Tag Archives: Cybils

Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan

The winner of this year’s Middle Grade Speculative Fiction Cybils Award! Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan. Disney-Hyperion, 2016. Young Thorn, after a series of events gone wrong that are slowly disclosed to the reader, is up for sale as a … Continue reading

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Labyrinth Lost

A Brooklyn teen must come to terms with her inherited bruja powers in this Cybils young adult speculative fiction finalist. Continue reading

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Evil Wizard Smallbone

Today, a review of a Cybils Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction finalist. The Evil Wizard Smallbone by Delia Sherman. Candlewick, 2017. Nick Reynaud’s life has been harsh since his mother died, leaving him in the hands of his uncle and cousin Jerry, … Continue reading

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Cybils Winners

Hooray!  Hooray!  The Cybils winners are out, and for the first time ever, a book that I nominated made it to be the winner.  The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz is the winner in the Audiobooks category.  I love this … Continue reading

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Illuminae

I put the sequel to this book, Gemina, on my want-to-read list after reading the Book Smugglers review of it.  (Those Book Smugglers!  Always lengthening my list!) I started this one when it was nominated for a Cybils Audiobook award, … Continue reading

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Cybils Finalists!

Happy New Year! Real life is conspiring to keep me away from blogging – but I’ve been reading lots of great books and hope to be back to share them with you soon. One of my New Year’s traditions now … Continue reading

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Nominate these Audiobooks for Cybils!

The Cybils Nominations are now open!   And while I’m still pondering what I want to nominate in most of the categories, I’m noticing that the brand-new audiobooks category needs some love.  I need lots more books to listen to, … Continue reading

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Cybils Call for Judges and Kidlitcon

Why you too should apply to be a #Cybils judge and go to #Kidlitcon 2016! Continue reading

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Cybils Teen Spec Fic Finalists

The Teen Speculative Fiction was the category of the Cybils where I’d already read half of the finalists (at least, half of the ones that I wanted to read).  Naturally that makes it the one category I was trying to … Continue reading

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Cybils announced!

Just in case you were busy yesterday and missed it, the Cybils Award winners have been announced!   The winner of the Middle Grade Speculative Fiction is The Fog Diver by Joel Ross!  Hooray!  And it’s only a couple of months … Continue reading

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