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Which books do you want for the next Book Klubs (besides Outlander and Dead Until Dark, already chosen)?  Vote for up to 3 and  you CAN change your vote.  Use the "remove vote" option.

Marley & Me by John Grogan
The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
Other (add a post with the title)
Free Book:  The Buried Pyramid by Jane Lindskold
Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
« Reply #50 on: December 03, 2008, 11:09:37 pm »
Another possible one is Banewrecker by Jaqualine Carey. I would suggest Kushiel's Dart from her but it is the only book in the series that has not been Kindleized (and as the first in the series, should be).

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #51 on: December 04, 2008, 08:56:32 am »
    Oh, I loved Banewrecker as well as Godslayer. Very interesting idea for a story.
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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #52 on: December 04, 2008, 03:24:31 pm »
    Just looked up The Buried Pyramid.  Price shows as $6.39 on Amazon.
    Where is it free?

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #53 on: December 04, 2008, 03:39:21 pm »
    Just looked up The Buried Pyramid.  Price shows as $6.39 on Amazon.
    Where is it free?

    It was free at Tor.com. Not sure if it still is, I haven't checked for a few days. You need to register at the site.

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #54 on: December 04, 2008, 03:43:50 pm »
    It was free at Tor.com. Not sure if it still is, I haven't checked for a few days. You need to register at the site.

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    I just got it yesterday, so it may still be up.  I started it today and the first paragraph/lengthy sentence had my head spinning.  It's getting better and it is about Egypt, so I'm sure I'll enjoy it. 


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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #55 on: December 04, 2008, 05:01:24 pm »
    Thank you for the tor.com.... will check it out.

    so many books....
    so much fun

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #56 on: December 05, 2008, 11:01:35 am »
    YES FREE BOOKS! I just downloaded it also, can never have enough. I've paid for one book on my Kindle (Five Skies, Ron Carlson), and have so many free ones (including the feedbook guide, and COMPLETE works of Shakespeare). I looooove it.
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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #57 on: December 05, 2008, 01:16:44 pm »
    Just so you all know, we have a Free Books thread!

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #58 on: December 05, 2008, 01:18:09 pm »
    Put on the moderator hat Betsy, I love em!  ;)

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #59 on: December 06, 2008, 08:44:36 am »
    Ok, I did run a search and read some comments, so forgive me if I have overlooked the answer. I do want to join one of the Klubs. Is there already a place that we need to sign up in advance, or will it be posted when the event begins?
    "One who cultivates clear thought, self discipline, and vigilance can make an island of tranquility that no flood can wash away."

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #60 on: December 06, 2008, 10:53:21 am »
    Ok, I did run a search and read some comments, so forgive me if I have overlooked the answer. I do want to join one of the Klubs. Is there already a place that we need to sign up in advance, or will it be posted when the event begins?

    The first one starts on Jan 5 with Outlander.  No need to sign up.  We'll just have a subforum (did we decided on that, Betsy?) so you can find us easily.  Five chapters a week, with the first discussion questions posted on 1/12. 



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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #61 on: December 06, 2008, 11:03:14 am »
    Great! I'm in on Dead Until Dark   :)
    I had just grabbed a sample of it on Thursday!
    "One who cultivates clear thought, self discipline, and vigilance can make an island of tranquility that no flood can wash away."

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #62 on: December 06, 2008, 05:10:07 pm »
    The first one starts on Jan 5 with Outlander.  No need to sign up.  We'll just have a subforum (did we decided on that, Betsy?) so you can find us easily.  Five chapters a week, with the first discussion questions posted on 1/12. 


    I'm asking Harvey.  Will let you know.

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #63 on: December 07, 2008, 04:36:53 am »
    I am a Non US Resident without a CC from a US Bank.  As far as I can tell I am a minority of one on KindleBoards. 

    I vote for a freebie selection for several reasons.

    1) I am not allowed to buy KindleBooks from Amazon.

    2) There are many Classics and non living authors out there that I have not read and this could be an opportunity to explore those.

    Down the line maybe a Freebie could be a regular selection for Book Klub.
    « Last Edit: December 07, 2008, 04:38:38 am by cat616 »
    The rest is still unwritten.....

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    « Reply #64 on: December 07, 2008, 09:31:38 am »

    Down the line maybe a Freebie could be a regular selection for Book Klub.

    Good idea.  I dare say many of us could benefit from exposure or re-exposure to the classics.

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #65 on: December 07, 2008, 03:02:28 pm »
    It was free at Tor.com. Not sure if it still is, I haven't checked for a few days. You need to register at the site.

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    Just downloaded it - you have to go to the end of the article to get it.  THANKS!
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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #66 on: December 08, 2008, 03:40:29 am »
    Good idea.  I dare say many of us could benefit from exposure or re-exposure to the classics.

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    I'm with Ann & Cat616!

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #67 on: December 08, 2008, 04:40:27 am »
    If we were to do a book club series on the classics, what book would be the first one?  I'm thinking of a Jane Austen (we could have a Jane Austen book club, just like the book The Jane Austen Book Club, LOL!)

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #68 on: December 08, 2008, 05:34:03 am »
    Betsy -

    Perhaps there needs to be a parameter set for what is considered "the classics"?  There the "Iliad" to Shakespear to Jane Austen to Charles Dickens to ?

    Anyways, I need to put my thinking cap on to see what I'd like to nominate here.

    :)

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #69 on: December 08, 2008, 05:36:58 am »
    Betsy, do we know what the final bookclub choices are and dates they are starting other than Outlander? Did I read a post about this or am I losing my mind?  ???

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #70 on: December 08, 2008, 05:55:09 am »
    We have talked here about The Lady's LIfe in the Rocky Mountains.  Would that work?


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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #71 on: December 08, 2008, 02:48:11 pm »
    I am a Non US Resident without a CC from a US Bank.  As far as I can tell I am a minority of one on KindleBoards. 

    I vote for a freebie selection for several reasons.

    1) I am not allowed to buy KindleBooks from Amazon.

    2) There are many Classics and non living authors out there that I have not read and this could be an opportunity to explore those.

    Down the line maybe a Freebie could be a regular selection for Book Klub.


    Wonderful idea, cat! Is there a freebie in particular you are interested in??
     

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #72 on: December 10, 2008, 07:55:32 pm »
    Betsy, do we know what the final bookclub choices are and dates they are starting other than Outlander? Did I read a post about this or am I losing my mind?  ???
    Linda

    The only ones chosen so far are in the sticky Book Club Guidelines and Links.  Am going to make another couple proposals this week and start a new poll and lock this one.

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    Re: Book Klubs (Poll)
    « Reply #73 on: December 18, 2008, 06:19:07 pm »
    I posted on the Kindle Customer Discussion page about starting a book club (before I knew this place even existed) about starting book clubs about the free books. I'd like if there was always a free book club going on, instead of a free book just being an option each time.

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    « Reply #74 on: December 18, 2008, 07:17:24 pm »
    I posted on the Kindle Customer Discussion page about starting a book club (before I knew this place even existed) about starting book clubs about the free books. I'd like if there was always a free book club going on, instead of a free book just being an option each time.

    Welcome nebulinda and thanks for giving us some feedback on our bookklubs! Please go to the Intro/Welcome Board and introduce yourself. Where are you from, what type books do you enjoy and anything else you would like to share with us. You will receive a warm welcome from people that share a passion for reading and Kindling.  :) We are glad you are here.

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