Here's this week's round-up! Please let me know if I missed your post. It is quite possible that I have because I have been poorly and wooly headed.........
The Candy Shop War--Arcade Catastrophe, by Brandon Mull, at The Write Path
The Cat Who Came In Off the Roof, by Annie M.G. Schmidt, at Fantasy Literature
Crenshaw, by Katherine Applegate, at Sonderbooks
The Doll People, by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin, at Leaf's Reviews
The Forbidden Library, by Django Wexler, at Puss Reboots
The Girl Who Could Not Dream, by Sarah Beth Durst, at Fantasy of the Silver Dragon
Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk, by Liesl Shurtliff, at One Librarian's Book Reviews
Jinx's Fire, by Sage Blackwood, at Rachel Neumeier
The Last Ever After, by Soman Chainani, at The Book Smugglers
Mary Poppins Comes Back, by P.L. Travers, at Log Cabin Library
The Mysterious Howling, by Maryrose Wood, at Strange and Random Happenstance
Nightbird, by Alice Hoffman, at Sharon the Librarian
Raymie Nightingale, by Kate DeCamillo, at Educating Alice
Return of the Forgotten (Mouseheart #3), by Lisa Fielder, at Ms. Yingling Reads
The Screaming Staircase, by Jonathan Stroud, at Fantasy Literature
The Stolen Chapters by James Riley, at Read Till Dawn
A Tale of Highy Unusual Magic, by Lisa Papaemetriou, at This Kid Reviews Books
Time Window, by Kathryn Reiss, at Charlotte's Library
The Wrinkled Crown, by Anne Nesbet, at Charlotte's Library
A passel of MG fantasy from 2015 at Librarian of Snark
Authors and Interviews
Anne Nesbet (The Wrinkled Crown) talks humming at Project Mayhem
Sara Pennypacker (Pax) at SLJ
Other Good Stuff
At Educating Alice, Monica has some scope on Megan Whalen Turner's next book(s)!
There's a petition going to name Element 117 "octarine" in honor of Terry Pratchett; here's more info. at Tor.
"Why the British tell better children's stories" at The Atlantic. Rather interesting in a somewhat provocative way.
And because book pictures are pretty, here are the books that came home from ALA with me (I a wondering if I am personally drawn to blue and black and brown because of being inherently a melancholy person, or if it was just chance; if anyone else went to ALA and came home with yellow, orange, red and bright green books let me know.....)