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Old 02-04-2013, 05:58 PM   #1
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August 2013's *Category* Nominations.

The August 2013 category selection will be similar to 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 except in case of a tie. If a second poll also results in 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, whichever comes first.

* The poll will be up for 4 days.

* Three votes or nominations per member.

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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
  • May Mystery/Thriller
  • June Award Winners
  • July Non-Fiction
The 2012 Categories (for reference purposes):

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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
April — Humour
May — Fantasy
June — Classic
July — Mystery/Crime
August — FreeForAll
September — NonFiction
October — Horror
November — Science Fiction
December — Classic

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Old 02-04-2013, 06:14 PM   #2
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Fully Nominated Categories:
(1) Science Fiction [JSWolf, WT Sharpe, fantasyfan]
(2) Fantasy [JSWolf, tilia, AnemicOak]
(3) Young Adult [fantasyfan, AnemicOak, Bookatarian]
(4) Lottery (Three winners are chosen who each choose three selections, then the nine selections are put to a vote in a poll) [sun surfer, HomeInMyShoes, Dazrin]
(5) Modern Lit [sun surfer, Bookatarian, Bookpossum]
(6) Historical Fiction [AnemicOak, Bookatarian, Bookpossum]
(7) Short Stories [issybird, GA Russell, jemc]
(8) MobileRead Authors [Dazrin, WT Sharpe, caleb72]
(9) Humor [GA Russell, issybird, Bookpossum]
(10) Speculative Fiction [Synamon, Nyssa, orlok]
(11) Books by Native Japanese Authors [HomeInMyShoes, orlok, Hamlet53]
(12) Urban Fantasy [BaenSidhe, fantasyfan, Elfwreck]
(13) Classics [issybird, Hamlet53, jemc]
(14) Sci-Fi/Fantasy [sun surfer, John F, jemc]
(15) Free For All [Nyssa, orlok, Asawi]

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* Books Originally Published Between 1987 and 2002 [HomeInMyShoes]
* Horror [caleb72]

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Old 02-04-2013, 06:21 PM   #3
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Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Modern Lit

Lottery - Three winners are chosen who each choose three selections, then the nine selections are put to a vote in a poll
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:24 PM   #4
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Please stop the Science Fiction/Fantasy garbage please. It's crap and you know it.
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:25 PM   #5
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:25 PM   #6
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Now we just need Nyssa to third it and we can move the the vote.
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Lottery - Three winners are chosen who each choose three selections, then the nine selections are put to a vote in a poll
So that would be lottery version 3?
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I nominate Lottery where everyone buys me lottery tickets.
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So that would be lottery version 3?
That could work, and it goes with the "3" theme.
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I nominate Lottery where everyone buys me lottery tickets.
I bought one for you the other day, but since it was a losing ticket I didn't bother to mail it.
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I bought one for you the other day, but since it was a losing ticket I didn't bother to mail it.
But if it had won, you'd have had to turn it over and give up the winnings.
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Old 02-04-2013, 07:31 PM   #15
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I'll second lottery version 3.

I'll nominate books by Japanese authors, where the author must have been born in Japan.

I'll also nominate books written between 1987 and 2002 (inclusive). That's right, the original (not re-release or re-publish, or new notes editions) must have been published between 1987 and 2002 inclusively. No 2003 books, no 1986 books.
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