Annie’s 2018 Reading Challenge

There's a certain freshness that I love about beginning a new year.  We may be the same people we were, but the new year gives us a reason to readjust our perspectives, to try something new, to set a new intention.  I think that's incredibly freeing, to know that we can use this benchmark as … Continue reading Annie’s 2018 Reading Challenge

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

Annie Recommends // Blind Date With a Book

A few months ago, I was browsing my favorite local bookstore and stumbled upon this: a blind date with a book.  A paperback book was wrapped in brown butcher's paper and covered with adjectives describing the book.  The wrapping told me about the book's nature, but didn't give me a glimpse at the title, author, … Continue reading Annie Recommends // Blind Date With a Book

19 Facts About Annie

Hi y'all!  Since I've gained so many followers recently both on Twitter and on my blog (which I'm way grateful for!!!), I found it only fitting to reintroduce myself so we all can get to know each other.  I also write about myself in my Introducing Annie post many moons ago and you can read … Continue reading 19 Facts About Annie

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

What Annie Read // The Hawkweed Prophecy Series by Irena Brignull

  The Hawkweed Prophecy and The Hawkweed Legacy by Irena Brignull Published June 16th, 2016 and August 15th, 2017 Hachette Books I received copies of this series in exchange for an honest review. Find The Hawkweed Prophecy On // Amazon // ThriftBooks // Goodreads // Find The Hawkweed Legacy On // Amazon // ThriftBooks // Goodreads // Click here to learn … Continue reading What Annie Read // The Hawkweed Prophecy Series by Irena Brignull

What Annie Read // When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon Published May 30th, 2017 Simon Pulse Find On // Amazon // ThriftBooks // Goodreads // Sandhya Menon Goodreads Synopsis: Dimple Shah has it all figured out. With graduation behind her, she’s more than ready for a break from her family, from Mamma’s inexplicable obsession with her finding the … Continue reading What Annie Read // When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Annie’s Fall TBR

Nothing makes my bibliophilic heart smile more than the drop in temperature.  The leaves fall, the cozy cable knit sweaters come out, the autumnal candles get lit after months of sitting and waiting for the air to turn cold.  Life turns into an autumn-themed Pinterest board (at least I wish it did) as the chill … Continue reading Annie’s Fall TBR

Annie DNF’ed a Book

Today's been a day of new experiences.  I attended my first college football game (my school, Elon University, won in case anyone's wondering!), bought my first pepper spray (college safety is important), and DNF'ed my first book.  Whew, what a day! I've read a lot of discussion posts lately that address the great DNF debate: … Continue reading Annie DNF’ed a Book

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