Monday, July 2, 2012

Marvelous Middle Grade Monday: Links for the week!

Sorry guys--had a few too many things go on last week to get organized for an MMGM. But at least there are a ton of awesome bloggers taking up the slack for me.* Check out these awesome links:

- The Mundie Moms are always part of the MMGM fun (YAY!). Click HERE to see their newest recommendations. And if you aren't also following their Mundie Kids site, get thee over THERE and check out all the awesome! 
- The lovely Shannon O'Donnell always has an MMGM ready for you! Click HERE to see what she's featuring this week!    
 Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time!   
- Pam Torres always has an MMGM up on her blog. Click HERE to see what she's spotlighting this week.    
- Author Claire Legrand is back with her awesome series called Middle Grade Memories. Click HERE to see editor Zareen Jaffery discuss a book she loved growing up--with a GIVEAWAY! 
- Natalie Aguirre is interviewing Carolynn Turgeon and GIVING AWAY a signed copy of THE NEXT FULL MOON.  Click HERE to check it out.   
- Michelle Mason is swept up in THE STRANGE CASE OF ORIGAMI YODA.  Click HERE to see what she thought of it.
- Gina Carey is in love with CORALINE. Click HERE to see why.
- Laurisa Reyes has an interview with author Erin Moulton--plus a GIVEAWAY! Click HERE for details   
- Ruth Donnelly has been caught by THE BOY WHO HOWLED. Click HERE to see why she thinks you'll be too. 
- Andrea Mack is discussing BOYS WITHOUT NAMES. Click HERE to learn why she thinks its an important book.
 - Michelle Isenhoff is struck by DEAD END IN NORVELT. Click HERE to learn more about it. 
- Brennan and Meyrick Murphy are talking about 43 OLD CEMETERY ROAD #4: THE PHANTOM OF THE POST OFFICE. Click HERE to see what they have to say. 
- Jennifer Rumberger is featuring CHARLOTTE'S WEB. Click HERE to see why she thinks we should celebrate this classic.   
- Dorine White has chills for the GROOSHAM GRANGE SERIES. Click HERE to see what she loves about it.  
- Jasmine Marie joins the MMGM fun with a feature on EVERYTHING ON A WAFFLE. Click HERE to welcome her to the group!

If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love (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 I see it)

NOTE: I used to not have a cut-off time for adding links to the post, but with how insane my schedule is right now, if you don't email me by Sunday evening (usually around 11pm PST is when I put the links together) I can't guarantee I'll have a chance to add you. BUT, you are welcome to add your link in the comments on this post so people can find you!

*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 posts 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 ahead of time.


  1. I love how MMGM has grown! Many more links than the first few. I used to read so many MGs but, now that I'm teaching high school, I haven't read as many. *sigh* But I love that someone reviewed Charlotte's Web! A classic cryer, for sure.

  2. I'm a HUGE fan of MMGM! Here's my review of "The Aurora County All-Stars" by Deborah Wiles:

  3. Off to check out some links! :)

  4. My MMGM this week is for Half Upon a Time by James Riley :)

  5. Ooh nice! Thank you!! BTW left you FB message! Got my copy of KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES!!! YAY!!

  6. Thanks, Shannon, for this great list of links.


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