This week's round-up of middle grade science fiction and fantasy from around the blogs (11/2/14)

Happy daylight savings day, US readers!  Here's this week's round-up; let me know if I missed your post.

The Reviews:

Abracadabra Tut, by Page McBrier,  at Time Travel Times Two

The Accidental Key Hand (Ninja Librarians book 1), by Jen Swans Downey, at Nerdy Book Club

Almost Super, by Marion Jensen, at Random Musings of a Bibliophile

The Blood of Olympus, by Rick Riordan, at Kid Lit Geek

Blue Sea Burning, by Geoff Rodkey, at Semicolon

Charlotte's Web by E.B. White, revisited at Tor

Doll Bones, by Holly Black, at read. we are book punks.

The Fairy-Tale Matchmaker, by E.D. Baker, at Sharon the Librarian

The Fourteenth Goldfish, by Jennifer L. Holm, at The Reading Nook Reviews

Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle, by George Hagen, at Becky's Book Reviews

The Glass Sentence, by S.E. Grove, at alibrarymama

The Greenglass House, by Kate Milford, at By Singing Light

Horizon, by Jenn Reese, at Semicolon

How to Train Your Dragon, by Cressida Cowell, at On Starships and Dragonwings (audiobook review)

I Lived on Butterfly Hill, by Marjorie Agosin, at Semicolon

Little Green Men at the Mercury Inn, by Greg Leitich Smith, at Semicolon

The Night Gardener, by Jonathan Auxier, at alibrarymama

Nightmares! by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller, at Reader Noir

The Only Thing Worse Than Witches, by Lauren Magaziner, at Pages Unbound

Pennyroyal Academy, by M.A. Larson, at On Starships and Dragonwings

Platypus Police Squad: The Ostrich Conspiracy, by Jarrett Krosoczka, at Semicolon

Power of Three, by Diana Wynne Jones, at The Emerald City Book Review

The School of Charm, by Lisa Ann Scott, at Semicolon

Sky Jumpers, by Peggy Eddleman, at A Reader of Fictions

Space Case, by Stuart Gibbs, at Charlotte's Library

The Swap, by Megan Shull, at Ninja Librarian

Time Jump, by Timothy J. Bradley,  at Views From the Tesseract

Thursdays with the Crown, by Jessica Day George, at Sharon the Librarian and Read Till Dawn

The Whispering Skull, by Jonathan Stroud, at alibrarymama

Witchworld, by Emma Fischel, at Wondrous Reads

Authors and Interviews

Joanne Rocklin (Fleabrain Loves Franny) at Sally's Bookshelf

M.A. Larson (Pennyroyal Academy) at Literary Rambles (giveaway)

Other Good Stuff

A Tuesday Ten of Witches at Views from the Tesseract

For UK folks--you can design your own ghost and enter it to win this contest at the Guardian for inclusion in Jonathan Stroud's next Lockwood and Co. book!

Witch Week, an appreciation of Diana Wynne Jones, is underway at The Emerald City Book Review

A list of middle grade and YA speculative fiction books with a main character who has a disability at Charlotte's Library

And now that Halloween is over with, we can start posting pictures of Christmas Hedgehogs, and everything will be better.

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