Gwen & Kate's Library

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

Full List of Book Reviews

Alphabetical by Author Last Name:


Adams, Douglas – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1)

Alexie, Sherman – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Alire Saenz, Benjamin – Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe 


Balliett, Blue – Chasing Vermeer (Chasing Vermeer, Book 1)

Bardugo, Leigh – Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, Book 1)

Bardugo, Leigh – Siege and Storm (The Grisha, Book 2)

Bardugo, Leigh – Ruin and Rising (The Grisha, Book 3)

Bergren, Lisa T. – Waterfall (River of Time, Book 1)

Berry, Julie – All the Truth That’s In Me

Bow, Erin – Plain Kate 

Broach, Elise – Shakespeare’s Secret

Brooks, Geraldine – People of the Book

Brown, Dan – Angels and Demons (Robert Langdon, Book 1) (Quick Review)

Brown, Dan – The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, Book 2)

Brown, Pierce – Red Rising (Red Rising Trilogy, Book 1)

Bunce, Elizabeth C. – Star Crossed (Thief Errant, Book 1)

Bunce, Elizabeth C. – Liar’s Moon (Thief Errant, Book 2)

Bunce, Elizabeth C. – A Curse Dark as Gold


Caine, Rachel – Ink and Bone (Ink and Bone, Book 1)

Carson, Rae – The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, Book 1)

Carson, Rae – The Crown of Embers (Fire and Thorns, Book 2)

Carson, Rae – The Bitter Kingdom (Fire and Thorns, Book 3)

Cashore, Kristin – Graceling (The Seven Kingdoms, Book 1)

Cashore, Kristin – Fire (The Seven Kingdoms, Book 2)

Cass, Kiera – The Selection (The Selection, Book 1)

Cass, Kiera – The Elite (The Selection, Book 2)

Cass, Kiera – The One (The Selection, Book 3)

Cass, Kiera – The Heir (The Selection, Book 4) (Quick Review)

Chainani, Soman – The School for Good and Evil (The School for Good and Evil, Book 1)

Chevalier, Tracy – Girl With a Pearl Earring

Chima, Cinda Williams – The Demon King (The Seven Realms, Book 1)

Chima, Cinda Williams – The Exiled Queen (The Seven Realms, Book 2)

Chima, Cinda Williams – The Gray Wolf Throne (The Seven Realms, Book 3)

Chima, Cinda Williams – The Crimson Crown (The Seven Realms, Book 4)

Chima, Cinda Williams – Flamecaster (The Shattered Realms, Book 1)

Cline, Ernest – Ready Player One

Coulthurst, Audrey – Of Fire and Stars

Cruz, Melissa de la – The Ring and the Crown (The Ring and the Crown, Book 1)


Dashner, James – The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 1)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor – Crime and Punishment (Quick Review) 

Doyle, Arthur Conan – A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, Book 1)

Duyvis, Corinne – Other Bound



Fama, Elizabeth – Monstrous Beauty

Foer, Joshua – Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

Forman, Gayle – If I Stay (If I Stay, Book 1)


Gaughen, A.C. – Scarlet (Scarlet Trilogy, Book 1)

Gier, Kerstin – Ruby Red (Precious Stone (Ruby Red) Trilogy, Book 1) – Plus Special Book Trailer!

Gier, Kerstin – Sapphire Blue (Precious Stone (Ruby Red) Trilogy, Book 2)

Gier, Kerstin – Emerald Green (Precious Stone (Ruby Red) Trilogy, Book 3)

Gier, Kerstin – Dream a Little Dream (The Silver Trilogy, Book 1) (Quick Review)

Godbersen, Anna – The Luxe (Luxe, Book 1)

Golding, William – Lord of the Flies

Goodman, Alison – Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon Duology, Book 1)

Green, John – Looking for Alaska

Green, John – Paper Towns

Green, John – The Fault in Our Stars (Book and Movie Review)


Hale, Shannon – Dangerous

Hale, Shannon – The Goose Girl (The Books of Bayern, Book 1)

Hartman, Rachel – Seraphina (Seraphina, Book 1)

Hartman, Rachel – Shadow Scale (Seraphina, Book 2)

Hiiragi, Aoi – Whisper of the Heart (Manga and Movie Review)


Ibbotson, Eva – A Company of Swans

Irving, John – A Prayer for Owen Meany (Quick Review) 


Johansen, Erika – The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling, Book 1)

Joyce, James – Dubliners (Quick Review) 


Kafka, Franz – The Metamorphosis (Quick Review) 

Kaufman, Amie and Spooner, Meagan – These Broken Stars (These Broken Stars, Book 1)

Kostova, Elizabeth – The Historian


LaFevers, Robin – Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, Book 1)

La Force, Thessaly – My Ideal Bookshelf

Longshore, Katherine – Gilt

Longshore, Katherine – Tarnish (Prequel to Gilt)

Lu, Marie – The Young Elites (The Young Elites, Book 1)


Maas, Sarah J. – Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, Book 1)

