Category Archives: Chosen Books

Book the Eighth: we have a winner

Prepare to be unamused by brain-hungry zombies…

With 11 votes

Sad losers are:
The Colorful Apocalypse: Journeys in Outsider Art 3 votes
Sense and Sensibilty and Sea Monsters 6 votes
No One Belongs Here More Than You 9 votes

You have 10 days to get the book.

You have two weeks to read.

DISCUSSION OPENS ON 10th January on Stitch and Book on Ravelry.

If you read fast you might want to consider waiting for a while to start.

Here come the rules again:

  • Discussion of the book before the official thread is forbidden (us Bookettes will be watching you and our needles are sharp).
  • If you haven’t finished the book by the discussion please don’t go to the thread in case of spoilers.

Sign ups for Chooser for Book the Ninth are coming at ya soon…
Happy reading, Stitch and Bookers. 😀

Book the Seventh: we have a winner

Get your hankies at the read as we announce the victory of …

With 14 votes

Sad losers are:
Scepticism Inc 11 votes
Lonely Werewolf Girl 7 votes
Wise Children 6 votes

You have 10 days to get the book.

Reading begins on Monday 5th October

You have two weeks to read.

DISCUSSION OPENS ON Monday 19th October on Stitch and Book on Ravelry.

If you read fast you might want to consider waiting for a while to start.

Here come the rules again:

  • Discussion of the book before the official thread is forbidden (us Bookettes will be watching you and our needles are sharp).
  • If you haven’t finished the book by the discussion please don’t go to the thread in case of spoilers.

Sign ups for Chooser for Book the Eighth are coming at ya soon…
Happy reading, Stitch and Bookers. 😀

Book the Sixth: We have a winner

rubs eyes and yawns loudly

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner…The House of Sleep with 26 votes

 Sad losers are:

Winterton Blue    9 votes
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society   24 votes
Divas Don’t Knit   16 votes

You have 9 days to get the book.
Reading begins on Thursday 3 September 2009

You have two weeks to read.
DISCUSSION OPENS ON Thursday 17 September 2009

If you read fast you might want to consider waiting for a while to start.

Here come the rules again:

  • Discussion of the book before the official thread is forbidden (us Bookettes will be watching you and our needles are sharp).
  • If you haven’t finished the book by the discussion please don’t go to the thread in case of spoilers.

Sign ups for Chooser for Book the Seventh are coming at ya soon…
Happy reading, Stitch and Bookers. 😀

Book the Fifth: we have a winner

The Beekeepers Apprentice

Grab your deer-stalker hat and your pipe! It was elementary, my dear Stitch and Bookers: the winner of the Book the Fifth vote is The Beekeeper’s Apprentice with 21 votes.

Sad losers are:

The Eyre Affair 14 votes
Full Dark House 10 votes
Dead Until Dark 9 votes

You have 10 days to get the book.
Reading begins on Thursday 30 July 2009

You have two weeks to read.
DISCUSSION OPENS on the Stitch and Book group ON Thursday 6 August 2009

If you read fast you might want to consider waiting for a while to start.

Here come the rules again:

  • Discussion of the book before the official thread is forbidden (us Bookettes will be watching you and our needles are sharp).
  • If you haven’t finished the book by the discussion please don’t go to the thread in case of spoilers.

Sign ups for Chooser for Book the Sixth are coming at ya soon…

Happy reading, Stitch and Bookers. 😀

Book the Fourth: we have a winner

Take in a bit of fresh Eyre (sorry) with our Book the Fourth winner, Wide Sargassso Sea.

Read it soon. Discussion starts on the Stitch and Book group on the 2nd of July.

Also rans that drowned on the way over were:

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 11 votes
The Damned United 8 votes
The Diamond Age 11 votes

Come and join the discussion. Go on.

Book the Third: we have a winner

With a rather dashing 26 votes from all over the green and pleasant Stitch and Book globe, Cakes and Ale coasts in with its manner and awkward English silences.

Read it soon. Discussion starts on the Stitch and Book group on the 4th of June.

Not quite posh enough for the gentleman’s club were:

Le Grand Meaulnes 11 votes
A Prayer for Owen Meany 18 votes
Brideshead Revisited 17 votes

Come and join the discussion. Go on.

Book the Second: we have a winner

With a respectable 23 votes from all over this planet we like to call Earth. Bellwether flutters in with its sheep, hair cuts, and large helpings of chaos theory.

Read it soon. Discussion starts on the Stitch and Book group on the 8th of May.

Almost theres:

The Sword 12 votes
The Westing Game 23 votes
Curse of Chalion 9 votes

Come and join the discussion. Go on.
(Sign ups for Book the Third Chooser open today too)