The Easy Reader finalist shortlists for the Cybils is now available for your perusal (as are all the other shortlists, of course.) Out of a list of 30 titles, I think the ER panel did a great job of choosing five gems. Good luck to the judges as they hash it out amongst themselves to determine the creme de la creme.
As an aside, I have yet to determine my Book of the Year for 2008. 2007's winner, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, was such an easy choice. But there has been no stand out title for 2008, so I'll have to give it a lot of serious thought. Possibly on that long flight back to America....Watch this space.