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2013's "Top Ten" One Book - One Lincoln finalists!

October 11, 2013 by sdc
We've now posted the list of the other seven titles that made up the Top Ten "One Book - One Lincoln" semi-finalists for 2013. You can click this link right here for the detailed descriptions on our web site, but here's a list of just the titles:

  • "Hell or High Water" by Joy Castro
  • "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver´╗┐
  • "The Song of Achilles" by Madeline Miller
  • "State of Wonder" by Ann Patchett
  • "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan-Philippe Sendker
  • "The Story of Beautiful Girl" by Rachel Simon

Thank you to all the passionate readers who've been asking for this list of books!

Scott C. / BookGuide readers advisory site manager / One Book - One Lincoln site manager

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Ten Days and Counting...

July 21, 2012 by sdc

Just a reminder -- there are now only ten days left to cast your vote for this year's One Book - One Lincoln final selection. Your last day to vote is July 31st.

Click here to jump straight to the voting form

Click here to read more about this year's three finalists

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Top Three "One Book" Finalists to be announced May 28th

April 18, 2012 by sdc
The One Book - One Lincoln selection committee is in the final stages of narrowing down the list of nominated titles.
Join us at The Mill in the Haymarket for a Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries-hosted event on May 28th, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Three "One Book" Finalists for 2012 will be announced at 10:30 a.m.!

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Countdown to the Announcement

May 20, 2010 by sdc

We're at eleven days and counting until the announcement of the Five Finalists for the 2010 One Book - One Lincoln!

Even though the libraries will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 31st, you can still join in the One Book celebration by attending the public announcement at The Mill in the Haymarket (8th & "P"), at 10:00 a.m. that morning. Be one of the first to find out what five titles will be vying for the city-wide community reading project's focus this year.

And...for the first time, the public will be invited to vote on which of the Five Finalists they'd like to see as the selected title for 2010. Watch for your voting opportunities soon after the titles have been announced!

What will the Five Finalists be? Will one of your suggestions make the list? Stay tuned to find out more!

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What has been your favorite One Book finalist in the past?

April 12, 2010 by sdc

We're only about two months away from the announcement of the five 2010 One Book One Lincoln finalists! The committee has narrowed the list to 40 titles, and the five finalists should be announced in June. While we're waiting, here's a question for all of you:

Of the 40 past OBOL finalists (available as a list on BookGuide), which has been your all-time favorite?

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