Middlemarch Madness: Sweet Sixteen Voting Day Three

One of last night’s races was so close, the leader changed fifty times.   The other one, not so much.   We’ve got two more inductees into the Elite Eight, two more ladies going home and another round of votes for you, after the cut. Continue reading Middlemarch Madness: Sweet Sixteen Voting Day Three

Middlemarch Madness: Sweet Sixteen Day Two

OH THE HUMANITY.  There will be some sad fans in Persephone world tonight, ladyreaders.  We’re sending two more contenders away and adding two badasses to the Elite Eight with tonight’s vote, but first let’s see how last night turned out.   Click on, if you dare! Continue reading Middlemarch Madness: Sweet Sixteen Day Two

Middlemarch Voting Round 2, Day 2

Persephoneers, I kind of don’t want to tell some of you how last night’s vote turned out.  I am totally typing this while wearing a suit of bubble wrap, because I am afraid of how the results are going to go over.  Remember, dear Persephoneers, there’s always next year.  Also, killing the messenger is so cliche.

Without further ado, let’s get on with it.  As soon as I put on this goalie mask.

The Winners

In YA Sci-fi/Fantasy/Dystopia, Lyra (53%) defeats Eowyn (47%).

In YA Fiction, Harriet (55%) beats Ramona (45%).

In Adult Sci-fi/Fantasy/Dystopia, Vivianne (66%) defeats Susan Sto Helit (34%).

In Adult Fiction, Kate (68%) beats Celie (32%), and I just don’t even.

The New Bracket

Middlemarch Bracket 11

The New Poll

Middlemarch Voting Day 5: Fours v. Thirteens

Welcome back to another day of voting, readers! Last night we had the most voters yet, and four races that weren’t even close.  To see the winners and vote on tonight’s contenders, click on! Continue reading Middlemarch Voting Day 5: Fours v. Thirteens

Middlemarch Madness Voting, Round 1

It’s March first, which means it’s time to get serious about Middlemarch Madness.  For the next several weeks, we’ll be working our way through the bracket, ruthlessly cutting brave heroines young and old from the competition.  If you want to protect your favorites, or at least make sure they don’t go down in a giant upset, start campaigning now! Continue reading Middlemarch Madness Voting, Round 1