week of reviews | day 5: some 5-star reads… and a DNF

Today's the last day of my week of mini reviews! Which of the books that I reviewed was your favorite? Which book should I pick up next? Here are three reviews to wrap up the week... A SONG BELOW WATER BY BETHANY C. MORROW I was SO looking forward to reading A Song Below Water…

here’s what you NEED to read this fall… | 5 anticipated new releases

Today we're talking upcoming releases. I love reading about what new releases other bloggers are anticipating, and since I'm a huge fan of reading backlist books, I thought it would be fun today to switch it up and talk about the books I'm looking forward to this fall. Here are five 2020 releases you can't…

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…

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…

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…

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…