2017 Adult Summer Reading

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Battle of the Books

Book by book.

Experience by experience.

June 6-August 11

Nominate your favorite adult books (fiction or non-fiction) first published in the 21st century. Titles will be compiled and the top 64 will face off in our Battle of the Books tournament.

Vote for your favorites in the tournament to be entered into the

weekly prize drawing.

Top 64 Titles

Tournament Timeline:

Nominate Titles: June 6-20

1st Round Voting: June 28-July 5

2nd Round Voting: July 7-12

3rd Round Voting: July 14-19

4th Round Voting: July 21-26

Final Round Voting: July 28-August 2

Championship Voting: August 4-9

Champion & Grand Prize Drawing: August 11 at 4pm


Vote in the Tournament:

  • Voting is open to adult Crandall Public Library cardholders. Only one entry per person, per round will be accepted. Your vote enters you into the weekly prize drawing.
  • Cast your votes in the Library (Glen Street or Park Reference Desks), on our website, or on our Facebook page.
  • Brackets will be available at 9am when a new round begins. Voting will end at 9pm on the last day of each round.
  • Prize drawings will be held on Fridays at 4pm. Participants need not be present to win.
  • Library staff, Friends of Crandall Public Library, and G4S staff are not eligible for prizes.


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