May the Fourth be With You. Click on a May bouquet to reach a blogger’s post.
At ALWAYS in the MIDDLE I have a review of MORE THAN MARMALADE by Rosanne Tolin, the fascinating story about the life of Michael Bond, author of the Paddington Bear books.
Natalie Aguirre at Literary Rambles has an interview with Erin Bowan and a giveaway of her MG fantasy, THE GIRL AND THE WITCH’S GARDEN. Note: due to a scheduling change the interview won’t appear until Wednesday.
June McCrary Jacobs at Reading, Writing, and Stitch-Metic has Voyager: The Third Ghost anthology by the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. Special guest is an interview with Author Sherry Ellis and an e-book giveaway.
Fourth grade teacher Sierra Dertinger is becoming a regular on MMGM and this week she features The Invisible Boy by Alyssa Hollingsworth. It releases in September.
Michelle Mason at Musings of a Young Adult Writer has a review courtesy of her fourth grader. It’s author Claribel Ortega’s debut—GHOST SQUAD.
Maria Antonia at Of Books, Photography, and Tea gives MMGM readers a look at As Simple as it Seems by Sarah Weeks, an author well known in middle grade circles.
Patricia Tilton at CHILDREN’S BOOKS HEAL shares a powerful novel, Gold Rush Girl by Avi. Pat thinks this might be Avi’s best work ever!
COMPLETELY FULL BOOKSHELF recommends White Bird: A Wonder Story by R.J. Palacio. It’s a graphic novel inspired by the blockbuster novel, WONDER.
Rosi Hollinbeck features a review of MY JASPER JUNE by Laurel Snyder. Rosi also has some not to be missed links for her writing friends.
Karen Yingling at Ms. Yingling Reads has another fantastic MMGM post. Be sure to check out today’s feature and all of her reviews the past week including WE DREAM OF SPACE.