It's time for the weekend reviews! Here's what I've found out and about on the major media sites:
Amanda Craig reviews Creature of the Night, by Kate Thompson, and Spellbound, by Anna Dale, in the Times. (Wow, two of my favorite authors. On the TBR!)
The Detroit Free Press has published a nice list of summer books for the youngsters.
Profile Alert: Christopher Middleton meets Lauren Child for the Telegraph. Lauren Child is always worth your time.
Toby Clements reviews Paddington: Here and Now by Michael Bond also for the Telegraph.
Kendal Rautzhan recommends "books to borrow and books to buy" in the Reading Eagle.
Deborah Carter suggests summer reading choices for the Frederick News-Post.
Susan Perren reviews five new children's books for the Globe and Mail, including Eva Ibbotson's latest.
Jamie James takes another look at The Jungle Book for the Wall Street Journal.
Mary Harris Russell reviews five new books for the Chicago Tribune, including Cory Doctorow's Little Brother.
Oh, no! Elizabeth Ward is leaving the Washington Post. What will happen to her wonderful For Young Readers column? Here is her farewell column. For Young Readers, as written by Ward, was the best children's book review column in the States. What now?