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Anna K: A Love Story Every happy teenage girl is the same, while every unhappy teenage girl is miserable in her own special wayMeet Anna K At seventeen, she is at the top of Manhattan and Greenwich society even if she prefers the company of her horses and Newfoundland dogs she has the perfect if perfectly boring boyfriend, Alexander W and she has always made her Korean American father proud even if he can be a little controlling Meanwhile, Anna s brother, Steven, and his girlfriend, Lolly, are trying to weather a sexting scandal Lolly s little sister, Kimmie, is struggling to recalibrate to normal life after an injury derails her ice dancing career and Steven s best friend, Dustin, is madly and one sidedly in love with KimmieAs her friends struggle with the pitfalls of ordinary teenage life, Anna always seems to be able to sail gracefully above it all That is until the night she meets Alexia Count Vronsky at Grand Central A notorious playboy who has bounced around boarding schools and who lives for his own pleasure, Alexia is everything Anna is not But he has never been in love until he meets Anna, and maybe she hasn t, either As Alexia and Anna are pulled irresistibly together, she has to decide how much of her life she is willing to let go for the chance to be with him And when a shocking revelation threatens to shatter their relationship, she is forced to question if she has ever known herself at allDazzlingly opulent and emotionally riveting, Anna K A Love Story is a brilliant reimagining of Leo Tolstoy s timeless love story, Anna Karenina but above all, it is a novel about the dizzying, glorious, heart stopping experience of first love and first heartbreak

10 thoughts on “Anna K: A Love Story

  1. says:

    An Anna Karenina retelling with a Gossip Girl vibe Glitz, glamour, drama, betrayal, opulence, infidelity, sex, drugs, and romance Jenny Lee has done a stellar job of taking this Russian classic and giving it a modern and diverse twist Admittedly I ve never read the original, but I did take a look at the Spark Notes and Miss Lee really did a remarkable job in the re

  2. says:

    2 StarsBeing that this is a modern retelling of Anna Karenina, I feel like I should start with this disclaimer I ve never read Anna Karenina It s been sitting unread on my shelves for years and my lazy ass just hasn t yet gotten around to reading it And after reading this, I have to tell youif anything, I feel even less compelled to read it I was not a huge fan of t

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    No one me because I didn t know the plot of Anna Karenina, which is what this YA retelling is based on, but wow, am I fucking emo It s been months since I ve had so much fun with a YA contemporary where it completely absorbed me, entertained me, and kept me wondering what would happen next This book is jam packed with an array of characters this book even has a chara

  4. says:

    Life brought tragedy with the same hand that it brought joyrepresentation half Korean characters own voices author is Korean American , black characters, Thai characters, Jewish characters, anxiety and panic attacks, depression, gay and lesbian side characters trigger warnings are listed at the bottom of this review and may contain spoilers .5 torn between 4 and 5 sta

  5. says:

    ARC received in exchange for an honest review.Anna K is depicted as a modern retelling of Anna Karenina, but I think to describe it as such does both books a disservice The classic in Russian literature encompasses a wide cast, including a look into the social commentary of its time, with a doomed love affair at its heart between Anna, Vronsky and her husband Alexei It

  6. says:

    3.5 stars Anna K is a retelling of Tolstoy s Anna Karenina , set among rich, privileged teenagers of New York City and Greenwich, Connecticut society.Anna is the beautiful, smart daughter of a powerful South Korean businessman She mostly prefers the company of her horses and show dogs to the society elite, so she attends a fancy prep school in Connecticut, as opposed to

  7. says:

    likely closer to 4 5 but reading the author s note really upped it up and now i want to read Anna Karenina and am fucking emo

  8. says:

    I suspect this is going to be a very polarizing book This modern YA retelling of Anna Karenina is what I would call The Goldfinch meets Gossip Girl, but with awareness of racism and privilege, not to mention a muchdiverse cast of characters It is smart, darkly tragic, but manages to end on a bittersweet note This is a book that will make you feel things and leave you thin

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  10. says:

    3 stars I feel so conflicted right now Do you ever finish a book and you genuinely can t tell if you loved it or hated it That s how I feel after finishing Anna K There was so much I loved about this book, and a few characters I absolutely adored view spoiler Though my favorite character died sigh hide spoiler , but there was also a lot of characters I couldn t stand and so

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