Batavia Public Library

Batavia Public Library Tournament of Books

2023 Book Selections

This years selections

Black Cake
by Charmaine Wilkerson 

Book Lovers
by Emily Henry  

Demon Copperhead
by Barbara Kingsolver 

Dr. No
by Percival Everett  

Fairy Tale
by Stephen King 

Gallant
by V.E. Schwab 

Lessons in Chemistry
by Bonnie Garmus 

The Maid
by Nita Prose 

Now Is Not the Time to Panic
by Kevin Wilson 

Our Missing Hearts
by Celeste Ng 

The Paris Apartment
by Lucy Foley 

Remarkably Bright Creatures
by Shelby Van Pelt 

The Sea of Tranquility
by Emily St. John Mandel 

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow
by Gabrielle Zevin 

Unlikely Animals
by Julie Hartnett 

The Weight of Blood
by Tiffany D. Jackson

Past Tournaments

2022 Batavia Public Library Tournament of Books

 

Firekeeper’s Daughter
by Angeline Boulley

Runner Up

 

Cloud Cuckoo Land
By Anthony Doerr

 

 

And rounding out the final four are:

The Lincoln Highway
by Amor Towles
and
The Final Girl Support Group
by Grady Hendrix

2022 Sweet 16 printable list

2021 Batavia Public Library Tournament of Books Champion

 

The House in the Cerulean Sea 
by T. J. Klune.

Runner Up

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

 

 

and rounding out the final four are:
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

2021 Book Selections

2020 Batavia Public Library Tournament of Books Champion

 

Love, Hate & Other Filters
by Samira Ahmed

Runner Up

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern and rounding out the final four are:
The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

2020 Sweet 16 printable list

2020 Book Selections

2019 Batavia Public Library Tournament of Books Champion

 

Love, Hate & Other Filters
by Samira Ahmed

Runner Up

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
and rounding out the final four are:
The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn
The Outsider by Stephen King

2019 Sweet 16 printable list

2018 Batavia Public Library Tournament of Books Champion

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
by Gail Honeyman

Runner Up

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
and rounding out the final four are:
Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

2017 Batavia Public Library Tournament of Books Champion

A Gentleman in Moscow
by Amor Towles

Runner Up

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
and rounding out the final four are:
Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty      
The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson