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View Poll Results: What shall our August category be?
Science Fiction 13 48.15%
Fantasy 11 40.74%
Young Adult 10 37.04%
Lottery (3 winners are chosen. Each choose 3 selections, then all 9 are voted on.) 4 14.81%
Modern Lit 5 18.52%
Historical Fiction 9 33.33%
Short Stories 9 33.33%
MobileRead Authors 6 22.22%
Humor 10 37.04%
Speculative Fiction 12 44.44%
Books by Native Japanese Authors 8 29.63%
Urban Fantasy 8 29.63%
Classics 8 29.63%
Sci-Fi/Fantasy 5 18.52%
Free For All 10 37.04%
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Old 02-17-2013, 04:09 AM   #16
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Silk Road would be a fascinating category, or would this rather be called Historical or Travel?
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:06 AM   #17
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I like banned books conceptually but didn't nominate it because I was too lazy to define the specifics. Eg. I was interested in also including books that are challenged but not necessarily banned. It was at that point that I have up on the idea.
Yeah, I think that challenged books is in the spirit of the category. Here is a possible suggestion to muse over for September:

100 most frequently challenged books: 1990–1999

Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009
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Old 02-17-2013, 11:37 AM   #18
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Time for the September nominations to be started.
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Old 02-17-2013, 11:44 AM   #19
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Silk Road would be a fascinating category, or would this rather be called Historical or Travel?
There already is an Adventure/Travel category, does that fit?
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Old 02-17-2013, 12:13 PM   #20
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There already is an Adventure/Travel category, does that fit?
Well, I like the cultural aspect of travel and Silk Road area more than the adventures. Travel without the adventure. For example this book

http://www.amitavghosh.com/antique.html
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Old 02-18-2013, 01:18 AM   #21
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Time for the September nominations to be started.
Yes it is. Sorry for the delay.

September nominations are here.
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