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List O Mania: Australia Edition


When it comes to lists, most of the ones I’ve blogged about so far are all US based. What about the lists from other countries? Yes, they can sometimes be frustrating because the books aren’t here yet; but sometimes they are. Or they tell us authors and titles to watch for. So, from Australia (and […]

List O Mania: Cybils


The Cybils winners have been announced! As a reminder, the Cybils is the Children’s and Young Adult Blogger’s Literary Awards. As explained at its website, the Cybils have two purposes; first, recognize children and teen books that “combine the highest literary merit and “kid appeal.”” Second, “foster a sense of community among bloggers who write […]

List O Mania: Stoker Awards


The Horror Writers Association have announced the final ballot for the 2012 Bram Stoker Awards. The finalists for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel: Bray, Libba – The Diviners (Little Brown). From my review: “Evie, Evie, Evie. Evie is an interesting girl, throwing herself boldly into the brave new world of the Jazz Age, embracing fashion, […]

List O Mania: LA Times Book Prize

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The Los Angeles Times has announced it’s finalists for the Book Prizes. The Prizes will be announced in April. For Young Adult Literature, the Finalists are: Paolo Bacigalupi / The Drowned Cities (Little, Brown Books For Young Readers) A.S. King / Ask the Passengers (Little, Brown Books For Young Readers). From my review: “Astrid lives in […]

List O Mania: Andre Norton Award


Thanks to all the suggestions and reminders of various lists and awards the feature young adult books! The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc., have announced the 2012 Nebula Award Nominees, including the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. Twelve titles were nominated; the winner will be announced in May. This […]