This week's round-up of middle grade fantasy and science fiction from around the blogs (9/27/15)

Here's what I found this week!  Enjoy.

The Reviews:

Alistair Grim's Odditorium, by Gregory Funaro, at Fantasy Literature

The Ashtown Burials series, by N.D. Wilson, at Dead Houseplants

The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, by Catherynne M. Vanlente, at Falling Letters

Castle Hangnail, by Ursula Vernon, at Waking Brain Cells and Log Cabin Library

Circus Mirandus, by Cassie Beasley, at WinterHaven Books

City of Thirst, by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis, at Hidden in Pages

Confessions of an Imaginary Friend, by Michelle Cuevas, at This Kid Reviews Books

The Copper Gauntlet, by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare, at Michelle's Minions and Charlotte's Library

Crenshaw, by Katherine Applegate, at Maria's Melange, Book Nut, Great Kid Books, and The Book Wars

A Curious Tale of the In-Between, by Lauren DeStefano, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

The Dragon of the Month Club, by Iain Reading, at Cover2CoverBlog

A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans, by Laurence Yep and Joanne Ryder, at Becky's Book Reviews

The Dungeoneers, by John David Anderson, at alibrarymama

Eden's Wish, by M. Tara Crowl, at Cracking the Cover

The Fairy Tale Matchmaker, by E.D. Baker, at Pages Unbound

Ghostlight, by Sonia Gensler, at The Book Monsters and Prose and Kahn

Hamster Princess: of Mice and Magic, by Ursula Vernon, at Mom Read It

Headwinds, by Gretchen K. Wing, at This Kid Reviews Books

The Hollow Boy, by Jonathan Stroud, at Log Cabin Library and Sonderbooks

The Hypnotists, Gordon Korman, at The Reader's Perch

Loki's Wolves, by K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr, at Hidden in Pages

Loot, by Jude Watson, at Read Till Dawn

The Lost Girl, by R.L. Stine, at Red House Books

Mysteries of Cove: Fires of Invention, by J. Scott Savage, at Log Cabin Library, Always in the Middle,  From My Bookshelf, Charlotte's Library, and Geo Librarian

The Neptune Project, by Polly Holyoke, at The Haunting of Orchid Forsythia

Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures, by Jackson Pearce and Maggie Steifvater, at alibrarymama

The Sleepwalker Tonic, by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller, at WinterHaven Books

Switch, by Ingrid Law, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

The Sword of Summer, by Rick Riordan, at Snuggly Oranges

Talking to Dragons, by Patricia C. Wrede, at Fantasy Literature

The Toymakers Apprentice, by Sherri L. Smith, at SLJ

Upside-Down Magic, by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins, at Jen Robinson's Book Page

Westley, A Spider's Tale, by Bryan Beus, at Geo Librarian

The Whispering Skull, by Jonathan Stroud (audiobook review), at Sonderbooks

Three at Ms Yingling Reads--The Taken, The Hollow Boy, and Upside-Down Magic

Authors and Interviews

Toni Gallagher (Twist My Charm: the Popularity Spell) at Supernatural Snark

Sonia Gensler (Ghostlight) at The Book Monsters and The Hiding Spot

Katherine Applegate (Crenshaw) at Nerdy Book Club

Other Good Stuff

A list of tiny people books at the Gaurdian

Nominations of books for the Cybils Awards open Oct 1--anyone can nominate!  (1 book for category).  Books have to have been published in the US or Canada between Oct 16 2014 and Oct 15 2015.  Head over the Cybils blog to read the category descriptions.

The Fire Pit of Barad-dur is an inspiration for us all.

1 comment:

  1. Oh, wow - nice roundup of reviews!

    I reviewed Bone Gap by Laura Ruby last week:


    Hope you enjoy your books this week -


    Book By Book


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