The Winners: What’s Being Said

One of the things that I (personally) love about the Cybils announcements is all Twitter love the winners get. Here’s some of what we saw yesterday:

Paul Durham (@pauldurhambooks): @charlotteslib Thank you so much! I’m a bit floored by the news and will try to formulate a more coherent response when I pick my jaw up.

Candlewick Press (@Candlewick): Congrats @chrishaughton — Cybils winner! Thk you @100scopenotes !

Matt de la Pena (@mattdelapena): @ixtumea @cybils Wow, this is so amazing!!!! Thanks for letting me know!

Brandy Colbert (@brandycolbert): !!!! Woke up to the news that POINTE won the @cybils award for YA fiction and I’m speechless!

Matt de la Pena (@mattdelapena): @JensBookPage I love you forever for nominating The Living! Thank you so much!!

jen wang (@alooghobi): IN REAL LIFE won a Cybil award for graphic novel fiction. They should credit me though! @cybils
(You’re completely right, Jen. We apologize for the oversight, and have corrected it. )

Sarah Brannen (@SarahBrannen): Thank you, @cybils, for recognizing Feathers! I’m so honored. Congrats all! @mstewartscience @charlesbridge

Chris Hernandez (@ChrisCanWrite): LUCK UGLIES is the @cybils winner for Middle Grade Speculative Fiction! Congrats, @pauldurhambooks! @HarperChildrens

RocketWagon (@RocketWagon): So proud to have won an @cybils award for Kalley’s Machine!

Paul Durham (@pauldurhambooks): Thrilled THE LUCK UGLIES is the #cybils MG spec fic winner! In a forest of towering MG titles, thank you @cybils for finding my little tree.

(Also, a longer post on Facebook)

Maxwell Eaton III (@maxwelleatoniii): @MatthewWinner @cybils Thanks for the great news, Matthew! Wow!  So thrilled that OKAY, ANDY has received a @cybils award in the Easy Readers category! What a fantastic group of finalists and winners!
Cece Bell (@CeceBellBooks): Many, many thanks to all the wonderful Cybils-folk! This honor is very much appreciated. Just, Wowza wow wow! @alooghobi @doctorow YAHOO Cory D and SuperJen! Your book is gorgeous. #cybils
If we missed yours, let us know. We’ll probably do another round-up later this week.