Monday, July 17, 2017

MMGM Links (7/17/17)

Pulling ANOTHER all nighter (but maybe the last one!!!) trying to finish NIGHTFALL. So throwing the MMGM links together super fast (sorry if any are a mess!):
- Mark Baker is reviewing DISNEY AT LAST. Click HERE to see what he thought. 
- Reading Violet is spreading some love for THE TEST. Click HERE to see why.
- Randomly Reading is discussing THE UNEXPECTED LIFE OF OLIVER CROMWELL PITTS.  Click HERE to find their feature.
- Literary Rambles has a guest post from author Corabel Shofner--and a GIVEAWAY. Click HERE to learn more.
- Greg Pattridge has all the dirt on DIRT. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Jess at the Reading Nook is highlighting BABY MOUSE: LIGHTS, CAMERA, MIDDLE SCHOOL! Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Susan Uhlig has a double feature. To read her review of CARRYING MASON, go HERE. And for her review on MONSTER, HUMAN, OTHER go HERE.  
- Completely Full Bookshelf is recommending FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER. Click HERE to see why.
- Andrea Mack is feeling SPACED OUT. Click HERE to find her review.
- Time Travel Times Two is spotlighting ONE WAY OR ANOTHER. Click HERE for all the fun.  
- Bookish Ambition is featuring CITY OF EMBER. Click HERE to see what they thought.    
- The Shannon Messenger Fan Club is spreading some love for BRACED. Click HERE for their review. 
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week     
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site.   
- Shannon O'Donnell is back--and planning a weekly MMGM again. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.     
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time.   

If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love on a Monday (contests, author interviews and whatnot also count--but are most definitely not required) and email me the title of the book you're featuring and a link to your blog at SWMessenger (at) hotmail (dot) com. (Make sure you put MMGM or Marvelous Middle Grade Monday in the subject line so it gets sorted accurately--and please don't forget to say what book you're featuring) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links for the coming Monday. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!) (Also make sure the post you send me is a new post, not one from earlier in the week. I try to keep the content fresh)

If you miss the cutoff, you are welcome to add your link in the comments on this post so people can find you, but I will not have time to update the post. Same goes for typos/errors on my part. I do my best to build the links correctly, but sometimes deadline-brain gets the best of me, and I'm sorry if it does. For those wondering why I don't use a Linky-widget instead, it's a simple matter of internet safety. The only way I can ensure that all the links lead to safe, appropriate places for someone of any age is if I build them myself. It's not a perfect system, but it allows me to keep better control.

Thank you so much for being a part of this awesome meme, and spreading the middle grade love!


*Please note: these posts are not a reflection of my own opinions on the books featured. Each blogger is responsible for their own MMGM content and I do not pre-screen reviews ahead of time, nor do I control what books they choose. I simply assemble the list based on the links that are emailed to me.
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Monday, July 10, 2017

MMGM Links (7/10/17)

Pulling another all nighter, trying to finish this stubborn book--so here are the MMGM links (and sorry if any are a mess. It's been a very long week):
- Tween Book Reviews is giving a shoutout to THE WITCH HUNTER. Click HERE for their review. 
- Children's Books Heal is spreading some love for TIME JUMP COINS. Click HERE to see why.
- Jenni Enzor is discussing I AM DAVID.  Click HERE to find her feature.
- Rosi Hollinbeck is reviewing--and GIVING AWAY--WOMEN WHO DARED. Click HERE to learn more.
- Greg Pattridge has a post on POSTED. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Jess at the Reading Nook is highlighting THE WAR I FINALLY WON. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Sue Kooky is talking about WHEN YOU REACH ME. Click HERE to find her review. 
- Dorine White is setting sail with BLACK SHIPS BEFORE TROY: THE STORY OF THE ILLIAD. Click HERE to see why.
- Carl at Boys Rule! Boys Read! is sharing his first really good read of the summer. Click HERE to see what it is.
- Suzanne Warr is sharing happy news and discussing THE THIRTEENTH PRINCESS. Click HERE for all the fun.  
- Bookish Ambition is featuring THEATER SHOES. Click HERE to see what they thought.    
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time.  
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week     
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site.   
- Shannon O'Donnell is back--and planning a weekly MMGM again. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.    

