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Idea for new Forum!

Post by Wasif Ahmed » 11 Feb 2017, 19:06

In this new idea for a forum, people can nominate books for various award categories such as Most Suspenseful, Most Adventurous, Most Exciting etc. The book with the most nominations will be awarded with the award and the members can discuss about the book in the forum. This will give a new platform to publicize books. The BOTD and BOTM do publicize books but what if a person wants to read a new book from an author which people consider as the Most Engrossing Book? A book which gets nominated can remain in that category for a month or so. There can be also other awards such as Most Complicated Character, Bravest Character, Funniest Book or Character etc.

Not only this, the forum can also be used to discuss books and authors which are winning awards in the international level. We can select some international awards such as Booker Prize etc and add sub forums for each award and refresh it whenever a new book wins the prize. This will also make the many users in this site aware regarding which book or author is winning the most prestigious awards for books and authors in the world.

Do post your comments on what you think about this idea and also if there are are any other suggestions.???.

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Post by gali » 11 Feb 2017, 23:55

Great idea! :text-goodpost:
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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 11 Feb 2017, 23:58

gali wrote:Great idea! :text-goodpost:
Thanks gali. :tiphat:
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Post by Scott » 24 Feb 2017, 12:46

@"Wasif Ahmed"

I like this idea.

What I need to move forward is a complete list of all the different award categories.
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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 24 Feb 2017, 23:19

Scott wrote:@"Wasif Ahmed"

I like this idea.

What I need to move forward is a complete list of all the different award categories.
Thanks Scott! I have sent you a message regarding this. :tiphat:
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Post by Marie Handy » 25 Feb 2017, 01:07

I like this idea! I think it will work as long as the categories are one that readers are interested in. It involves the community and goes beyond just the regular award winning recommendations. I can't wait to see how this develops!

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Post by Gravy » 25 Feb 2017, 01:52

I hope nobody minds some brain storming!
I'd like to suggest 'best cover', and best 'lgbt+'.
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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 25 Feb 2017, 02:47

Gravy wrote:I hope nobody minds some brain storming!
I'd like to suggest 'best cover', and best 'lgbt+'.
Best 'lgbt+'?? What's that?
Thanks for your suggestion. :tiphat:

-- 25 Feb 2017, 13:18 --
Marie Handy wrote:I like this idea! I think it will work as long as the categories are one that readers are interested in. It involves the community and goes beyond just the regular award winning recommendations. I can't wait to see how this develops!
Thanks! :tiphat:
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Post by Gravy » 25 Feb 2017, 03:02

Wasif Ahmed wrote:
Gravy wrote:I hope nobody minds some brain storming!
I'd like to suggest 'best cover', and best 'lgbt+'.
Best 'lgbt+'?? What's that?
Thanks for your suggestion. :tiphat:
Lesbian/gay/bi/transgender and other (gender fluid, asexual, etc...) :tiphat:
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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 25 Feb 2017, 04:25

Gravy wrote:
Wasif Ahmed wrote:
Gravy wrote:I hope nobody minds some brain storming!
I'd like to suggest 'best cover', and best 'lgbt+'.
Best 'lgbt+'?? What's that?
Thanks for your suggestion. :tiphat:
Lesbian/gay/bi/transgender and other (gender fluid, asexual, etc...) :tiphat:
Oh. Thanks! :tiphat:

-- 12 Mar 2017, 10:51 --

I have compiled the following list of award categories-

OBC BOOK AWARDS-
1. OBC Non-fiction Book Award.
2. OBC C/T/M/H Book Award.
3. OBC Sci-fi and Fantasy Book Award.
4. OBC Romantic Book Award.
5. OBC Historical Fiction Book Award.
6. OBC Young Adult Book Award.
7. OBC Children's Book Award.
8. OBC Most Suspenseful Book Award.
9. OBC Most Engrossing Book Award.
10. OBC Most Entertaining Book Award.
11. OBC Most Interesting Book Cover Award.
12. OBC Most Adventurous Book Award.
13. OBC Action Book Award.
14. OBC Best Paced Book Award.
15. OBC Best Plot Book Award.
16. OBC Most Inspirational Book Award.
17. OBC Most Influential Book Award.
18. OBC Most Interesting Book Award.
19. OBC Most Addictive Book Series Award. (This award can be for a single book as well)
20. OBC Most Memorable Book Characters Award.
21. OBC Most Mysterious Book Award.
22. OBC Most Motivational Book Award.

There can be another Award as well- 'Most Popular Book Award' which can be given to whichever book is in the shelves of most users.

There can be- 'Most Read Book Award' (most users have this book on their already read shelves)

Also- 'Most Desired Book Award' (most users have this book in their want to read shelf)


INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS- (These are the books and authors which are winning the most prestigious and awarding books and authors awards in the international level)
1. Man Booker International Prize.
2. International Dublin Literary Award.
3. Dundee International Book Prize.
4. Nobel Prize in Literature.
5. Neustadt International Prize for Literature.
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Post by gali » 13 Mar 2017, 06:24

:text-goodpost:
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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 26 Mar 2017, 19:38

gali wrote::text-goodpost:
Thanks gali! :D :tiphat:
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Post by Dh_ » 26 Mar 2017, 21:05

This is great! I really hope it becomes a new forum! I love the categories too. I can definitely see this happening.

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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 29 Mar 2017, 11:05

Dh_ wrote:This is great! I really hope it becomes a new forum! I love the categories too. I can definitely see this happening.
Thanks!
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Post by EugeniuszMosz » 06 Apr 2017, 01:26

Gravy wrote:I hope nobody minds some brain storming!
I'd like to suggest 'best cover', and best 'lgbt+'.
Hey i was thinkign the same thing though... haha :D cool. this is what i am actually looking for.

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