The Shortlist Standings: 2013

The shortlist has been announced!  Each finalist will require a minimum of five reviews from our pool of eight bloggers, with no maximum.  In the event that a book receives more than five reviews, when calculating its overall score, the lowest ratings will be dropped.

Our Ratings:

4.40 / 5 Ratings: Ruth Ozeki – A Tale For The Time Being

Penny: Review (5.0)
Elizabeth: Review (4.5)
Michelle: Review (4.5)
Aaron: Review (4.0)
Karli: Review (4.0)

4.10 / 5 Rating: Jhumpa Lahiri – The Lowland

Mike: Review (4.5)
Aaron: Review (4.5)

Jen: Review (4.0)
Penny: Review (4.0)

Michelle: Review (3.5)

3.70 / 5 Ratings: Eleanor Catton – The Luminaries

Aaron: Review (5.o)
Michelle:
 Review (5.o)
Jackie: Review (3.5)
Penny: Review (3.0)
Jen: Review (2.0)

3.40 / 5 Ratings: Jim Crace – Harvest

Aaron: Review (4.0)
Jen:
Review (4.0)
Elizabeth: Review (3.0)
Michelle: Review (3.0)
Karli: Review (3.0)
Jackie: Review (2.0)

3.30 / 5 Ratings: Colm Tóibín – The Testament of Mary

Aaron: Review (5.0)
Jackie: Review (4.0)

Karli: Review (3.0)
Penny: Review (2.5)
Michelle: Review (2.0)
Mike: Review (1.5)

2.60 / 5 Ratings: NoViolet Bulawayo – We Need New Names

Jackie: Review (3.5)
Jen: Review (3.5)
Michelle: Review (3.0)
Karli: Review (2.0)
Aaron: Review (1.0)

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