Annie on My Mind
A landmark in LGBT fiction, this captivating story of two teenage girls who fall in love is a “classic of the genre” (Publishers Weekly). When Liza Winthrop first lays eyes on Annie Kenyon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she knows there’s something special between them. Soon, their close... show more
A landmark in LGBT fiction, this captivating story of two teenage girls who fall in love is a “classic of the genre” (Publishers Weekly). When Liza Winthrop first lays eyes on Annie Kenyon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she knows there’s something special between them. Soon, their close friendship develops into a deep and intimate romance. Neither imagined that fall
Publisher: Open Road Media Teen Tween
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Banned Books
I think reviewing Annie on my mind should be a little different than other contemporary lesbian romances.We should keep in mind that this book was written with a purpose. In the words of the author: "I wrote it to give solace to young gay people, to let them know they were not alone, that they could...
First of all this book touched me. I don't remember now what scene or thought "it" was, but for a brief moment I felt young and in love (on a sunny day). Sure the actions of the leads read much younger, initially anyway, and the setting for the story was as if it were 1972. No matter. I felt better ...
"If you don't put that ring on this minute, I'm going to take it back," Annie whispered in my ear. She leaned back, looking at me, her hands still on my shoulders, her eyes shining softly at me and snow falling, melting, on her nose. "Buon Natale," she whispered, "amore mio.""Merry Christmas, my lov...
First published in 1982, Annie on my mind caused much controversy for its romantic themes between two teenage girls. Today it still stirs up controversy among readers and those who would like to see the book banned from libraries. Annie and Liza met on a rainy day at the Metropolitan Art Museum. The...
I almost felt bad about Ms Baxter, almost... such an ignorant person. But then, there are still people who think that way, poor prejudiced people. Ms Baxter is just a representative, as well as Sally and the classmates. I almost did not finish the book. Not because it was bad (it is good and sweet)....