If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love on a Monday (contests, author interviews and whatnot also count--but are most definitely not required) and email me the title of the book you're featuring and a link to your blog at SWMessenger (at) hotmail (dot) com. (Make sure you put MMGM or Marvelous Middle Grade Monday in the subject line so it gets sorted accurately--and please don't forget to say what book you're featuring) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links for the coming Monday. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!) (Also make sure the post you send me is a new post, not one from earlier in the week. I try to keep the content fresh)

If you miss the cutoff, you are welcome to add your link in the comments on this post so people can find you, but I will not have time to update the post. Same goes for typos/errors on my part. I do my best to build the links correctly, but sometimes deadline-brain gets the best of me, and I'm sorry if it does. For those wondering why I don't use a Linky-widget instead, it's a simple matter of internet safety. The only way I can ensure that all the links lead to safe, appropriate places for someone of any age is if I build them myself. It's not a perfect system, but it allows me to keep better control.

Thank you so much for being a part of this awesome meme, and spreading the middle grade love!


*Please note: these posts are not a reflection of my own opinions on the books featured. Each blogger is responsible for their own MMGM content and I do not pre-screen reviews ahead of time, nor do I control what books they choose. I simply assemble the list based on the links that are emailed to me.

Monday, July 3, 2017

MMGM Links (7/3/17)

In the deadline home stretch, so super-scrambling here. But here are your MMGM links:
- Rose-Marie Lyttle joins the MMGM fun with a feature on, um... KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES (thank you!). Click HERE to see what she--and her kids-- thought.  
- Children's Books Heal is spreading some love for BLUE SKY WHITE STARS. Click HERE to see why.
- Greg Pattridge is caught in a BUBBLE. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Jess at the Reading Nook is spotlighting KATANA AT SUPER HERO HIGH. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Sue Kooky is feeling THE BEAT ON RUBY'S STREET. Click HERE to find her review. 
- Dorine White is cheering for THE GIRL WITH THE SILVER EYES. Click HERE to see why.
- Andrea Mack is taking sides in THE GREAT TREEHOUSE WAR. Click HERE to see what she thought.
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time.  
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week     
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site.   
- Shannon O'Donnell is back--and planning a weekly MMGM again. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.     

If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love on a Monday (contests, author interviews and whatnot also count--but are most definitely not required) and email me the title of the book you're featuring and a link to your blog at SWMessenger (at) hotmail (dot) com. (Make sure you put MMGM or Marvelous Middle Grade Monday in the subject line so it gets sorted accurately--and please don't forget to say what book you're featuring) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links for the coming Monday. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!) (Also make sure the post you send me is a new post, not one from earlier in the week. I try to keep the content fresh)

If you miss the cutoff, you are welcome to add your link in the comments on this post so people can find you, but I will not have time to update the post. Same goes for typos/errors on my part. I do my best to build the links correctly, but sometimes deadline-brain gets the best of me, and I'm sorry if it does. For those wondering why I don't use a Linky-widget instead, it's a simple matter of internet safety. The only way I can ensure that all the links lead to safe, appropriate places for someone of any age is if I build them myself. It's not a perfect system, but it allows me to keep better control.

Thank you so much for being a part of this awesome meme, and spreading the middle grade love!


*Please note: these posts are not a reflection of my own opinions on the books featured. Each blogger is responsible for their own MMGM content and I do not pre-screen reviews ahead of time, nor do I control what books they choose. I simply assemble the list based on the links that are emailed to me.

