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View Poll Results: What should be the Book for week 2?
Jumper by Steven Gould 1 33.33%
Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris 2 66.67%
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09-01-2008   #1 (permalink)
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Okay, first off, we got so few votes that we had a tie. So I'll be extending this poll to another week to see what people want to read.


What happened to Tom Sawyer?


Our first book, The adventures of Tom Sawyer, had it's discussion thread up, but to no avail. Seriously, did Anyone at all read this?? IT was a great book, but it seems as though no one was interested. ._.


Project failed??!!


It doesn't surprise me that not many people these days have an interest in reading, but when a community as a whole seems to take an interest, but then they just turn out to not want to bother, it perplexes me.

So tell me, fellow MOGers, should this little club stay open? Am I the only one even reading? O-o


Tiebreaker!


Here's week 2's books that got votes, put up for a tiebreaker.


Jumper by Steven Gould

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The sudden discovery of his teleportation ability rescues teenager David Rice from his abusive father. It also signals the beginning of a new life for the troubled young man. Gould's first novel features a hero who is not particularly wise and whose ethics are sometimes questionable, but whose yearnings and psychological turmoil ring true.

Silence of the lambs by Thomas Harris
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Clarice Starling, a precociously self-disciplined FBI trainee, is dispatched by her boss, Section Chief Jack Crawford, the FBI's most successful tracker of serial killers, to see whether she can learn anything useful from Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Lecter's a gifted psychopath whose nickname is "The Cannibal" because he likes to eat parts of his victims. Isolated by his crimes from all physical contact with the human race, he plays an enigmatic game of "Clue" with Starling, providing her with snippets of data that, if she is smart enough, will lead her to the criminal. Undaunted, she goes where the data takes her. As the tension mounts and the bureaucracy thwarts Starling at every turn, Crawford tells her, "Keep the information and freeze the feelings." Insulted, betrayed, and humiliated, Starling struggles to focus. If she can understand Lecter's final, ambiguous scrawl, she can find the killer. But can she figure it out in time?

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As Always, I'm still looking for suggestions for books, as well as themes for the week.

Next week's theme: Free for all!

There will be no theme, I'll just take some of the random suggestions and post em up here in a poll <3
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I enjoy reading but I'm usually in the middle of a series or stuck on a certain genre. So it'd hard for me to just stop and read another book.
Maybe we could just see if we can get a subforum and discuss books/series in different threads (like we do with Movies, Anime, etc)
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I enjoy reading but I'm usually in the middle of a series or stuck on a certain genre. So it'd hard for me to just stop and read another book.
Maybe we could just see if we can get a subforum and discuss books/series in different threads (like we do with Movies, Anime, etc)
Yeah, we probably should. I never wan sure if many of our members read books. I'll go suggest it.
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I'm new here but I'd be interested in a literary discussion type thing too. Shame that not many forums have anything for it though. Worse is the ones that do are all just Twilight/Harry Potter. D:
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why are you hating on my Twilight, I can't read serious books all the time Q___Q
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Must Read:
[Same author to]
In the forests of the night
Demon in my View
Shattered Mirrow
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SnakeCharm (?)
FalconDance
WolfCry
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[same author]
Twilight
New Moon
Eclipse
Breaking Dawn <---- Trying to check out this bad boy at my shcool but...
[to this point]
(Yes, I read too many Vampire Novels.
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I guess I'm picky with books. o_o I usually just read what I prefer.
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I tried to read Tom Sawyer, but ended up losing interest. I guess, like other everyone else, I usually only read a book when I feel like it, and its interesting enough.

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I'm new here but I'd be interested in a literary discussion type thing too. Shame that not many forums have anything for it though. Worse is the ones that do are all just Twilight/Harry Potter. D:
Hey, I like the Harry Potter books. I'm not oppsesed with the series, but I enjoyed them a lot and they are books that I would read again if it were chosen for one of these discutions.
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i wont get to the library again till friday. so hopefully the next book will be up so i can look for it lol.

currently im reading Steven King's The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon but i should be finished with it on monday... (stupid library with very limited steven king books.... they only had copies opof his books that i own every book but the first in the dark tower series.... ugh LOL)

i suggest Liseys Story by Steven King or Looking Glass Wars (alternate take on alice in wonderland from alyss's point of view as if she actually was from wonderland and escaped to london through the pool of tears to escape the massacre of her evil aunt Redd) by frank Beddor
or even the original alice' s adventures in wonderland... oh how i love that book
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i suggest Liseys Story by Steven King or Looking Glass Wars (alternate take on alice in wonderland from alyss's point of view as if she actually was from wonderland and escaped to london through the pool of tears to escape the massacre of her evil aunt Redd) by frank Beddor
or even the original alice' s adventures in wonderland... oh how i love that book
I'd read Alice's original adventure again, but Looking Glass Wars sounds interesting.
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I started reading Tom Sawyer but after the first two chapters I found myself bored with the subject matter. I'll probably try to pick it up again later, but there are a number of other books I think I'll find more interesting.
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I'd read Alice's original adventure again, but Looking Glass Wars sounds interesting.
ooh, believe me, it is lol. Frank beddor even went so far as to make a wonderland vs real world timeline linking things that happened through out wonderland and with wonderland characters and linked them to real world history. Granted, i'm pissed that there is still no release date for the third book yet because hes too busy working on a movie version and at this point I've read book 1 7 times and book 2 3-4 times lol
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