Happy 6th Book Club Birthday 2nd Giveaway!

Happy Birthday, Mocha Girls!

Congratulations Mocha Girl Lea!  You won the last birthday giveaway.  Email us at mochagirl at email dot com with the Mocha Girl Read book of the month you want and your address.

This month in celebration of our 6 year anniversary there will be giveaways popping up on this webssite.  Yes you are getting presents.  Just enter below.

PRIZE!

One winner will get:  A copy of any book we read this year.

ENTER!

Post a picture of you and one of the Mocha Girls Read book of the months below.

Ends Sunday 10/29/17

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Let’s Vote: November Book of the Month – 2017 National Book Award Longlist

For the month of NOVEMBER, we are going to read a 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST.  As always there are some really great titles up for the vote this time.

Here are the Rules for Voting.

1. You may vote for three (3) books.

2. All members get to vote only once.

3. Last day to vote will be OCTOBER 22, 2017. (11:00pm Los Angeles time)

4. The book with the most votes wins. But if there is a tie there will be a 48-hour death match. The two or three books will go into a head to head competition for only 48 hours. Whichever book is left standing (with the most votes) wins!

Below the poll, you will find the title of the books linked to more information on Amazon.

*Note: If a book is found to have accumulated fraudulently votes, it will be disqualified and the second runner up will be our book of the month.*

 


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Happy 6th Book Club Birthday Mocha Girls Read!

Happy Birthday, Mocha Girls!

6 years old and you all don’t look a day over 2.  LOL!

6 years ago, I started a little book club with 12 women in Inglewood, Ca. with no idea that it would grow to several chapters online and in person.  WOW!  Who knew!?

This month in celebration of our 6 year anniversary there will be giveaways popping up on this webssite.  Yes you are getting presents.  Just enter below.

PRIZE!

One winner will get:  A copy of any book we read this year.

ENTER!

Leave a comment below and let us know why you are a Mocha Girl!

Ends Sunday 10/15/17

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Nomination for November’s Book of the Month: 2017 National Book Award Longlist

 It’s that time to pick a new book of the month.

The theme for November’s book nominations will be…2017 National Book Award Longlist (Any book that has nominated for the National Book Award.)

Note: If you are nominating a book in a series then only book 1 is allowed. And all nominations should be published in e-book and physical form.

Nominations are from 10/9/17 – 10/15/17

For selecting our book of the month Mocha Girls Read uses a democratic system for monthly selections. What do I need to do? In the comments section below, tell us what you want to read next (author and title).  How many books can I nominate? Just pick 1 title off your TBR (to be read) list. Then what? We will put the list of nominations up for everyone to vote on.  Once the voting is over, the winner will be selected as the book of the month. What if there is a tie? We will put the two books to a head to head competition. The two books will be re-posted and everyone will be able to vote again but only in a 48 hour window of time. When do the nominations start and end? The nominations start today and will close on October 15, 2017 at 11:00pm. Voting will start the next day.

Let us know what you want to read next in the comment section below.

Here are some suggestions.  Click the book covers to read or buy the books on Amazon.

Links to The List

2017 National Book Award Nomination List

 

 

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October Book of the Month: The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

Your votes have been counted!

7 days of nominations!

7 days of voting!

And now we have a winner for a book for the theme, MONSTER MASH.

The Mocha Girl Read Book of the Month for October is The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey.  Take a minute to see what this book is all about.

Synopsis

Melanie is a very special girl. Dr. Caldwell calls her “our little genius.”

Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don’t like her. She jokes that she won’t bite, but they don’t laugh.

Melanie loves school. She loves learning about spelling and sums and the world outside the classroom and the children’s cells. She tells her favorite teacher all the things she’ll do when she grows up. Melanie doesn’t know why this makes Miss Justineau look sad.

The Girl with All the Gifts is a sensational thriller, perfect for fans of Stephen King, Justin Cronin, and Neil Gaiman.

About the Author

Mike Carey was born in Liverpool in 1959. He worked as a teacher for fifteen years, before starting to write comics. When he started to receive regular commissions from DC Comics, he gave up the day job.

Since then, he has worked for both DC and Marvel Comics, writing storylines for some of the world’s most iconic characters, including X-MEN, FANTASTIC FOUR, LUCIFER and HELLBLAZER. His original screenplay FROST FLOWERS is currently being filmed. Mike has also adapted Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed NEVERWHERE into comics.

Somehow, Mike finds time amongst all of this to live with his wife and children in North London.

Author’s Links

Website

Twitter

Goodreads

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Congratulations Mike Carey for being the winner of October’s book of the month for 2017!

Feel free to leave comments below or at Goodreads.com. We are looking forward to hearing what you all think of this month’s selection.

Keep the pages turning ladies.

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