break your glass slippers: poetry for the modern princess | an honest arc review

break your glass slippers by Amanda LovelaceExpected to publish March 17, 2020Andrews McNeel Publishing Click here to add break your glass slippers on Goodreads! My rating: 4/5 stars I received an ARC of this book from the publisher through NetGalley. This has not influenced my review. As always, this review is honest and spoiler-free. WHAT…

A message of support.

Hello sweet readers!! I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the current state of the world. There are a million and a half voices that are far more educated and qualified to speak on Black Lives Matter than me, so I strongly encourage you to look to creators of color for more information…

Bad Bachelor by Stefanie London… an honest arc review

Bad Bachelor by Stefanie LondonExpected to publish March 3, 2020Sourcebooks Casablanca Goodreads Synopsis: Everybody’s talking about the hot new app reviewing New York’s most eligible bachelors. But why focus on prince charming when you can read the latest dirt on the lowest-ranked “Bad Bachelors”—NYC’s most notorious bad boys. If one more person mentions Bad Bachelors…

Annie’s favorite podcasts… and a BIG ANNOUNCEMENT

Before I talk about what I've been listening to lately... I have a new podcast called Hello Heroine! Through this podcast, I'm exploring what it takes to become a literary leading lady like that ones we all know and love. Episodes are 25-35 minutes and talk about growing in your confidence, feeling like a cool…

What’s on Annie’s kindle…

Today, I'm yanking back the curtain and sharing EXACTLY what I've got on my Kindle right now (except for my textbooks, because those are boring.) Renegades by Marissa MeyerAnarchist Nova goes undercover as a Renegade and finds her allegiances tested. Archenemies by Marissa MeyerIn the sequel to Renegades... well, I don't want to spoil, so…

Everything Annie read in 2019 pt. 2…

Today, I'm sharing a mini-review for every book I read in 2019... pt. 2. You can read the first half of my 2019 reviews here. The Dollmaker of Krakow by R. M. RomeroThis book is a charming, heartbreaking tale about what unlikely friends will do to protect each other from outside threats. I read this…

11 things to never say to a writer… and what to say instead.

A couple years ago, I wrote a funny-with-a-side-of-sarcasm post about the annoying things that writers have to hear all. the. time. I wanted to share the nails-on-the-chalkboard that we have to deal with when we tell someone we're writers, because let's face it: we've all had these conversations. Writing is a profession that's largely misunderstood,…

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…

Annie Likes July // Posting Every Day in July

The title says it all: every day in July, I'm writing a new blog post. This challenge has been almost a year in the making since I posted (almost) every day of last July.  This year, I wanted to push myself creatively and set this lofty goal for one month and one month only.  How…

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. …