County Reads Authors Festival 2020 on 99.3 CountyFM – Voting now open

County Reads as broadcast May 24th.  Four County readers compete and tell us why their favourite Canadian book should be declared the winner.  Now you can vote for the winner! If you missed the show you can listen on-line.

99.3 County FM and the Prince Edward County Public Library present this popular annual event.

Shannon Coull defended A Girl Named Lovely by Catherine Porter; Richard Johnson defended Bush Runner by Mark Bourrie; Joan McBride defended Woo, The Monkey Who Inspired Emily Carr by Grant Hayter-Menzies; and Duncan Payne defended The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline.

Special thanks to our County Reads sponsors Elizabeth Crombie Real Estate, Lockyers Garden Centre, Veenstra Plumbing, and Books & Co. Special thanks as well to our moderator Ken Murray and host Lynn Pickering.

Vote for your choice at before Midnight Thursday May 28th. You can also vote by phone if that’s easier for you, phone (613) 476-5962 and leave a message with your pick.

Did you miss the show on-air? Click here for your chance to hear the audio and click here for your chance to vote!

Listen May 31st during the noon hour to County Writes, County Reads for an interview with the grand prize winner.

All of these books are available on Overdrive at