Monthly Archives: January 2009

2009 Printz Winner and Honors

Today the 2009 ALA Youth Media Awards were announced including the Printz winner and honors.  Since the winner and one of the honors is up for a Cybil in the Young Adult Fiction category, of which I’m a judge, I … Continue reading

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In Love Already

I have just started reading My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison and already I’m a little bit in love and it’s mostly because of this: As you requested, we sent Memoir Elves to the mortal Savannah Delano’s home.  Madame Bellwings, … Continue reading

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Perfect Chemistry

by Simone Elkeles Meet two seemingly very different people: Brittany Ellis, co-head of the pom squad and fabulously wealthy, and Alejandro “Alex” Fuentes, resident bad boy gang member from the “wrong” side of town.  When they are paired together as … Continue reading

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Cybils Finalists Announced

Ack, I almost forgot to post about this!  The finalists for each Cybils category were announce on January 1st.  The finalists for the Young Adult Fiction category are: Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by … Continue reading

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Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Darkside

by Beth Fantaskey Jessica knows that she was adopted and that her name at birth was Antanasia, but what she doesn’t know is that she is actually a vampire and that she was betrothed to another young vampire when she … Continue reading

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Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Darkside

by Beth Fantaskey Jessica knows that she was adopted and that her name at birth was Antanasia, but what she doesn’t know is that she is actually a vampire and that she was betrothed to another young vampire when she … Continue reading

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Top Picks of 2008

So, I’m a bit behind on this seeing how it is now 4 days into the new year, but here are my top reads in 2008.  Not all were new to 2008, in fact one is a 1983 Newbery honor … Continue reading

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