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YOU PICK THE JULY-AUGUST BOOK CLUB! SUMMER READING VOTE!

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All right, folks. We have so many great choices for our summer reading. I'm posting ten options. I know that's a lot but there are so many good books here I just couldn't narrow it to five!

 

Here's how it'll work: I'll list the ten choices, along with links to the author's website so you can read up on what the books are about. Most of the nominated books are part of a  series, and in some cases there are upwards of eight books! What I want you to do is vote your top three choices. If the clear winner is a series of more than four books, then we'll read them over July and August. If the top vote-getter is a series of three or less, then we'll read that one in July and the next three-or-less vote-getter in August. Make sense?

 

Okay! You have until June 8th to get your vote in. Send to me by PM or feel free to post right here.

 

And the nominees for our beach reading are:

G. A. Aiken's Dragon Kin series: About a Dragon and Dragon Actually  

 

Jean Johnson's Sons of Destiny series: The Sword (Sons of Destiny Series #1)  The Wolf (Sons of Destiny Series #2)  The Master (Sons of Destiny Series #3)  The Song (Sons of Destiny Series #4)  The Cat (Sons of Destiny Series #5)  The Storm (Sons of Destiny Series #6)  The Flame (Sons of Destiny Series #7)  The Mage (Sons of Destiny Series #8)  

 

Lisa Kleypas's two Hathaway novels: Mine Till Midnight and Seduce Me at Sunrise  


Christine Feehan's Ghostwalker series: Shadow Game (Ghostwalkers Series #1)  Mind Game (Ghostwalkers Series #2)  Night Game (Ghostwalkers Series #3)  Conspiracy Game (Ghostwalkers Series #4)  Deadly Game (Ghostwalkers Series #5)  Predatory Game (Ghostwalkers Series #6)  Murder Game (Ghostwalkers Series #7)  


Kristan Higgins' four novels: Fools Rush In  Just One of the Guys  Catch of the Day  Too Good To Be True


C. L. Wilson's Tairen Soul series: Lord of the Fading Lands Lady of Light and Shadows King of Sword and Sky  

 

Susan WiggsJust Breathe  

 

Colleen Gleason's Gardella Vampire Chronicles: The Rest Falls Away  Rises the Night (Gardella Vampire Chronicles Series)  The Bleeding Dusk  When Twilight Burns  As Shadows Fade   


Marie Force's two novels: Line of Scrimmage and Love at First Flight  

 

Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz's Arcane Society series: Second Sight (Arcane Society Series #1)  White Lies  Sizzle and Burn (Arcane Society Series #3)  The Third Circle (Arcane Society Series #4)  Running Hot  The Perfect Poison (Arcane Society Series #6)  

 

 

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I've read about half of these, and loved the ones I've read. The others look good, too. No matter what you pick, I'm sure we'll have fun reading them!
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I'n not afraid to cast my vote publicly:-)

 

1) Marie Force - Great writer and a novice author 

2) Susan Wiggs - Just Breathe is a must read for any body

3) C.L. Wilson - for the paranormal lovers out there. I love her series 

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C. L. Wilson

 

Those are the only books I have read and they really are wonderful!

 

Stacy

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stardrifting wrote:

C. L. Wilson

 

Those are the only books I have read and they really are wonderful!

 

Stacy


 

Is that a vote or a recommendation? :smileyhappy:
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Oh, I didn't realize there was a difference, I apologize.  It is my vote.  :smileyhappy:
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Hi all!

 

After the first days of voting, we have a clear front-runner. I won't say what, though. :smileyhappy:

 

So this is your reminder to get your vote in! Even if you don't like to post but want to read along, just shoot me a PM so that I can count your opinion!

 

Melanie

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id go for either the arcane society by jayne anne krentz/amanda quick

 

or the hathaway series by lisa kleypas

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Re: YOU PICK THE JULY-AUGUST BOOK CLUB! SUMMER READING VOTE!

I'll vote for Jean Johnson's Sons of Destiny series.

 

I love Feehan and Amanda Quick too, but I've already read those.

 

 

 

 

 

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Thanks for the votes, ladies!
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I'm going to post the selections on Monday, but you have Saturday and Sunday to get your votes in for what books you want us to discuss this summer!
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Melanie, how long are you going to keep me in suspense?:womanwink:
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Not long! We had to clear a few things but I'll be ready to post by noon (if a five and a half month old cooperates.)