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

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 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

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

Popular Books that Annie Disliked

One misconception I've discovered as a reader, reviewer, and blogger is that I'm supposed to love every book I read.  When I peruse blogs or scroll through my Instagram feed, there is an overwhelming majority of positive reviews, especially surrounding new releases and books everyone else seems to love. Positivity is a good and welcome … Continue reading Popular Books that Annie Disliked

What Annie Read // See How They Run by Ally Carter

See How They Run by Ally Carter (Embassy Row #2) Published December 22nd, 2015 ScholasticPress Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Ally Carter Goodreads Synopsis: Inside every secret, there's a world of trouble. Get ready for the second book in this new series of global proportions--from master of intrigue, New York Times bestselling author … Continue reading What Annie Read // See How They Run by Ally Carter

Annie Recommends // Books for Your Harry Potter House

Today I'm reviving an Annie Likes Words classic: the Harry Potter Book Recommendation.  Last summer, I shared book recommendations based on which Harry Potter house you're a member of (Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, or Slytherin) and y'all loved them!  So I'm listening to the voice of the people and reprising one of my favorite posts. Related Post: … Continue reading Annie Recommends // Books for Your Harry Potter House

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

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