Welcome to this week's round-up; as always, let me know if I missed your post!
Cavern of Secrets (Wing and Claw book 2), by Linda Sue Park, at Say What?
Defender of the Realm, by Mark Huckery and Nick Ostler, at Say What?
Dragonwatch, by Brandon Mull, at The Write Path and Reading Violet
The Fallen Star (Nocturnals book 3) by Tracey Hecht, at Mom Read It and Always in the Middle
Furthermore, by Tahereh Mafi, at Good Books and Good Wine (audiobook review)
The Girl of Ink and Stars, by Kiran Millwood Hargrave, at Fantasy Literature
Gnome-a-geddon, by K.A. Holt, at Ms. Yingling Reads
Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded, by Sage Blackwood, at Log Cabin Library
Moondial, by Helen Cresswell, at Charlotte's Library
Path of Beasts, by Lian Tanner, at Say What?
The Shadow Cipher (York book 1), by Laura Ruby, at Next Best Book, Charlotte's Library (with giveaways)
Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom, by Joan Hulub and Suzanne Williams, at Jean Little Library
Authors and Interviews
Gwenda Bond and Christopher Rowe (The Supernormal Sleuthing Service) at Whatever
Tracey Hecht (The Nocturnal) at Middle Grade Ninja
Other Good Stuff
When the Lyrebird Calls, by Kim Kane has won the 2016 Aurealis Award for best children's fiction
"The Lessons for All Writers Woven into Charlotte's Web" at Kill Zone
I have a post at B. and N. Kids Blog on recent middle grade books adults will love, with several sci fi/fantasy books
This is a delight--Earthsea sketches from Charles Vess (illustrator of the one volume Earthsea book coming next year), in conversation with Ursula Le Guin, at Book View Cafe