One-Minute Book Reviews

March 13, 2008

The Year’s Worst Writing in Books — Delete Key Awards Winners — Tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Filed under: Delete Key Awards,News — 1minutebookreviewswordpresscom @ 2:35 pm
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The 2007 Delete Key Award winners were Danielle Steel’s Toxic Bachelors, Mitch Albom’s For One More Day and Claire Messud’s The Emperor’s Children. Which books will win tomorrow?

The winners of the second annual Delete Key Awards for the year’s worst writing in books will be announced on this site tomorrow at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. The complete list will appear by noon.

Questions and answers about the Delete Key Awards appeared on Feb. 24 The list of the 10 finalists and samples of their writing were posted on Feb. 29

Today is your last chance to try to save an author from doom by leaving a comment. Are you listening, Steve Martin fans? You need to write fast if you think he should be spared despite that alphabet book … Next week, or maybe sooner, I’ll be reviewing some of the wonderful books I’ve been reading to cheer myself up while judging the contest.

(c) 2008 Janice Harayda. All rights reserved.


  1. Is it time yet? According to my watch it’s 8:59 EST in the am, on Friday the fourteenth.

    An hour early you say? Righto. I’ll check back, perhaps by then the front page will load.

    Ah, what a wonderful blog you have here, Ms Harayda. You give us con men a run for our conscious.

    Comment by mickoshay — March 14, 2008 @ 9:03 am | Reply

  2. Mick —
    Many apologies for the slight delay. I’m usually punctual when I do timed posts. But technical snags such as trouble logging onto WordPress can cause a delay. Thanks for your patience.

    Comment by 1minutebookreviewswordpresscom — March 14, 2008 @ 4:20 pm | Reply

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