Monday, November 17, 2014

MMGM Links (11/17/14)

Starting my FINAL week of travel (sadly no public events this week, it's all private events for schools) so things are still a bit crazy pants around here. But they'll hopefully be back to normal soon.

In the meantime, here's the MMGM links--and sorry again if there are mistakes.

- Alex at Randomly Reading is cheering for RAIN REIGN. Click HERE to see why. 
- Janet Smart is salivating over the RUDE DUDE'S BOOK OF FOOD. Click HERE to read her review. 
- The Bookworm blog is caught up in some BAD MAGIC. Click HERE to see what they thought.
- R-Cubed is gushing about MILLICENT MIN, GIRL GENIUS. Click HERE to see why. 
- Suzanne Warr is spotlighting a smorgasbord of graphic novels. Click HERE to see what the are. 
- The Reading Nook is FINDING RUBY STARLING. Click HERE for their feature. 
- Andrea Mack has is showcasing THE SWIFT BOYS AND ME. Click HERE to see why. 
Susan Olson is highlighting THE TIME-TRAVELING FASHIONISTA AND CLEOPATRA, QUEEN OF THE NILE. Click HERE to see why she thinks this YA read is totally MG appropriate!
- Rosi Hollinbeck is reviewing--and GIVING AWAY--a copy of BREADCRUMBS. Click HERE for details. 
- Susan Uhlig has two features for you: 33 MINUTES and UNDER THE EGG. Click HERE to check them out
- Greg Pattridge is uncovering THE SECRET OF THE KEY. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Sue Heavenrich is focused on JASMINE AND MADDIE. Click HERE to see why 
- The BoB is singing praises for CHIME. Click HERE to read their feature.  
- 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! 
- 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.   

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. Hope your having fun Shannon!

  2. Thanks, Shannon, for doing this every week.


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