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Old 12-29-2012, 05:30 PM   #1
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Category Selection Nominations for May 2013

The May 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
  • April Classics
For reference and comparison purposes only, 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
May — Humour
May — Fantasy
June — Classic
July — Mystery/Crime
August — FreeForAll
September — NonFiction
October — Horror
November — Science Fiction
December — Classic


Nyssa has kindly volunteered to help out with the nominations (post #2). Thanks, Nyssa!

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Old 12-29-2012, 05:36 PM   #2
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Fully nominated categories:

(1) Mystery/Thriller [Synamon, sun surfer, Nyssa]
(2) Philosophy [WT Sharpe, caleb72, issybird]
(3) Modern Lit. [sun surfer, issybird, medard]
(4) Award Winners [Bookatarian, caleb72, medard]
(5) Biography/Memoirs [issybird, Billi, fantasyfan]
(6) Fantasy [Nyssa, Bookatarian, fantasyfan]
(7) Indie [caleb72, Billi, Dazrin]
(8) MobileRead Authors [Billi, WT Sharpe, Dazrin]
(9) Science Fiction [Nyssa, Bookatarian, WT Sharpe]
(10) Young Adult [fantasyfan, sun surfer, Synamon]



Nominations:

*** Fantasy [Nyssa, Bookatarian, fantasyfan]

*** Science Fiction [Nyssa, Bookatarian, WT Sharpe]

*** Mystery/Thriller [Synamon, sun surfer, Nyssa]

*** Modern Lit. [sun surfer, issybird, medard]

*** Philosophy [WT Sharpe, caleb72, issybird]

*** Award Winners [Bookatarian, caleb72, medard]

*** Indie [caleb72, Billi, Dazrin]

*** Biography/Memoirs [issybird, Billi, fantasyfan]

*** MobileRead Authors [Billi, WT Sharpe, Dazrin]

*** Young Adult [fantasyfan, sun surfer, Synamon]

* Lottery (Second version*) [Dazrin]




The nominations are now CLOSED. Poll coming soon.




* Lottery Second version: Selected participant chooses a selection for voting.

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Old 12-29-2012, 05:42 PM   #3
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I would like to start off the nominations with Fantasy and Science Fiction.
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:45 PM   #4
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Mystery for May!

I nominate Mystery/Thriller.
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:51 PM   #5
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I'll second Mystery/Thriller and nominate Modern Lit.
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Mystery for May!

I nominate Mystery/Thriller.
I will 3rd Mystery/Thriller.
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:09 PM   #7
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Philosophy. I nominate Philosophy.
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Nyssa, thanks heaps for helping out with the nominations. With the moderators busy behind the scenes with the current Winter Murder Mystery contest, it sure helps out a lot.

BTW, I do hope everyone here is planning on sending those entries for a chance to win one of 10 great eReaders and other prizes.
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I will second Science Fiction and Fantasy, and nominate Award Winners.
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I'll second Philosophy
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I'll second Award Winners
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I'll nominate Indie (yeah, I know).
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I'm nominating Biography/Memoirs, seconding Modern Lit, and thirding Philosophy.
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Nyssa, thanks heaps for helping out with the nominations. With the moderators busy behind the scenes with the current Winter Murder Mystery contest, it sure helps out a lot.

BTW, I do hope everyone here is planning on sending those entries for a chance to win one of 10 great eReaders and other prizes.
You are very welcomed! Glad to help!

Good Luck all in the Mystery Madness..I will be watching fromthe sidelines.
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I second Biography/Memoirs and Indie and I nominate MobileRead Authors.
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I second Biography/Memoirs and Indie and I nominate MobileRead Authors.
Thats an interesting idea. Is there a list somewhere? We would need some way to identify them.
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