Gwen & Kate's Library

Two sisters' reviews of Young Adult and Middle Grade books, inspired by their lovely library.

Gwen’s Awe of An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

This book blew me away. And it’s been many months since a YA fantasy book has impressed me this much, especially in the case of a debut. Kudos to Sabaa … Continue reading

November 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Little Free Library Project!

I was walking down the hall at my high school, Champlain Valley Union, the other day, when I stumbled upon the idea of filling the top compartment of my locker … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

Don’t Assume My Gender: An Amazing Article by Margaret Stohl

I recently discovered this amazing article by author Margaret Stohl on Shannon Hale’s blog and felt I had to share it. Shannon recently started a “Stories for all” collection of articles from … Continue reading

October 18, 2015 · 4 Comments

Gwen’s Quick Reviews of Recent Reads: September

Fiction: Angels and Demons by Dan Brown 3.5 stars: Angels and Demons features not very impressive prose, but does have an engaging, fast-paced plot. Additionally, it is rather unbelievable the number … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Thoughts on Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman

I still don’t know exactly how I feel about this book! Although it was incredibly slow-paced, I enjoyed Many Williams’s telling of the story while I was listening to it, … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Top Ten Tuesday #30: Books That Would Be On My Syllabus If I Taught History 101

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s theme is Top Ten Books That Would Be On My Syllabus If I Taught X 101. … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Gwen’s Quick Reviews of Recent Reads

YA Fiction Books: The Heir by Kiera Cass 4.5 stars: I loved listening to this surprise treat of a book! However, as other reviewers may have said — the main … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

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