The Results Are In! The 2018 BooktubeBooker Winners ...so far | Summary and Q&A

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November 7, 2018
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The Results Are In! The 2018 BooktubeBooker Winners ...so far

TL;DR

The Booktube Booker Book Tag results are in, with Circe by Madeline Miller winning in the fiction category, Tara Westover's Educated as the top nonfiction choice, and Tommy Orange's There There taking the top spot for debut novel.

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Key Insights

  • ◾ The fiction category lacked granularity due to a small sample size.
  • 🗂️ The nonfiction category could have been divided into history, science, and memoir.
  • 🧍 Tommy Orange's There There stood out as the top choice for debut novel.
  • 🥰 Korean works in translation, such as The White Book, gained a lot of love in the Working Translation category.
  • 📔 Cersei by Madeline Miller received praise for its book cover design.
  • 🔉 Roxane Gay was recognized for her social media presence among favorite authors.
  • ❓ Adam from Memento Mori and Cindy from Read with Cindy were highlighted as favorite Booktubers.

Transcript

well it's not to say that the tag is done and dusted but we've reached a natural lull in the life of the booktube book or book tag so I thought I'd check in first off thanks to everyone who shot a book to book or book tag video as of now the count is about thirty of you and it ranges from booktube newbies to longstanding big guns in the community I... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: What are the top choices for fiction in the Booktube Booker Book Tag results?

Circe by Madeline Miller takes the top spot, followed by My Year of Rest and Relaxation, The Overstory, and Red Clocks.

Q: Which nonfiction book was voted as the favorite in the Booktube Booker Book Tag?

The top choice in the nonfiction category is Tara Westover's Educated, with I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O'Farrell as a close second.

Q: What is the winner for debut novel in the Booktube Booker Book Tag?

Tommy Orange's There There is the winner for debut novel, with Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine and A Place for Us receiving multiple votes as well.

Q: What is the top choice for poetry and short story collections in the Booktube Booker Book Tag?

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado is the clear winner for poetry and short story collection, followed closely by Florida by Lauren Groff and Don't Call Us Dead by Dennis Smith.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Circe by Madeline Miller is the winner in the fiction category, with honorable mentions to other books such as My Year of Rest and Relaxation, The Overstory, and Red Clocks.

  • The top rated nonfiction book is Tara Westover's Educated, followed closely by I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O'Farrell.

  • Tommy Orange's There There is the top choice for debut novel, accompanied by Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine and A Place for Us.

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