2013 Cybils Awards: Suggested Nominations

There are only about five more days to nominate for the Cybils Awards, and while there are some great books nominated, I’m surprised at some of the books released in the last year that haven’t been nominated yet. If you haven’t nominated yet, here are some suggestions for books that you might want to nominated in the Young Adult Speculative Fiction category. I don’t have the patience to compile a comprehensive list like Charlotte’s Library’s amazing lists for Elementary/Middle-Grade Speculative Fiction, (here and here) so these are just some books that I’d like to see nominated. Some of them I’ve read, but most I haven’t read yet, but would like to. Don’t forget that the deadline to nominate is October 15 at 11:59pm (Pacific). More information on how to nominate is on the Cybils blog, and please do read the eligibility rules and category descriptions!

Suggested Nominations


MacHale, D J 
My Review

Rebel Heart ( Dust Lands Trilogy #2 ) 

Young, Moira

Raven Flight ( Shadowfell #2 )

Marillier, Juliet

Obsidian Mirror ( Obsidian Mirror – Trilogy )

Fisher, Catherine

Fire & Ash ( Rot & Ruin #4 )
Maberry, Jonathan
Update: Has been nominated!

The Shade of the Moon ( Life as We Knew It )

Pfeffer, Susan Beth

Stohl, Margaret

Shadow on the Sun

Gill, David Macinnis

The Madman’s Daughter
Shepherd, Megan

Update: Has been nominated!

The Final Descent ( Monstrumologist #4 )
Yancey, Rick

**The Watcher in the Shadows **
Ruiz Zafon, Carlos

For more YA Speculative Fiction suggestions, see Finding Wonderland and Miss Print