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. 😀

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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: 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 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 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 Fifth: Vote or we make you read the ingredients on your shampoo bottle

VOTING ENDS: THURSDAY 16th July  at 10PM (BST) (Scroll to end for poll)

“I was fifteen when I first met Sherlock Holmes, fifteen years old
with my nose in a book as I walked the Sussex Downs, and nearly
stepped on him”

 

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“My father had a face that could stop a clock.”

 

 

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“It really was a hell of a blast.

The explosion occurred at daybreak on the second Tuesday morning of September, its shock waves rippling through the beer-
stained streets of Mornington Crescent”

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“I’d been waiting for the vampire for years when he walked into the
bar.”

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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.