March Book Madness

March Book Madness

Adult

The Sweet Sixteen

The list of sweet sixteen books are books that were checked out the most from our library during the last two years. Vote for your favorites and earn a chance to win prizes in our weekly drawings. Each week we will tally the votes to narrow down the list of contestants until only one remains. The remaining book will be our 2018 Book of the Year.

Your Prediction for 2018 Book of the Year

Turn in your March Book Madness bracket picks before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 9th to qualify for a chance to win a tournament trophy. If you predict the correct winning book you will also win! You can turn in your predictions either in person with a paper form or online.

Weekly Prize Drawings

After all the votes are tallied each week, all the people who voted, either in person or online, will be entered into a drawing for fun prizes. There will be a separate weekly drawing for each of the three tournaments: Adult Books, Teen Books, and Kids Books. You can increase your chances of winning by voting for more than one tournament! Winners of the drawings must be able come to the library to pick up their prizes.

Vote for your favorite books

  • Vote for the Elite Eight – The first round ballots to select the Elite Eight are due Friday, March 9th by 4:30 p.m.
  • Vote for the Final Four – The second round ballots to select the Final Four are due Friday, March 16th by 4:30 p.m.
  • Vote for the Two Finalists – The third round ballots are due Friday, March 23rd by 4:30 p.m.
  • Vote for the Champion – The Championship round ballots are due before Monday, April 2nd.

The Final Four

Cross the line by James Patterson

Cross the line by James Patterson

Into the water by Paula Hawkins

Into the water by Paula Hawkins

Go set a watchman by Harper Lee

Go set a watchman by Harper Lee

Small great things : a novel by Jodi Picoult

Small great things : a novel by Jodi Picoult

The Elite Eight

Cross the line by James Patterson

Cross the line by James Patterson

Rogue lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue lawyer by John Grisham

Dangerous games by Danielle Steel

Dangerous games by Danielle Steel

Into the water by Paula Hawkins

Into the water by Paula Hawkins

Go set a watchman by Harper Lee

Go set a watchman by Harper Lee

Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O'Reilly

Killing the rising sun by Bill O’Reilly

Night school : a Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child

Night school by Lee Child

Small great things : a novel by Jodi Picoult

Small great things : a novel by Jodi Picoult

The Sweet Sixteen

Rogue lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue lawyer by John Grisham

15th affair by James Patterson

15th affair by James Patterson

The whistler by John Grisham

The whistler by John Grisham

Into the water by Paula Hawkins

Into the water by Paula Hawkins

Cross the line by James Patterson

Cross the line by James Patterson

Blue : a novel by Danielle Steel

Blue : a novel by Danielle Steel

Off the grid by C. J. Box

Off the grid by C. J. Box

Dangerous games by Danielle Steel

Dangerous games by Danielle Steel

Extreme prey by John Sandford 

Extreme prey by John Sandford

Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O'Reilly

Killing the rising sun by Bill O’Reilly

Pirate by Clive Cussler

Pirate by Clive Cussler

Small great things : a novel by Jodi Picoult

Small great things : a novel by Jodi Picoult

Two by two by Nicholas

Two by two by Nicholas

Go set a watchman by Harper Lee

Go set a watchman by Harper Lee

Night school : a Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child

Night school by Lee Child

See me by Nicholas Sparks

See me by Nicholas Sparks