Freshman File #2 // Spending Money, Savings, and Scholarships

Freshman Files is a summer-long series in which I’ll discuss the things I wish I’d known exactly a year ago when I was an incoming freshman.  Whether you’re starting college at the end of the summer or are looking for some tips on how to organize or want to know how to pick out good … Continue reading Freshman File #2 // Spending Money, Savings, and Scholarships

Books I Loved in Middle School

I asked y'all on Instagram what you wanted me to post today and the response was overwhelmingly clear: what cringy books did my cringy self read in middle school? My taste in literature hasn't changed much considering I would still read most of these books, but I've definitely gained an appreciation for quality literature while still … Continue reading Books I Loved in Middle School

What Annie Read // Mini-Reviews

Today's review is going to look a little different because I'm going to discuss all the books I read on hiatus (or all the books I read a long, long time ago and didn't feel like reviewing) in nice, condensed little packages. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // … Continue reading What Annie Read // Mini-Reviews

Freshman File #1 // Trust Me, You Made the Right Choice and ANNOUNCEMENT!!

Freshman Files is a summer-long series in which I'll discuss the things I wish I'd known exactly a year ago when I was an incoming freshman.  Whether you're starting college at the end of the summer or are looking for some tips on how to organize or want to know how to pick out good … Continue reading Freshman File #1 // Trust Me, You Made the Right Choice and ANNOUNCEMENT!!

Annie Likes ANNOUNCEMENTS!!

Happy end of hiatus!  As this post is going live, I am driving home after my first exam and reveling in the fact that it's summer!  Odds are I have the windows rolled down and I'm singing (poorly) at the top of my lungs, and I wish you the same level of happiness and carefreeness.  … Continue reading Annie Likes ANNOUNCEMENTS!!

Annie Recommends // Books for Spring

Where my university is at in North Carolina, we've been through one hell of a spring.  The weather has been swinging back and forth like a pendulum: last week, it was freezing and windy on Monday, but sunny and 75 and Friday.  We're not quite sure what's up with Mother Nature, but the temperatures have … Continue reading Annie Recommends // Books for Spring

What’s In Annie’s Bag // College Edition

Today, I'm taking you on the grand tour of what's inside my backpack.  This navy bag from North Face is an absolute essential for carrying around all of my stuff to class, the gym, the library, or Qdoba (let's be real: that's where I spend a significant amount of my time). Laptop // Even though I rarely … Continue reading What’s In Annie’s Bag // College Edition

What Annie Read // Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Caraval by Stephanie Garber Published January 31st, 2017 Flatiron Books Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Stephanie Garber Goodreads Synopsis: Remember, it’s only a game… Scarlett Dragna has never left the tiny island where she and her sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and … Continue reading What Annie Read // Caraval by Stephanie Garber

How to Support Creators (Without Breaking the Bank)

As a college student who frequents Bookstagram and Booktube, I'm often tempted to wreck my bank account in support of my fellow creators.  Whether it's book-themed candles or adorable wall art or even personalized bookmarks, I always feel a tiny bit of guilt at not being able to pay for or commission pieces from smaller … Continue reading How to Support Creators (Without Breaking the Bank)

What Annie Read // The Lone City Trilogy by Amy Ewing

The Lone City Trilogy by Amy Ewing Published by HarperTeen Find The Jewel On // Amazon // Goodreads Find The White Rose On // Amazon // Goodreads Find The Black Key On // Amazon // Goodreads Goodreads Synopsis of The Jewel: The Jewel means wealth. The Jewel means beauty. The Jewel means royalty. But for girls like Violet, the … Continue reading What Annie Read // The Lone City Trilogy by Amy Ewing