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Offline Arry

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Re: Theme/Genre Suggestions?
« Reply #270 on: June 23, 2015, 01:23:39 PM »
How about a always gets nominated never quite wins round for August?

And to avoid confusion Arry just trails the last year od noms and sticks up a list of six bridesmaids but never the brides for us to vote for?

I know this idea always comes up. Personally, I have never been a huge fan of it because all these books are welcome to be nominated/win in any normal month (provided they fit the theme). Maybe some of them would never get enough votes to win on their own, and do we want to limit our choices to books that may never be popular enough to win on a level playing field? Do they need a handicapped category where they have the advantage of "One of them has to win"? And for the record, I know there are some great books that would fall into this category, but that doesn't necessarily mean there will be lots of discussion/interest.

But, it has come up often enough, I would guess I am in the minority for thinking like this, and so if that's what people want, we can have it.
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Re: Theme/Genre Suggestions?
« Reply #271 on: June 24, 2015, 09:54:15 PM »
How about Historical fantasy as a theme.