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Old 03-10-2013, 09:18 AM   #1
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November 2013's *Category* Nominations

The November 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
  • October: Patricia Clark Memorial Library (MobileRead Library)
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 03-10-2013, 09:18 AM   #2
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Fully Nominated Categories:

(1) Science [WT Sharpe, Asawi, tilia]

(2) Biography/Memoir [issybird, BelleZora, jemc]

(3) Speculative Fiction [Nyssa, tilia, orlok]

(4) Young Adult [Nyssa, orlok, BelleZora]

(5) Graphic novels [desertblues, orlok, Elfwreck]

(6) Modern Fiction [John F, desertblues, Asawi]

(7) Short Stories [Bookpossum, fantasyfan, issybird]

(8) Humour [Bookpossum, fantasyfan, issybird]

(9) Historical Fiction [AnemicOak, GA Russell, BelleZora]

(10) Mythology [AnemicOak, HomeInMyShoes, jemc]

(11) Fantasy [AnemicOak, fantasyfan, John F]

(12) Philosophy [desertblues, CWatkinsNash, jemc]

(13) Lottery (3) [HomeInMyShoes, Dazrin, CWatkinsNash]

(14) MR Authors [caleb72, Asawi, Dazrin]

(15) 21st Century [sun surfer, HomeInMyShoes, JSWolf]

(16) Normally Priced (Books that aren't generally free or very cheap) [sun surfer, JSWolf, Billi]

(17) Foreign (Books originally written in a language other than English) [sun surfer, Billi, caleb72]


Nominations:

* Users Choice (Except if the book is in the MR library) [JSWolf]

* Horror [caleb72]

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Old 03-10-2013, 09:49 AM   #3
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I am starting off the nominations with Speculative Fiction and Young Adult.
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Old 03-10-2013, 10:16 AM   #5
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I nominate Graphic novel
Like the sound of that. I haven't serious read any graphic novels for a few years, but would like to again, so I'll second it.

Might be hard to get ebook versions though?
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Like the sound of that. I haven't serious read any graphic novels for a few years, but would like to again, so I'll second it.

Might be hard to get ebook versions though?
I haven't read graphic novels for ages, but lately I heard that Uluysses of James Joyce had been made into a graphic novel. And I wondered wether other MR-ers know of more such books.
I don't mean to nominate horror/superman and such........

It is a bit of an experiment, but if someone thinks it isn't right, I'll withdraw my nomination, no problem.
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