Prose Bowl 2020 – The Winner

by Marie B. You gave your all throughout the competition. You voted for your favorite titles each week, enduring extraordinary hardship when Covid-19 threw a monkey wrench in the works and delayed the contest indefinitely.  But you’re an athlete.  You would not be denied.  Yes, you left it all on the page, and now it’s […]

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Prose Bowl 2020: The Final Round

  By Craig B. Welcome to the Final Round of Prose Bowl 2020! We’re down to the final competitors in Prose Bowl 2020, and we have one of the most unexpected match-ups in Prose Bowl history! From a field of eighty titles, two books fought their way through the brackets (and an ongoing pandemic) to […]

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Prose Bowl 2020: Round 3

  By Hannah K. Welcome back to Prose Bowl 2020! And we’re back! It’s been an unusual time to say the least, but we’re eager to get back into the swing of things with our next round of Prose Bowl 2020. We started with 80 titles, and now we’re down to the final four!

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Prose Bowl 2020: Round 2

  by Lois H. (they/them or she/her) Welcome back to Prose Bowl 2020! At the beginning of March, we started with 80 of the best books from 2019. After a week of voting, you narrowed our contestants down to the top title of each genre. Now it’s time for a genre showdown!

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Coming Soon: Prose Bowl 2020

By SnoIsleLib_Suggests It’s almost time for Prose Bowl 2020, the contest where readers from Sno-Isle Libraries choose their favorite book from the past year. The contest begins on March 4, when we’ll provide contest details and the first opportunity to vote right here on the BiblioFiles blog.  Each week you’ll have a chance to vote on […]

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Prose Bowl 2019 – The Winner Is…

by Marie B Four weeks of fierce competition has brought us to this glorious day.  In case you missed it, here’s a recap.  Round 1 presented readers with the challenge of selecting their favorites from among 60 titles across six genres.  Many worthy opponents fell at the first hurdle.  Round 2 gave the top two from […]

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Prose Bowl 2019: The Final Round

by Craig B. Welcome to the final round of Prose Bowl 2019! Here we are in the final round of voting! Competition has been fierce. These contenders have fought their way to the top of the bracket. Three challengers remain from a fighting field of sixty. Only one finalist can win. It’s like Thunderdome for […]

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Prose Bowl 2019: Round 3

by Lois H. Welcome back to Prose Bowl 2019! At the beginning of March, we started with 60 of the best books from the past year. After two weeks of voting, we narrowed our competitors down to the top title of each genre. Now it’s time for a genre showdown! For some, this may be […]

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Prose Bowl 2019: Round 2

  By Julie T. And then there were… I hope your favorite books made it through the first round of voting! Now that we’re underway in week 2, the voting gets tougher.  You rallied behind your choices with nearly a thousand votes total!   Crime Fiction Kingdom of the Blind, from last year’s winner Louise […]

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Prose Bowl 2019: Round 1

by Marina M It’s March Madness Time! And we all know what that means . . . lots and lots of bracket-based elimination competition. And while the most well known bracket competitions are athletic in nature we here at Sno-Isle are continuing our tradition of a book based bracket. Welcome to Prose Bowl 2019! In […]

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