Monday, March 24, 2014

MMGM Links (3/24/14)

Gah--between revision and a conference all weekend, I didn't have the brainpower for an MMGM shout out this week. But I PROMISE I'll get back on track next week. In the meantime, I have links!

- Rcubed joins the MMGM fun with a feature on I REPRESENT SEAN ROSEN. Click HERE to welcome her to the group. 
- Birdie Reader is sweet on SPRINKLES & SECRETS. Click HERE to see why. 
- Claire Caterer is cheering for THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER! Click HERE to read her review.  
Sheri Larsen has chills for UNDERTAKERS: SECRET OF THE CORPSE EATER. Click HERE to see what she thought
- Sue Heavenrich is part of the CHARLIE BUMPERS Blog tour. Click HERE for all the fun. 
- Michelle Mason is highlighting JUNIPER BERRY--with a GIVEAWAY. Click HERE for details. 
- Janet Smart is singing praises for WHAT THE MOOD SAID. Click HERE to see why.
- Greg Pattridge is championing DESTINY, REWRITTEN. Click HERE to see what he thought. 
- Barbara Watson is spotlighting the middle grade books she purchased/won last month.  Click HERE to see what they are.
- Suzanne Warr is gushing about THE EIGHTH DAY. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Daniel Johnston is getting SCHOOLED. Click HERE to see why. 
- Susan Olson is highlighting BACK TO BLACKBRICK. Click HERE to see her review.  
- Rosi Hollinbeck is celebrating SEEING RED--with a GIVEAWAY. Click HERE for all the fun. 
- Laurisa White Reyes is buddying up to CHARLIE BUMPERS AND THE REALLY NICE GNOME. Click HERE to see why.
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time!   
- 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.

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. Well now...we like links. Thanks!

  2. Wow! BIG list of links this week. I hope I can get to them all. Thanks for adding me so late.


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