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Which book should be January 2009 BOTM?

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

The Far Pavilions by M M Kaye
7
23%
The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue
3
10%
Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor
4
13%
A Question of Guilt: A Novel of Mary Stuart and the Death of Henry Darnley by Julianne Lee
3
10%
Katherine by Anya Seton
2
7%
Master of Verona by David Blixt
2
7%
The Outlander by Gil Adamson
1
3%
The Wild Hunt by Elizabeth Chadwick
4
13%
Whale Road by Robert Low
1
3%
Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini
3
10%
 
Total votes: 30

Ash
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Post by Ash » Wed November 26th, 2008, 12:18 am

Can I change my vote? I voted for one that doesn't look like its going anywhere, and want to revote for FP. (1000 pages went by amazingly quick. I think I finished it over a long weekend)

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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Wed November 26th, 2008, 1:19 am

[quote=""JMJacobsen""]I'm in Pierce County. I should probably overcome my irrational paranoia of libraries (the pressure of reading it and returning it in a certain time period just seems crushing to me, ha ha) and get a library card.

Either way, I'll do my best to read whatever everyone chooses. :) [/quote]

I don't know what books PC has in their catalog, but KC does have them - try for an ILL. I've had two odd-ball Dumas Books come from Olympic College which I believe is in your neck of the woods. You'd think they'd reciprocate.

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Post by Misfit » Wed November 26th, 2008, 1:26 am

[quote=""Ash""]Can I change my vote? I voted for one that doesn't look like its going anywhere, and want to revote for FP. (1000 pages went by amazingly quick. I think I finished it over a long weekend)[/quote]

That's the thing, some people look at the size of the book and quiver in their boots. This puppy just flies as quick as Gone With The Wind did.

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Amanda
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Post by Amanda » Wed November 26th, 2008, 2:53 am

[quote=""Misfit""]That's the thing, some people look at the size of the book and quiver in their boots. This puppy just flies as quick as Gone With The Wind did.[/quote]

With 2 small children, that puppy would have lead boots on in my house!

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Vanessa
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Post by Vanessa » Wed November 26th, 2008, 8:31 am

LOL! It is a scary sized book, but I've read longer.
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Post by diamondlil » Fri November 28th, 2008, 8:03 pm

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pat
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Post by pat » Sat November 29th, 2008, 10:18 am

I cant get the two books I want to read from the library!

I might put them on my Christmas list....

(Far Pavillions and EC's BTW!!)
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Post by Divia » Sat November 29th, 2008, 3:47 pm

Is The Far Pavilions out of print?

I'm gonna have to pass on this one. I dont have the time. :(
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Post by Susan » Sat November 29th, 2008, 4:58 pm

[quote=""Divia""]Is The Far Pavilions out of print?

I'm gonna have to pass on this one. I dont have the time. :( [/quote]

Amazon is selling the paperback new.

I'll have to pass also right now. It's a book I want to read, but because of the length it would have to be a summer read (which means no school work to do!).
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Post by diamondlil » Sat November 29th, 2008, 8:49 pm

We have a Winner!

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The book of the month for January is The Far Pavilions by MM Kaye!
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