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Quick Summary

The final four is set! Will love triumph over teenage angst? Can echoes of history triumph over fantastical beasts?

A graphic of this years Minitex Madness which consists of a bracket pitting genres against eachother.

We are down to the Final Four! So far we’ve seen a dominant performance from Romance, Historical Fiction with a narrow victory, a huge upset by Young Adult Fiction, and a convincing win for Fantasy, making sure to put Romance on notice. Who can continue the momentum going into this week’s semi-final rounds?


  • This is a single elimination tournament style bracket where genres face off against each other!
  • Voting will be done via poll on Minitex Messenger, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Second round of voting will take place on March 29. 
  • With a total of three rounds, results will be announced every Friday until a winner is crowned.
  • Winner announced on April 12.

Final Four Matchups 

  • First Round Semi-Final: Romance vs Young Adult Fiction
  • Second Round Semis-Final: Historical Fiction vs Fantasy

As the dust from the first week settles, an equally hectic set of rounds awaits! Grab your favorite book, rally your fellow genre enthusiasts, and make your voices heard! Vote via this Google Form or on Facebook or Twitter. Let the literary mayhem continue!

Written by

Jesus Maldonado Sanchez
Marketing & Communications Generalist