This week's round up of middle grade sci fi and fantasy from around the blogs (1/7/18)

Not many reviews, as is to be expected this early in the year, when lots of us are still looking back to last year, or trying to get our blogging energy going again after end of year vacations!  But a solid assortment of links; let me know if I missed yours!

The Reviews

The Adventurers Guild, by Zack Loran and Nick Eliopulos, at Charlotte's Library

Battle with the Britons (Julius Zebra 2), by Gary Northfield, at Ms. Yingling Reads

Black Panther: The Young Prince, by Ronald Smith, at Ms. Yingling Reads

The Eternity Elixir, by Frank L. Cole, at Cracking the Cover

Flower Moon, by Gina Linko, at Ms. Yingling Reads

The Girl with the Ghost Machine by Lauren DeStefano, at Sharon the Librarian

The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson, at The Reader Teacher

Jinx, by Sage Blackwood, at Ms. Yingling Reads

The Magic Mystery by Mary Laine Dyksterhouse, at books4yourkids.com

Prisoner of Ice and Snow, by Ruth Lauren, at Pages Unbound Reviews

The Shepherd of Weeds, by Susannah Appelbaum, at Leaf's Reviews

Sky Chasers, by Emma Carroll, at Mr Ripleys Enchanted Books

Wishtree, by Katherine Applegate, at Great Kid Books

Authors and Interviews

Adam Shaughness (The Unbelievable FIB book II--Over the Underworld) at From the Mixed Up 

Sinéad O'Hart (The Eye of the North) at MG Book Village

Other Good Stuff

Two great lists of middle grade books --the 2017 Nerdies and the Cybils  Elementary/Middle Grade Shortlists
A peek at some MG fantasy coming out in the UK this month, at Mr Ripleys Enchanted Books


  1. I had a couple of fantasy reviews this week- Zap, Smith's Black Panther, Flower Moon, Jinx, and Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans. That's a lot of fantasy for me! Maybe it will be that kind of year.

    1. sorry I missed those; I will add them in ASAP.

  2. Thanks Charlotte for the round up and the mentions. Have a great week all!


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