This Sunday's round-up of middle grade fantasy and science fiction reviews etc from around the blogosphere

Welcome to another compilation of reviews of middle-grade fantasy and science fiction from around the blogosphere. Please let me know if I missed yours!

Attack of the Ninja Frogs, by Ursula Vernon, at the Jean Little Library.

Barnaby Grimes: Curse of the Night Wolf
, by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell at Once Upon a Bookshelf.

Blackbringer, by Laini Taylor, at The Book Smugglers.

Forest Born, by Shannon Hale, at Teacher Girl's Book Blog.

The Hanging Hill, by Chris Grabenstein, at Jen Robinson's Book Page.

The Museum of Mary Child, by Cassandra Golds, at Eva's Book Addiction.

The Navel of the World
, by P.J. Hoover, at Charlotte's Library.

The Night Fairy
, by Laura Amy Shlitz, at Charlotte's Library.

Odd and the Frost Giants
, at Bibliophile

, by Matthew Cody, at A Year of Reading.

The Secret of Zoom
, by Lynne Jonell, at Eva's Book Addiction.

Spellbinder, by Helen Stringer, at Books and Movies.

The Thirteenth Princess, by Diane Zahler, at Rebecca's Book Blog, and at Charlotte's Library.

Trail of Fate, Book 2 of The Youngest Templar series, by Michael P. Spradlin, at Fantasy Book Critic.

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin, at Book Nut.

From Boys Rule Boys Read come an assortment of capsule reviews of fun stuff--here and here, including Copper, Missile Mouse, The Glitch in Sleep, Only You Can Save Mankind, and more.

More Princessly goodness: Kate Coombs of Book Aunt takes a look at retellings of the 12 Dancing Princess, including The Thirteenth Princess. And in the newest issue of Hunger Mountain (the Vermont College of Fine Arts Journal) there's an article by mg sff author Deva Fagan (Fortune's Folly and the forth-coming The Magical Misadventures of Prunella Bogthistle) on Proactive Princesses.


  1. Great roundup--again! I just wanted to let you know I gave you a Prolific Blogger Award today. Here's the link so you can see how I praised your blog: http://bookaunt.blogspot.com/2010/02/thank-you-ev.html

  2. This is a great list. I linked to it from Kate's blog, now I'm going to bookmark it!

    Keep up the good work.


  3. Aw, I was disappointed to see Missile Mouse was a graphic novel! But the Ninja frogs made up for it!

    Thanks for the round-up!

  4. Thanks so much for linking to my review!


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