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Old 03-10-2013, 11:25 PM   #31
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I'll second mythology.

I'll nominate lottery(3).
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:40 PM   #32
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Old 03-11-2013, 03:27 AM   #33
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Third short stories and humor.

Or is humor a different category?


No, it's just as funny with or without the u.
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:57 AM   #34
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I better live up to my {screen} name and second Fantasy.
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:24 AM   #35
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:33 AM   #36
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Graphic novels look terrible on a Kindle, but fantastic on an iPad. They may look fine on a Kindle Fire; I haven't tried it.
Comics, graphic novels, manga, etc. is a rather silly nomination. They don't look all that good on a 6" B&W eInk Reader. You want a larger device with color. So please, take this back and use the nominations for something else.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:34 AM   #37
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Should we really be considering books that will not display at all well on a standard 6" e-ink reader?
There is a another issue to be known. A lot of graphic novels are part of a series and not the first book and thus, make poor nominations just for that alone.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:36 AM   #38
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I'm nominating Fantasy.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:37 AM   #39
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I nominate Graphic novel
Please do us all a favor and retract that. It just won't work.
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:53 AM   #40
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It's already been nominated, seconded & thirded.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:04 AM   #41
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About my nomination of Graphic Novel:

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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?
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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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I'll third graphic novel. And while there are many graphic novel adaptations of classic books, there's also a wealth of comic books and manga, some of which are available as ebooks other than CBR or PDF.

If it wins, I'd prefer we selected a book that's designed for the medium, not one that was converted from another format. I wonder if we can find graphic novels designed to be read as ebooks--smaller panels? fewer per screen?
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Please do us all a favor and retract that. It just won't work.
As I said before, I will retract my nomination; no problem, but......Orlok and Elfwreck have seconded it and third it.
I think it is polite to ask both if they agree.
Or I could just let it stand and if nobody votes for it......that's it.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:23 AM   #42
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:25 AM   #43
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As I said before, I will retract my nomination; no problem, but......Orlok and Elfwreck have seconded it and third it.
I think it is polite to ask both if they agree.
Or I could just let it stand and if nobody votes for it......that's it.
If you pull your nomination, someone else would have to nominate it. But that's OK as the idea is to have it removed from the voting list.
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It's already been nominated, seconded & thirded.
I was going based on the list in message #2. Guess I get my nomination back.
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I am going to nominate users choice (except if the book is in the MR library).
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