This week's round-up of middle grade sci fi and fantasy from around the blogs (12/8/19)

Back with middle grad sci/fi fantasy round-uping; please let me know if I missed your post from this past week!  Thanks.

The Reviews

The Box of Delights, by John Masefield, at Semicolon

Charlie Hernandez and the League of Shadows, by Ryan Calejo, at Savings in Seconds (with giveaway), and books 1 and 2 of the series at Middle Grade Minded (with giveaway of both books)

The Dark Lord Clementine, by Sarah Jean Horwitz, at Imaginary Friends

Deeplight, by Frances Hardinge, at Magic Fiction Since Potter

The Diamond of Aether, by Scott L. Collins, at BigAl's Books and Pals

The Fear Zone, by K.R. Alexander, at Ms. Yingling Reads

The Fiend and the Forge (The Tapestry #3), by Henry H. Neff, at Say What?

Geeks and the Holy Grail (The Camelot Code #2), by Mari Mancusi, at Say What?

Hilda and the Hidden People, by Luke Pearson, at Twirling Book Princess

Legacy, by Shannon Messenger, at Pages Unbound

Legends of the Sky: Dragon Daughter, by Liz Flannagan, at Say What?

Malamander, by Thomas Taylor, at Randomly Reading

The Miraculous, by Jess Redman, at Rosi Hollinbeck

The Mystwick School of Musicraft, by Jessica Khoury, at Hidden in Pages (audiobook review)

The Polar Bear Explorers' Club, by Alex Bell, at Pages Unbound

Twinchantment, by Elise Allen, at Ms. Yingling Reads

A Wolf Called Wander, by Roseanne Perry, at Charlotte's Library

Authors and Interviews

Amy Ephron (The Other Side of the Wall) at Jungle Red Writers

Other Good Stuff

"Matrons, Monsters, Children: Femininity in The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" at Tor

Here's Kirkus' list of best mg sci fi/fantasy of 2019


  1. I hid a review of Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge in this post from Dec. 6 :)



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