Tag Archives: Armchair Cybils

Armchair Cybils Wrap-Up

It’s time for the final Armchair Cybils post for the 2013 Cybils. I have read two of the thirteen winners. These were: Forest Has a Song for Poetry (which I guess I never reviewed) and Hereville: How Mirka Met a … Continue reading

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Cybils MG Speculatives: 2+2+3

That’s 2 new reviews, 2 I still haven’t read, and 3 links to older reviews. The 2013 Cybils Award winners were announced yesterday! Here’s a run-down of the Middle Grade Speculative Fiction finalists: Jinx by Sage Blackwood. I own this … Continue reading

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3 More Cybils MG Graphic Novel Finalists

Here are the last of of Cybils Middle Grade Graphic Novel Finalists – at least until next year! I am very curious to see which one wins. There were a couple my son didn’t want to read, but he’s loved … Continue reading

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2 + 2 Cybils MG Graphic Novel Finalists

The Cybils will be announced on Friday! That leaves me with a lot of writing and very little time to catch up with all of my Armchair Cybils-related reading. (I had forgotten that I knew I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading

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Magic Marks the Spot

I’m catching up with the last of my December reading. Here’s one that was nominated for the Cybils and a lot of fun even if it didn’t make the shortlist! I think it’s a good candidate for Ms. Yingling’s Boys … Continue reading

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Mostly Picture Book Cybils Finalists

I’m realizing that the Cybils awards will be announced next week already, and I’d better try to catch up with my reviewing before then. Here’s one Easy Reader and three Picture Book finalists. I’ve not really been making an effort … Continue reading

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Astronaut Academy 1&2

It’s Kid Lit Blog Hop Day, and folks who visit me mostly from there might think that youth graphic novels are all I read, because of how often they come up on Wednesdays. But there are always a lot of … Continue reading

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Winterling and Summerkin

Still catching up with my December reading here… I’d been hearing about this one since it first came out, but it didn’t quite make it home until the sequel, Summerkin, was nominated for a Cybils award. I read through both … Continue reading

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Fortunately, the Milk

The question of the day for work: will adults and teens come to the library to do Harry Potter crafts, or only younger kids? I have spent all morning looking into crafts that I would love to do, but not … Continue reading

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Hereville: How Mirka Met a Meteorite

I really loved Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword when it first came out, so I don’t know why I hadn’t read this one, or even shared the first with my son. Still, it was the most familiar title I … Continue reading

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