Welcome to this week's compilation of middle grade fantasy/science fiction book reviews and news from around the blogs (at least, all that I could find).
The Adventures of Nanny Piggins, by R.A. Spratt, at Becky's Book Reviews
boom! by Mark Haddon, at Charlotte's Library.
Blue Fire (Healing Wars Book 2), by Janice Hardy, at Beyond Books.
The Crowfield Curse, by Pat Walsh, at Book Aunt.
Dark Days (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 4), by Derek Landy, at The Written World.
Frozen in Time, by Ali Sparkes, at Charlotte's Library.
Gregor the Overlander, by Suzanne Collins, at My Friend Amy
How to Grow Up and Rule the World, by Vordak the Incomprehensible, at Book Aunt.
Mortal Coil (Skulduggery Pleasant Book 5), by Derek Landy, at The Book Zone.
The Nightmarys, by Dan Poblocki, at Middle Grade Ninja.
Nightshade City, by Hilary Wagner, at Literary Rambles
Ninth Ward, by Jewell Parker Rhodes, at Books Together
No Such Thing as Dragons, by Philip Reeve, at Maltby Reads! Book Aunt, and Great Kids Books
The Owl Keeper, by Christine Brodien-Jones, at O.W.L.
Radiance, by Alyson Noel, at Mindful Musings, and at Charlotte's Library.
The Red Pyramid, by Rick Riordan, at Wicked Awesome Books.
The Runaway Princess, by Kate Coombs, at Random Musings of a Bibliophile.
Silksinger, by Laini Taylor, at Fantasy Fan.
Spaceheadz, by Jon Scieszka, at Eva's Book Addiction, and at Charlotte's Library.
Thresholds, by Nina Kiriki Hoffman, at Kidliterate
Tower of Treasure, by Scott Chantler, at Jean Little Library
The Violet Keystone, by Garth Nix, at Nayu's Reading Corner.
The Interviews/Guest Posts:
Steve Messer (Windblowne) at Cynsations
Dan Poblocki (The Stone Child and The Nightmarys) at Middle Grade Ninja.
Eric Reinhold (Ryann Watters and the King’s Sword) at Speculative Faith.
and a very moving interview with Terry Pratchett at The Gaurdian.
It's been Grey Griffins Week at Shannon Whitney Messenger's blog--I've been meaning to start this series for ages....the link above takes you to the first post, which happens to be a giveaway, but do read on from there....
Katherine Langrish is wrapping up her discussion of Witches with a fourth post on Good Witches, at Seven Miles of Steel Thistles.
And the big news of the weekend is the announcement of the Hugo Awards--the Best Novel award was a tie between The Windup Girl, by Paolo Bacigalupi, and The City & The City, by China Mieville. Tor has the full list here.
Finally, you have till midnight tomorrow (Monday) to enter to win one of two copies of Spaceheadz here at Charlotte's Library! Or you can head over to the O.W.L. (by September 13), to enter to win Spaceheadz and more over there!
(Please let me know if I missed your post!)