Bookish Awards is an annual award event hosted by Books and Bindings to recognize outstanding books, series, authors, and characters that were published in that same year. The winners from each of the 25 different categories are nominated and voted by the reading community.
December 25, 2013 (12am Eastern): Nominations for each category opens. Grand Prize Rafflecopter opens.
December 28, 2013 (12am Eastern): Treasure Hunt. Follow the clues for a chance to win some prizes!
December 31, 2013 (11pm Eastern): Nominations for each category closes. The top 10 nominees will be moved to the semi-final round.
January 1, 2014 (12am Eastern): Semi-final Round opens.
January 4, 2014 (2pm Eastern): Twitter Chat (#bookishawards). There will be giveaways so be sure to participate!
January 7, 2014 (11pm Eastern): Semi-final Round closes. The top 5 nominees will be moved to the final round.
January 8, 2014 (12am Eastern): Final Round opens.
January 11, 2014 (2pm Eastern): Facebook Party. There will be giveaways so be sure to participate!
January 14, 2014 (11pm Eastern): Final Round closes.
January 15, 2014 (12am Eastern): Bookish Awards 2013 Ceremonies. The Bookish Awards 2013 winners are posted as well as the Grand Prize Rafflecopter winner.
Rules for Nominations
- Books to be nominated can only be NEWLY published between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013 (with the exception of Most Anticipated in 2014 category where you nominate a book that will be published in 2014).
- When nominating a book/series, please include the AUTHOR of the book/series as well.
- When nominating characters, scenes, worlds, or quotes, please include the BOOK TITLE and the AUTHOR as well.
- You will notice that every category in the nomination form require an answer. If you do not wish to nominate for a certain category, just write N/A.
- Links to Goodreads lists are provided in some categories only as a guide. It is your responsibility to make sure the books are actually first published in 2013.
- Choosing just one nominee is difficult but only the FIRST nominee mentioned in each category will be recorded.
- All nominees will be checked thoroughly.
The Nominations for the Bookish Awards 2013 has ended on December 31st at 11 PM Eastern. Don’t forget to vote for your favorites at the Semi-Final Round!