Tag: cybils nominees

  1. Book Review: The Tomorrow Code

    The Tomorrow Code by Brian Falkner When New Zealand teens Tane and Rebecca start receiving coded messages from the future, they realize that the world is in trouble. As they begin to decipher the code, they discover that the messages come from their future selves – and contain a worrisome SOS.…

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  2. Cybils 2009 Nominee Widget

    Tracy Grand of Jacketflap has once again created this terrific Cybils nominee widget. It rotates through the Cybils nominees and displays a different one each time the page is loaded. You can get the widget for your own blog here. The best part is that it’s completely customizable! You…

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  3. Book Review: Tiger Moon

    Tiger Moon by Antonia Michaelis Translated by Anthea Bell When Safia becomes the eighth wife of the Rajah Ahmed Mudhi, she knows that she will die. Safia’s name means “virtue,” but Safia is not a virgin, and when the Rajah finds out that he has been deceived, he will…

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  4. 2009 Cybils Nominees: Fantasy/Science Fiction Teen

    The following books were nominated for the 2009 Cybils in the Fantasy/Science Fiction category at the Teen level: * Soulstice (The Devouring #2)* by Simon Holt Little, Brown Nominated by: Melanie Reviewed by: Nettle Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund Speak Nominated by: Mia Thompson Reviewed by: Nettle Amaranth Enchantment, The…

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  5. 2009 Cybils Nominees: Fantasy/Science Fiction Elementary/Middle

    The following books were nominated for the 2009 Cybils in the Fantasy/Science Fiction category at the Elementary/Middle level: 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass Scholastic Nominated by: Maggi Idzikowski Reviewed by: Charlotte | Eva Any Which Wall by Laurel Snyder Random House Children’s Books Nominated by: Sarah Neal Reviewed…

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  6. Book Review: The Ask and The Answer

    The Ask and the Answer Chaos Walking, Book Two by Patrick Ness Warning: This review is slightly spoilerish to the first book, The Knife of Never Letting Go, so if you haven’t read that book, I recommend you stop now and read it first. I loved the first book,…

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  7. Cybils 2008 Nominee Widget

    There’s a fresh new widget available from Jacketflap that rotates through the Cybils 2008 nominees and displays a different one with each page view: You can customize the widget to select the colors and which category or categories you want to display. Mine displays only the fantasy and science…

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  8. Book Review: Incarceron

    Incarceron by Catherine Fisher Incarceron is a 2007 Cybils finalist. Incarceron is a prison, a penal colony of sorts. All “criminals, undesirables, political extremists, degenerates, lunatics” were placed in Incarceron, along with 70 wise men called Sapienti to guide them, and then the prison was sealed. No one can enter…

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  9. Book Review: Dragon's Keep

    Dragon’s Keep by Janet Lee Carey When King Arthur’s younger sister Evaine was exiled to Wilde Island, Merlin made a prophecy to her: The signs all point to the twenty-first queen of Wilde Island…. Three things the stars say of this queen. She shall redeem the name Pendragon.…

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  10. Book Review: Dragon Slippers

    Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George Dragon Slippers is a 2007 Cybils nominee. Creel and her brother Hagen live with their aunt and uncle, who took them in when their parents died. But the family is poor, and Creel, with no prospects for a good marriage, is a liability. So…

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