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AFL Teen Den Battle of the Books!

Get ready for the AFL Teen Den Battle of the Books!

Our most circulated titles of 2018 have been randomly paired in head to head match ups. Pick your favorite from each match up to move on to the next round of voting.

Will your top pick make it to the final round?

Voting is open from Monday, March 11th through Monday, April 15th.

Update 4/22/19:

It's unanimous!

Your favorite book of 2018, as chosen during the AFL Teen Den Battle of the Books is...

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood!

If you haven't read it yet, give it a try! Request a book from the Library, or download it to your device through Libby, Overdrive, or Hoopla!

Thanks to all who voted!