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Nominations: October 2010 Book of the Month

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Kasthu
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Postby Kasthu » Sat August 14th, 2010, 1:38 am

I nominate Green Dragon, White Tiger, by Annette Motley.

annis
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Postby annis » Sat August 14th, 2010, 8:52 am

I really like Shadow of the Moon, Shogun and Green Dragon, White Tiger, but for variety I'll nominate The Secret Mandarin, by Sara Sheridan, which is currently on my TBR pile. Not sure if it's available in the States yet, though.
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Catherine Delors
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Postby Catherine Delors » Sat August 14th, 2010, 10:58 am

Shogun takes place in Japan, right?
I would like to nominate an old-time favourite, Aztec, by Gary Jennings. Set in Mexico.

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Brenna
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Postby Brenna » Sat August 14th, 2010, 2:20 pm

I am relatively new to this forum, so these may have been nominated before, but here goes.

Any of Michelle Moran's books on Egypt
Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George
Child of the Morning by Pauline Gedge
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Postby boswellbaxter » Sat August 14th, 2010, 3:51 pm

"Brenna" wrote:I am relatively new to this forum, so these may have been nominated before, but here goes.

Any of Michelle Moran's books on Egypt
Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George
Child of the Morning by Pauline Gedge


Good nominations, Brenna, but you need to pick just one!
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Postby Ash » Sat August 14th, 2010, 4:03 pm

"Catherine Delors" wrote:Shogun takes place in Japan, right?
I would like to nominate an old-time favourite, Aztec, by Gary Jennings. Set in Mexico.


Thats funny, I was going to nominate his Journeyers, about Marco Polo! But thats probably out because a significant part takes place in Venice

All the books I can think of are travel narratives or non fiction...Anything out there that takes place in Africa, the Middle East, Australia, the poles? Canada or South America? Must be thousands.
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Brenna
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Postby Brenna » Sat August 14th, 2010, 5:22 pm

"boswellbaxter" wrote:Good nominations, Brenna, but you need to pick just one!


But that's no fun!!! Because I DNF it the first time I tried to read it, I will vote for Pauline Gedge's The Child of the Morning. I hope Michelle doesn't mind.
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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Sat August 14th, 2010, 6:03 pm

"Brenna" wrote:But that's no fun!!! Because I DNF it the first time I tried to read it, I will vote for Pauline Gedge's The Child of the Morning. I hope Michelle doesn't mind.


I think she's had at least one BOTM here.
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Postby Divia » Sun August 15th, 2010, 6:56 pm

"Misfit" wrote:I think she's had at least one BOTM here.


I think all of her books have made it in because I know I nominated two :D and then someone else did the third.
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4ever Queen
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Postby 4ever Queen » Tue August 17th, 2010, 5:22 am

I want to nominate The Jewel of St. Petersburg by Kate Furnivall (Paperback)
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