TMB Book Club Poll for December 2012

Discussion in 'TMB Book Club' started by Arkie Proud, Nov 23, 2012.

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Which book do you want for December 2012?

Poll closed Nov 30, 2012.
  1. The Shadow of the Wind

    7 vote(s)
    41.2%
  2. The Gargoyle

    1 vote(s)
    5.9%
  3. The Life of Pi

    6 vote(s)
    35.3%
  4. The Grapes of Wrath

    2 vote(s)
    11.8%
  5. Let The Great World Spin

    1 vote(s)
    5.9%
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  1. Arkie Proud

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    OK, here is the poll for December. As decided before, we aren't including "The Twelve" even though it is the sequel to our current book. We have five new ones. Here they are:

    The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon - http://www.amazon.com/Shadow-Wind-Carlos-Ruiz-Zafón/dp/0143034901

    The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson - http://www.amazon.com/The-Gargoyle-Andrew-Davidson/dp/0307388670

    The Life of Pi by Yann Martel - http://www.amazon.com/Life-of-Pi-ebook/dp/B000Z9PYJS

    The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck -http://www.amazon.com/Grapes-Wrath-John-Steinbeck/dp/0143039431/ref=la_B000AQ2D1I_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1353728790&sr=1-1

    Let The Great World Spin by Colum McCann - http://www.amazon.com/Let-Great-World-Spin-Novel/dp/0812973992
     
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  2. Gin Buckets

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    Great list imo. Have read 1, am reading 1, and 2 more are on my TRL....

    I'm going with "The Shadow of the Wind" to keep it weird, but would be down to discuss any of them. Definitely not reading Grapes of Wrath again, though. Once was enough for me.
     
  3. The Blackfish

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    Mine didn't make it :(
     
  4. Arkie Proud

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    Fuck me, seems I always miss one. My apologies The Blackfish.
     
  5. The Blackfish

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    Dead to me
     
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  6. Iron Mickey

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    Please god no grapes.

    Gargoyle or Shadow for me please.
     
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  7. Gin Buckets

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    Only 8 votes? WTH
     
  8. The Blackfish

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    Shadow of the wind looks very intriguing. Hope it wins. Will read any of them though, even the Grapes of Wrath, haven't read it in forever
     
  9. Irush

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    only one who voted for my suggestion :/
     
  10. Gin Buckets

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    What's that?

    I'm assuming Let the World Spin if you're big on NYC books as evidenced by Leviathan.
     
  11. Irush

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    correct
     
  12. Iron Mickey

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    think I'mma add the gargoyle to my to-read anyway tbph
     
  13. Gin Buckets

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    Stilll surprised we only have 8 votes here. I will link this thread in the books topic on the main forum, maybe that will help.
     
  14. colonelrascals

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    since BO2 I haven't read anything
     
  15. Voodoo

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    Why the fuck don't you guys want to read Steinbeck. Fuck this shit, I'm reading it anyways.

    I started it a week ago
     
  16. Gin Buckets

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    Read it. Found it dry and boring. I appreciate it for what it is, but for the purposes of reading for pleasure and this club, not interested.
     
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  17. Trip McNeely

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    Can someone PM me a .mobi copy of The Shadow of the Wind? I'd like to start reading it regardless of the vote.
     
  18. The Blackfish

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    Going to read Shadow of the Wind regardless as well.
     
  19. Gin Buckets

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    Hah... I was planning on it too. Then most likely Gargoyle.

    Just about to finish Life of Pi.
     
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  20. The Blackfish

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  21. Iron Mickey

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    Exactly this.

    Also, can I be included in the book distribution?
     
  22. Gin Buckets

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    Welp, I finished Life of Pi last night.

    Already started reading Shadow of the Wind :awesomeface:
     
  23. Arkie Proud

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    Despite a late push by The Life of Pi, the winner is The Shadow of the Wind. Reading starts today. Poll is closed. Thanks to all 17 people that voted.

    Get suggestions in to me all month. This month I am making a spreadsheet of the nominations so I will be able to make a coherent, inclusive poll, something I have been unable to do the last two months...

    Discussion is here: http://the-mainboard.com/index.php?...club-selection-the-shadow-of-the-wind.117925/
     
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