This week's round-up of middle grade fantasy and science fiction from around the blogs

Here's this year's Memorial Day round-up of middle grade fantasy and science fiction from around the blogs. Late and somewhat truncated due to internet connectivity frustrations...let me know if I missed your post, and I'll try to add it later!

The Reviews

27 Magic Words, by Sharelle Byars Moranville, at Pages Unbound Reviews

Being a Witch and Other Things I Didn't Ask For, by Sara Pascoe, at Imaginary Reads

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Over the Moon, by Frank Cottrell Boyce, at Puss Reboots

The Door in the Alley (The Explorers book 1), by Adrienne Kress, at The Write Path

Dragon’s Green, by Scarlett Thomas, at Confessions of a Serial Reader

The Dreadful Future of Blossom Culp, by Richard Peck, at Charlotte's Library

Journey Across the Hidden Islands, by Sarah Beth Durst, at Semicolon

The Last Panther, by Todd Mitchell, at Log Cabin Library

The Magic Mirror: Concerning a Lonely Princess, a Foundling Girl, a Scheming King and a Pickpocket Squirrel, by Susan Hill Long. at Jessica Snell's blog

Orphan Island, by Laurel Snyder, at Ms. Yingling Reads

Physick, by Angie Sage, at Say What?

Rise of the Isle of the Lost, by Melissa de la Cruz, at Always in the Middle

The Sign of the Cat, by Lynne Jonell, at Redeemed Reader

Space Runners: The Moon Platoon, by Jeramy Kratz, at Ms. Yingling Reads

Wizard's Holiday, by Diane Duane, at Fantasy Faction

Authors and Interviews

Laurel Snyder (Orphan Island) at The Hiding Spot and Nerdy Book Club

Other Good Stuff

A Most Magical Girl, by Karen Foxlee, has won this year's Readings Children's Book Prize

At The Book Smugglers, a MG conversation with Stephanie Burgis, Sheela Chari, Uma Krishnaswami and Mark Siegel

A plug for the Moomin books by me at the B. and N. Kids Blog

And more personally, my 16 year old son  has been migrated his blog, A Goblin Reviews Graphic Novels, to blogger--


  1. First, I still can't believe your son is already 16. Second, where is his review? Is there a link?

    1. That was me giving up because of the internet being unccoperative; I've added it now!


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