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View Poll Results: What should our May category be?
Mystery/Thriller 18 62.07%
Philosophy 10 34.48%
Modern Lit. 12 41.38%
Award Winners 10 34.48%
Biography/Memoirs 13 44.83%
Fantasy 11 37.93%
Indie 4 13.79%
MobileRead Authors 9 31.03%
Science Fiction 13 44.83%
Young Adult 8 27.59%
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Old 01-05-2013, 08:15 PM   #1
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May 2013 *Category* Poll

Here are your category nominations for May 2013. This visible poll is multiple choice and will be open for 4 days.



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
  • April Classics


For reference and comparison purposes only, here are the 2012 Categories:
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January — RunnerUp (no nominations, a vote of all the runners-up nominations from the last 11 months)
February — Romance
March — Thriller/Suspense
May — Humour
May — Fantasy
June — Classic
July — Mystery/Crime
August — FreeForAll
September — NonFiction
October — Horror
November — Science Fiction
December — Classic
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:30 PM   #2
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I'm all in for Mystery/Thriller this month to support Synamon's Mystery for May quest.
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:57 PM   #3
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I'm all in for Mystery/Thriller this month to support Synamon's Mystery for May quest.
Awww thanks! My quest is mostly silly, it's not like I need any incentive to read my favourite genre, but I do like getting reading recommendations from the nomination threads.

We are getting lots of choices with these category polls which is great.
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Old 01-06-2013, 05:53 AM   #4
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Voted for most of the categories, as there are so many I would be happy with. In fact, apart from Fantasy, any of them would be good.
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Old 01-06-2013, 09:16 AM   #5
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When you vote for categories, just remember that the book that won for December, 2012 did so not because it was actually a good book worth reading. It won because it was short. Biographies tend to be long. So keep that in mind when you vote.
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Old 01-06-2013, 05:27 PM   #6
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Voted for Biography/Memoirs because I am on a biography kick.
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Old 01-07-2013, 05:07 AM   #7
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If I had only had one vote it would have been for Biography/Memoirs, but with multiple voting I spread my love a bit.
Love being able to give multilple votes!
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I'm really not in sync with everyone for this vote. Biographies/Memoirs was the only category I didn't vote for - and look at it go.
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I'm really not in sync with everyone for this vote. Biographies/Memoirs was the only category I didn't vote for - and look at it go.
I didn't vote for it either. I hope Mystery/Thriller pulls through in the end.
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Oooh Mystery/Thriller had a bit of a gallop since I last checked. Go, you good thing, go!
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I was pulling for the other contender, Biography/Memoirs (Modern Literature does not seem to have a chance), as that that would have been a great addition to the lineup. On the other hand there should be something for everyone, so Mystery/Thriller would be good as well.
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I would certainly love to see a philosophy month and at least one non-fiction month.
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I'd join the posse for non-fiction (as long as it's non-biography and non-history), but not for philosophy.
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I would certainly love to see a philosophy month and at least one non-fiction month.
Are you suggesting philosophy is fiction, then?
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I hope we get at least one "non-fiction" month as well! A non-specified non-fiction month. Will nominated for upcoming selections!
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