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

Middle grade sci fi/fantasy was somewhat thin on the ground this week...but for what it's worth, here's what I found when I poked at the internets.

The Reviews

The Carpet People, by Terry Pratchett, at Wandering Librarians

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, by Claire Legrand, at Great Imaginations

Circle of Cranes, by Annette LeBox, at That's Another Story

Constable and Toop, by Gareth P. Jones, at Librarian of Snark

Doll Bones, by Holly Black, at Things Mean a Lot , Books For Boys, Jean Little Library, and Parenthetical

Empire of Bones, by N.D. Wilson, at Readeemed reader

Exile, by Shannon Messenger, at Michelle I. Mason

The Girl Who Cirumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, by Catherynne M. Valente, at Leaf's Reviews

Goblins, by Philip Reeve, at Sharon the Librarian

Ghost Hawk, by Susan Cooper, at Fuse #8

The Grimm Conclusion, by Adam Gidwitz, at Hidden in Pages

House of Hades, by Rick Riordan, at Book Nut

The Last Enchanter, by Laurisa White Reyes, at The Haunting of Orchid Forsyithia (review follows the excerpt) and alibrarymama

The Marvelous Misadventures of Sebastian, by Lloyd Alexander, at Tor

Odessa Again, by Dana Reinhardt, at Candace's Book Blog

Pi in the Sky, by Wendy Mass, at Book Nut

The Rithmatist, by Brandon Sanderson, at Fyrefly's Book Blog

Rose, by Holly Webb, at In Bed With Books

The Screaming Staircase, by Jonathan Stroud, at books4yourkids

Substitute Creature, by Charles Gilman, at Mini Book Bytes

Time Trapped, by Richard Ungar, at Charlotte's Library

The Twistrose Key, by Tone Almhjell, at Librarian of Snark

Authors and Interviews

Rick Riordan interview Jonathan Stroud at Myth & Mystery

Laurisa White Reyes (The Last Enchanter) at Akossiwa Ketoglo and alibrarymama


  1. Ooh! More books to read! Thanks for the links!

  2. If you're looking for classic fantasy, I've got a review of Through The Looking Glass today!


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