The votes are in! Below are the titles and beloved book characters that are our 2015 Book Madness Elite Eight!
Be sure to visit the Library this weekend to vote for your favorite book(s) to advance to the Final Four! We’ll update the brackets on Monday!
If you can’t make it to the Library this weekend, you can vote on our Facebook page or send a tweet to @ICPL using the #ICPLBookMadness hashtag! We’ll accept social media votes until 8:30 a.m. Monday.
You can find the list of all books in this year’s Book Madness literary competition here. We also have extra brackets at the Children’s Desk, Help Desk and Info Desk if you’d like to pick one up as a reading list.
Book Madness 2015: Adults and Teens
- How to Tell If Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You by The Oatmeal
- Bossypants by Tina Fey
BOOKS THAT BLOW YOUR MIND
- The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
- Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
BIG BOOKS WORTH THE EFFORT
- The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
- The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
- Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron
- The Magic Thief series by Sarah Prineas
Book Madness 2015: Children’s
- Percy Jackson
- The Pigeon
BOOKS THAT GOT YOU HOOKED ON READING
- Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
- Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
- Little House on the Prairie
- Elephant and Piggie
WORDLESS PICTURE BOOKS
- Flora and the Flamingo by Molly Idle
- Chalk by Bill Thomson