Nomination Time!

I bet you are wondering already what we are going to read next.  Well, Mocha Girls Read uses the democratic system.                                                            What do I need to do?  In the comments section below, tell us what you want to read next.                            How many books can I nominate?  Just pick 5 of your favorite books off your wish list.                               Then what?  We will put the list of nominations up for everyone to vote on.  And the winner will be selected as the book for November.                                                                                                                  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 18, 2011 at midnight.

Take out your list ladies and let us know what you want to read next.  You can also email your nominations to us at

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  • The 19th Wife Reprint edition by David Ebershoff
    The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
    Getting to Happy by Terry McMillan

  • Here’s a few from my to-read stack…

    Angela Davis: An Autobiography by Angela Y. Davis
    Deep Down True: A Novel by Juliette Fay
    The Street: A Novel by Ann Petry
    The First Person (Urban Renaissance) by Peron Long
    Moonlight Stories From West Africa by Michael O. Ojewale
    The Wedding: A Novel by Dorothy West
    The Grandfathers Speak: Native American Folk Tales of the Lenape People (International Folk Tales) by Hìtakonanulaxk

    Thanks for opening a nomination!

    • Hey RYCJ only 5 books please. Which ones do you want me to take off? You can save them for the December nominations. By the way check your inbox. I just sent it! 🙂

  • LOL. Ooops. I nominate the first five. And yes, I did get the email, of course was overwhelmed:-), but will get the book, write the review (following the rules;-), and follow up on the other part.

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  • Jay

    1) Trying to sleep in the bed you made: by Donna grant and Virgina Deberry
    2) All men are brothers: by Gandhi
    3) Things fall apart: by Chinua Achebe
    4) God ain’t through yet: by Mary Monroe
    5) Be careful what you pray for: by kimberla Lawson roby

  • Tigg

    Hello Ladies!!

    Here is my List:

    1) White Lines by Tracy Brown
    2) Inside Rain by Monique D. Mensah
    3) Nina’s got a Secret by Brian W. Smith
    4) Thicker than Water by Takerra Allen
    5) Raunchy by T. Styles

  • Shannon


    I gave you my list at the first book club, when do we vote on the one we want?

    • Hi Shannon:
      Nominations will be closed on October 18th and Voting will be from October 20 to November 1st.
      How is the book Strawberry Letter?

      • Shannon

        It’s not terrible, kinda what I expected from her.

        • I think I was expecting more of a memoir. I am on the last section now and I appreciate her openness.

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  • Nominating MISCONCEPTIONS by C. Hayes

  • Angela

    Hi! I gave you a list at our Mocha Girls meeting, but I’d like to add one more: SILVER SPARROW by Tayari Jones

  • carroll davis

    I would like to nominate:

    1) Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History by by Trevor R. Getz, Liz Clarke
    2) Anna In-Between by Elizabeth Nunez
    3) The Other Wes Moore: The Story of One Name and two Fates by Wes Moore

  • fshirer

    1. Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones
    2. They tell me of a home by Daniel Black
    3. Lemon City by Elaine Meryl Brown
    4. Gal: A True Life by Ruthie Bolton
    5. Fifth Born by Zelda Lockhart

    • Fshirer thank you! Your books have been added to the list.

  • Cassandra

    So many good books already listed.

    Things Fall Apart is a great book.

    May I recommend – One Day It’ll All Make Sense by Common w/Adam Bradley

    • Of course you can Cassandra. I just saw it on iTunes I <3 Common too!! Your nomination is listed.

  • 1. Some Sing Some Cry, by Ntozake Shange and Ifa Bayeza