Monday, September 14, 2015

MMGM Links (9/14/15)

Barely survived my deadline for LET THE WIND RISE and struggling to catch up in the few days I have before I'm due edits. So my poor brain is running a To Do list a mile long--but here's hoping the *little* bit of extra sleep I'm getting helped me make these MMGM links correctly.

- Alex at Randomly Reading has all the feels for LOST IN THE SUN. Click HERE to see why. 
- Mary Kincaid is rooting for THE SIXTH MAN. Click HERE to read her feature.
- Rosi Hollinbeck is reviwing--and GIVING AWAY--THE GIRL IN THE TORCH. Click HERE for details. 
- Claire Caterer is cheering for GOODBYE, STRANGER. Click HERE to see why.
- Shari Larsen is spotlighting JANITORS: HEROES OF THE DUSTBIN--with a GIVEAWAY. Click HERE to see what she loved.
- Dorine White is gushing about AIR KEEP. Click HERE to read her review.
- Andrea Mack is highlighting AGATHA, GIRL OF MYSTERY: THE KENYAN EXPEDITION. Click HERE to see what she thought.
- Suzanne Warr is raving about THOR'S WEDDING DRESS. Click HERE to see why. 
- Greg Pattridge has been sucked up by THE BRAIN SUCKER. Click HERE to read his thoughts. 
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week.   
- Karen Yingling also always has some awesome MMGM recommendations for you. Click HERE to which ones she picked this time!
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site.   

If you would like to join in the MMGM fun, all you have to do is blog about a middle grade book you love on a Monday (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--and please don't forget to say what book you're featuring) You MUST email me your link by Sunday evening in order to be included in the list of links for the coming Monday. (usually before 11pm PST is safe--but if I'm traveling it can vary. When in doubt, send early!) (Also make sure the post you send me is a new post, not one from earlier in the week. I try to keep the content fresh)

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 you get a little sleep and a break from the deadlines.

  2. At least, you made the deadline. Hope you get a chance to catch your breath before diving in again.

  3. Thanks, Shannon. Hope you can get a little rest now.


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