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Battle of the Books - Week 5 Results


This week, The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo had the least amount of votes and has unfortunately been eliminated from the competition.  If you really enjoyed reading this book, you may also want to give these readalike books a try!

Do you have another readalike suggestion for The Poet X?  In the comment section below, tell us in a few sentences, which book it is and why you would recommend it.  All the comments on this blog post (English and French) will be entered  in a draw for the weekly $25 Chapters gift card prize.  Enter your comment by Sunday, August 12th (one entry per comment).  The winner will be contacted directly by email or phone.

On the French side of the competition in the "Combat des livres", Trans by Samuel Champagne was the losing book. Discover the books competing in the "Combat des livres".

Voting is now open for week four of the competition. Head over to the Battle of the Books main page to cast your vote (or votes)!


Because I Was A Girl: True Stories for Girls of All Ages By Melissa de la Cruz is a good book to read! It has it’s similarities to the poet X.