Gwen & Kate's Library

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

Gwen & Kate’s 1 Year Anniversary!

This month marks the one year anniversary of Gwen & Kate’s Library blog and actual library! As such, we decided to write a bit of an update and conclusion post, and … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 8 Comments

Gwen’s Summer 2014 Genre Challenge Conclusion!

The beginning of school has left me extremely busy, but I have finally been able to complete and conclude my Summer 2014 Genre Challenge, which was to read at least one … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: Blankets by Craig Thompson (Graphic Novel)

Blankets is by far the deepest graphic novel I have ever read. It was long (582 beautifully illustrated pages), but it was worth it. Blankets was an interesting read, because being a graphic … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: Personalities and Problems by Ken Wolf (Non Fiction)

This book is a fantastic resource for any student or reader interested in history, specifically in the time periods earlier than the 1900s, as I am. This book is currently … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (Adult)

The Thirteenth Tale is my new bible. It is the most beautifully written book I have ever read, and the three intertwined stories (if not more) are so complex and astonishing … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: Paper Towns by John Green (Realistic Fiction)

I really enjoyed this book. Q’s adventures and the mysteries he had to solve were fun, exciting, nerve-raking and a wonderful contemporary contrast to the other mysteries I’ve been reading … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Summer Challenge: Dangerous by Shannon Hale (Science Fiction)

Dangerous is one of those books that leaves you sitting there, just thinking, for a very long time after reading the final page. In my case, this thinking was mostly confusion. … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 3 Comments