Rainy Day Reading List | Annie Recommends

There's nothing I love more than a rainy day, which is convenient because April in North Carolina is nothing but rain. So grab all the blankets in your house (and I mean every single one), snuggle under your blanket pile, and pick up one of these books for the ultimate atmospheric and slightly moody reading experience.

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

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 // 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

What Annie Read // My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows Published June 7th 2016 HarperTeen Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Cynthia Hand // Brodi Ashton // Jodi Meadows Goodreads Synopsis: Edward (long live the king) is the King of England. He’s also dying, which is inconvenient, as he’s only sixteen and he’d much rather … Continue reading What Annie Read // My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows

What Annie Read // Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Geekerella by Ashley Poston Published April 4th, 2017 Quirk Books Find On // Amazon // ThriftBooks // Goodreads // Ashley Poston // Goodreads Synopsis: When geek girl Elle Wittimer sees a cosplay contest sponsored by the producers of Starfield, she has to enter. First prize is an invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball and a meet-and-greet with the … Continue reading What Annie Read // Geekerella by Ashley Poston

What Annie Read // Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver

Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver Published February 28th, 2012 HarperTeen Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Lauren Oliver Goodreads Synopsis: The old life is dead. But the old Lena is dead too. I buried her. I left her beyond a fence, behind a wall of smoke and flame. In this electrifying follow-up to her acclaimed New York Times bestseller … Continue reading What Annie Read // Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver

What Annie Read // Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco Published September 20th, 2016 Jimmy Patterson Find On // Amazon // Goodreads // Kerri Maniscalco Goodreads Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. But between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads … Continue reading What Annie Read // Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Annie’s Friends Give Book Recommendations

They say diamonds are a girl's best friend, but this girl's best friends are books.  Over the years, I've come across other girls just like me, ones who will forget their keys or their wallet but never fail to have a book in their purse (probably because "must be big enough to hold a book" … Continue reading Annie’s Friends Give Book Recommendations

What Annie Read // A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro

A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro Published March 1st, 2016 Katherine Tegen Books Find On // Amazon // ThriftBooks // Goodreads // Brittany Cavallaro // Goodreads Synopsis: The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the … Continue reading What Annie Read // A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro