Gwen & Kate's Library

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

School YA Bingo Challenge FINALE!!

I filled out the entire bingo board just in time! A Book with a Female Heroine: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch A Book Set in a High School: Belzhar … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Gwen’s Thoughts on A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Other Dramatic Literature

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is my new favorite Shakespeare play I have read so far, and there are many more to come! Granted, I have only read Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and Othello, and … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gwen’s Quick Reviews of Castle in the Air and House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones

Despite the confusing titles, Studio Ghibli’s Castle in the Sky is an entirely different story from Diana Wynne Jone’s Castle in the Air. Castle in the Air also seems to be an entirely different story from Howl’s Moving … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gwen’s Review of Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (Book & Movie Review)

I cannot review the book Howl’s Moving Castle without reviewing the movie as well. They compliment each other so nicely it is as if they are two parts of a … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · 8 Comments

Gwen’s Review of Eon: Dragoneye Reborn by Alison Goodman

I love Eon! I found it very similar to Tamora Pierce’s writing style, quite ironic because it’s her review (“I loved it. Can’t wait for the sequel!”) that’s featured on the cover.  Series: … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gwen’s Reviews of Boston Jacky and Wild Rover No More by L.A. Meyer

Luckily, my prayers were answered! Wild Rover No More is much better than Boston Jacky, and a wonderful finale to one of my favorite series!  Boston Jacky by L.A. Meyer Series: The Bloody Jack Adventures, … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gwen’s Thoughts on The Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen

I read this book purely because of the Ancient Roman setting and the author Jennifer A. Nielsen, who also wrote the False Prince Trilogy. Apparently these two criteria were not … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · 1 Comment