Category Archives: Lists

2022 Cybils Finalists and Ones that Got Away

Here is the finalist list that my fellow panelists and I put together – plus another 10 titles I loved that didn’t make it. Continue reading

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8 Eerie Books for Middle Grade Readers

Here are 8 eerie books that have come out in the last couple of years, perfect for Halloween (or any other time of year.) Continue reading

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Nominate Me for the Cybils – 2022 Edition

Here are 23 great middle grade books that haven’t yet been nominated for this year’s Cybils awards. Continue reading

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5 Stories of Adventure & Change

Here’s a mix of books from the past couple of years, all sharing an element of change and adventure. Continue reading

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2021 in Review – the Books

Here are 37 favorite books from my 2021 reading, from middle grade through adult, but all pretty heavy on the fantasy. Continue reading

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2021 Cybils Finalists and Ones that Got Away

Here’s my annual post about the 2021 Cybils finalists and the ones I wish could have made the already excellent list. Continue reading

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10 Fantasy Books under 250 Pages

Here’s a book list for kids who want fantasy, but aren’t up for a tome. Continue reading

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10 Summer Fantasy Books for Middle Grade Readers

Whether you’re looking to revel in summer or escape winter, here are 10 fantasy books for kids to soak in the summer sun. Continue reading

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Asian-American Graphic Novels 2020-2021

Here are all the Asian-American graphic novels published in the last two years I could find. Continue reading

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2020 in Review – the Books

Here is a look back at my favorite books of 2020 – mostly new, along with a few rereads. Continue reading

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