Here are a few more reactions from the authors and publishers who were named 2013 Cybils finalists on January 1st. Extra points to Andrew Karre for using the word "galavanting". See others in this post.
Ursula Vernon, author of Dragonbreath, responded in a blog comment: "Oh, wow! That is so cool–thank you for letting me know!"
Macmillan Kids | @MacKidsBooks: The 2013 Cybils Finalists are here! Congratulations to all of our finalists, including DELILAH DIRK AND THE TURKISH LIEUTENANT…. (link)
Greg Ruth | @GregRuth: Yippie! THE LOST BOY has made the finals for the 2013 Cybils! http://www.cybils.com/2013-finalists-graphic-novels-elementary-middle-grade.html … (link)
Arthur A. Levine Books | @AALBooks: Congrats to @gregpincus, whose THE 14 FIBS OF GREGORY K is a @cybils middle-grade fiction finalist! http://www.cybils.com/2013-finalists-middle-grade-fiction.html … (link)
Arthur A. Levine Books | @AALBooks: THE SUMMER PRINCE by @alayadj is a @cybils finalist for YA speculative fiction! http://www.cybils.com/2013-finalists-speculative-fiction-young-adult.html … (link)
Sage Blackwood | @urwalder: @LizaDawsonAssoc @cybils It is, and I am positively kvelling! (responding to a Tweet saying: "JINX by Sage Blackwood (@urwalder) is a speculative middle grade fiction finalist for the @cybils awards" (link)
And a blog post from Robin McKinley, calling for Drums and trumpets…