Gwen & Kate's Library

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

Three Fantastic Book List Challenges

I found these three fantastic book list challenges online, in which you can see how many books in the list you have read. Here I have included the links if you are interested in taking a look for yourself, and my list of books I have read, and books the list reminds me I want to read in the future.  Enjoy!

English Student Book Challenge

Books I have read on this list: 1984 by George Orwell, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Harry Potter by J.K Rowling, Life of Pi by Yann Martel, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. (We have also discussed but not read Beowulf and The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer in English class.)

Books on this list to read: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (I have started this book many times but never finished it), A Room with a View by E.M. Forster.

25 YA Novels Everyone -Even Adults – Should Read

Books I have read on this list: Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, The Giver by Lois Lowry, Divergent by Veronica Roth, Song of the Lioness by Tamora Pierce, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak, A Winkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle, Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell.

Books on this list to read: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, Sabriel by Garth Nix

The Official YA Reading List

Books I have read on this list: The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins, Twilight by Stephanie Meyer, Divergent by Veronica Roth, Matched by Ally Condie, Delirium by Lauren Oliver, Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, Savvy by Ingrid Law, Princess Academy by Shannon Hale, The Selection and The Elite by Kiera Cass, Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, The Giver by Lois Lowry, Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine, The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume, The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, A Winkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones, Graceling by Kristin Cashore, A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray, I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have to Kill You by Ally Carter, The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale, Trickster’s Choice by Tamora Pierce.

Books on this list to read: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, Legend by Marie Lu, An Abundance of Katherines by John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan, Forever by Judy Blume, I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, Looking for Alaska by John Green


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This entry was posted on March 18, 2014 by in Author: Gwen, Book List, To-read, Young Adult and tagged , , .
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