Best 8 of 2018 | Annie Reads

As I said in my worst books of 2018 post, I didn't read a truly terrible book this year. That's amazing, of course, but it made choosing this list all the more difficult. I read so many different types of good book this year, from queer romances to literary classics to some good old-fashioned trashy … Continue reading Best 8 of 2018 | Annie Reads

Worst 8 of 2018 | Annie Reads

Kicking off a quick lil series of reading wrap-ups is the worst books I read in 2018. Here's the thing: I didn't read any bad books this year. I enjoyed a good number of books on this list, but even though I liked reading them in all their trashy YA-ness, I can also objectively recognize … Continue reading Worst 8 of 2018 | Annie Reads

Hermione’s Reading List | Annie Recommends

As I mentioned in my fall book recommendations post, I've been rereading (read: reliving every childhood memory and fantasy related to) the Harry Potter series this season.  All the time I've spent with the books this year has reminded me why I love one character in particular: Hermione Granger. I think I can speak for … Continue reading Hermione’s Reading List | Annie Recommends

Annie’s Holiday Shopping Guide | Gifts for the Bookworm in Your Life

With the holiday season swiftly approaching, I've been scouring the Internet looking for gifts for all my bookish friends (while also filling spots on my Santa list.)  I compiled all my favorite bookish finds into one master list: a gift guide for the bookworms in your life. (PS: this post is not sponsored, so all the products … Continue reading Annie’s Holiday Shopping Guide | Gifts for the Bookworm in Your Life

5 Cozy Fall Books | Annie Recommends

Hi y'all, I'm back from the dead and sharing some of my favorite fall books today!!  Autumn is my favorite reading season, and I typically see a huge spike in how many books I read between October and December.  It's such an atmospheric, sensory season that I think lends itself nicely to reading new books … Continue reading 5 Cozy Fall Books | Annie Recommends

What Annie Read // The Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders // ARC Review

The Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders Published October 1st, 2018 Amazon Publishing Find On // Amazon // Thriftbooks // Goodreads // Ashley and Leslie Saunders I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Goodreads Synopsis: In their world, telling the truth has become the most dangerous … Continue reading What Annie Read // The Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders // ARC Review

What Annie Read // Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter

Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter Published March 27th, 2018 Scholastic Press Find On // Amazon // Thriftbooks // Goodreads // Ally Carter // Goodreads Synopsis: Maddie thought she and Logan would be friends forever. But when your dad is a Secret Service agent and your best friend is the president's son, sometimes … Continue reading What Annie Read // Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter

My Top 5 Books of the Year (So Far)

Since we're almost halfway through the year (and my feed is cluttered with mid-year freak-out tags), I thought I'd simplify the purpose of that tag and talk about something I've been pondering lately: what are the best books I've read so far? Answering this question has given me a bit of a headache because it's … Continue reading My Top 5 Books of the Year (So Far)

What Annie Read // City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

City of Glass by Cassandra Clare Published March 24th, 2009 Margaret K. McElderry Books Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Cassandra Clare Goodreads Synopsis: (the City of Glass synopsis has spoilers, so this is the synopsis of the first book) When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she … Continue reading What Annie Read // City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

An Introvert’s Guide to the Party Scene // Freshman File #6

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 An Introvert’s Guide to the Party Scene // Freshman File #6