Category Archives: Book Poll

Book 12: Vote or a ninja will decapitate an African Violet.

VOTING ENDS: 8 August at 10PM (BST)

I wish Giovanni would kiss me.
Oh, but there are so many reasons this would be a terrible idea.”

Matthew the Magician leaned against a wrought iron lamp post on 42nd Street, idly picking at the edges of his ten iron rings and listening to his city breathe into the warm September night.”

When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.”

“In 1972 I was sixteen – young, my father said, to be travelling with him on his dilpomatic missions

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Book the Eleventh Vote or your Kettle will fill with Algae

“Mae Mobley was born on a early Sunday morning in August, 1960.  A church baby we like to call it.  Taking a care of white babies, that’s what I do…”

“They were supposed to stay at the beach a week, but neither of them had the heart for it and they decided to come home early.  ”

“I still remember the day my father took me to the cemetery of forgotten books for the first time.”

“Aside from a soft click-clack from the needles, knitting is mostly a silent medium.

Book the Ninth: Vote or you’ll drop the conditioner bottle on your toe!

VOTING ENDS:  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH at 10PM (BST)

The ocean has one taste and it is salt. I believed your body but I knew the words were untrue.

On the day he met Olga…Frank Lloyd Wright was feeling optimistic, buoyant, even.”

Romeo was driving down from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the baffling twilight, going too fast, when a racoon or possum ran in front of the car.”

In the beginning were the howlers.

Book the Eighth: vote or we’ll torch your stash

 

VOTING ENDS: FRIDAY 25th November at 10PM (BST) (Scroll to end for poll)

“Missionary Mary had a vision of my father,” says Beverly Finster.”

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“The family of Dashwood had been settled in Sussex since before the Alteration, when the waters of the world grew cold and hateful to the sons of man, and darkness moved on the face of the deep.”

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“It still counts, even though it happened when he was unconscious.”

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“She loved her country. She hated zombies.”


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Book the Seventh: vote or we’ll set the wolves on you

VOTING ENDS: FRIDAY 21st AUGUST at 10PM (BST) (Scroll to end for poll)

Scepticism Inc“I climbed Mount Everest eighty thousand years ago. I am the last supermarket trolley alive. Aloha.”

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Lonely Werewolf Girl“Kalix was lost. Tired, nervous, unable to focus, and lost.”

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Wise Children

“Good morning! Let me introduce myself. My name is Dora Chance. Welcome to the wrong side of the tracks.”

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Flowers for Algernon“Dr Strauss says I shoud rite down what I think and remembir and evrey thing that happins to me from now on.”

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Book the Sixth: Vote or we get all British on you and send you to Coventry…

VOTING ENDS: FRIDAY 21st AUGUST  at 10PM (BST) (Scroll to end for poll)

“It was their final quarrel, that much was clear”

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“Lewis can see the world up here: balanced on the top rung of the ladder, his view is dazzling.”

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“Dear Sidney

Susan Scott is a wonder.”

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“I’m in the shop the next morning, standing behind the counter rummaging through a drawer full of buttons, when a woman comes in, wearing sunglasses and talking on a tiny black mobile phone”

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Book the Fourth: vote or we release the winged monkeys

Your Stitch and Book the Fourth choices:

VOTING ENDS: THURSDAY 11 June at 10PM (BST) (Scroll to end for poll)

“After the battle and the attack were over at Troy,
The town beaten down to smoking brands and ashes,
That man enmeshed in the nets of treachery – the truest
Of men – was tried for treason; I mean
Aeneas, the high-born, who, with his noble kinsmen,
Conquered many countries and made themselves masters
Of almost all the wealth of the Western Isles.”

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“I see it from the motorway. Through the windscreen. The kids in the back. Fallen off the top of Beeston Hill.”

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“They say when trouble comes close ranks, and so the white people did.”

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“The bells of St. Mark’s were ringing changes up on the mountain when Bud skated over to the mod parlor to upgrade his skull gun.”

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