Nominations are Open for February’s Book of the Month

wheatleyPORT75Mocha Girls Read members it’s that time to pick a new book for the month of February.  The theme for February’s book nominations will be…Historical Black Fiction! (A black fiction book that takes place in the past.) 

*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 1/5/14 – 1/12/14

For selecting our book of the month Mocha Girls Read uses a democratic system for our 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 February. 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 January 11, 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 mochagirl@email.com.

If you need some suggestions check out the links below.

ypl_woodson_Brown_Girl_Dreaming1580828737415wench51iSWli4BSL11288619

BOOK FAIRS: Mark Your Calenders

Book reading

Remember as a child how fun book fairs could be? Rummaging through the unknown or potential places your imagination would take you? Now’s your chance to revisit a moment in time where peace comes natural.  [Read more…]

Nomination Time for September’s Book of the Month

Freadom13Poster_11x17Mocha Girls Read members it’s that time to pick a new book for the month of September.  The theme for September’s book nominations will be…Banned Book. (A Book that has been or is currently on the banned or challenged book list.)  In support of banned book week, we will be reading a book that  has been banned or challenged.  Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and hosting a variety of events. The 2014 celebration will be held September 21-27. (More about Banned Book Week)

*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 8/4/14 – 8/10/14

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 August. 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 August 10, 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 mochagirl@email.com.

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

Here is a link to the list of books on the banned or challenged list.

99561 5107 77203 22628 693208 5129

Time to Vote for August’s Book of the Month

vote

Member’s Choice!

(Any book you would like to read!  Anything at all!)

Let’s Rock the Vote!  For the month of August we are going to read a book of your selection.  Yep! Anything at all.

As always there are some really great titles up for 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 July 20, 2014. (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 a brief description.  Now… may the best book win!!

Nominations Are Open for June’s Book of the Month

177572432Mocha Girls Read members it’s that time to pick a new book for the month of June.  The theme for June’s book nominations will be…New York Times Bestseller. (Any book from the 2014 New York Times Bestsellers list)

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

Nominations are from 5/5/14 – 5/11/14

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 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 11, 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 mochagirl@email.com.

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 TIMES BESTSELLERS LIST

The-Golem-and-The-Jinni-by-Helene-Wecker-334x500lean-in_custom-575cb1cc7e2e0e704abfffbc2a0ce498dafad0f8-s6-c309780316204361_p0_v9_s260x420    9780062107312_custom-785222c2c3fb25a2fb39e1cc42d0902685be0744-s6-c30OrphanTrain-copy9780316055437_custom-8387e636d286aa86fc16d49b6a17f95c8558d406-s6-c30