Maas, Sarah J. – Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, Book 2)

Maas, Sarah J. – Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, Book 3)

Maas, Sarah J. – A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 1)

Mann, Thomas E. and Norman J. Ornstein – It’s Even Worse than it Looks (Quick Review)

Meadows, Jodi – Incarnate (Newsoul, Book 1)

Meloy, Maile – The Apothecary (The Apothecary, Book 1)

Meyer, Carolyn – Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Royals, Book 1)

Meyer, Carolyn – Beware, Princess Elizabeth (Young Royals, Book 2)

Meyer, Carolyn – Marie, Dancing

Meyer, L.A. – Bloody Jack (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 1)

Meyer, L.A. – Curse of the Blue Tattoo (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 2)

Meyer, L.A. – Under the Jolly Roger (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 3)

Meyer, L.A. – In the Belly of the Bloodhound (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 4)

Meyer, L.A. – Mississippi Jack (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 5)

Meyer, L.A. – My Bonny Light Horseman (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 6)

Meyer, L.A. – Rapture of the Deep (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 7)

Meyer, L.A. – The Wake of the Lorelei Lee (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 8)

Meyer, L.A. – The Mark of the Golden Dragon (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 9)

Meyer, L.A. – Viva Jacquelina! (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 10)

Meyer, L.A. – Boston Jacky (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 11)

Meyer, L.A. – Wild Rover No More (Bloody Jack Adventures, Book 12)

Meyer, Marissa – Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, Book 1)

Meyer, Marissa – Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles, Book 2)

Meyer, Marissa – Cress (Lunar Chronicles, Book 3)


Nielsen, Jennifer A. – The False Prince (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 1)

Nielsen, Jennifer A. – The Runaway King (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 2)

Nielsen, Jennifer A. – The Shadow Throne (The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3)

Nielsen, Jennifer A. – The Mark of the Thief (The Mark of the Thief, Book 1)

Niffeneger, Audrey – The Time Traveler’s Wife (The Time Traveler’s Wife, Book 1)


O’Neal, Eilis – The False Princess


Patrick, J. Nelle – Tsarina

Paul, Fiona – Venom (Secrets of the Eternal Rose, Book 1)

Perkins, Stephanie – Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, Book 1)

Perkins, Stephanie – Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, Book 2)

Perkins, Stephanie – Isla and the Happily Ever After (Anna and the French Kiss, Book 3)

Pope, Elizabeth Marie – The Perilous Gard 

Pratchett, Terry – Nation

Pullman, Philip – The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, Book 1) 



Raasch, Sara – Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes Trilogy, Book 1)

Rhodes, Morgan – Falling Kingdoms (Falling Kingdoms, Book 1)

Rowell, Rainbow – Carry On

Rowell, Rainbow – Eleanor and Park

Rutkoski, Marie – The Winner’s Curse (The Winner’s Trilogy, Book 1)


Salerni, Dianne K. – The Caged Graves

Schwab, Victoria – The Archived (The Archived, Book 1)

Schwab, Victoria – The Unbound (The Archived, Book 2)

Sedgwick, Marcus – Midwinterblood

Setiawan, Erick – Of Bees and Mist

Setterfield, Diane – The Thirteenth Tale

Shakespeare, William – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shinn, Sharon – Summers at Castle Auburn 

Smith, Jeff – Out From Boneville (Bone, Book 1)

Smith, Jeff – The Great Cow Race (Bone, Book 2)

Springer, Nancy – The Case of the Missing Marquess (The Enola Holmes Mysteries, Book 1)

Stead, Rebecca – When You Reach Me

Stewart, Trenton Lee – The Mysterious Benedict Society (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 1)

Stewart, Trenton Lee – The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 2)

Stewart, Trenton Lee – The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner’s Dilemma (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Book 3)


Tahir, Sabaa – An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes Series, Book 1)

Telgemeier, Raina – Sisters (Smile, Book 2)

Thompson, Craig – Blankets

Turner, Megan Whalen – The Thief (The Queen’s Thief, Book 1)

Turner, Megan Whalen – The Queen of Attolia (The Queen’s Thief, Book 2)



Vande Velde, Vivian – Heir Apparent (Rasmussem Corporation, Book 2)

Verrillo, Erica – Elissa’a Quest, Elissa’s Odyssey, World’s End (The Phoenix Rising Trilogy, Books 1-3)


Wein, Elizabeth – Code Name Verity

White, Kiersten – Illusions of Fate

Wolf, Ken – Personalities and Problems (Interpretive Essays in World Civilizations, Vol. 1)

Wolitzer, Meg – Belzhar 

Wynne Jones, Diana – Howl’s Moving Castle (Howl’s Moving Castle, Book 1)

Wynne Jones, Diana – Castle in the Air (Howl’s Moving Castle, Book 2)

Wynne Jones, Diana – House of Many Ways (Howl’s Moving Castle, Book 3)



Yang, Gene Luen – American Born Chinese

Yousafzai, Malala – I am Malala (Quick Review)



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