Compass Book Ratings’ Nominee Wins Cybils Award

Executive Editor Award Winners, Book Buzz

On February 14, 2015 the Cybils announced their 2014 winners.  Compass Book Ratings had nominated several titles–three of which made the finalist round.  We were thrilled to see that our nomination, The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming,was the winner of the Non-fiction for Young Adults Category. To see our other nominations and …

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Book Review: Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Executive Editor Award Winners, Recent Book Reviews

GRACELING by Kristin Cashore is young adult fantasy recommended for ages 18+.  Awards include:  Awards: Winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature, winner of the SIBA Book Award/YA, Indies Choice Book Award Honor Book, ALA Best Book for Young Adults, 2008 Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, 2008 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year,’s …

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Children and Young Adult Book Awards by State

Executive Editor Award Winners, Book Buzz

Reader Choice Awards Do you know the award for your state? Award-winning! Who doesn’t love awards, especially awards for books?  Every state in the Union has at least one award devoted to books for young, school-aged readers. The awards vary by name, age category, eligible books, and who can nominate titles. However, a good number of the awards are actually …