Monday, June 26, 2017

MMGM Links (6/26/17)

Here are your MMGM links:
- Reading Violet is sweet on THE DRAGON WITH A CHOCOLATE HEART. Click HERE to see what she thought.  
- Children's Books Heal is spreading some love for BEYOND THE BRIGHT SEA. Click HERE to see why.
- Completely Full Bookself is recommending FELIX YZ.  Click HERE to find their feature.
- Rosi Hollinbeck is reviewing--and GIVING AWAY--WICKED BUGS. Click HERE to learn more.
- Greg Pattridge has chills for THE BABYSITTER'S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTING. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Jess at the Reading Nook is highlighting THE MANY WORLDS OF ALBIE BRIGHT. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Sue Kooky is talking about PRISONER OF ICE AND SNOW. Click HERE to find her review. 
- Justin Talks Books is cheering for THE UNDERDOGS. Click HERE to see why.
- Carl at Boys Rule! Boys Read! has another awesome list of recommended books for boys. Click HERE to see what they are.
- Sally's Bookshelf is spreading some love for LEO: DOG OF THE SEA. Click HERE to read her feature. 
- Shannon O'Donnell is back--and planning a weekly MMGM again. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.    
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time.  
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week     
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site.  

If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love on a Monday (contests, author interviews and whatnot also count--but are most definitely not required) and email me the title of the book you're featuring and a link to your blog at SWMessenger (at) hotmail (dot) com. (Make sure you put MMGM or Marvelous Middle Grade Monday in the subject line so it gets sorted accurately--and please don't forget to say what book you're featuring) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links for the coming Monday. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!) (Also make sure the post you send me is a new post, not one from earlier in the week. I try to keep the content fresh)

If you miss the cutoff, you are welcome to add your link in the comments on this post so people can find you, but I will not have time to update the post. Same goes for typos/errors on my part. I do my best to build the links correctly, but sometimes deadline-brain gets the best of me, and I'm sorry if it does. For those wondering why I don't use a Linky-widget instead, it's a simple matter of internet safety. The only way I can ensure that all the links lead to safe, appropriate places for someone of any age is if I build them myself. It's not a perfect system, but it allows me to keep better control.

Thank you so much for being a part of this awesome meme, and spreading the middle grade love!


*Please note: these posts are not a reflection of my own opinions on the books featured. Each blogger is responsible for their own MMGM content and I do not pre-screen reviews ahead of time, nor do I control what books they choose. I simply assemble the list based on the links that are emailed to me.

Monday, June 19, 2017

MMGM Links (6/19/17)

Believe it or not, I'm STILL in the deadline cave (dear NIGHTFALL--why are you trying so hard to destroy me?). My editor has *most* of the draft, but I'm still fighting to write the rest, so... going straight to the MMGM links again:
- Mark Baker is solving THE MYSTERY OF THE GALLOPING GHOST. Click HERE to see what he thought.  
- Children's Books Heal is spreading some love for THE ONLY ROAD. Click HERE to see why.
- Completely Full Bookself is recommending FISH IN A TREE.  Click HERE to find their feature.
- Rosi Hollinbeck is reviewing--and GIVING AWAY--INNOCENT HEROES. Click HERE to learn more.
- Greg Pattridge is wondering at WELCOME TO WONDERLAND--BEACH PARTY SURF MONKEY. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Jess at the Reading Nook is highlighting YORK: THE SHADOW CIPHER. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Sue Kooky is talking about TIME JUMP COINS. Click HERE to see her review. 
- Suzanne Warr is cheering for the LORD OF MONSTERS. Click HERE to see why.
- Carl at Boys Rule! Boys Read! has a double feature this week. Click HERE for the first half of his memorable books from the last 10 years. And click HERE for the rest. 
- Dorine White sees nothing stinky about THIS BOOK STINKS. Click HERE to read her feature. 
- Shannon O'Donnell is back--and planning a weekly MMGM again. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.    
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time.  
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week     
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site.  

