‘Tis the time of year when there are book awards being announced at every turn. One award that Compass Book Ratings always submits nominations to is the Cybils Awards. This year two of our nominations made the final round and one of those finalist won for its category! (Wahoo! Yes, Compass Book Ratings’ reviewers know how to pick them!) Here …
STORM HORSE by Nick Garlick is middle grade historical fiction recommended for ages 9+.
WILD LILY by K.M. Peyton is young adult historical fiction recommended for ages 16+.
THE GOLDFISH BOY by Lisa Thompson is middle grade fiction/mystery recommended for ages 12+.
THE ALCHEMYST: THE SECRETS OF THE IMMORTAL NICHOLAS FLAMEL by Michael Scott is young adult fantasy recommended for ages 12+. A New York Times Bestseller.
THE QUEEN OF BLOOD by Sarah Beth Durst is fantasy recommended for ages 16+.
HEARTLESS by Marissa Meyer is young adult fantasy recommended for ages 14+.
THE SECRET HORSES OF BRIAR HILL by Megan Shepherd is middle grade fantasy recommended for ages 12+.
THE CRYSTAL RIBBON by Celeste Lim is middle grade/young adult fantasy recommended for ages 14+.
LEGION: SKIN DEEP by Brandon Sanderson is a thriller recommended for ages 18+.
MARS EVACUEES by Sophia McDougall is middle grade science fiction recommended for ages 9+.
THE TIME MUSEUM by Matthew Loux is a middle grade graphic novel recommended for ages 12+.