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Which book should be July 2009 Book of the Month?

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Which book should be Book of the Month for July 2009?

The Tory Widow by Christine Blevins
7
21%
Celia Garth by Gwen Bristow
9
27%
Follow the River by James Alexander Thom
2
6%
An Inconvenient Wife by Megan Chance
0
No votes
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters by Robert Lewis Taylor
0
No votes
The Emancipator's Wife by Barbara Hambly
4
12%
Through Tempest Forged by Barbara Passaris
2
6%
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
2
6%
North and South by John Jakes
1
3%
Northwest passage by Kenneth Roberts
3
9%
The Big Sky by A B Guthrie Jnr
1
3%
Killer Angels by Jeff Shaara
2
6%
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing by M T Anderson
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 33

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Post by Divia » Wed May 27th, 2009, 11:14 am

[quote=""Ash""]These are stories where the men are fighting, but its background to the other stuff going on.[/quote]

Ok, but the list of stories where men are fighting during the Civil War far outnumber any books with women in them or other stuff. That is of course unless we look at romance titles,w hich I dont think really count in this mess.
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Post by diamondlil » Thu May 28th, 2009, 3:20 am

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Post by Divia » Thu May 28th, 2009, 11:13 am

Its a tight race. :)
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Post by Leyland » Thu May 28th, 2009, 2:44 pm

Celia has been waiting years for this! Go Celia.
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Post by Misfit » Thu May 28th, 2009, 3:40 pm

[quote=""Leyland""]Celia has been waiting years for this! Go Celia.[/quote]

I agree, but I'm surprised she's doing so well.
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Post by Ludmilla » Thu May 28th, 2009, 5:10 pm

I waited til the last minute to vote and finally swung toward Celia Garth... I had no idea it was an older book (I tend to like the older ones). Fantastic Fiction dates it to 1950, but Wik shows it as 1959. Anyone know which is correct?

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Post by Divia » Thu May 28th, 2009, 11:13 pm

ohh. I didnt know it was an older book. I dont have much luck with them.
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Post by Leyland » Fri May 29th, 2009, 12:08 am

[quote=""Ludmilla""]I waited til the last minute to vote and finally swung toward Celia Garth... I had no idea it was an older book (I tend to like the older ones). Fantastic Fiction dates it to 1950, but Wik shows it as 1959. Anyone know which is correct?[/quote]
I have a book club edition with a 1959 copyright and a newer edition with a copyright dated 1959 and renewed 1987 by Louis Bristow. I'm going with 1959.
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Post by diamondlil » Fri May 29th, 2009, 3:13 am

We have a winner!

The book of the month for July is Celia Garth by Gwen Bristow.
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