Monday, August 14, 2017

MMGM Links (8/14/17)

You'd think the fact that I finished NIGHTFALL on Friday (!!!!) would make me more coherent, but after being so sleep deprived for so long, my brain is getting revenge. Plus I have 300,000,000,000,000,000,000 things I'm now behind on because of all the deadlines. So here's my best attempt at the MMGM links. Sorry if there are any mistakes.
- Rosi Hollinbeck is reviewing--and GIVING AWAY--GREEK MYTHS: THREE HEROIC TALES.  Click HERE for details.
- Randomly Reading is discussing THE REAL US. Click HERE to see why.
- Greg Pattridge is saying I LOVE YOU, MICHAEL COLLINS. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Completely Full Bookshelf is recommending EL DEAFO. Click HERE to see why.
- Carl at Boys Rule! Boys Read! is gushing about QUEST MAKER. Click HERE to find his review. 
- Sue Kooky is featuring DRAGON'S FUTURE. Click HERE to see what she liked.   
- The Shannon Messenger Fan Club is spotlighting SPY SCHOOL. Click HERE to read their review. 
- 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. 
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. 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.


  1. More great links as usual! I didn't mine to you in time so here it is -- Jess Keating's HOW TO OUTFOX YOUR FRIENDS WHEN YOU DON'T HAVE A CLUE:

  2. Oops. Out of state and missed the deadline. Here's my link to The Swiss Family Robinson.


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