This week's round-up of middle grade sci fi and fantasy from around the blogs (62517)

Here's what I found this week.  Please let me know if I missed your post, which is more possible than usual; I've been a little fussed the past few days getting ready to send my oldest off to Colorado for three weeks cumulating in a piece of wisdom I will gladly share--do not put a book down on top of your kid's cell phone the night before he has to leave because it is a really good hiding place especially if there are books everywhere and because of course his phone will not be turned on so you can't find it by calling it.

The Reviews

D-Bot Squat, by Mac Park (series review) at The Bookshelf Gargoyle

The Door in the Alley, by Adrienne Kress, at The O.W.L.

Dragon's Green, by Scarlett Thomas, at Puss Reboots

The Fallen Star, by Tracey Hecht, at This Kid Reviews Books

Journey Across the Hidden Islands, by Sarah Beth Durst, at Finding Wonderland

Last Day on Mars, by Kevin Emerson, at Guys Lit Wire

The Legend of Sam Miracle, by N.D. Wilson, at Say What?

Lord of Monsters, by John Claude Bemis, at Tales from the Raven

Rules for Thieves, by Alexandra Ott, at Ms. Yingling Reads

The Shadow Cipher (York book 1) by Laura Ruby, at The Reading Nook Reviews

The Spell Thief by Tom Percival, at Cover2CoverBlog

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth, by Frank Cottrell Boyce, at The Book Monsters

The Supernormal Sleuthing Service, by Gwenda Bond and Christopher Rowe, at Finding Wonderland

Time Jump Coins, by Susan May Olson, at Kitty Cat at the Library

Two at Ms. Yingling Reads--Joplin, Wishing, by Diane Stanley, and Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth, by Frank Cottrell Boyce

A gathering of Revolutionary War time travel at B. and N. Kids Blog

Authors and Interviews

John David Anderson (as part of the cover revel for Granted) at The Hiding Spot

Michael Rubens (Emily and the Spellstone), at Word Spelunking


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  2. Wow, quite a list of titles for one week! I always forget about this wonderful weekly roundup you do (too much to keep track of!) - I will try to remember to let you know when I have a MG review that fits. Thanks for the reminder!


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