Nominations Are Open for May’s Book of the Month

159084950Mocha Girls Read members it’s that time to pick a new book for the month of May.  The theme for May’s book nominations will be…Man of Mystery. (Any book of by a male author in the mystery/thriller genre.)

*Note:  If you are nominating a book in a series then only book 1 is allowed*

Nominations are from 4/7/14 – 4/13/14

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 for May. 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 April 13, 2014 at midnight.  Voting will start the next day.

Let us know what you want to read next in the comment section below. You can also email your nominations to us at

If you need some suggestions check out the titles below.  Click the book covers to read a synopsis and the reviews of the books.

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  • Natalia Blane

    The Warlord of Willow Ridge by Gary Phillips

  • Tiffani

    I nominate The Bat by Jo Nesbo.

  • Kishma

    “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson…It’s on my “To Read” List.

  • Z

    Critical Conditions: An Alan Gregory Thriller by Stephen White

  • Heather

    The Eye of God by James Rollins

  • Shanika Sanders

    Lost Girls by Robert Koelker

  • Lisa

    ‘Sycamore Row’ by John Grisham.

  • Ashley

    A Wanted Woman by Eric Jerome Dickey

  • anlyzththarper

    Defending Jacob by William Landay

    • Melanie O

      I really liked this book and I think it would be good for discussion! I was coming here to nominate it, so I’ll just do a hearty second!

      • anlyzththarper

        I love the way this book posed the question, “To what extent……..?” Hope it’s selected.

  • KR Raye

    “The Man in 3B” by Carl Weber

    • Good morning Mocha Girl KR. We read that book last year. Do you have another book you would like to nominate?

  • Classy Green

    All I Did Was Shoot My Man: A Leonid McGill Mystery – Walter Mosley

    • Hey Classy! Would it be ok if you nominated book #1 in the series? This one is #4 and it might be hard to jump in the middle of a series. Book #1 is The Long Fall.

      • Classy Green

        Certainly. The Long Fall (Leonid McGill #1) – Walter Mosley

  • Jo’ie D. Taylor

    The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas

  • Meftihe Phoenix

    Second the nomination for The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas

  • Anji Simmonds

    I nominate The Polished Hoe by Austin Clarke

  • Dindi Hill

    The Hangman’s Daughter Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne

  • Guest

    Stephen King’s “Doctor Sleep”

  • Carole Paul

    My nomination is “Lightning” by Dean Koontz – Synopsis: There is a
    mysterious man who watches over Laura Shane from the night of her birth
    into adulthood. Who he is and why he protects her is a riveting, page
    turner with a tender sub-story beneath the mystery. It is my all time
    favorite from the master of suspense.. Carole Boyce

  • Ash & Co.

    Hi! I vote for Innocence!

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