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View Poll Results: November 2010 Mobile Read Book Club Vote
Old Man's War by John Scalzi 26 29.21%
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi 10 11.24%
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy By Douglas Adams 25 28.09%
City At World's End by Edmond Hamilton 2 2.25%
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke 2 2.25%
A Fire Upon The Deep by Vernor Vinge 5 5.62%
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell 3 3.37%
The Man in the High Castle by Philp K. Dick 7 7.87%
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr. 6 6.74%
Time's Eye by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter 3 3.37%
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Old 10-30-2010, 01:29 PM   #76
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Well, color me surprised. I was away for a while and unable to vote, but my nomination won anyway. I'm pretty spiffed about that.

I decided to read it right after nominating it and have to say that it was an excellent choice, I really enjoyed it and hope that everyone else here will like it too.
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Old 10-30-2010, 04:38 PM   #77
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Well, color me surprised. I was away for a while and unable to vote, but my nomination won anyway. I'm pretty spiffed about that.

I decided to read it right after nominating it and have to say that it was an excellent choice, I really enjoyed it and hope that everyone else here will like it too.
DUDE!!!

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Old 10-30-2010, 06:41 PM   #78
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Sigh, sadly the real world took over my life for a while...I should have prioritized a bit better
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Old 10-31-2010, 08:08 PM   #79
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No real comments yet, but ... Oh my ...

This is just a great little read. Started this morning and already about 1/4 way through it.
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Please hold the discussion for the discussion thread. No spoilers please....
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Two chapters left. Love the book, ordering the second in the series today.
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So no discussion take place until the 20th then? I still need to figure out the best place to buy it, lol... should give me some time yet.
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Old 11-01-2010, 02:31 PM   #83
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So no discussion take place until the 20th then? I still need to figure out the best place to buy it, lol... should give me some time yet.
That's when the "official" thread starts. But, you might see some... "love it", "hate it", "reading it", "can't get into it" type comments in this thread through out the month before the 20th hits.

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Typical that I voted for the winning book but it's not available on Amazon's UK kindle store Oh well, I'm sure I'll find it somewhere.
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Does anyone envision the old man pretty close to Leonard Nemoy? Everytime I read this, his voice/look comes to mind LOL.
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I haven't started reading it yet, so please no more discussion in this thread. Thanks. Now I'll have Nimoy stuck in my head when I might have otherwise.

Maybe this thread should be locked now.
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I haven't started reading it yet, so please no more discussion in this thread. Thanks. Now I'll have Nimoy stuck in my head when I might have otherwise.

Maybe this thread should be locked now.
Or maybe you shouldn't read the thread until you've at least read some of it. I'm only 35 pages in, so I haven't really started it either, that was just an up-front observation.

I'm sure you'll have another voice for the character other than Nimoy, so I wouldn't even worry about it.

This thread was going to have NON-SPOILER comments.....that wasn't a spoiler so I don't see why that comment should lock the thread.
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