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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 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 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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To read quicker or not to read quicker?

Stitch and Bookers, would you like more time to read the next book before the discussion kicks off?

Speak now, or forever hold your pieces of unread book.

Book the Second: vote or be cast in the pit of pointy sticks

Your Stitch and Book the Second choices:

“I could be holding the destruction of Katan in my hands, Morg! You think I’m happy about this? No women!”

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“Hula Hoop (March 1958-June 1958) – The prototype for all merchandising fads and one whose phenomenal success has never been repeated.”

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“The sun sets in the west (just about everyone knows that), but Sunset Towers faced east. Strange!”

The Westing Game

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“Cazaril heard the mounted men on the road before he saw them.”

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Vote (go on)