It started in 2009 and so this is the second year. Woo hoo! Last year, the winner was My Most Excellent Year: A Novel of Love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park by Steve Kugel.
Have a book you want to nominate? Nominations are now open, and all the fun details (like how an underrepresented book is defined) are clearly spelled out.
True confession: last year I had a bit of trouble following the brackets, because the judges posted at their own blogs and I had to keep remembering where to go to look for the next round. This year, there is a dedicated website for Nerds Heart YA, so for those sad people like me who need things handed to them on a platter... yay! And thank you for the organizers for making it so simple, a Liz B can follow.
Is there a Twitter account?
Does a book blogger read books?
OK, anyway, head over and nominate because otherwise? You cannot complain "oh, they didn't use x book." But keep in mind... even with 32 slots, not every book is going to make the final list.
And the deadline for nominations is
Disclaimer: This year, I am also going to be involved with Nerds Heart YA. (Yay!)
EDITED TO ADD: The deadline for nominations is now MARCH 31!!
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