This Sunday's round-up of middle grade fantasy and science fiction from around the blogs (9/9/2012)

Here we are again. Please feel free to enjoy these middle grade sci fi/fantasy links that I collected during my week of blog reading, and please let me now if I missed yours!

The Reviews:

The Adventures of Sir Balin the Ill-Fated, by Gerald Morris, at Oops....Wrong Cookie

The Adventures of Stanley Delacourt (Hartlandia 1), by Ilana Waters, at Readingjuky's Reading Roost

Beyond, by Graham McNamee, at Ms. Yingling Reads

Blue Fire (The Healing Wars 2) by Janice Hardy, at nom nom tasty books

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, by Claire Legrand, at The Book Smugglers

Darkbeast, by Morgan Keyes, at Charlotte's Library

The Doom Machine, by Mark Teague, at Maria's Melange (scroll down a tad)

Enchanted Glass, by Diana Wynne Jones, at The Adventures of Cecelia Bedelia

Gods and Warriors, by Michelle Paver, at Hooked on Books

Horten's Incredible Illusions, by Lissa Evans, at Cracking the Cover

Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms, by Lissa Evans, at Charlotte's Library

Invisible Fiends: The Darkest Corners, by Barry Hutchison, at Bart's Bookshelf

The Last Dogs--the Vanishing, by Christopher Holt, at The Book on the Hill

The Last Guardian, by Eoin Colfer, at Fantasy Literature

Legends of Zita the Space Girl, by Ben Hatke, at books4yourkids

Lightmasters: Number 13, by M.G. Wells, at Sharon the Librarian

Malcolm at Midnight, by W.H. Beck, at Jen Robinson's Book Page

Messenger, by Lois Lowry, at Fantasy Literature

Splendors and Glooms, by Laura Amy Schlitz, at That Blog Belongs to Emily Brown and Faith E. Hough

St. Viper's School for Super Villains, by Kim Donovan, at Sharon the Librarian

The Tale of Emily Windsnap, by Liz Kessler, at Nayu's Reading Corner

The Time Garden, by Edward Eager, at Time Travel Times Two

The Time-Traveling Fashionista at the Palace of Marie Antoinette, by Bianca Turetsky, at The Fourth Musketeer

Victory, by Susan Cooper, at Ms. Yingling Reads

What Came from the Stars, by Gary Schmidt, at Sonderbooks

Wildwood, by Colin Meloy, at Emily's Reading Room

Authors and Interviews:

Claire Legrand (The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls) talks mg heroines at The Book Smugglers, and also guest posting at Project Mayhem

Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson (The Familiars--Circle of Heros) at The O.W.L.

Morgan Keyes (Darkbeast) at Whatever, Stephanie Burgis, and at Jim C. Hines

Other Good Stuff:

Here's a fascinating dissection of all the clues tucked into the first two chapters of The Thief, by Megan Whalen Turner, at Deirdre's Book Blog

The Trilogy that begins with The False Prince, by Jennifer Nielsen, has been optioned for the movies

Reading The Giver as an adult, from The Atlantic

Liz Kessler presents M is for Mermaid today at Scribble City Central


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