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Last call for Cybils Nominations and some recommended books!

Tomorrow, Thursday October 15, is the last day to nominate your favorite children's or YA books of the year for the Cybils Awards! You have until midnight tomorrow night to submit your nominations. Nominate here.

In case you aren't sure what to nominate, here are some suggestions of books published during the eligibility period, October 16, 2014 to October 15, 2015. Most are YA Speculative Fiction, with a smattering of other categories. I've marked below which of these I've read and recommend. The others I haven't read, but thought they looked interesting.

The Walled City

The Walled City

By Ryan Graudin
ISBN: 9780316405058
November 4, 2014
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Read and recommend

The Dark Wild

The Dark Wild

By Piers Torday
ISBN: 9780670015559
January 22, 2015
Category: Elementary/Middle-grade Speculative Fiction
Read and recommend

The Name of the Blade

The Name of the Blade

By Zoe Marriott
ISBN: 9780763669577
November 11, 2014
Category: Young Adult Speculative Fiction
Read and recommend

The Six

The Six

By Mark Alpert
ISBN: 9781492615293
July 7, 2015
Category: Young Adult Speculative Fiction

Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls and Gadgets

Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls and Gadgets

edited by Paige Daniels and Mary Fan
ISBN: 9781512325614
June 2, 2015
Category: Young Adult Speculative Fiction

A Wave Came Through Our Window

A Wave Came Through Our Window

by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Charity Russell
ISBN: 9781515033523
August 16, 2015
Category: Fiction Picture Books

I Love Snow!

I Love Snow!

by Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Purple Wong
ISBN: 9781514348475
August 16, 2015
Category: Fiction Picture Books

The Letter for the King

The Letter for the King

By Tonke Dragt
ISBN: 9780545819787
August 25, 2015
Category: Young Adult Speculative Fiction

Drift and Dagger

Drift & Dagger

By Kendall Kulper
ISBN: 9780316404532
September 8, 2015
Category: Young Adult Speculative Fiction

another day

another day

By David Levithan
ISBN: 9780385756211
August 25, 2015
Category: Young Adult Speculative Fiction
Companion to 2012 Cybils Finalist every day

The Watchmen of Port Fayt

The Watchmen of Port Fayt

By Conrad Mason
ISBN: 9780545833080
August 25, 2015
Category: Elementary/Middle-grade Speculative Fiction

Reawakened

Reawakened

By Colleen Houck
ISBN: 9780385376563
August 11, 2015
Category: Young Adult Speculative Fiction

The Sin Eater's Daughter

The Sin Eater's Daughter

By Melinda Salisbury
ISBN: 9780545810623
February 24, 2015
Category: Young Adult Speculative Fiction

The Spider Ring

The Spider Ring

By Andrew Harwell
ISBN: 9780545682909
January 27, 2015
Category: Elementary/Middle-grade Speculative Fiction

Mark of the Thief

Mark of the Thief (Mark of the Thief, Book 1)

By Jennifer A. Nielsen
ISBN: 9780545561549
March 31, 2015
Category: Elementary/Middle-grade Speculative Fiction

Woven

Woven

By Michael Jensen; David Powers King
ISBN: 9780545685726
January 27, 2015
Category: Young Adult Speculative Fiction

Capital Days

Capital Days

Michael Shiner's Journal and the Growth of Our Nation's Capital

By Tonya Bolden
ISBN: 9781419707339
January 2015
Category: Elementary/Middle-grade Nonfiction

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