Monday, March 20, 2017

MMGM Links (3/20/17)

No updates this week, so I'll get right to MMGM!
- Justin talks books is going down under with MIDDLE SCHOOL: ESCAPE TO AUSTRALIA . Click HERE to read his review. 
- Jess at the Reading Nook is talking about BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: YOU'VE GOT MAIL. Click HERE to see why.
- Michael Gettel-Gilmartin is revealing the cover for ETHAN MARCUS STANDS UP.  Click HERE to see what he thought.
-  Children's Books Heal is highlighting CHANGING FATE. Click HERE to see what she thought.
- A Bookshelf Monstrosity sees only big things for SHORT. Click HERE to see why.
-  Sally's Bookshelf is howling for THE WOLF'S BOY.  Click HERE for her review.  
- Completely Full Bookshelf wants everyone to learn the RULES. Click HERE to see why. 
- Bookish Ambition is cheering for KING OF SHADOWS. Click HERE to see why. 
- Greg Pattridge is caught up in JED AND THE JUNKYARD WAR. Click HERE to read his review.  
- Reading Violet is loving IN THE SPOTLIGHT. Click HERE to check it out 
- Dorine White is breathing DEAD AIR. Click HERE for her review.  
- Sue Kooky is burning with love for ASHES. Click HERE to see what she thought. 
- Suzanne Ware is raving about WILLIAM AND THE WITCH'S RIDDLE. Click HERE to see why. 
- Natalie Aguirre has a guest post from author Alyson Gerber and her agent, Kate McKean--plus a GIVEAWAY. Click HERE for details.
- Joanne Fritz always has an MMGM for you. Click HERE to see what she's talking about this week   
- The Mundie Moms are always huge supporters of middle grade. Click HERE for their Mundie Kids site. 
- Shannon O'Donnell is back--and planning a weekly MMGM again. 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.    

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.
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