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Re: Organize your own Read-A-Long!

Post by gali » 28 Jan 2019, 01:04

Gravy wrote:
27 Jan 2019, 23:53
I'm planning to read Bird Box sometime (don't have it yet, but hoping to find a copy soon).

Would anyone be interested in joining me?
I have read it and loved it!
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Post by Gravy » 28 Jan 2019, 03:30

gali wrote:
28 Jan 2019, 01:04
Gravy wrote:
27 Jan 2019, 23:53
I'm planning to read Bird Box sometime (don't have it yet, but hoping to find a copy soon).

Would anyone be interested in joining me?
I have read it and loved it!
Cool! That actually makes me feel better about it. :tiphat:
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Post by gali » 04 Feb 2019, 00:08

@Gravy @hsimone do you want to start one of the other books on our list?
I am between books right now.
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Post by Gravy » 05 Feb 2019, 02:34

I'd be up for starting one in the next few days. :)
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Post by gali » 05 Feb 2019, 02:35

Gravy wrote:
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I'd be up for starting one in the next few days. :)
Great. I am game for any of the books on our list. :)
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Post by Gravy » 05 Feb 2019, 03:27

Me too!
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Post by hsimone » 05 Feb 2019, 21:24

gali wrote:
04 Feb 2019, 00:08
@Gravy @hsimone do you want to start one of the other books on our list?
I am between books right now.
So, I started working at my old school and we're in the middle of purchasing a new home, so my time has been limited. I (obviously) dropped the ball on White Stag. I'm not sure I'll be available for a new one quite yet. You two can decide/start without me, and if I can join, I'll jump in. Sorry for not being able to participate in White Stag...
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Post by gali » 05 Feb 2019, 22:38

hsimone wrote:
05 Feb 2019, 21:24
gali wrote:
04 Feb 2019, 00:08
@Gravy @hsimone do you want to start one of the other books on our list?
I am between books right now.
So, I started working at my old school and we're in the middle of purchasing a new home, so my time has been limited. I (obviously) dropped the ball on White Stag. I'm not sure I'll be available for a new one quite yet. You two can decide/start without me, and if I can join, I'll jump in. Sorry for not being able to participate in White Stag...
It is ok. Good luck with both work and finding a new home! :good-luck-smiley:

You still want to read Cuckoo Song at some date?
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Post by Gravy » 06 Feb 2019, 01:28

:text-yeahthat: :text-goodpost: :ditto:
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Post by Reigny01 » 06 Feb 2019, 05:44

I would love to organize a read-along -- anyone either into old Stephen King novels, or supernatural horror graphic novels? And, from my curious mind, I have to ask, how can I become a group moderator of a topic??

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Post by Gravy » 09 Feb 2019, 01:59

Reigny01 wrote:
06 Feb 2019, 05:44
I would love to organize a read-along -- anyone either into old Stephen King novels, or supernatural horror graphic novels? And, from my curious mind, I have to ask, how can I become a group moderator of a topic??
I'm planning to read IT at some point, but I'm not sure when. I'd be happy to do a read-a-long of it.


Special discussions leaders are usually members who have been around a while and who have an idea for a sub-forum (such as the monthly genre discussions forum, or this read-a-long forum). They're not really moderators though. There are only two mod groups, global mods and BSmods, the former is a closed group (one must be invited to join), and the latter can be joined, but requires approval and is full up at the moment. :tiphat:
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Post by Reigny01 » 15 Feb 2019, 01:58

:coffee3-smiley:

@Gravy @hsimone & all, I must update, read, etc., my first book review now, but I too like the idea of doing a read-along of one of the review books here (forgive any "newness naivety" in any of my posts or ways of doing so if it shows-lol!). I have to get through one or two reviews in the next few weeks first, but will be checking back here to see how this all goes as well as watching for both graphic novels & thriller/IT posts likewise. :lire4:

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Post by Gravy » 15 Feb 2019, 06:26

Reigny01 wrote:
15 Feb 2019, 01:58
:coffee3-smiley:

@Gravy @hsimone & all, I must update, read, etc., my first book review now, but I too like the idea of doing a read-along of one of the review books here (forgive any "newness naivety" in any of my posts or ways of doing so if it shows-lol!). I have to get through one or two reviews in the next few weeks first, but will be checking back here to see how this all goes as well as watching for both graphic novels & thriller/IT posts likewise. --:lire4:
I look forward to it. :tiphat:
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Post by gali » 19 Feb 2019, 07:53

@Gravy when do you want to start "The Winter of the Witch" by Katherine Arden? I am about to finish my current book and want to plan my reading schedule.
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Post by Gravy » 19 Feb 2019, 23:21

We can start now.

(Sorry I forgot about it for awhile. I only just started reading again after a couple weeks where I just couldn't pick a book up. Thankfully it seems to be over! :text-woo: )
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