidhe]


Nominations:
* Mystery [GA Russell]
* Indie [caleb72]



* Version 1. The lottery winner chooses a book that we all read.
* Version 2. The lottery winner chooses a selection of books from which we choose via a poll.

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Old 12-15-2012, 02:30 AM   #2
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Since I am up, I guess I will start the nominations.

I nominate Humor (might as well get the obvious one out of the way) and Lottery (see last month's noms for a definition of that). I will save my third for now.
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Old 12-15-2012, 03:09 AM   #3
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I nominate Fantasy, Free For All, and Science Fiction.
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:21 AM   #4
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:26 AM   #5
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Crime

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Old 12-15-2012, 05:38 AM   #6
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I'd like to nominate Philosophy. And I'd like to second Biographies/Memoirs and Crime.
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Old 12-15-2012, 06:26 AM   #7
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I nominate Classics and second Biographies/Memoirs and Mysteries/Crime.

Edit: Ups, sorry medard. I see I thirded these two categories.

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Old 12-15-2012, 06:40 AM   #8
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It seems that my votes are a bit too unremarkable ..
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:21 AM   #9
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I will second Classics. I will nominate Non-Fiction and Modern Fiction.
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:41 AM   #10
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Second: Non fiction
(I initially nominated it, but thought I'd save that vote and edited it out. But I REALLY like non-fiction!!)
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I will second Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Humor (would love a discussion on the subjectiveness of humor).
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:36 AM   #12
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I'll nominate Mystery/Thriller.

I'll third Classics.

I'll third Science Fiction.
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:43 AM   #13
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Is Mystery/Thriller meant to be seperate from Mystery/Crime which has already been nominated? Also is Crime (which was also nominated) supposed to be seperate from Mystery/Crime?
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