This week's round-up of middle grade sci fi and fantasy from around the blogs (2/18/18)

Welcome to another round-up!  Let me know if I missed your post.

The Reviews

Arthur Quinn and the World Serpent, by Alan Early, at Say What?

Beanstalker and other hilariously scary tales by Kiersten White, at Jean Little Library 

The Countdown Conspiracy, by Katie Slivensky, at Say What?

A Dash of Dragon by Heidi Lang and Kati Bartowski, at Pages Unbound

A Dash of Trouble (Love Sugar Magic), by Anna Meriano, at Log Cabin Library

The Dragon With a Chocolate Heart, by Stephanie Burgis, at Say What?

The Eternity Elixer, by Frank L. Cole, at Geo Librarian

The Eye of the North, by Sinead O'Hart, at Minerva Reads

Face Like Glass, by Frances Hardinge, at Say What?

Fairy Mom and Me, by Sophie Kinsella, at Middle Grade Mafioso

Gears of Revolution, by J. Scott Savage, at Hidden in Pages

Hitty, by Rachel Field, at Tales of the Marvelous

Last Day on Mars, by Kevin Emerson, at Say What?

Lords of Trillium (The Nightshade Chronicles) by Hilary Wagner, at Say What?

Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded, by Sage Blackwood, at Say What?

A Problematic Paradox, by Eliot Sappingfield, at Charlotte's Library

A Properly Unhaunted Place, by William Alexander, at Say What?

Switched (Fairy Tale Reform School) by Jen Calonita, at Sharon the Librarian

The Trials of Morrigan Crow, by Jessica Townsend, at Completely Full Bookshelf

Two at Ms. Yingling Reads--Granted, by John David Anderson, and Redworld: Year One, by A.L. Collins

Three at Minerva Reads--The Nothing To See Here Hotel by Steven Butler and Steven Lenton, Bee Boy: Clash of the Killer Queens by Tony De Saulles, and Night Zoo Keeper: The Giraffes of Whispering Wood by Joshua Davidson, Giles Clare and Buzz Burman

Authors and Interviews

Celine Kiernan (Begone the Raggedy Witches) at Mr Ripleys Enchanted Books

Other Good Stuff

The Cybils Award Winners were announced on Valentine's Day! Congratulations to all the finalists, in particular The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart, by Stephanie Burgis!  The round 2 judges had a hard time picking just one book, and a hard time waiting till after the announcement to share their thoughts!  Mark Buxton, of Say What, got all his reviews up this week (in the review list above), and at Log Cabin Library, Brenda shares her thoughts on the finalists.

The shortlists for the Waterstones Children's book prize have been announced, and include a number of middle grade spec fic books.

The Amelia Bloomer list has been announced, with Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded, by Sage Blackwood, representing MG Spec Fic.

Great Books for Young Star Wars Fans, at the B and N Kids Blog

"Re-reading Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" at Seven Miles of Steel Thistles

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