This week's round-up of middle grade fantasy and science fiction from around the blogs (9/28/14)

Welcome to another round-up of reviews and other posts of interest to us fans of MG SFF!  Please let me know if I missed your post.

The Reviews:

13 Curses, by Michelle Harrison, at Reader Noir

Archie Green and the Magician's Secret, by D.D. Everest, at Wondrous Reads

The Book of Three, by Lloyd Alexander, at Manga Maniac Café and Bunbury in the Stacks (with giveaways)

Charmed Life, by Diana Wynne Jones, at The Emerald City Book Review

Dreamwood, by Heather Mackey, at Semicolon

Exile (Keeper of the Lost Cities 2), by Shannon Messenger, at Annie McMahon

The Fires of Calderon, by Lindsay Cummings, at Librarian of Snark

The Fourteenth Goldfish, by Jennifer L. Holm, at 100 Scope Notes

Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle, by George Hagen, at Jen Robinson's Book Page and Kid Lit Geek

The Glass Sentence, by S.E. Grove, at Redeemed Reader and Pages Unbound

Greenglass House, by Kate Milford, at Story Time Secrets and Semicolon

Hook's Revenge, by Heidi Schulz, at Ms. Yingling Reads, Log Cabin Library, and Justin's Book Blog

The Luck Uglies, by Paul Durham, at Jean Little Library

Lycanthor the Werewolf, by Aiden Storm, at The Ninja Librarians

Magic Thief: Found, by Sarah Prineas, at Hidden In Pages (audiobook review)

The Mark of the Dragonfly, by Jaleigh Johnson, at The Wanderer

The Princess and the Goblin, by George MacDonald, at Stray Thoughts

Rose, by Holly Webb, at Librarian of Snark

The Screaming Staircase, by Jonathan Stroud, at Justin's Book Blog

The Shadow Lantern, by Teresa Flavin, at Charlotte's Library

A Snicker of Magic, by Natalie Lloyd, at That's Another Story

Space Case, by Stuart Gibbs, at Ms. Yingling Reads

Still Life (The Books of Elsewhere 5), by Jacqueline West, at Log Cabin Library

Thursdays with the Crown, by Jessica Day George, at Good Books and Good Wine

Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life, by P.J. Hoover, at Charlotte's Library

The Water Castle, by Megan Frazer Blakemore, at Pages Unbound

The Whispering Skull, by Jonathan Stroud, at Ms. Yingling Reads, Bibliobrit, and Reader Noir

Three from Kate Milford (The Boneshaker, The Kairos Mechanism, and The Broken Lands, which is YA) at alibrarymama

Authors and Interviews

Michelle Paver (most recently The Eye of the Falcon)  talks about her inspiration at The Guardian

William Alexander (The Ambassador) shares his Big Idea at Whatever

Heidi Schulz (Hook's Revenge) along with its illustrator and editor, at Supernatural Snark

Other Good Stuff:

Princess Academy and Palace of Stone are getting new paperback covers to coincide with the release of the third book in the series (The Forgotton Sisters) this coming March.  See them at Squeetus.  (me--I with they had made them a bit more boy friendly....oh well.)

A Diverse Mythical Creatures Round Table at the Book Smugglers-- Part 1 and Part 2

A nice YA Steampunk Genre Guide at The Hub-- I wonder if there are enough MG titles to do one for that group?

A Tuesday Ten of Challenged and Banned Sci Fi/Fantasy books for kids at Views From the Tesseract

And finally, don't forget that nominations for the Cybils open October 1st!  What Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction books will you all nominate???? 

1 comment:

  1. V. excited about Forgotten Sisters, but I agree about the covers. My favorite is the first Princess Academy cover, so snowy.


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