Saturday, January 17, 2015

2014 Book of the Year Bracket Challenge: The Winner


January 6th : Initial eliminations. All rounds of eliminations needed to get the number of contestants reduced to 32. 
January 8th Elimination to find the Sweet Sixteen.
January 10th : Reducing challengers to eight books - the Elite Eight.
January 13th Quarterfinals. Determine your Final Four.
January 15th : Semi-Finals. Only two may enter the final arena.
January 17th : Finals...the Champion will be determined. Announce your Book of the Year! 



And that is it Open Road Summer by Emery Lord is my winner. This was a 2014 debut novel for Emery Lord, but she is clearly wise beyond her years. This book seemed like it was written by an author that had already wrote 10 novels. I fell in love with the two main characters, Regan and Lilah. My review can be found here.

I would recommend any book from the top 16 down. Thanks for being apart of my Book of the Year. If you are participating I look forward to finding out your book of the year. Are you surprised by my book of the year? Have you read Open Road Summer? Let Me Know Your Thoughts.

7 comments:

  1. It sounds like a good book! I may have to put that on my TBR for a summer read.

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    1. Its a great summer read. My sister likes reading summer books during the winter so she just read it and loved it.

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  2. I'm going to have to check out this book then, because I hadn't heard of it before now! Its been so fun doing this and I'm already looking forward to next year.

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    1. I'm excited to see who the winner will be next year. I hope to read a lot of amazing books this year.

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  3. Aw, yay, a winner! I haven't read Open Road Summer yet, but I haven't read a bad review yet! I will definitely have to check it out soon.

    Shannon @ It Starts At Midnight

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    1. Yes please do check it out. It was amazing.

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  4. Wow! I thought for sure The Real Boy was going to take it! This just makes me want to read Open Road Summer that much more!

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