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Ok people, look below to find out which books made it through to the NerdsHeartYA shortlist:
Donut Days – Lara Zielin
Me, Just Different – Stephanie Morrill
Pure – Terra Elan McVoy
The World is Mine – Lyah B. LeFlore
Gringolandia – Lyn Miller-Lachmann
Wanting Mor – Rukhsana Khan
Devil’s Kiss – Sarwat Chadda
Jumped – Rita Williams-Garcia
Guantanamo Boy – Anna Perera
Shine, Coconut Moon – Neesha Meminger
Skunk Girl – Sheba Karim
Last Night I Sang to the Monster – Benjamin Alire-Saenz
The Rock and the River – Kekla Magoon
Purple Heart – Patricia McCormick
Alligator Bayou – Donna Jo Napoli
Almost Perfect – Brain Katcher
Medina Hill – Trilby Kent
Lost – Jacqueline Davies
In the Path of Falling Objects – Andrew Smith
Funny How Things Change – Melissa Wyatt
Blessing’s Bead – Debby Dahl-Edwardson
The Blonde of the Joke – Bennett Madison
Say the Word – Jeannine Garsee
In Mike We Trust – P E Ryan
Evil? – Timothy Carter
Beautiful – Amy Reed
Tilmon County Fire – Pamela Ehrenberg
The Vast Fields of Ordinary – Nick Burd
Once You Go Back – Douglas A. Martin
Anything but Typical – Nora Raleigh Baskin
Border Crossing – Jessica Lee-Anderson
Rowan the Strange- Julie Hearn
And here’s who will be reading what:
If you’re in the later rounds, please refer back to the original judging bracket graphic to see which books could potentially filter through to you later in the competition.
The schedule for posting first round judging decisions is:
June 15th: Heidenkind’s Hideaway Puss Reboots: A Book Review a Day
June 15th Bookish Blather arch thinking
June 17th: opinionated? me? Birdbrain(ed) Book Blog
June 17th: Rhapsody In Books
June 19th: Good Books & Good Wine
June 19th: Pineapples & Pyjamas
June 21st: Regular Rumination
June 21st: Beth Fish Reads
June 23rd: Melanie’s Musings
June 23rd: Book Addiction Read What You Know
June 25th: Books, Movies and Chinese Food
June 25th: Maw Books
June 27th: BookLust
June 27th: Valentina’s Room
June 29th: Linus’s Blanket
June 29th:The Neverending Shelf
Please post your reviews and your judging decision on your assigned day, no sooner. You can write reviews, general thoughts posts, just post a decision or write anything else you want about the books you’ve been asked to judge.
Joint reviewers please get in touch with your partners and work out a wonderful NerdsHeartYA decision scheme (please contact firstname.lastname@example.org right away if you can’t get in contact with your partner).
The posting schedule for people judging the later rounds still needs to be finalised. Stay tuned for more news soon!
Lastly can I just ask all the judges for this first round to leave a comment here as soon as possible, or on our Twitter feed confirming that they’re still ok to judge.
That’s it, have fun reading!