Aug. 28, 2018

The Great American Read — Vote for Your Favorite Book

Post for the Great American Read

Join the nation in participating in THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a television series hosted by PBS. The series focuses on 100 novels selected through a national survey and aims to promote and celebrate reading. The finale will include the results of a nationwide vote to determine American’s best-loved novel. The show

…investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience. – PBS, The Great American Read, About 

Voting is open until October 18, 2018.
VOTE for your favorite book!

Show Schedule

  • “Fall Kick-off”  – September 11, 2018 @ 8pm on PBS
  • “Who Am I?” – September 18, 2018 @ 8pm on PBS
  • “Heroes” – September 25, 2018 @ 8pm on PBS
  • “Villains and Monsters” – October 2, 2018 @ 8pm on PBS
  • “What We Do For Love” – October 9, 2018 @ 8pm on PBS
  • “Other Worlds” – October 16, 2018 @ 8pm on PBS
  • “Grand Finale” – October 23, 2018 @ 8pm on PBS


Vote online at the link above, by using hashtags on Facebook and Twitter, or by texting a keyword hashtag to 97979 (standard charges apply). Starting September 11th, vote on the phone by calling a toll-free number.

Find the hashtags and phone numbers on The Great American Read’s Website.


The Books

How many of the 100 have you read? Print out the checklist or take the quiz!


Betsy P.
Northwest Georgia Regional Library System
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