Yoiks--for the first time ever, I think, I myself didn't review any mg sff this week. Fortunately other people did. And, as always, sorry if I missed your review and please let me know about it!
The Cat Kin, and its sequels, by Nick Green, at Seven Miles of Steel Thistles
The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, by Claire Legrand, at Books and Other Thoughts
Fairy Lies, by E.D. Baker, at Nayu's Reading Corner
Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities, by Mike Jung, at Random Musings of a Bibliophile
Goblin Secrets, by William Alexander, at Sonderbooks
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom, by Christopher Healy, at Kid Lit Geek
The Magician's Tower, by Shawn Thomas Odyssey, at The Write Path
Mothstorm: The Horror from Beyond Uranus Georgium Sidus!, by Philip Reeve, at Madigan Reads
No Passengers Beyond This Point, by Gennifer Choldenko, at Jean Little Library
Princess for Hire, by Lindsey Leavitt, at Sonderbooks
The Seven Tales of Trinket, by Shelley Moore Thomas, at Bookends
Tales from Lovecraft Middle School (books 1 and 2), by Charles Gilman, at The Book Zone
A Tangle of Knots, by Lisa Graff, at In Bed With Books and Waking Brain Cells
The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket, by John Boyne, at Book Nut
Authors and Illustrators
Jennifer Nielsen (The Runaway King) at From the Mixed Up Files
Anna Staniszewski (My Epic Fairy Tale Fail) at The Enchanted Inkpot
Kazu Kibuishi (talking about the new Harry Potter covers) at ABC News
Other Good Stuff
Congratulations to The False Prince, by Jennifer Nielsen, which is this year's Cybils winner in MG SFF!
A look at why Sirius Black is awesome (which he really is) in The Prisoner of Azkaban at Jenny's Books
Cressida Cowell's top ten mythical creatures, at The Guardian
and the really exciting thing--this just in from the report of a chat with Megan Whalen Turner (at the fan site, Sounis)-- "No elephants in the next book. They're in the book AFTER the next one.
Also, the one AFTER the next one will be from the POV of someone
completely new. SOMEONE COMPLETELY NEW."