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)

Books I Want to Read that Nobody Cares About

As a book reviewer, I've often felt pressure to read popular books.  It makes practical sense why we would want to do this: if we talk about the books that everyone else is reading, we're more likely to get page views.  People are more likely to comment because they'll share the common experience of reading … Continue reading Books I Want to Read that Nobody Cares About

July TBR // My Month of Rereads

I'm always torn whether to read new books or reread my old favorites.  I own so many books that I've never read but want to relive my favorite stories and compare how my opinions have changed over time.  This month, I'm solving that problem. For the month of July, I'm exclusively rereading my old favorites, … Continue reading July TBR // My Month of Rereads

Annie’s Mid-Year Wrap-Up

  I set a pretty lofty goal for myself this year: read 50 books and participate in a 2018 reading challenge to motivate myself to find time to read every day.  I've read 25 books so far, meaning I'm halfway through the year and halfway through the challenge.  That seems like a success to me. This has … Continue reading Annie’s Mid-Year Wrap-Up

Unpopular Bookish Opinions and Pet Peeves

Time to get controversial, y'all. Last summer, I posted the original unpopular opinions post, and today I'm reviving a classic Annie Likes Words favorite to talk about things that boil my blood.  I love a good rant and that's what I've got in store for you today.  Here are some unpopular opinions and pet peeves. … Continue reading Unpopular Bookish Opinions and Pet Peeves

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