Monday, March 17, 2014

MMGM Links (3/17/14)

I know I'm supposed to be doing MMGM shout outs every week, but I am in the toughest part of this revision (darn you, murky middle!!!) and my brain doesn't have the energy to do much else. Next week I'll get back on track. In the meantime, I have links!

(Also, there's still a few days left to enter the contest I'm hosting to celebrate the launch of LET THE STORM BREAK. If you haven't entered yet, go HERE.)
-  Claire Caterer is back for another week, this time cheering for FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, NATE! Click HERE to read her review.  
Sheri Larsen is exploring the differences between middle grade and YA. Click HERE to see what she's learned.
- Jenni Enzor is singing praises for BLUE LIKE FRIDAY. Click HERE to see why.
- Greg Pattridge is championing CHARLIE JOE JACKSON'S GUIDE TO NOT READING. Click HERE to see what he thought. 
- Xander is celebrating his one year blogoversary with a feature on HORTEN'S MIRACULOUS MECHANISMS--and a GIVEAWAY.  Click HERE for details.
- Suzanne Warr is gushing about THE YEAR OF BILLY MILLER. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Annie McMahon has an interview with Spellbound Magazine for Children. Click HERE to see what that's all about.
- Laurisa White Reyes is caught up with CRESS. 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. I've been doing some YA books, so haven't been bugging you to get me on the list for the last couple weeks, but will be back soon. I just won a copy of Let the Storm Break on Adventures in YA Publishing!! Yippee for me. I should get it soon.


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