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Virtual Book Display

A virtual display of eBooks and other resources available through the Chalmer Davee Library.

2022 Champion

Last year's winner:

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

2021 Champion

2021 winner:

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

2020 Champion

2020 winner:

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R.R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R.R. Tolkien

Visit the library!

Visit the library to check out the Book Madness books off of our book display, to share with us which book you want to win at our prompt station (photo below), and to vote in person!

Prompt station in the library

2023 Book Madness

Chalmer Davee Library Presents Book Madness 2023

Vote for your favorite books as they go head to head during Book Madness!


Follow the link below to vote, or vote in person in the library. Voting will take place from Tuesday through Thursday each week. Each week you vote, you can enter our raffle for a chance to win a free book. Winners will receive a copy of one of the books that make it to the final four.

The winner will be announced the week of April 2nd!

Halftime (No voting the week of Spring Break)

Book Madness 2023 Books

We Were Dreamers

The star of Marvel’s first Asian superhero film, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, tells his own origin story of being a Chinese immigrant, his battles with cultural stereotypes and his own identity, becoming a TV star, and landing the role of a lifetime.

I'm Glad My Mom Died

A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir by iCarly and Sam & Cat star Jennette McCurdy about her struggles as a former child actor—including eating disorders, addiction, and a complicated relationship with her overbearing mother—and how she retook control of her life. Also available as an audiobook

Noodle and the No Bones Day

From the creator of the viral “Bones or No Bones” TikTok videos comes a sweet and entertaining picture book following Noodle the pug and his human as they navigate Noodle’s first No Bones Day—a day for being kind to yourself!

Dragons Love Tacos

A #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud is an unforgettable tale of new friends and the perfect snack that will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose.

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

From the New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & the Six—an entrancing and “wildly addictive journey of a reclusive Hollywood starlet” (PopSugar) as she reflects on her relentless rise to the top and the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine. Also available as an ebook

The Midnight Library

Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices . . . A novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived. Also available as an ebook and audiobook

Six Crimson Cranes

A princess in exile, a shapeshifting dragon, six enchanted cranes, and an unspeakable curse... Drawing from fairy tales and East Asian folklore, this original fantasy from the author of Spin the Dawn is perfect for fans of Shadow and Bone.

Lore Olympus: Volume One

Scandalous gossip, wild parties, and forbidden love—witness what the gods do after dark in this stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology, featuring a brand-new, exclusive short story from creator Rachel Smythe.

Firekeeper's Daughter

With four starred reviews, Angeline Boulley's debut novel, Firekeeper's Daughter, is a groundbreaking YA thriller about a Native teen who must root out the corruption in her community, perfect for readers of Angie Thomas and Tommy Orange. Also available as an ebook and audiobook

A Court of Thorns and Roses

From bestselling author Sarah J. Maas comes a seductive, breathtaking book that blends romance, adventure, and faerie lore into an unforgettable read. Also available as an ebook and audiobook


Whose truth is the lie? Stay up all night reading the sensational psychological thriller that has readers obsessed, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us.

The Dead Romantics

A disillusioned millennial ghostwriter who, quite literally, has some ghosts of her own, has to find her way back home in this sparkling adult debut from national bestselling author Ashley Poston. Also available as an ebook and audiobook


A brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence--a commodity capable of unlocking humanity's greatest potential--only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

I, Robot

This classic science fiction masterwork by Isaac Asimov weaves stories about robots, humanity, and the deep questions of existence into a novel of shocking intelligence and heart.

The Book of Hope

In this book, Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams explore through intimate and thought-provoking dialogue one of the most sought after and least understood elements of human nature: hope. Also available as an ebook and audiobook

The Book of Joy

In this unique collaboration, Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu offer us the reflection of real lives filled with pain and turmoil in the midst of which they have been able to discover a level of peace, of courage, and of joy to which we can all aspire in our own lives. Also available as an ebook.

Blank Book Brackets

Fill out your predictions for which book will win each round, and which book will be crowned champion!

Note: Both files have the same content; only the formats are different

Virtual Book Bracket

Week 3 virtual book bracket

Check out our bracket in the library, too! Located in the display case next to the Harriet B. Gallery. 

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