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Mikkelsen Madness

2019 Book Battle

Becoming is the winner!

                                 Final Bracket


2019 Winners

Round Best Bracket 2nd Place Bracket Voting
Round 1 3 brackets tied at 26/32 - Random Drawing for 1st - Hope Hannah & Kylie Holly, Ellie & Tiana
Round 2 Emily Kaitlyn Sarah, Coley & Matthew
Round 3 Jamie Sarah Emily, Alexa, & Abby
Round 4 Malory Chelsea Anna, Anna & Shyla
Round 5      
Round 6      
Game schedule
Round Voting Dates
Round 1 (64 books) March 18-20
Round 2 (32 books) March 23-25
Round 3 - Sensational Sixteen March 28-29
Round 4 - Exceptional Eight April 1-2
Round 5 - Fantastic Four April 5-7
Round 6 - Championship April 9-10


About the books

Regions - Home & Faraway I Cry & Laugh I Think & Inspire I Read Again & Want to Read


Home & Faraway

Book Title Author Call Number
Moonglow: A Novel MIchael Chabon Ole's Oasis PS3553.H15 M96 2016
Wintering: A Novel Peter Geye Ole's Oasis PS3607 .E925 W56 2016
Heart Berries: A Memoir Terese Marie Mailhot Ole's Oasis RC552 .P67 M3555 2018
Unsheltered: A Novel Barbara Kingsolver Ole's Oasis PS3561.I496 U57 2018
Manhattan Beach: A Novel Jennifer Egan Ole's Oasis PS3555 .G292 M36 2017

Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard & Being Broke

in the Richest Country on Earth

Sarah Smarsh Ole's Oasis HD8073.S637 A3 2018
There, There Tommy Orange Ole's OasisPS3615.R32 T48 2018
Sea Prayer Khaled Hosseini Ole's Oasis PS3608 .O832 S44 2018
The Stone Sky NK Jemisin  
Exit West: A Novel Mohsin Hamid Ole's Oasis PS3558.A42169 E95 2017
Stay with Me: A Novel Ayobami Adebayo Ole's Oasis PR9387.9.A319 S73 2017
Children of Blood and Bone Tomi Adeyemi Young Adult PS3601 .D49 C55 2018
Binti Nedi Okorafor  
Between Shades of Gray Ruta Sepetys Young Adult PS3619 .E685 B48 2011
Girls Burn Brighter Shobha Rao  
Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass series) Sarah J Maas Young Adult PZ7.M111575 K56 2018

Cry & Laugh

Book Title Author Call Number
Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel Celeste Ng Ole's Oasis PS3614 .G83 L58 2017
The Lovely Bones: A Novel Alice Sebold PS3619 .E26 L68 2002
Us Against You: A Novel Fredrik Backman Ole's Oasis PT9877.12.A32 V513 2018
An American Marriage: A Novel Tayari Jones Ole's Oasis PS3610.O63 A84 2018
Speak No Evil: A Novel Uzodinma Iweala Ole's Oasis PS3609.W43 S64 2018
This Is How You Lose Her Junot Diaz Ole's Oasis PS3554.I259 T48 2012
Marley and Me: Life & Love with the World's Worst Dog John Grogan SF429.L3 G76 2005
A Spark of Light: A Novel Jodi Picoult Ole's Oasis PS3566.I372 L43 2018
Good Omens: The Nice & Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett PR6057 .A319 G6
Calypso David Sedaris Ole's Oasis PS3569.E314 A6 2018
Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love & Heartbreak in the Stacks Annie Spence Ole's Oasis Z1003.2 .S64 2017
Dry: A Memoir Augusten Burroughs PS3552.U745 Z465 2003
The Kiss Quotient Helen Hoang Ole's Oasis PS3608.O1775 K57 2018
My Year of Rest & Relaxation Otessa Moshfegh Ole's Oasis PS3613.O77936 M9 2018
Where'd You Go, Bernadette? Maria Semple PS3619 .E495 W54 2013
Is It Just Me? Miranda Hart Ole's Oasis PN2598 .H337 A3 2012

Think & Inspire

Book Title Author Call Number
One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy Carol Anderson Ole's Oasis JK1924 .A54 2018

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics

Teaches Us about Consciousness, Dying, Addiction,

Depression, & Transcendence

Michael Pollan Ole's Oasis RM324.8 .P65 2018
Americanah Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Ole's Oasis PR9387.9.A34354 A44 2013
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: A Novel Hank Green Ole's Oasis PS3607.R43285 A27 2018
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism Robin DiAngelo Ole's Oasis HT1521 .D486 2018
Barracoon: The story of the Last "Black Cargo" Zora Neale Hurston  
Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions that Matter the Most Steven Johnson Ole's Oasis BF448 .J64 2018
Educated: A Memoir Tara Westover Ole's Oasis CT3262.I2 W47 2018
The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters Priya Parker Ole's Oasis BF637.S4 P357 2018
Forward: A Memoir Abby Wambach Ole's Oasis GV942.7 .W36 A3 2016
Dare to Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Hearts Brené Brown Ole's Oasis HD57.7 .B764 2018
Creative Quest Questlove Ole's Oasis BF408 .Q53 2018

Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You

Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be

Rachel Hollis Ole's Oasis BV4527 .H658 2018
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined Steven Pinker HM1116 .P57 2011
Moxie: A Novel Jennifer Mathieu Young Adult PZ7.M4274 M69 2017
The Hate U Give Angie Thomas Young Adult PZ7.1.T448 H38 2017

Read Again & Want to Read

Title Author Call Number
My Ántonia Willa Cather PS3505.A87 M9 2003
Little Women Louisa May Alcott PS3505.A87 M9 2003
Atlas Shrugged: A Novel Any Rand PS3535.A547 A8 2005
On the Road Jack Kerouac PS3521.E735 O5 1997
Frankenstein Mary Shelley  
Conscience of a Conservative Barry Goldwater JK201 .G668 1960
Middlemarch George Eliot PR4662 .A2 A84 2003
Milk and Honey Rupi Kaur Ole's Oasis PR9199.4.K377 A6 2015
Asymmetry Lisa Halliday  

Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help

Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life

Eric Klinenberg Ole's Oasis HC79.C3 K55 2018
Everything, Everything Nicola Yoon  
Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion Michelle Dean Ole's Oasis PS151 .D43 2018
Fear: Trump in the White House Bob Woodward Ole's Oasis E912 .W66 2018
Becoming Michelle Obama Ole's Oasis E909.O24 A3 2018
Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Val Emmich Young Adult PZ7.1.E475 D3 2018
If Beale Street Could Talk James Baldwin PS3552.A45 I5