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

 Here's what I found this week; please let me know if I missed your post!

The Reviews

Air Keep, by J. Scott Savage, at The Write Path

The Arctic Code, by Matthew Kirby, at Bibliobrit

The Astounding Broccoli Boy, by Frank Cottrell Boyce, at Ms. Yingling Reads

The Brain Sucker, by Glenn Wood, at Always in the Middle

Calling On Dragons, by Patricia Wrede, at Fantasy Literature

The Copper Gauntlet, by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare, at Jen Robinson's Book Page, Doing in the Wizard, and Finding Wonderland

A Curious Tale of the In-Between, by Lauren DeStafano, at Good Books and Good Wine

Diary of a Mad Brownie, by Bruce Coville, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

The Entirely True Story of the Unbelievable FIB, by Adam Shaughnessy, at The Bookshelf Gargoyle

Fierce Winds and Fiery Dragons, by Nan Sweet, at Nayu's Reading Corner

Foxcraft: The Taken, by Inbali Iserles, at Books Beside My Bed

Frostborn, by Lou Anders, at WinterHaven Books

Ghostlight, by Sonia Gensler, at Ms. Yingling Reads and Charlotte's Library (giveaway)

The Glass Gauntlet, by Carter Roy, at This Kid Reviews Books (giveaway)

The Greenglass House, by Kate Milford, at Hope is the Word

Jinx's Fire, by Sage Blackwood, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

The Odditorium, by Gregory Funaro, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

Oliver and the Seawigs, by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre, at Redeemed Reader

Mark of the Thief, by Jennifer Nielsen, at Log Cabin Library, Becky's Book Review, and Guys Lit Wire

Milo Speck, Acccidental Agent, by Linda Urban, at Jen Robinson's Book Page

Nightmares!, by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels, WinterHaven Books,  and The Reading Nook Reviews

The Shrunken Head (The Curiosity House #1) by Lauren Oliver & H.C. Chester, at Adventures in Polishland

The Sleepwalker Tonic (Nightmares! book 2) by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller, at The Reading Nook Reviews

Snow in Summer, by Jane Yolen, at Read Till Dawn

Switch, by Ingrid Law, at Book Nut

Trapped Between the Lash and the Gun, by Arvella Whitmore, at Charlotte's Library

The True Story of the Unbelievable FIB, by Adam Sahughnessy, at Squinklebooks

Upside Down Magic, by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins, at Not Acting My Age

The Vanishing Island, by Barry Wolverton, at Great Imaginations

Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye, by Tania del Rio, at Mom Read It

A World Without Princes, by Soman Chainani, at Leaf's Reviews

At The Social Potato, a whole slew of reviews

Authors and Interviews

Jonathan Stroud (The Hollow Boy) at The Horn Book

Heidi Schulz (The Pirate Code) at Pop Goes the Reader

Sonia Gensler (Ghostlight) at The Book Smugglers and Cracking the Cover

Other Good Stuff

Six great books featuring Norse Mythology to get readers in the mood for the new Rick Riordan series, compiled by me at the Barnes and Noble blog

October brings the RIP (Readers Imbibing Peril) reading challenge, hosted this year by the Estella Society

The panelists for this years Cybils Awards have been announced; here's the Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction cohort (please apply next August if you want to join the fun!).  The next step is nominations, which open Oct. 1.

And today is the last day to get the discounted rate for Kidlitcon registration; come to Baltimore Columbus day weekend for lots of MG spec fic goodness (and other sorts of goodness too)

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