If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love on a Monday (contests, author interviews and whatnot also count--but are most definitely not required) and email me the title of the book you're featuring and a link to your blog at SWMessenger (at) hotmail (dot) com. (Make sure you put MMGM or Marvelous Middle Grade Monday in the subject line so it gets sorted accurately--and please don't forget to say what book you're featuring) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links for the coming Monday. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!) (Also make sure the post you send me is a new post, not one from earlier in the week. I try to keep the content fresh)

If you miss the cutoff, you are welcome to add your link in the comments on this post so people can find you, but I will not have time to update the post. Same goes for typos/errors on my part. I do my best to build the links correctly, but sometimes deadline-brain gets the best of me, and I'm sorry if it does. For those wondering why I don't use a Linky-widget instead, it's a simple matter of internet safety. The only way I can ensure that all the links lead to safe, appropriate places for someone of any age is if I build them myself. It's not a perfect system, but it allows me to keep better control.

Thank you so much for being a part of this awesome meme, and spreading the middle grade love!


*Please note: these posts are not a reflection of my own opinions on the books featured. Each blogger is responsible for their own MMGM content and I do not pre-screen reviews ahead of time, nor do I control what books they choose. I simply assemble the list based on the links that are emailed to me.

Monday, June 12, 2017

MMGM Links (6/12/17)

Another right-to-the-point post (sorry, the deadline is never-ending!). Here's your  MMGM links:
- Justin Talks Books is talking about CHANGE-UP. Click HERE to see what he thought. 
- Carl at Boys Rule! Boys Read! Has a double feature this week. Click HERE to find his thoughts on WHAT WAS D-DAY? And click HERE to celebrate his 10 year blogiversary. 
- Children's Books Heal has been whisked away by EBB TIDE.  Click HERE to see why.
- Project Mayhem spreading some love for POISON IS NOT POLITE. Click HERE for details.
- Completely Full Bookself is recommending BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE.  Click HERE to find their feature.
- Rosi Hollinbeck is reviewing--and GIVING AWAY--EUGENIA LINCOLN AND THE UNEXPECTED PACKAGE. Click HERE to learn more.
- Greg Pattridge is spreading some love for FELIX YZ. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Jess at the Reading Nook is reviewing--and GIVING AWAY--GHOSTS OF GREENGLASS HOUSE. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Reading Violet is discussing THE EPIC FAIL OF ARTURO ZAMORA. Click HERE to see why. 
- Sue Kooky is spotlighting FIRST CLASS MURDER. Click HERE for her feature. 
- Dorine White is talking about NIGHTFALL (and uh, as far as I know it's a different NIGHTFALL since I'm still writing the other one). :) Click HERE to find her review. 
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time.  
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site.  
- Shannon O'Donnell is back--and planning a weekly MMGM again. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.      

If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love on a Monday (contests, author interviews and whatnot also count--but are most definitely not required) and email me the title of the book you're featuring and a link to your blog at SWMessenger (at) hotmail (dot) com. (Make sure you put MMGM or Marvelous Middle Grade Monday in the subject line so it gets sorted accurately--and please don't forget to say what book you're featuring) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links for the coming Monday. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!) (Also make sure the post you send me is a new post, not one from earlier in the week. I try to keep the content fresh)

If you miss the cutoff, you are welcome to add your link in the comments on this post so people can find you, but I will not have time to update the post. Same goes for typos/errors on my part. I do my best to build the links correctly, but sometimes deadline-brain gets the best of me, and I'm sorry if it does. For those wondering why I don't use a Linky-widget instead, it's a simple matter of internet safety. The only way I can ensure that all the links lead to safe, appropriate places for someone of any age is if I build them myself. It's not a perfect system, but it allows me to keep better control.

