What Annie Read // The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton Published February 6th, 2018 Disney-Hyperion I received a copy of The Belles through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Dhonielle Clayton Goodreads Synopsis: Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a … Continue reading What Annie Read // The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Annie is Looking for Beta Readers!

Asy'all know, I've been working on a young adult thriller novel since the beginning of time.  (It was actually August 2016, but it feels like I've been working on it since the beginning of time.)  This little project of mine was the brainchild of an independent study I completed my senior year of high school and … Continue reading Annie is Looking for Beta Readers!

On the Act of Unfollowing

By the power vested in us by social media, we have the capacity to know so many things about our accounts.  On my Instagram, I can track hour-by-hour how many views, likes, comments, et cetera my posts are accumulating.  On Pinterest, I can monitor how many clicks and saves my pins get, allowing me to … Continue reading On the Act of Unfollowing

What Annie Read // Lorna versus Laura by Cynthia Hilston

Lorna versus Laura by Cynthia Hilston Published September 2nd, 2017 Self-Published I received a copy of Lorna versus Laura in exchange for an honest review. Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Cynthia Hilston Goodreads Synopsis: Ever since a tragic accident took the lives of her parents, grief-stricken and lonely Lorna Ashford has buried herself by destroying … Continue reading What Annie Read // Lorna versus Laura by Cynthia Hilston

Annie’s Winter Favorites

Happy February! The first month of the year flew by so fast I feel like I have whiplash. One day I'm moving into my dorm and the next I'm one month into my second semester? This time thing is starting to weird me out. Narrowing down my favorite products of the season was definitely a … Continue reading Annie’s Winter Favorites

What Annie Read // My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows Published June 7th 2016 HarperTeen Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Cynthia Hand // Brodi Ashton // Jodi Meadows Goodreads Synopsis: Edward (long live the king) is the King of England. He’s also dying, which is inconvenient, as he’s only sixteen and he’d much rather … Continue reading What Annie Read // My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows

Annie Debunks Common Writing Advice

As a young writer, people are often all to eager to give me advice.  My age and desired profession give off the idea that I'm young and naïve and have very little perspective on "making it big" as a writer.  To an effect, they're right: I am young, I am somewhat naïve, but I'd like … Continue reading Annie Debunks Common Writing Advice

What Annie Read // Sublime Karma by Peyton Garver

Sublime Karma by Peyton Garver November 30th, 2016 Soulmate Publishing I received a copy of Sublime Karma in exchange for an honest review. Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Peyton Garver Goodreads Synopsis: When Brie’s stepfather moves the family for what he calls a new beginning, it’s not the new beginning the beautiful, yet guarded, senior … Continue reading What Annie Read // Sublime Karma by Peyton Garver

Why Annie Isn’t Reviewing Turtles All the Way Down

Yesterday, I finished reading Turtles All the Way Down by John Green.  As you can see from my five-star rating on Goodreads, I loved it.  This book enchanted me the way so few books do: I couldn’t put it down, couldn’t leave my dorm unless it was tucked in my backpack with the knowledge that … Continue reading Why Annie Isn’t Reviewing Turtles All the Way Down

What Annie Read // Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Geekerella by Ashley Poston Published April 4th, 2017 Quirk Books Find On // Amazon // ThriftBooks // Goodreads // Ashley Poston // Goodreads Synopsis: When geek girl Elle Wittimer sees a cosplay contest sponsored by the producers of Starfield, she has to enter. First prize is an invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball and a meet-and-greet with the … Continue reading What Annie Read // Geekerella by Ashley Poston