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  1. Bone Gap

    Bone Gap by Laura Ruby ISBN: 9780062317605 Finn and his older brother Sean live in the town of Bone Gap. Sean works as a paramedic and has taken care of Finn since their mother left. Finn and Sean live alone, until one day an injured young woman named Roza appears…

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  2. Cybils Awards 2014 Finalists!

    The 2014 Cybils Awards finalists have been announced! The Cybils Awards, now in our 9th year, recognize the best children’s and YA books of the year as defined by our primary criteria: kid appeal and literary merit. We are an adjudicated award, and our judges are all bloggers specializing…

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  3. Cybils 2012 Finalists Announced!

    It’s Cybils Finalist Day! The Cybils shortlists have been announced, and what a fabulous group of books! Go check them out! Here’s a list of the Fantasy/Science Fiction finalists: Fantasy & Science Fiction (Young Adult) And All the Stars by Andrea K Höst Every Day by David…

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  4. Locus Magazine 2011 Recommended Reading List

    Locus Magazine posted their 2011 Recommended Reading List today. Looks like a great list of books! Four of the Cybils Awards SFF Teen finalists made the list: Red Glove and The Shattering in the YA category, and Girl of Fire and Thorns and Blood Red Road in the First Novels…

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  5. Cybils 2011 Fantasy & Science Fiction Middle/Elementary Finalists

    As Fantasy and Science Fiction Organizer for the Cybils, I supervised, but didn’t participate in, the discussions for the Fantasy & Science Fiction Middle/Elementary category. (I served on the teen side of SFF; see my other post today). In this case, supervising meant basically standing back and watching…

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  6. Cybils 2011 Fantasy & Science Fiction Teen Finalists

    I’m not a winter person, but I love winter for one reason: the Cybils awards. Each year for the last six years, I’ve assisted with this blogger-selected award for children’s and YA literature. Although I wear several hats for the Cybils, my favorite one is both organizer…

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  7. Book Review: Princess Academy

    I finished Princess Academy, by Shannon Hale, on audio today. I actually started listening to it a while back and then stopped, not because I wasn’t enjoying it, but because my schedule changed and I stopped making a long drive that I used to make regularly. Recently, I started…

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