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Old 08-27-2015, 12:19 PM   #16
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Added September 2015 vote link.

If you haven't checked out the proposed 2016 category order I have included it in the first post along with a link for comments if you want to give some before it is set.

Also, this thread does get regular updates despite not being bumped.
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I appreciate the updates you do.
Agreed. I use the thread every month.
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Mid-year bump.

For anyone who is interested here are some stats thru June 2016:
  • The first MR Book Club selection was in November 2008.
  • There were 2 months with multiple selections (October 2009, March 2010)
  • There have been 94 different selections (92 months plus 2 months with 2 selections)
  • There have been 85 unique authors selected
  • There have been 8 authors selected multiple times (E.M. Forster has been selected 3 times)
  • There have been 25 different categories used (1 more will be added this year, 2 if "Thriller, Suspense, & Crime" is counted.)
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Old 06-20-2016, 06:49 AM   #18
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If I'm counting right, that means December's vote will be for our 100th book. Is that right?
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That's the way I count it. October's selection will make 8 complete years.
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Old 06-20-2016, 11:22 AM   #20
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Mid-year bump.

For anyone who is interested here are some stats thru June 2016:
  • The first MR Book Club selection was in November 2008.
  • There were 2 months with multiple selections (October 2009, March 2010)
  • There have been 94 different selections (92 months plus 2 months with 2 selections)
  • There have been 85 unique authors selected
  • There have been 8 authors selected multiple times (E.M. Forster has been selected 3 times)
  • There have been 25 different categories used (1 more will be added this year, 2 if "Thriller, Suspense, & Crime" is counted.)
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If I'm counting right, that means December's vote will be for our 100th book. Is that right?

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That's the way I count it. October's selection will make 8 complete years.
Pretty awesome info!! And thank you both for your dedication to this book club!!
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Old 07-15-2016, 01:57 PM   #21
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Oooooooops! I just found about 5 more books I want to read in the list.
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This thread has been up since 2014 and no one could tell me that I spelled All Quiet on the Western Front wrong? Sheesh!

October's selection of The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh makes 8 complete years of the MR Book Club!
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This thread has been up since 2014 and no one could tell me that I spelled All Quiet on the Western Front wrong? Sheesh!
Umm, there's the pesky matter of the author's name as well. Or is that what you meant?

And I want to add a hearty thank you for being official record keeper!

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Did not notice that. Oops. In my defense, the old spelling and incorrect author name came from the discussion thread title. I will fix the author name when I get to my desktop. Thanks for the help!
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This thread has been up since 2014 and no one could tell me that I spelled All Quiet on the Western Front wrong? Sheesh! ...
Quite nicely done!

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Did not notice that. Oops. In my defense, the old spelling and incorrect author name came from the discussion thread title. I will fix the author name when I get to my desktop. Thanks for the help!
And in my defense, the MobileRead software truncated the author's name, which is one reason I don't usually put the author's name in the title. Fixed now, by removing the author's name from the thread title.
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Ya, ya, ya. I know.

I have updated the lists above for April 2017 and am trying out some different formatting in the first couple posts and want some feedback.

I have been adding links to the nomination and voting threads since I find that information useful when a category comes back around. But those links added a lot of clutter to the lists. Hopefully the new formatting helps reduce that.
  • Does the new formatting work for everyone else?
  • Is there any value to the vote/nomination links or should I remove them?
  • Is my general information summary accurate and clear?
  • Did I miss anything?
  • Any other suggestions?
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Dazrin, I believe the first post needs to be updated? Discussion is now started as soon as voting is complete?
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Dazrin, I believe the first post needs to be updated? Discussion is now started as soon as voting is complete?
Thank you, updated.
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Thanks, Dazrin (and John).
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