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Common Ground: 2008 Selections

For 2008, we self-moderated our group meeting. October, 2008 was our last meeting at Borders. Scoring continued throughout this year and was optional; scores range from 0-5. In the table below, linked scores lead you to a full review. Jeremy’s reviews appeared each month in Identity, the newsletter of Seacoast Gay Men.

Date Monthly Selection(s) Author(s)
GK
WA
JW
MY
SA
MA
PE
DH
RC
Jan 8
A Map of the Harbor Islands J. G. Hayes
5.0
4.0
5.0
           
Feb 12
Death Trick and Ice Blues Richard Stevenson
3.0
3.0
3.5
3.5
         
Mar 11
Winter’s Light John Preston
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.5
       
Apr 8
Arkansas David Leavitt
2.5
3.5
3.0
4.0
4.5
4.0
     
May 13
Gay Soul Mark Thompson
3.0
3.0
2.0
2.5
 
2.5
     
Jun 10
The Back Passage James Lear
2.0
1.0
2.0
   
2.5
     
Jul 8
ManBug George K. Ilsley
5.0
4.0
4.0
3.5
 
1.0
     
Aug 12
The World Turned John D’Emilio
3.0
3.5
3.0
   
3.0
     
Sep 9
Totally Joe James Howe
3.0
3.0
2.5
4.0
 
4.0
   
5.0
Oct 14
The Call Tortuga, Lane, Veinglory
4.0
 
1.0
     
4.0
5.0
 
The Velvet Rage Alan Downs
3.0
1.5
 
3.0
 
1.0
4.0
4.0
0.5
Nov 11
The Kid Dan Savage
3.5
3.5
4.0
   
3.0
   
3.0
Dec 9
Reader’s Choice  
2.0
4.0
3.0
4.0
3.0
4.0
 
2.0
   
4.5

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