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Novel Knockout

The Ultimate Book Bracket

Book against book, friend against friend. This is ThriftBooks Novel Knockout! Beginning March 2 2019, 64 titles were put head to head in social media polls until the ultimate novel could be decided! From American Psycho to The Notebook, The Handmaid's Tale to Outlander, no book was safe! Check out our journey in the completed bracket below, and give your favorite books some love!

And the winner is...

1.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's/Philosopher's Stone!

The readers have spoken, Gryffindor wins the house cup! Harry has persevered and shown some true courage throughout this tournament, making his way through 5 rounds, against heavy hitters like Chronicles of Narnia and Fellowship of the Ring.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer
2.

The Princess Bride

Coming in second place is William Golding's The Princess Bride! This book was a hit across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram alike. Through humor, adventure, and let's be real, that #Westleycharm this book earned its spot!
The Princess Bride Book Cover

Tied for third: The Tell-Tale Heart and To Kill a Mockingbird

These books were a part of the final four, and while they didn't make it to the finals they definitely played hard and through dedicated fan bases, and sheer staying power, they definitely earned those spots!
The Tell-Tale Heart / The Premature Burial Book Cover
The Tell-Tale Heart / The Premature Burial
from $3.99
To Kill a Mockingbird Book Cover
To Kill a Mockingbird
from $4.09

And below are the other 60 titles that competed in this year's tournament. They may not have won, but they played the game and we can respect that.

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