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Old 02-28-2013, 05:06 PM   #1
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October 2013's *Category* Nominations

The October 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 5 days or 30 fully seconded and thirded nominations, whichever comes first.

* The poll will be up for 4 days.

* Three votes or nominations per member.

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
  • May: Mystery/Thriller
  • June: Award Winners
  • July: Non-Fiction
  • August: Science Fiction
  • September: Banned or Challenged Books
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 02-28-2013, 06:55 PM   #2
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Fully Nominated Categories:

(1) Fantasy [Nyssa, fantasyfan, AnemicOak]

(2) Young Adult [Nyssa, fantasyfan, AnemicOak]

(3) Free For All [Nyssa, fantasyfan, JSWolf]

(4) Philosophy [WT Sharpe, sun surfer, jemc]

(5) Biography/Memoir [sun surfer, Billi, Bookpossum]

(6) Humor [Bookpossum, GA Russell, Asawi]

(7) MobileRead Authors [Billi, caleb72, Asawi]

(8) Short Stories [Bookpossum, HomeInMyShoes, issybird]

(9) Horror [caleb72, orlok, WT Sharpe]

(10) P. Clark MobileRead Library [GA Russell, Billi, Dazrin]

(11) Planes, Trains and Automobiles (and boats) [HomeInMyShoes, BelleZora, orlok]

(12) Science [WT Sharpe, Elfwreck, tilia]

(13) Modern Literature [sun surfer, desertblues, John F]

(14) Classics [issybird, Hamlet53, jemc]

(15) Mythology [Hamlet53, desertblues, Mobile Beastdom]

(16) Speculative Fiction [caleb72, orlok, Dazrin]


Nominations:

** Historical Fiction [AnemicOak, GA Russell]

** Writers of the Middle East [desertblues, issybird]

** Lottery V3* [HomeInMyShoes, Dazrin]

* Science Fiction [JSWolf]

* Non-Classics [JSWolf]

* No Pbook Available (ever) [Elfwreck]

* Books Not Originally Written in English [Hamlet53]



* We randomly pick three interested members who each give us three books (so nine in total) to vote on.

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Old 02-28-2013, 06:59 PM   #3
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I would like to start off the nominations with Fantasy, Free For All, and Young Adult.
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:10 PM   #4
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I'll second each one of those:

Fantasy
Free For All
Young Adult
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:02 PM   #5
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I'll nominate:

Humour
Short Stories
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Old 02-28-2013, 08:33 PM   #6
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Third Young Adult and Fantasy. Nominate Historical Fiction.
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I'll 3rd Free-for-All.
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Old 02-28-2013, 09:26 PM   #8
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I'll use my first vote to nominate Science, and my second vote to nominate Philosophy.
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Old 02-28-2013, 10:14 PM   #9
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Well, we're down to three months left, and I'm rooting for the last three categories being Young Adult, Modern Lit and Biography/Memoir. Since Young Adult is already fully nominated, I'll nominate

Modern Lit
Biography/Memoir

and second Philosophy since if one of those others doesn't make it to a month, Philosophy would be my next choice (but there's a lot of categories I like and wouldn't mind...these are just my "top contenders" now that we're down to the wire).
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Well, we're down to three months left, and I'm rooting for the last three categories being Young Adult, Modern Lit and Biography/Memoir. Since Young Adult is already fully nominated, I'll nominate

Modern Lit
Biography/Memoir

and second Philosophy since if one of those others doesn't make it to a month, Philosophy would be my next choice (but there's a lot of categories I like and wouldn't mind...these are just my "top contenders" now that we're down to the wire).
I'll give you Young Adult and Modern Lit but I want Free-for-All.

So let's get Free-for-All to win and we can focus on the other two.
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:22 AM   #12
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I second Historical Fiction.

I second Humor.

I nominate a P. Clark MobileRead Library title.
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I second
- Biography/Memoir
- MobileRead Library title

and nominate
- MobileRead Authors
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Because it's October, I'll nominate Horror.
I'll second MobileRead Authors.

People have already done a job on Philosophy which is my next choice, so I'll let my third nomination hang for the moment.
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