This Week's Round-Up of Middle Grade Fantasy and Science from around the Blogs (12/28/14)

Welcome to the last MG SFF round-up of 2014!  I myself was too busy having Merry Christmas to contribute, but happily others bravely kept on posting....let me know if I missed yours!

The Reviews

Ambassador, by William Alexander, at Semicolon

The City of Death, by Sarwat Chadda, at Twinja Book Reviews

Dragon Slippers, by Jessica Day George, at Read Till Dawn

The Glass Sentence, by S.E. Grove, at The Reading Nook

The Ice Dragon, by George R.R. Martin, at Wondrous Reads

The Interrupted Tale (Incorrigible Children of Aston Place #4) by Maryrose Wood, at Semicolon

The Land of Stories, by Chris Colfer, at thebooksage

The Search for WondLa, by Tony DiTerlizzi, at Hidden in Pages

Seven Wild Sisters, by Charles DeLint, at alibrarymama

Spell Robbers, by Matthew J. Kirby, at Read Till Dawn

Winterfrost, by Michelle Houts, at alibrarymama

The Witch's Boy, by Kelly Barnhill, at Ex Libris

Two at Ms. Yingling Reads--The City of Death, by Sarwat Chadda and Curse of the Iris, by Jason Fry

Other Good Stuff

"Why the Moomins are fiction's perfect family" at The Guardian

And don't forget to check the Cybil's website on the 1st of January for the announcement of the shortlists!   The elementary/middle grade spec. fic. list is rather nice this year, if I say so who shouldn't! 


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    1. Those both look like fun books, but they sounded more Elementary than Middle Grade to me.....

  2. It's hard for me to tell the difference sometimes, but I trust you, the expert :)


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