Gwen & Kate's Library

Two sisters' reviews of young adult and middle grade books, inspired by their lovely library.

Gwen’s Review of Beware, Princess Elizabeth by Carolyn Meyer

Beware, Princess Elizabeth is the second book of the Young Royals series following Mary, Bloody Mary, which I read for my genre challenge. I enjoyed the second book much much more, maybe … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gwen & Kate’s Miscellany of Photos of Old, Abandoned Places (Part 1: Staircases & Halls)

Something we have found fascinating for quite some time is mysterious old castles and buildings with stories of their own that would make for fantastic book settings and adventures. I … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Top Ten Tuesday #7: Authors Gwen & Kate’s Library Contains the Most Books From

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s theme is Top Ten Authors I Own the Most Books From, but here at … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: The Maze Runner by James Dashner (Dystopia)

I listened to this book as an audiobook, which I feel gave it a lot of body and made the characters feel more realistic than their actual actions and what … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielsen (Middle Grade)

This book greatly disappointed me as a sequel to the fantastic The False Prince. It read like a middle book in a series, and didn’t quite live up to my expectations. … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes) by Arthur Conan Doyle (Classics)

I admit I read this book because of a love of the TV series BBC Sherlock. But my love of that TV show has nothing to do with my new … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Top Ten Tuesday #6: Best Characters to Have With Me on a Deserted Island

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s theme is Top Ten Book Characters to Have With You on a Deserted Island … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 5 Comments
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