Tag Archives: Cybils

2 2022 Cybils MG Fic Finalists: Air and Jennifer Chan is Not Alone

Here are my takes on two of the latest Cybils Middle Grade Fiction finalists – Air by Monica Roe and Jennifer Chan is Not Alone by Tae Keller. Continue reading

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The Mirrorwood by Deva Fagan

Two enemies chase each other into the enchanted Mirrorwood – and discover that breaking the curse will be more complicated than either of them realized. Continue reading

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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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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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Mysterious Travelers: Prince of Nowhere and the Lock-Eater

Here are two 2022 middle grade fantasy books, both with characters named Traveler and automata, as well as other cool things like dragons, griffins, and time travel. Continue reading

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Cybils 2022!!

Hello, hello! This is just a quick post to say that I’ll be serving as a Round 1 panelist for the Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction category (aka my favorite) for this year’s Cybils Awards. I always love this reading, and … Continue reading

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2+2 Cybils Graphic Novel Finalists

Here are reviews of four more outstanding 2021 Cybils Graphic Novel finalists – Cranky Chicken by Katherine Battersby, The Legend of Auntie Po by Shing Yin Khor, Cheer Up!: Love and Pompoms by Crystal Fraiser, and Nubia: Real One by L.L. McKinney and Robyn Smyth. Continue reading

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3 More Cybils Middle Grade Fiction Finalists

Onwards with my reading of this year’s Cybils middle grade fiction finalists with reviews of Thanks a Lot, Universe by Chad Lucas, A Place to Hang the Moon by Kate Albus and Linked by Gordon Korman! Continue reading

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4 Cybils YA Spec Fic Finalists

Here are my takes on four of the seven 2021 Cybils YA speculative fiction finalists, including high fantasy, magical realism, and twisty science fiction. Continue reading

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Four 2021 Cybils Middle Grade Graphic Novel Finalists

Here are short reviews of four of the seven finalists in the elementary/middle grade graphic novel category of the 2021 Cybils Awards, including Borders, Chunky, Jukebox, and Salt Magic. Continue reading

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