This week's round-up of middle grade science fiction and fantasy from around the blogs (11/1/15)

Happy November (one can hope....)!  Here's what I found in my blog reading this week; please let me know if I missed your MG SF/F post!

The Reviews

The Astounding Broccoli Boy, by Frank Cottrell Boyce, at Charlotte's Library

Bunnicula, by Deborah and James Howe, at Boys Rule Boys Read!

Castle Hangnail, by Ursula Vernon, at Pages Unbound

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, by Claire Legrand, at The Book Wars

Crystal Keepers (The Five Kingdoms, Book 3) by Brandon Mull, at Hidden in Pages

Cuckoo Song, by Frances Hardinge, at alibrarymama

Diary of a Mad Brown, by Bruce Coville, at Log Cabin Library

Dragon Games, by P.W. Catanese, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

The Enchanted Egg (Magical Animal Adoption Agency Book 2), by Kallie George, at Mom Read It

Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods, by Hal Johnson, at Book Nut and Guys Lit Wire

The Girl Who Could Not Dream, by Sarah Beth Durst, at YABookNerd

The Glass Sentence, and The Golden Specific, by S.E. Grove, at books4yourkids

The Hollow Boy, by Jonathan Stroud, at School Library Journal and The Book Zone (For Boys)

Hoodoo, by Ronald L. Smith, at alibrarymama

The Jumbies, by Traceyi Baptiste, at Bibliobrit and Wands and Worlds

The Last Ever After, by Soman Chainani, at Leaf's Reviews

The League of Beastly Dreadfuls, by Holly Grant, at Pages Unbound

Lilliput, by Sam Gayton, at An Awfully Big Blog Adventure

The Magic Thief: Home, by Sarah Prineas, at Leaf's Reviews

Milo Speck, Accidental Agent, by Linda Urban, at Book Nut

My Diary From the Edge of the World, by Jodi Lynn Anderson, at Read Till Dawn

One Witch at a Time, by Stacy DeKeyser, at alibrarymama

A Pocket Full of Murder, by R.J. Anderson, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

Silverwings, by Kenneth Oppel, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

Shadows of Sherwood, by Kekla Magoon, at Charlotte's Library

A String in the Harp, by Nancy Bond, at Tales of the Marvelous

The Thief of Aways, by Clive Barker, at Always in the Middle

The Thirteenth Princess, by Diane Zahler, at Books Beside My Bed

Took, by Mary Downing Hahn, at The O.W.L.

The Tournament at Gorlan (Ranger’s Apprentice: the Early Years), by John Flanagan, at The Children's Book Review and Barnes and Noble Reads

The Toymaker's Apprentice, by Sherri L. Smith, at The Hiding Spot

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer, by Kelly Jones, at Kid Lit Geek

Warren the 13th and The All-Seeing Eye by Tania del Rio, illustrated by Will Staehle, at Sharon the Librarian

The Whispering Trees (The Thickety book 2), by J.A. White, at Pages Unbound

The Wild Swans, by Jackie Morris, at The Book Wars

The Witch's Boy, by Kelly Barnhill, at Leaf's Reviews

Three at Ms. Yingling Reads--The Toymaker's Apprentice, by Sherri L. Smith, A Tale of Highy Unusual Magic, by Lisa Papademetriou, and The Peddler's Road, by Matthew Cody

Authors and Interviews

Sarah Beth Durst (The Girl Who Could Not Dream) at Fantasy Literature

Dorothy A. Winsor (Finders Keepers), at Word Spelunking

Other Good Stuff

The Guardian gathers its top ten haunted houses in children's fiction

Imaginary friends are big this year, and IKA is getting in on the trend by bringing to "life" the creautres of kids' imaginations (via Tor)

1 comment:

  1. I love the IKEA creatures! Very cute. That's a great review of Bunnicula at Boys Rule Boys Read - we loved the Bunnicula books!

    Could you include my review of The Jumbies, either this week or next? Thanks.


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