No contributions from me this week (except one at B. and N.); I've been in deadline mode for a work side of my life project...but here are the posts from others; please let me know if I missed anything!
The Apprentice Witch, by James Nicol, at Playing by the Book (with bonus (lovely) charm making!)
Brightwood, by Tania Unsworth, at Hidden in Pages
The Girl of Ink and Shadows, by Kiran Millwood, at Bart's Bookshelf
The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill, at Jana The Teacher
The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home, by Catherynne M. Valente, at Hidden in Pages
The Goblin's Puzzle: Being the Adventures of a Boy with No Name and Two Girls Called Alice, by Andrew S. Chilton, at Fantasy Book Critic
The Lost Compass, by Joel Ross, at Ms. Yingling Reads
The Opal Deception (Artemis Fowl 4), by Eoin Colfer, at Say What?
The Peddler's Road, by Matthew Cody, at Say What?
The Prophet of Yonwood, by Jeanne DuPrau, at Leaf's Reviews
The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse, by Brian Ferrey, at Random Musings of a Bibliophile
Seraphina and the Twisted Staff, by Robert Beatty, at B. and N. Kids Blog
The Seventh Element (Voyagers 6), by Wendy Mass, at Say What?
The Shadow Cadets of Pennyroyal Academy, by M.A. Larson, at On Starships and Dragonwings (audiobook review)
Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard, by Jonathan Auxier, at Life With the Tribe
Sparkers. by Eleanor Glewwe, at Finding Wonderland
The Sword in the Stacks (Ninja Librarians 2), by Jen Swann Downey, at Nerdy Book Club and To Read or Not to Read?
The Wish, by Gail Carson Levine, at Read Till Dawn
Authors and Interviews
James Nicol (The Apprentice Witch) at Nayu's Reading Corner
Serafina and the Twisted Staff, by Robert Beatty, at The Children's Book Review, and Both Serafina books at Mother Daughter Book Reviews
Other Good Stuff
Philip Pullman has a middle grade graphic novel coming out-- The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship; read more at Tor.
Warrior series read-alikes at Jean Little Library
Ellen DeGeneres is producing the movie version of Ursula Vernon's Castle Hangnail! (I love that book!) More here.