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Jen@FirsAve May 29th, 2012 03:09 PM

First poll....
 
So as monthly seems to be the most popular choice I think we should go with that for frequency of new books and see how it goes

Here is a poll for a few books i've seen / read reviews for recently which I think look interesting, I've tried to find a few different ones to suite different tastes


Book 1.
Me before you by Jojo Moynes
synopsis: Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane. Will Traynor knows his motorcycle accident took away his desire to live. He knows everything feels very small and rather joyless now and he knows exactly how he's going to put a stop to that. What Will doesn't know is that Lou is about to burst into his world in a riot of colour. And neither of them knows they're going to change the other for all time


Book 2.
Into the darkest corner by Elizabeth Haynes
synopsis: Catherine has been enjoying single life for long enough to know a good catch when she sees one. Gorgeous, charismatic and spontaneous, Lee seems almost too perfect to be true. But there is a dark side to him and his erratic, controlling and sometimes frightening behaviour means that Catherine is increasingly isolated. Driven into the darkest corner of her world, she plans a meticulous escape. Four years later, struggling to overcome her demons, Catherine dares to believe she might be safe from harm. Until one phone call changes everything...

Book 3.
The Hyponotist by Lars Kepler
synopsis: Tumba, Sweden. A triple murder, all the same family. The killer is at large, and it looks as if the elder sister escaped the carnage. But she is missing and it seems only a matter of time until she too is murdered. Detective Inspector Joona Linna demands to investigate the grisly aftermath -- against the wishes of the national police. Where can Linna begin? The only surviving witness is the boy, Josef, whose mother, father and little sister were killed before his eyes, and he's in shutdown, comatose with shock. Obsessed and desperate, Linna turns to disgraced specialist Erik Maria Bark!


Book 4.
Alice Bliss by Laura Harrington
synopsis: This story of friendship, love, grief and growing up will yank on the heartstrings. And then some' Look Alice Bliss is fifteen. She's smart, funny, and clever. Not afraid to stand up for the things she believes in. She also idolizes her father, and when he leaves home to fight a war she doesn't believe in, Alice is distraught. She and her mother negotiate his absence as best they can waiting impatiently for his letters, throwing themselves into school and work respectively, bickering intermittently and, in Alice's case, falling for the boy next door but then they're told that he's missing in action and have to face up to the fact that he may never return.


Please vote for your favourite between now and Sunday (3rd June) and if we have enough responses I think we should start on Monday 4th but ill check back in before then

kbpeanut May 29th, 2012 04:05 PM

Re: First poll....
 
Wow, these all sound great! I'm going to research a bit on my own before voting, but thanks for getting this put up!

bellabri287 May 29th, 2012 06:08 PM

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Voted! :)

KatieKat May 31st, 2012 09:42 AM

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I'm going to a bit of reading on the books as well but I'll definitely throw my vote in on the weekend!

Nicholle ttc May 31st, 2012 12:07 PM

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I voted too! Brianna, I think we are on the same page! ;)

Jen@FirsAve May 31st, 2012 02:16 PM

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Thanks ladies! :D

kbpeanut June 1st, 2012 09:04 AM

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I was torn between 2, but I voted!

princessrory June 2nd, 2012 12:52 AM

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glad you wrote a synopsis - but they all sound great!

Jen@FirsAve June 5th, 2012 10:58 AM

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thanks everyone that voted!

kbpeanut June 5th, 2012 11:19 AM

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Yay! Excited!


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