 Thank you so much for being a part of this awesome meme, and spreading the middle grade love!
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Monday, June 5, 2017

MMGM Links (6/5/17)

Just got back from a festival--after kinda a rough week--so getting right to the MMGM links again:
- Justin Talks Books is talking about GAME CHANGERS. Click HERE to see what he thought. 
- Michelle Mason is covering WILL IN SCARLET. Click HERE for their review.
- Children's Books Heal wants everyone to build a FORT.  Click HERE to see why.
- Randomly Reading is talking about GENEVIEVE'S WAR. Click HERE for details.
- Completely Full Bookself is recommending THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH.  Click HERE to find their feature.
- Rosi Hollinbeck is reviewing--and GIVING AWAY--REFORMED. Click HERE to learn more.
- Greg Pattridge is spreading some love for THE ETHAN I WAS BEFORE. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Jess at the Reading Nook is wondering WHO LET THE GODS OUT. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Faith Hough is cheering for PRINCESS CORA AND THE CROCODILE. Click HERE to see why. 
- Suzanne Warr is spotlighting GABRIEL FINLEY AND THE RAVEN'S RIDDLE. Click HERE for her feature. 
- The B.O.B. is featuring TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE. Click HERE to see why.  
- Dorine White sees nothing stinky about OLGA AND THE SMELLY THING FROM NOWHERE. Click HERE to find her review. 
- Shannon O'Donnell is back--and planning a weekly MMGM again. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.    
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time.  
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site. 

If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love on a Monday (contests, author interviews and whatnot also count--but are most definitely not required) and email me the title of the book you're featuring and a link to your blog at SWMessenger (at) hotmail (dot) com. (Make sure you put MMGM or Marvelous Middle Grade Monday in the subject line so it gets sorted accurately--and please don't forget to say what book you're featuring) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links for the coming Monday. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!) (Also make sure the post you send me is a new post, not one from earlier in the week. I try to keep the content fresh)

If you miss the cutoff, you are welcome to add your link in the comments on this post so people can find you, but I will not have time to update the post. Same goes for typos/errors on my part. I do my best to build the links correctly, but sometimes deadline-brain gets the best of me, and I'm sorry if it does. For those wondering why I don't use a Linky-widget instead, it's a simple matter of internet safety. The only way I can ensure that all the links lead to safe, appropriate places for someone of any age is if I build them myself. It's not a perfect system, but it allows me to keep better control.

Thank you so much for being a part of this awesome meme, and spreading the middle grade love!

Monday, May 29, 2017

MMGM Links (5/29/17)

Light week because of the holiday, but here are the MMGM links:
- Completely Full Bookself is recommending THE YEAR OF THE BOOK.  Click HERE to find their feature.
- Rosi Hollinbeck is reviewing--and GIVING AWAY--TIME JUMP COINS. Click HERE to learn more.
- Greg Pattridge is cheering for 5 WORLDS: THE SAND WARRIOR. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Jess at the Reading Nook is featuring THE SUMMER OF BAD IDEAS. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Reading Violet is spotlighting GIRL WITH A CAMERA. Click HERE to see their review. 
- Dorine White is trying to decide TO BURP OR NOT BURP. Click HERE to see why.
- Shannon O'Donnell is back--and planning a weekly MMGM again. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.    
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time.  
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week     
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site.   


If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love on a Monday (contests, author interviews and whatnot also count--but are most definitely not required) and email me the title of the book you're featuring and a link to your blog at SWMessenger (at) hotmail (dot) com. (Make sure you put MMGM or Marvelous Middle Grade Monday in the subject line so it gets sorted accurately--and please don't forget to say what book you're featuring) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links for the coming Monday. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!) (Also make sure the post you send me is a new post, not one from earlier in the week. I try to keep the content fresh)

If you miss the cutoff, you are welcome to add your link in the comments on this post so people can find you, but I will not have time to update the post. Same goes for typos/errors on my part. I do my best to build the links correctly, but sometimes deadline-brain gets the best of me, and I'm sorry if it does. For those wondering why I don't use a Linky-widget instead, it's a simple matter of internet safety. The only way I can ensure that all the links lead to safe, appropriate places for someone of any age is if I build them myself. It's not a perfect system, but it allows me to keep better control.

Thank you so much for being a part of this awesome meme, and spreading the middle grade love!


*Please note: these posts are not a reflection of my own opinions on the books featured. Each blogger is responsible for their own MMGM content and I do not pre-screen reviews ahead of time, nor do I control what books they choose. I simply assemble the list based on the links that are emailed to me.