Here's what I have this week; please let me know if I missed your post!
Beastkeeper, by Kat Hellisen, at The Daily Prophecy
The Boy at the End of the World, by Greg Van Eekhout, at Random Musings of a Bibliophile
Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu, at Big Hair and Books
Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom, by David Nielsen, at Always in the Middle and Project Mayhem
The Girl Who Drank the Moon, by Kelly Barnhill, at Kid Lit Reviews, For the Love of All Things Wordy, and The Bookshelf Gargoyle
The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman, at Fantasy Literature
Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds, by Rick Riordan, at B. and N. Kids Blog
The Key to Extraordinary, by Natalie Lloyd, at Pages Unbound
The Peculiar Night of the Blue Heart, by Lauren DeStefano, at Jen Robinson's Book Page
Pilfer Academy, by Lauren Magaziner, at A Backwards Story (though I'm not sure this is spec. fic.; thoughts?)
Rump, by Liesl Shurtliff, at Leaf's Reviews
The Secret Keepers, by Trenton Lee Stewart, at Say What?
The Seventh Element (Voyagers #6) by Wendy Mass, at Ms. Yingling Reads
Space Hostages, by Sophia McDougall, at Whispering Stories
Sword in the Stacks (Ninja Librarians 2) by Jen Swann Downey, at Mom Read It
When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead,, at Completely Full Bookshelf
The Wild Robot, by Peter Brown, at The Booklist Reader
and at the B. and N. Kids Blog I have a nice list of boarding school books, including lots of mg spec. fic. ones.
Authors and Interviews
Kelly Barnhill (The Girl Who Drank the Moon) at From the Mixed Up Files
Bridget Hodder (The Rat Prince) at Literary Rambles
Tone Almhjell (Thornghost) at Nerdy Book Club
David Nielsen (Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom) at Middle Grade Ninja
Other Good Stuff
In which a shipwreck expert weighs in on the Little Mermaid, at Atlas Obscura
At Tor, a discussion of one of the great mysterious of middle grade fantasy--why Turkish Delight?
"Why Kids Need Monsters and Magic" at The Washington Post