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Old 08-21-2011, 08:01 PM   #61
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Old 08-21-2011, 08:17 PM   #62
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i'd like to nominate jim butcher's ghost story.
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I would rather you guys nominate & 2nd Storm Front (The Dresden Files, Book 1) for those of us who have not yet read the series. I would gladly 3rd it if it were to be nominated.

It has been nominated before (in June I think), but it did not win.
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Old 08-21-2011, 08:20 PM   #63
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I would rather you guys nominate & 2nd Storm Front (The Dresden Files, Book 1) for those of us who have not yet read the series. I would gladly 3rd it if it were to be nominated.

It has been nominated before (in June I think), but it did not win.
ok, i nominate storm front.
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Old 08-21-2011, 08:34 PM   #64
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ok, i nominate storm front.
Thank you! I 2nd or 3rd the nomination.
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Old 08-21-2011, 08:41 PM   #65
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ok, i nominate storm front.
I have left Ghost Story up as it still has jgaiser's second on it.

I have added your Storm Front nomination with Nyssa's second.

There are 8 fully nominated books at this point. Please let us know if any corrections need to be made.
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Old 08-21-2011, 08:43 PM   #66
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Thank you! I 2nd or 3rd the nomination.
your reasoning made sense to me and i freely admit that after nominating ghost story i sat here thinking about the many advantages to reading the series in proper order and just how much of a spoiler that reading the 13th book first would be.

of course storm front was the 8th episode to be aired in the sci fi channel single-season dresden files series and the only episode that actually followed the story-line of any of the books rather than just borrowing some plot-points and some characters from the books. however this practice/approach actually turned out to be a good thing, at least in my opinion.

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Old 08-21-2011, 09:42 PM   #67
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I'll give Storm Front a 3rd just to get things moving along.

And to close things, Ghost Story gets a 3rd from me even though it won't win.
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Old 08-21-2011, 09:46 PM   #68
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your reasoning made sense to me and i freely admit that after nominating ghost story i sat here thinking about the many advantages to reading the series in proper order and just how much of a spoiler that reading the 13th book first would be.

of course storm front was the 8th episode to be aired in the sci fi channel single-season dresden files series and the only episode that actually followed the story-line of any of the books rather than just borrowing some plot-points and some characters from the books. however this practice/approach actually turned out to be a good thing, at least in my opinion.
Thank you again on the nomination. I didn't know that about the show/episode.

Hubby and I both enjoyed the all too short lived series. We were disappointed to see it go, although, Hubby said he suspected that would be the case about 3 episodes in.

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Thank you Jon!
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Old 08-21-2011, 10:01 PM   #69
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We now have the 10 fully nominated books. Thank you everyone.
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Old 08-21-2011, 10:19 PM   #70
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dreams, I found an error in the book lists (posts 1 & 2)

No 1 Ladies Detective Agency should be listed as No 1 Ladies Detective Agency (No 1 Ladies Detective Agency Book 1).

It is book one of a series and the series name is the same name as book 1.
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I checked on B&N and saw:
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series #1) and used that one. Thanks, Jon.
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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series #1) and used that one. Thanks, Jon.
Your welcome.

I know this is being picky, but if you are going to use a # in there, then you'll need to use a # in two other places.

Ghost Story: A Novel of the Dresden Files (The Dresden Files, Book 13) by Jim Butcher

Storm Front (The Dresden Files, Book 1) by Jim Butcher

Both need a # unless you remove the # from The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
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Will the poll be going up tonight* Dreams?

*Its 10pm here.
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This was the fastest nomination process. This gives us a 10-day vote.
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Your welcome.

I know this is being picky, but if you are going to use a # in there, then you'll need to use a # in two other places.<snip>
I've added the "#".
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Will the poll be going up tonight* Dreams?

*Its 10pm here.
Tom posted that the Voting (new poll thread) will run for 5 days starting September 1. I know we have sometimes opened the poll early in other months when we had our 10 books fully nominated so early. Tom, will let us know.
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