Gwen & Kate's Library

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

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 · 2 Comments

Gwen & Kate’s Library: Recent Additions to the Shelves!

I’m attempting a new thing: our own version of a book haul, or stacking the shelves, or whatever you want to call a huge stack of new books recently purchased … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

I often find books have better plots than writing styles. In The False Prince, Jennifer A. Nielsen excels at both, making it a wonderful book for all ages, middle grade and above!  … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: Lord of the Flies by William Golding (Classics)

This book greatly disappointed me, and I was tempted to abandon it countless times. There was very little plot, and what was there made no sense, and although Lord of the Flies is a … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Top Ten Tuesday #5: Favorite Movies and TV Shows

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s theme is Top Ten Favorite Movies or TV Shows, organized any way you want. … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 9 Comments

Gwen’s Review of My Bonny Light Horseman by L.A. Meyer

While I didn’t enjoy My Bonny Light Horseman as much as Mississippi Jack, what I love about this book is how many different changes of scenery there are. This keeps the plot from … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang (Graphic Novel)

American Born Chinese was a very interesting combination of three seemingly unrelated stories. First a young Chinese boy named Jin Wang tries and tries again to fit in at school, and … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment
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