Final Week: Cybils Awards 2021 Nominations

Nominations for the 2021 Cybils Awards are in full swing, and I’m thrilled that so many of you have been putting forth your nominations. However, there are still a ton of great books that haven’t been nominated yet, and this is the final week to get your picks in. It’s quick, easy, and absolutely painless to make an account and celebrate your favorite kidlit and YA from this past year.

The Edge of the Word by Drew Callander, Alana Harrison, Ryan Andrews, and You

You—yes, YOU—and your ever-useful pencil are back in Astorya, the land where anything you write down becomes reality. After defeating the sweetly evil Queen Rulette, You discover that your adventure is far from over. The original Original—the very document that created Astorya and all of its inhabitants—is in jeopardy. There is a way to hideContinue reading “The Edge of the Word by Drew Callander, Alana Harrison, Ryan Andrews, and You”

Choose Your Own Nightmare: Island of Doom by Richard Brightfield

Each week for Paperback Throwback, I highlight a book from my ever-growing collection of older paperbacks, ‘90s and prior. Come check out everything from Zebra’s line of horror to Scholastic’s preteen Apple Paperbacks, and everything in between— you’ll know them by their stylishly cheesy covers, flashy plots, and cheap prices.

Ma and Pa Dracula by Ann M. Martin

Each week for Paperback Throwback, I highlight a book from my ever-growing collection of older paperbacks, ‘90s and prior. Come check out everything from Zebra’s line of horror to Scholastic’s preteen Apple Paperbacks, and everything in between— you’ll know them by their stylishly cheesy covers, flashy plots, and cheap prices.

Marrying Off Mom by Martha Tolles

Each week for Paperback Throwback, I highlight a book from my ever-growing collection of older paperbacks, ‘90s and prior. Come check out everything from Zebra’s line of horror to Scholastic’s preteen Apple Paperbacks, and everything in between— you’ll know them by their stylishly cheesy covers, flashy plots, and cheap prices.