Monday, November 4, 2013

MMGM Links (11/4/13)

I'm home! I'm home! And that means I'm officially done with my fall travel--though I still have a couple of SoCal events left. One is this week, in fact. Here's the deers in case you're in the area and want to come:

November 7th
6:00 pm
Barnes & Noble
5183 Montclair Plaza Lane 
Montclair, CA 91763

I also have one more event in December--and I'm working on some things for next year. But my real focus right now will be FINISHING KEEPER #3 and soaking up some Melody cuddles:

Which means I probably won't be around online much (I have a LOT of writing to get done in NOT a lot of time.) But I will try my best to still post the MMGM links. Here are this weeks':
- Suzanne Warr is back to join the MMGM fun again, with an interview with author Stacy Lynn Carroll. Click HERE for all the fun.  
- Jill with the O.W.L. joins the MMGM fun with a feature on THE FARFIELD CURSE. Click HERE to welcome her to the group.
- Julie DeGuia is sharing her (and her kids) recent middle grade reads. Click HERE to see what they are. 
- Dorine White is letting her daughter take over her blog today, with a feature on DORK DIARIES: TALES FROM A NOT-SO-HAPPY HEARTBREAKER. Click HERE to see what she thought.  
- Andrea Mack is spreading the love for NOBODY'S DOG. Click HERE for her review. 
- Media Sharif has discovered ALL THAT'S MISSING. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
 - Greg Pattridge has chills for GRAVE IMAGES. Click HERE to see his review.
- Fleur Bradley is cheering for THE GIRL FROM FELONY BAY. Click HERE to read her review.   
- Barbara Watson's heart is soaring for THE FLYING DRAGON. Click HERE to see why. 
- Jennifer at 5 Minutes for Books is highlighting some middle grade titles for an older audience. Click HERE to see what they are.  
Jennifer Rumberger always has an awesome MMGM feature on her blog. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.  
- Pam Torres always has an MMGM up on her blog. Click HERE to see what she's spotlighting this week.
- Deb Marshall is a MMGM regular. Click HERE to see what she's featuring this week. 
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week. 
- 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!   

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 it gets sorted accurately) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!)

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. Good luck with the writing. And love your kitty!

  2. Nice to be home, isn't it, Shannon. Congrats on a successful tour. I was so tired (explained in my post) last night I forgot to send my link. I do have a middle-grade giveaway and hope people will stop by.

  3. I would love to sign up, but I publishe MG or Ya on Mondays. MG dominates though.

    Finally read your first book in your Keeper series. I couldn't put it down as it was a page turner. Ordered your latest Exile book and am glad to know there will be a third. Amazing series. :)


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