“We read books to set our lives alight, to take us places and to whisper the world into our ears. The truth is, even bad books contain whole vistas, whole new refractions on reality – but good books, really good books, well they contain galaxies, they take you places no one has ever been, they thrill you, they make you gasp, they make you cry. Reading a really good book can be exhilarating, it can be exhausting, it can be life-changing.”
There were over 10,000 nominations and votes. That list was shorted to the top 100 and from that the top 50 self-published books are showcased.