Here they are–the fast facts about this year's Cybils nominating period!
- From October 1-15, book-loving bloggers and members of the public nominated a whopping 1074 eligible books across all categories of the Cybils.
- The category with the most books overall is, not surprisingly, Fantasy and Science Fiction, with a total of 287 books–122 in Middle Grade SFF and 165 in Teen SFF. Next comes Fiction Picture Books with 167 nominees, and Young Adult fiction with 147.
- For the first time this year, we'll be working with publishers, publicists and authors during a separate nominating window, over the next week or two. For the full skinny on how the process works, check our FAQs.
If you want to peruse the lists of nominations, here they are all in once place for your browsing convenience:
Easy Readers/Short Chapter Books
Fantasy & Science Fiction
Fiction Picture Books
Middle Grade Fiction
Non-Fiction Picture Books
Non-Fiction: Middle Grade & Young Adult
Young Adult Fiction