This week's round-up of middle grade fantasy and science fiction from aroung the blogs (3/29/20)

Welcome to this week's round-up!  I hope you all are safe and well.  Please let me know if I missed your post.

The Reviews

The Bigwoof Conspiracy, by Dashe Roberts, at Mr Ripleys Enchanted Books

The Book of Boy, by Catherine Gilbert Murdock, at Leaf's Reviews

Children of Exile, by Margaret Peterson Haddix, at The O.W.L. (audiobook review)

A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Children, by Laurence Yep and Joanne Ryder, at Dramas with a Side of Kimchi

The Eye of Zeus, by Alane Adams, at Cover2CoverBlog

The House of Hidden Wonders, by Sharon Gosling, at Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books

Jungle Drop (Unmapped Chronicles #2), by Abi Elphinstone, at A little but a lot

Kid Normal and the Loudest Library, by Greg James and Chris Smith, at Twirling Book Princess

Knights vs Dinosaurs, by Matt Phelan, at Sonderbooks

Mañanaland, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, at Puss Reboots

Max and the Midknights,by Lincoln Peirce, at Book Murmuration

Night of Dangers (Adventurers Guild #3), by  Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos, at Say What?

RA The Mighty! The Great Tomb Robbery, by A. B. Greenfield, at BooksForKidsBlog

The Search for the Silver Witch (Polly and Buster #3), by Sally Rippin, at Log Cabin Library

The Serpent's Secret, by Sayantani DasGupta, at A Dance with Books

Silverworld, by Diana Abu-Jaber, at Charlotte's Library

Troofriend, by Kirsty Applebaum, at Book Murmuration

Twighlight of the Elves (Adventures Guild #2) by Zack Loran Clark and Nick Eliopulos, at Say What?

Two Gold Dolphins, by Elisabeth Beresford, at Charlotte's Library

Warren the 13th and the Whispering Wood (Warren the 13th #2), by Tania del Rio and Will Staehle, at Hidden in Pages

Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom, by Louis Sacher, at A Kids Book a Day

Weird Little Robots, by Carolyn Crimi, at Children's Books Heal

Willow Moss and the Forgotten Tale (Starfell #2), by Dominque Valente, at Book Craic

A Wish in the Dark, by Christina Soontornvat, at Falling Letters and Utopia State of Mind

Two at Ms. Yingling Reads--Blowback '94, by Brian Meehl, and Silverworld, by Diana Abu-Jaber

Authors and Interviews

Kenneth Oppel (Bloom) at Middle Grade Book Village

Ben Gartner (The Eye of Ra) at Middle Grade Book Village

Christina Soontornvat (A Wish in the Dark) at Nerdy Book Club

Ronald L. Smith (Gloom Town) at From the Mixed Up Files

S.O. Thomas (The Slug Queen Chronicles) at Word Spelunking

Joan Haig (Tiger Skin Rug) at Mr Ripleys Enchanted Books

Other Good Stuff

The shortlists for the Aurealis Awards have been announced; here's the MG list:

        Elementals: Scorch Dragons, Amie Kaufman (HarperCollins)


  1. Thanks for the mentions, as always. I hope you are all keeping well and safe. Have a good one all :)

    1. thank you for writing all your great posts, which I enjoy lots!

  2. Feeling especially grateful for these round ups now that I have a lot of downtime to read blogs :)

    1. thanks; it makes me glad to know it's a welcomed effort!


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