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.
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
I'm a firm believer in judging a book by its cover. Covers set the precedent for the book and its content. Covers create a bias from the second you lay eyes on the book: a good cover is intriguing, even if the book is the literary equivalent of nails on a chalkboard. So I welcome … Continue reading Annie’s Favorite Book Covers
As y'all know, there is little I love more than giving book recommendations and rereading Harry Potter. So today, I'm going to give book recommendations based on your Hogwarts House! Fun, right? Let's kick this thing off and start with the infamous favorite: Gryffindor is the house of the daring and brave. It values chivalry and … Continue reading Annie Recommends // Books for Your Harry Potter House
There's nothing I love more than a good book recommendation, so today I'm going to share some of my most common book recommendations based on books that seem to be pretty popular right now in a "if you liked this, read this" format. Without further ado, here are some books that I think you'll enjoy: … Continue reading Annie Gives Book Recommendations: If You Liked This, Read This
Woohoo, my first book tag! This is blog milestone, right? I feel great shame in saying that I haven't read that much this year. I can feel the gods of literature frowning down at me as I say (or rather, type) this, but nevertheless I will complete the Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag. Kourtni from … Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Everything, Everything is a book that I've been looking forward to reading for a long, long time. I've heard a lot of hype about how absolutely wonderful Nicola Yoon's first novel is in addition to obsessively watching the movie trailer once or twice (more like seven times). So when I … Continue reading What Annie Read: Everything, Everything Book Review