This week's round-up of middle grade sci fi and fantasy from around the blogs (1/25/15)

Here's another week's worth of reviews and miscellany of interest to us fans of middle grade sci fi and fantasy; please let me know if I missed your post!  Thanks.

The Reviews

Abracadabra Tut, by Page McBriar, at Sonderbooks

Alistair Grim's Odditorium, by Gregory Funaro, at Mundie Kids

Beastkeeper, by Cat Hellisen, at Xpresso Reads

The Bell Between Worlds, by Ian Johnstone, at Bart's Bookshelf

Boys of Blur, by N.D. Wilson, at Sonderbooks

The Cat at the Wall, by Deborah Ellis, at Sonderbooks

The City of Ember, by Jeanne DuPrau, at Read Till Dawn

Doll Bones, by Holly Black, at Leaf's Reviews

The Door That Led to Where, by Sally Gardner, at Reviews from a Bookworm

The Dream Snatcher, by Abi Elphinstone, at Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books and Luna's Little Library

Echo, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, at The Book Wars

The False Prince, by Jennifer A. Neilsen, at Bibliobrit

The Fourteenth Goldfish, by Jennifer L. Holm, at Redeemed Reader

Ghosts of War: The Secret of Midway, by Steve Watkins, at The Children's War

Griffin's Castle, by Jenny Nemmo, at Jean Little Library

Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for the Hydra, by Jason Fry, at Boys Rule Boys Read and Sonderbooks

Kat, Incorrigible, by Stephanie Burgis, at Skye's Scribblings

The Last Present, by Wendy Mass, at Read Till Dawn

Lavender-Green Magic, by Andre Norton, at Charlotte's Library

Loki's Wolves, by K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr, at Cover2CoverBlog

The Luck Uglies, by Paul Durham, at Sonderbooks

The Map to Everywhere, by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis, at Readaraptor

Moon Rising (Wings of Fire Book 6), by Tui T. Sutherland, at Charlotte's Library

Nuts to You, by Lynne Rae Perkins, at Sonderbooks

Operation Bunny, by Sally Gardner, at Becky's Book Reviews

Pathfinder, by Angie Sage, at alibrarymama

A Plague of Unicorns, by Jane Yolen, at Read Till Dawn

The Royal Ranger, by John Flanagan, at Sonderbooks

Searching for Super, by Marion Jensen, at The Hiding Spot

"Shouldn't You Be in School?" by Lemony Snicket, at alibrarymama

Space Case, by Stuart Gibbs, at Sonderbooks

The Story Thieves, by James Riley, at Librarian of Snark

The Thickety, by J.A. White, at Pages Unbound

Tombquest: Book of the Dead, by Michael Northrup, at This Kid Reviews Books

Unlocking the Spell, by E.D. Baker, at Leaf's Reviews

Authors and Interviews

Dianne K. Salerni at Literary Rambles

Other Good Stuff:

Stephanie at Views From the Tesseract talks about a short story that inspired both her and Jason Fry (of Jupiter Pirates fame)

And  not exactly good stuff, because it is sad, but for those wishing to support Egmont authors with purchases--here are their 2015 books


  1. Looks like it was a bit of a slow week!

  2. Sorry to turn this in late but here's the first sci-fi review I've done in a while:



    1. Thanks Carl! I'd actually found that one already.


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