Finalists for the 2018 Children’s and Young Adults Bloggers’ Literary Awards (Cybils) have been announced. Books of genre interest are listed below:
Young Adult Speculative Fiction
- Pitch Dark, Courtney Alameda (Feiwel & Friends)
- Mirage, Somaiya Daud (Flatiron)
- Tess of the Road, Rachel Hartman (Random House)
- Dread Nation, Justina Ireland (Balzer + Bray)
- Summer of Salt, Katrina Leno (HarperTeen)
- Not Even Bones, Rebecca Schaeffer (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
- This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada (Simon Pulse)
Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction
- Sweep, Jonathan Auxier (Puffin)
- The Stone Girl’s Story, Sarah Beth Durst (Clarion)
- Snared: Escape to the Above, Adam Jay Epstein (Imprint)
- Thisby Thestoop and the Black Mountain, Zac Gorman (HarperCollins)
- Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble, Anna Meriano (Walden Pond)
- Inkling, Kenneth Oppel (Knopf)
- Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, Jessica Townsend (Little, Brown)
The Cybils Awards “aims to recognize the children’s and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest literary merit and popular appeal.” Winners in each category will be announced on February 12, 2019.
For a complete list of nominees, see the Cybils official site.
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