Second round decisions beging to come in now. Let’s see what will make it through to the third round.

Book Nut judged ‘In Mike We Trust’ by PE Ryan and ‘Donut Days’ by Lara Zielin.

‘In Mike We Trust’ moves on.

Yannabe judged ‘Aligator Bayou’ by Donna Jo Napoli and ‘Evil?’ by Timothy Carter.

‘Alligator Bayou’ moves on.

Devourer of Books judged ‘Funny How Things Change’ by Melissa Wyatt and ‘Gringolandia’ by Lynn Miller-Lachmann.

‘Gringolandia’ moves on.

The Happy Nappy Bookseller judged ‘Almost Pefect’ by Brian Katcher and ‘Say the Word’ by Jeannine Garsee.

‘Say the Word’ moves on.

Bookalicious judged ‘Purple Heart’ by Patricia McCormick and ‘Last Night I Sang to the Monster’ by Benjamin Alire Saenz.

‘Last Night I Sang to the Monster’ moves on.

Tales of a Capricious Reader judged ‘Beautiful’ by Amy Reed and ‘Me, Just Beautiful’ by Stephanie Morril.

‘Beautiful’ moves on.

Persnickety Snark judged ‘Wanting Mor’ by Rukhsana Khan and ‘Skunk Girl’ by Sheba Karim

‘Skunk Girl’ moves on.

The Zen Leaf judged ‘Rowan the Strange’ by Julie Hearn and ‘The Vast Fields of Ordinary’ by Nick Burd.

‘Rowan the Strange’ moves on.

Below is a visual representation of how the round three brackets are shaping up.  We’ll be updating this image regularly as more titles advance.

The schedule for posting decisions for remaining rounds is as follows:

Round Three:

27th July: Theres a Book
2rd August: Frenetic Reader
7th August: Emily’s Reading Room
12th August: Blogging Bout Books

Round Four

16th August: Bart’s Bookshelf
20th August: I’m Booking It


3rd September: Presenting Lenore

Here’s to a great tournament so far and more awesomeness to come!