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Cybils Links Shared during the Past Week

Cybils-Logo-2014-Round-SmThere has been plenty of buzz around the Kidlitosphere since the Cybils shortlists were announced last week. Here are the links that I've shared on Twitter (and, in many case, the Cybils Facebook page).

On the Cybils Blog:

On the #Cybils blog: 2014 Finalists: Links to posts about "The Ones that Got Away" #kidlit #yalit

On the #Cybils blog: The 2014 Finalists: What’s Being Said @Book_Nut #kidlit

On the @Cybils blog: 2014 #Cybils Finalists: By The Numbers. Only 1 book out of 1333 that was not read at all!

Today's Featured #Cybils Review: Early Chapter Book Finalist The Chicken Squad by Doreen Cronin + Kevin Cornell

Announcements and Observations:

2014 #Cybils Award Finalists Announced reports Dodie Ownes @sljournal #kidlit #yalit

Poetry Friday: #CYBILS #Poetry Finalists Announced, the scoop from @JoneMac53

Round 1 #poetry panelist @KellyFineman also shares the #CYBILS poetry finalists #kidlit

#Cybils Awards 2014 Finalists in MG and YA Speculative Fiction, shared by @SheilaRuth

Middle Grade Speculative Fiction: What’s In, What’s Out, observations from Round 1 #Cybils panelist @semicolonblog

Semicolon Speculative Fiction Awards 2014 from Round 1 panelist @semicolonblog #kidlit

The Ones that Got Away:

Stacked: #Cybils Wrap-Up: Stats and the Ones That Got Away from Round 1 #YALit Spec Fiction panelist @kimberlymarief

Don't overlook these books that didn't quite make the #Cybils YA Speculative Fiction shortlist, says @SheilaRuth

Sad that "we could only have seven books on our #Cybils shortlist", @charlotteslib shares some other #kidlit SF faves

Some titles that didn't make the #Cybils #YALit speculative fiction shortlist that panelist @ixtumea also loved

#Cybils Shortlists + The Ones That Got Away, from Round 1 #kidlit Speculative Fiction panelist @brandymuses

Many thanks to everyone who has posted about and been excited about this year's Cybils shortlists. Our blog editor, Melissa Fox from Book Nut, will continue to feature review of Cybils titles on the blog in the coming weeks. The winners in each category will be announced on Valentine's Day! Stay tuned!

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