Day 5 of Canada Reads 2009.

The Outlander was eliminated at the top of the show with three votes against. Fruit received the other two votes.

I was three for three at that point.

It was pretty clear what was going to happen next. Jian said it was Peter vs Goliath. And after the final votes were cast, The Book of Negroes was declared the winner.

Now, I like the book. It's well written with an interesting story. But I don't love it the way I do Fruit. Also, it's a current bestseller and it really doesn't need the help. But hey, it wasn't up to me.

I enjoyed the week. For the most part, the discussions were interesting and it was nice to hear that my concerns about some of the books were shared with others. I would have preferred less strategy in the voting however.


Posted by Ripley on March 06, 2009 | Tags: books, canada reads