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View Poll Results: What shall be our category for October 2013?
Fantasy 8 25.81%
Young Adult 10 32.26%
Free For All 10 32.26%
Philosophy 8 25.81%
Biography/Memoir 9 29.03%
Humor 9 29.03%
MobileRead Authors 8 25.81%
Short Stories 10 32.26%
Horror 11 35.48%
Patricia Clark Memorial Library (MobileRead Library) 15 48.39%
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (and boats) 8 25.81%
Science 14 45.16%
Modern Literature 8 25.81%
Classics 11 35.48%
Mythology 14 45.16%
Speculative Fiction 8 25.81%
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Old 03-05-2013, 05:44 PM   #16
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I didn't actually vote for any of the categories that are sharing or almost sharing the lead. Of the leaders, I would probably pick the Patricia Clark. Lots of great stuff in there.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:10 PM   #17
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:09 PM   #18
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I didn't actually vote for any of the categories that are sharing or almost sharing the lead. Of the leaders, I would probably pick the Patricia Clark. Lots of great stuff in there.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:25 PM   #19
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Should the Library win, I hope those nominating will remember to indicate +50, +70, etc.
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:40 PM   #20
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If it is a tie for Science and Patricia Clarke Memorial Library can we just combine the categories into one? It would be interesting to read a 100 year old science text book to see what we have learned in the last century.

/No, I don't know if there actually are any in the library.
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Personally, I think it would be nice to have a Patricia Clark category once a year now that I think about it. It's such a fantastic resource and so much effort has been expended by our members to make it what it is. It seems fitting to honour it at least once a year via the book club.

Anyway - just a thought. If it wins I'd probably nominate something by Peter Watts - like Blindsight. Nice to read something that an author has actually donated to the public domain - and a sci-fi horror will please me immensely.
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Personally, I think it would be nice to have a Patricia Clark category once a year now that I think about it. It's such a fantastic resource and so much effort has been expended by our members to make it what it is. It seems fitting to honour it at least once a year via the book club.

Anyway - just a thought. If it wins I'd probably nominate something by Peter Watts - like Blindsight. Nice to read something that an author has actually donated to the public domain - and a sci-fi horror will please me immensely.
Or the only Star Trek book that's free and not fan fiction.
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Personally, I think it would be nice to have a Patricia Clark category once a year now that I think about it. It's such a fantastic resource and so much effort has been expended by our members to make it what it is. It seems fitting to honour it at least once a year via the book club.

Anyway - just a thought. If it wins I'd probably nominate something by Peter Watts - like Blindsight. Nice to read something that an author has actually donated to the public domain - and a sci-fi horror will please me immensely.
That's been on my TBR list for a while, so I would definitely vote for it!
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Anyway - just a thought. If it wins I'd probably nominate something by Peter Watts - like Blindsight. Nice to read something that an author has actually donated to the public domain - and a sci-fi horror will please me immensely.
Sounds interesting. I may have a look at that anyway .
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The vote is really close this month. My grandson's pulling for Mythology.
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I'm pulling for Mythology and Short Stories. At least my category is doing better than Fantasy.
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I am also pulling for Mythology!!
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Of the current leaders, I'm pulling for Science. But, if PCML wins, I'm leaning toward something like Caleb stated - authors who have donated books to the PD.
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