Nominations for June’s Book of the Month

The theme for June is New York Times Best Seller (Books currently on this years New York Times Best Sellers list 2013).  Any book that fits the theme, in any genre is up for nomination.

Nominations are from 5/6/13 – 5/12/13

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.  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 June. 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 May 12, 2013 at midnight.  Voting will start the next day.

Let us know what you want to read next. 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.

New York Time Best Sellers List (here)

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  • Daddy’s gone a hunting by Mary Higgins Clark

  • songie

    THE NEW JIM CROW, by Michelle Alexander (New Press)

    • Thanks Songie! Your nomination is in. That was a hard one to track down but I found it. Thanks again.

    • I tried reading this book a few months ago and I didn’t get very far. I just could not get into it no matter how hard I tried.

  • Dindi Hill

    Life of Pi Yann Martel

  • Damaged by H.M. Ward. I’ve been on a New Adult kick for the past few months.

  • Jo’ie Taylor

    Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

  • Heather

    PARIS, by Edward Rutherfurd

    • Heather I don’t see this book on the 2013 New York Times Bestsellers list. Do you know when it was on the list?

  • There’s so many great-looking books on the list! Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.

  • Angela Rambo

    I nominate “Maya’s Notebook” by Isabel Allende

    • Hey Angela. I don’t think this one is on the list yet. It just came out at the end of April.

      • Angela Rambo

        bummer. there are so many other good nominations out there, though.

  • I nominate

  • Damaged gets my vote

  • Divergent Veronica Roth

    • Divergent was on the Bestsellers list in 2011. Do you have another nomination?

    • Divergent was an awesome book! I read it last year and Insurgent. I’m waiting on the next book in the series to come out.

  • Christel Rivera

    Proof of Heaven by Eben

  • Fly Away by Kristin Hannah

  • Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
    by Sheryl Sandberg

  • Damaged by H.M. Ward

  • Karrera Joseph

    1)”Wild” ,from lost to found on the pacific crest trail, ” byCheryl Strayed
    2) Proof of heaven a neurosurgeon journey into the after life by Eben Alexander
    3) “America the beautiful,” rediscovering what made this nation great by Ben carson MD
    4) “Lets explore diabetes with owls ” byDavid serdaris

    • Hey Karrera! Which one would you like? One nomination. Number 2 and 4 have been nominated so 1 and 3 are open for nomination.

  • Hey Everybody,
    I nominate Wicked by Gregory Maguire.