new or secondhand? | a book-buying habits discussion post

Today, we're talking book-buying habits. I go back and forth between what kinds of books I like to buy. While paperbacks are my favorite form, I love the convenience of audiobooks and the low cost of ebooks. And there's nothing like digging through a secondhand bookstore and finding an absolute gem. There's no right way… Continue reading new or secondhand? | a book-buying habits discussion post

books recs for your enneagram type

Y'all I love the enneagram. This personality typing tool has the most accurate descriptions and in-depth explorations of personality that I've ever encountered. When I was starting to explore the enneagram, I shed a tear or two because this tool made me feel seen. I'd never seen my deepest desires and darkest fears laid out… Continue reading books recs for your enneagram type

fluffy 2020 romances to read on the beach

It's so freaking hot in North Carolina and there's only one thing I want to do these days: relax at the beach. I've been taking every opportunity I can to head east and bury my toes in the sand, and no beach trip is complete without a book. When I'm at the beach, I always… Continue reading fluffy 2020 romances to read on the beach

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oh god it’s july | mid-year freakout book tag

Today, I'm doing another recap of my reading habits for the first half of 2020 with this fun tag! Thanks to Sophie for tagging me and I can't recommend her blog enough. She writes smart, thoughtful reviews and is a total sweetheart! best book you've read so far Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff… Continue reading oh god it’s july | mid-year freakout book tag

the princess reading list

Today, I'm sharing all my favorite books about the glitz and glam (or not-so-glam) of royal life. I love a good princess story (especially about a princess falling in love with a commoner?!? total swoon). They're the ultimate escapist fiction, unless you're an actual princess and then we NEED to talk.

best books of 2020 (so far)

Let's be real: 2020 is fixing to be the longest year EVER. Thinking back to January feels like reminiscing on something that happened at least five years ago. Given that we've already dealt with several years' worth of excitement in just six months, it felt fitting to reflect on my favorite books of 2020 so… Continue reading best books of 2020 (so far)

ANNA K: wealth, drama, and swoony romance | an honest arc review

Anna K by Jenny LeePublished 3 March 2020 by Flatiron Book I received an advance copy of Anna K from the publisher through NetGalley and this has in no way influenced my review. Click here to add Anna K on Goodreads! WHAT I LIKED: The character's individuality. Anna K is told from a third-person omniscient… Continue reading ANNA K: wealth, drama, and swoony romance | an honest arc review

What Annie read this month… | February wrap-up and reviews

Happy February! I had a great reading month: I rated all the books I read in Feb either 4 or 5 stars. Here's what I read (and loved)... Piecing Me Together by Renée WatsonWhen I read this book, I could tell that it was the kind of story that causes movement. Jade, the protagonist and… Continue reading What Annie read this month… | February wrap-up and reviews

What the Other Three Don’t Know by Spencer Hyde… an honest arc review

What the Other Three Don't Know by Spencer HydeTo be published March 3rd, 2020Shadow Mountain I received an ARC of this book through NetGalley on behalf of the publisher, and this has in no way influenced my review. Goodreads Synopsis: Will I still be loved if I show people who I really am?   Four… Continue reading What the Other Three Don’t Know by Spencer Hyde… an honest arc review