Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden

Annie on My Mind

This groundbreaking book is the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures from family and school that threaten their relationship, promise to be true to each other and their feelings. The book has been banned from many school libraries and publicly burned in Kansas City. Of the author and the book, the Margaret A. Edwards Awa...

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Annie on My Mind Reviews

  • Skyler
    I'm not sure I'm qualified to write much of a review on this book, as I was never an adolescent lesbian. But I will say that it was incredibly easy to relate to--even for an adolescent hetero male--and the situation is touching, if not incredibly sad.Liza is a teenager who finds a companion in a fel...
  • Sarah Verminski
    Annie On My Mind will always have a special place in my heart, it was the first lesbian themed book I ever read. You may not understand the enormity of this, but just try to understand being 14 and every book you read involves a romance between a man and a woman. Every movie, every TV show, everyone...
  • Thomas
    It was like a war inside me; I couldn't even recognize all the sides. There was one that said, "No, this is wrong; you know it's wrong and bad and sinful," and there was another that said, "Nothing has ever felt so right and natural and true and good," and another that just wanted to stop thinking a...
  • Elyse
    Update: For those who are looking for 'wonderful' audiobooks --a 'great story' which will hold your interest from start to finish ---THIS IS IT!!! Its still one of my favorite audiobooks...ECHO is 'exceptional'!! I've been thinking about audiobooks --and I saw a member notice this book a few minutes...
  • Rachel Hall
    Reading Annie on My Mind in 2017, what was once considered a groundbreaking coming of age novel on its publication in 1982 admittedly feels incredibly dated. Thankfully attitudes have mellowed, albeit much too slowly, but besides the abhorrent treatment and an appreciation of progress made, the emot...
  • anna (readingpeaches)
    This review is also posted on my blog.I received a galley from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Speaking as a lesbian, I can't even begin to properly explain to you why this book is so important to me. My only wish is that I read it at 15 instead of 25 & I really, really ...
  • Emer
    "Have you ever felt really close to someone? So close that you can't understand why you and the other person have two separate bodies, two separate skins? I think it was Sunday when that feeling began." There is a reason that this novel was so groundbreaking upon its release in 1982. It is utterly ...
  • Lola
    3.5 stars.This romantic relationship is so… organic. Liza and Annie fall in love with each other gradually and for the right reasons. Neither expected to feel so deeply for the other person, but they cannot deny their feelings for one another without breaking their own heart in the process, eve...
  • Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥
    So this book is an f/f romance that’s been published about 36 years ago.It’s been banned from school libraries and it was even publicly burned.Ha, of course this attracted my attention! ;-)Needless to say I’m going to read the hell out of this!!! Oh and a little fun fact by the by: I ...

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