Which Genre for November?

For November 2015, we will be reading a Historical Fiction novel.
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What genre do you want to read next?

Poll ended at 14 Oct 2015, 11:09

Historical Fiction
7
29%
Realistic Fiction
0
No votes
Fantasy
4
17%
Science Fiction
0
No votes
Romance
3
13%
Humorous Fiction/Non-Fiction
1
4%
Poetry
0
No votes
Narrative Non-Fiction (information fiction that reads like fiction. ex. John Addams by David McCullough)
0
No votes
Graphic Novel/Manga
2
8%
Book that Was Made Into a Movie
1
4%
Children's Picture Book
1
4%
Award Winner
0
No votes
Adventure
1
4%
Mystery/Suspense
2
8%
Action/Thriller
0
No votes
Drama/Play
0
No votes
Fairy Tale or Fairy Tale Retold
2
8%
 
Total votes: 24

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Re: Which Genre for November?

Post by Gravy » 20 Oct 2015, 01:48

I'm having a hard time deciding what I want to read for this, which is odd as I don't typically read historical. And what's even more frustrating is that there's little agreement about what's historical, and what's not. Darn Google :lol:
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Post by Ryan » 20 Oct 2015, 07:04

'Hunchback' 8)
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Post by kio » 20 Oct 2015, 19:36

@GraveRobber, a general rule of thumb we use in libraries is 50 years in the past, but we won't get too technical. :)
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Post by Gravy » 20 Oct 2015, 20:53

My problem right now is too many to choose from. Not a problem I thought I'd have with historical :shhh:

I'm currently leaning towards either The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff, or Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton.

That could always change though :shifty:
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Post by DennisK » 20 Oct 2015, 21:11

Pirate Latitudes looks like fun. I've been reading so many HF dealing with Europe, I thought a change would be good; so I loaded my Nook with a novel about the South Seas Islands. Samoa-A Historical Novel by J. Robert Shaffer. I can't recommend it as I don't know anything about the author nor this book - another shot in the dark.

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Post by s-e-hood » 22 Oct 2015, 19:08

Is this still open for voting? And if so, how do you vote? Sorry for a dumb question but I'm really new to this forum (and to participating in forums in general). Thanks!

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Post by Ryan » 22 Oct 2015, 19:15

s-e-hood wrote:Is this still open for voting? And if so, how do you vote? Sorry for a dumb question but I'm really new to this forum (and to participating in forums in general). Thanks!
This poll is now closed but the poll for December will appear next month :)
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Post by DLiteReader » 30 Oct 2015, 20:53

I'm feeling {Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen} as I was just saying the other day.. "I don't feel like I have read enough of the classics." No time like the Present.

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Post by inkmakesyouSikk » 05 Nov 2015, 22:04

I am in love with historical fiction. Especially based in the 1800s. It is by far my favorite time period to read fiction in.

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